Quest University Canada, Learning Commons
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Quest University Canada seeks applicants for the full-time, continuing position of Rhetoric Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight and ongoing development of Quest's “Rhetoric Across the Curriculum” program, which incorporates writing and rhetoric skills in all Quest courses. Specific duties include: orientation and support for faculty members in involving rhetoric and writing in their courses; coordinating and teaching rhetoric courses; training and support of student peer-tutors in writing; developing common standards for rhetoric across courses; working with other University departments (e.g., the library) to facilitate rhetoric/writing initiatives; and participation in general faculty matters of the University.
Successful candidates will have a PhD and some teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric and/or experience teaching in a university writing program. All applications must include (1) a cover letter of no more than two pages (a) demonstrating familiarity with the Quest academic program, (b) specifying how you are qualified to oversee the Rhetoric Across the Curriculum program, (2) a curriculum vitae, including the name and contact information for three references, and (3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy providing evidence of effective and innovative teaching of Rhetoric skills.
Applications should be received by December 1, 2013. Interviews for finalists will begin in January. The start date for the position will be August 1, 2014.
Quest University Canada hires on the basis of merit. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Quest University Canada is strongly committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.