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English Writing Instructor

Job Information
DateMarch 22, 2017
TypeFull Time
CompanyUniversity College of the North
Salary$31.40 to $46.64 - Per Hour
LocationThe Pas, MB
CategoryEducation / Teaching - K-12 and other training
ClientUniversity College of the North
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English Writing Instructor

Faculty of Arts Business and Science
Classification: University Instructor
Full-Time Permanent Position
The Pas, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.

The Position: University College of the North (UCN), Manitoba’s newest post-secondary institution invites applicants for a full-time position in its First Year Writing and Composition courses. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in courses focused on reading, inquiry, writing, and rhetoric. The ideal candidate will have coursework or a degree in rhetoric, composition, literature, and/or English education specialty coursework; teaching/tutoring experience in English as an Alternative Language (EAL); and/or teaching experience in developmental and first-year English composition courses. A Master’s Degree in English or a closely related discipline with experience teaching writing and rhetoric at the college or university level is desirable. A PhD in English or a closely related discipline with EAL certification and experience teaching writing and rhetoric at the college or university level is preferred. Also required are demonstrated creative and culturally relevant instructional practices with adult and Aboriginal learners, inter-cultural experience and appreciation of the challenges facing Aboriginal students, and personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture. The ability to speak an Aboriginal language is an asset.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one representative writing sample (article-length), and should arrange for three references to submit letters on their behalf. The successful candidate will be expected to travel while teaching at UCN’s dispersed campuses. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 17-018

Closing Date: May 5, 2017

Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

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