Extended Teaching Appointment in Composition and Professional Writing Concordia University, Cross-appointment with the Centre for Engineering in Society Canada

Extended Teaching Appointment in Composition and Professional Writing


Cross-appointment with the Centre for Engineering in Society


The Concordia University Department of English invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA) at the rank of Lecturer in Composition and Professional Writing. This probationary continuing position is a cross-appointment with the Centre for Engineering in Society. A doctorate is necessary as well as university teaching experience in these fields. The renewable appointment is initially for three years. The successful candidate will be eligible for a Faculty professional development stipend.


The mandate of an ETA is teaching and service; the latter is to the primary unit of English. The paramount service is as Coordinator of the department’s Composition program and its Professional Writing Minor. Teaching duties across the primary and secondary units will entail courses in Composition, Professional Writing, and Technical Writing.


The annual course allotment for an ETA is seven (21 credits), with concomitant course remission for coordination of the English programs. Service experience and demonstrated teaching effectiveness in the relevant areas will determine the ranking of applicants.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching proficiency, and three letters of reference. Please submit electronic applications only. All applications should be sent to:


Dr. Andre Furlani, Chair
Department of English
Concordia University


Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Furlani at chair.engl.fas@concordia.ca.


Subject to budgetary approval, the position begins on June 1, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications should reach the Department of English no later than 11 December 2017.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for this position; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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