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Two Lecturers in Rhetoric and Technical or Science Communication, Limited Term March 16 2018 @Midnight EST Please login to submit your application

The Department of English Language and Literature in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two Lecturer positions in Rhetoric and Technical or Science Communication. These are three-year definite-term appointments. Re-appointment and subsequent conversion to Continuing Lecturer is a possibility for both positions.

 Applicants must have a completed PhD and a substantial record of teaching by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will primarily teach writing- and speaking-intensive communication courses for engineering and science students; thus, evidence of experience teaching technical and/or science communications courses at the post-secondary level will be considered an important asset. The successful candidate will also contribute to other areas of undergraduate teaching in communication, rhetoric, and/or literature.

 The normal teaching load for this position is 7 term courses spread over three 12-week terms each year. The salary range for the rank of Lecturer is $65,000 to $95,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

 Applications are due by 16 March 2018. Please address applications to Professor Kate Lawson, Chair, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo. Application materials must be submitted online as PDF files through Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier and/or link to an e-portfolio, and arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded (addressed to Professor Kate Lawson, Chair, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo).

 More information about the Department is available at Further enquiries may be directed to Professor Lawson at 519-888-4567, ext. 33965 or by e-mail to

 The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

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