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Effective Writing

Posting Date: December 2nd, 2021

Closing Date: December 15th, 2021


All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content; development, admin. and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours and supervising any TA(s) assigned to the course, if applicable.


ABD in English with specialization in and/or experience teaching composition/writing at the university level; strong academic record, demonstrated teaching ability, evidence of currency in subject matter.

Relevant Criterion

The need to acquire experience is the more relevant criterion than past teaching experience in respect of this posted position.


Department of English and Drama
Course ID
ENG100H5S LEC9101 (in-person)
CUPE 3902 (Unit 1) salaries
Course Enrollment
Dates of Appointment
Jan 1st, 2022 to Apr 30th, 2022
Number of Positions
Number of Hours
Class Schedule
MWF 9-10
TA Support
How to Apply
To apply submit an up-to-date CV and a completed Department of English and Drama CI Application Form found at : to Professor Greene, Chair by email to


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