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Job: English Instructor Sessional Full Time, 2015-16 @ Red Deer College


English Instructor
Sessional Full Time, 2015-16

1 position

Subject to budgetary approval


The successful candidate will fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Instruct first year courses in Composition and Literary Analysis
  • Teach and develop curriculum for junior and senior English courses
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development and scholarship

    Ph.D. (or near completion)

    Post secondary teaching experience is an asset

    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences spans multiple disciplines from Anthropology to Sociology, and emphasizes critical thinking, in-depth research and creativity. The Department has a strong University Transfer program and a collaborative BA degree with the University of Calgary with majors in English, Psychology, and Sociology.

    RDC is committed to a learner-centered environment that provides students with current, practical, and innovative learning experiences as well as tools to maximize their educational success and create personal learning networks. The Department provides a supportive atmosphere for innovation in scholarship, curriculum delivery, and student engagement. Additionally, the Department hosts the annual Perspectives: Canada in the World speaker series, the annual World Religions Conference, the Agora Undergraduate Student Conference, and the Student Writer Awards. Both the Department and the College’s Professional Development program support professional development activities.

    Join a BA program with a strong commitment to undergraduate education and experience a collegial, progressive, and innovative working environment.

    City of Red Deer

    Red Deer is situated close to the Rocky Mountains, beautiful parks, and heritage sites. Ideally located between Alberta’s two major urban centers, it is in the center of Canada’s fastest growing economic corridor. Named the Cultural Center of Canada in 2003 due to a diversity of culture, heritage, the arts, and numerous festivals, the city has an atmosphere that is energetic, friendly, and community oriented.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience

START DATE: August 19, 2015 END DATE: June 30, 2016

COMPETITION NUMBER: 2015-F-015 For further information contact:

Dr. Laura Davis
Head of English
Phone: (403) 342-3210

Dr. Jane MacNeil, Associate Dean
School of Arts and Science Phone: (403) 342-3319

Please submit a current CV and the names of 3 references at RDC’s online HR site at:

Review of applications will begin on April 28th and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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