Contract or Sessional Job Postings

Job: Instructor(s) – Economic Writing, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University (Deadline: 15 October 2022)

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University is accepting applications to teach Economic Writing in the Winter semester.

Position Summary: The course focuses on techniques and strategies for clear and effective written and oral communication of economic ideas. Topics may include technical writing techniques and style, expositional writing, literature searching and retrieval, and short oral presentations. Students gain practical experience through exercises which provide opportunities for instructor and peer assessment.

For details, including the schedule for each class, please follow the links below:

Qualifications – Required:  Master’s Degree

Qualifications – Discipline:  English, Linguistics, Rhetoric or related

Qualifications – Other: Teaching experience at the University level.  PhD preferred.

Salary: $8,414.99

Submit with Application:

Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)

Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching


  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.


Please address applications to:

Dr. Logan McLeod, Chair, Department of Economics

This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.  All applicants are assessed using both the “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates under 13.6.1” in the Collective Agreement and the program specific rubric.  Candidates should review these documents and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application.

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