The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University is accepting applications to teach Economic Writing in the Spring semester. To view the complete job posting, please click here.
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.
Qualifications – Required: Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Discipline: English, Linguistics, Rhetoric or related
Qualifications – Other: Teaching experience at the University level. PhD preferred.
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.
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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.
For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3
Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.
Members of the Contract Teaching Faculty bargaining unit:
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In-person teaching will be supported by classroom safety and hygiene protocols aligned with public health guidelines in effect at the time and will adhere to any COVID-19 related university policies including the COVID-19 face covering policy. Questions related to classroom safety protocols can be directed to SHERM (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions related to employment accommodation needs can be directed to the confidential Health & Abilities team in Human Resources email@example.com.
Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit http://www.wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.
All applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the part-time hiring committee. Only those applicants recommended for a position will be contacted.
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