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Job Type: PartTime

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The McGill Writing Centre is inviting applications for a Course Lecturer to teach this Spring/Summer 2023 Graphos course. Course details and Teaching Qualification Requirements (TQRs) can be found below.

Posting period: February 1-15, 2023
Application deadline: February 15, 2023

ALL applications must be submitted within Workday.

Please also upload (multiple documents can be uploaded to the Workday section where you will upload your CV):
1) Your updated CV [REQUIRED]
2) Brief cover letter (if you are applying to teach a course you have not taught before or for which you have not previously received Teaching Qualification Requirement recognition) [IF APPLICABLE]
3) Copy of your valid work permit (IF APPLICABLE)


Course information:

WCOM 661-701 (CRN 643 – 1 cr) – Literature Review 1: Summary and Critique

  • Salary: $3208.33
  • No of lectures: 10
  • No of hours: 13
  • Schedule/location:   
    • Classes start: 2023-05-02; classes end: 2023-06-02
    • Tuesday and Friday, 13:05 – 14:25
    • SH688, 361 – room location may change

TQRs for WCOM 661 – Literature Review I: Summary and Critique :


  • Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric, Composition, or a closely related field.
  • Evidence of having received training in the teaching of written communication for academic purposes.


  • Experience teaching written communication at the post-secondary level.
  • Teaching experience related to course topics, such as how to summarize, critique, and synthesize scholarly literature.

Other Information:

Applicants must:
1. demonstrate an ability to design structured course materials, including learning activities, based on the course description and target audience;
2.demonstrate an ability to foster learning by establishing a positive classroom dynamic, involving learners in various activities, and managing student participation and group interactions effectively;
3. demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and effectively in the language of the course, both orally and in writing;
4. provide evidence of an ability to use a variety of technologies to support student learning;
5. provide evidence of how they keep abreast of advances in the field of expertise relevant to the course in question;
6. demonstrate the ability to carry out the duties and obligations of a course lecturer in a respectful and timely manner;
7. demonstrate the ability to work with the Faculty of Arts and University administration to address class management issues in a constructive and timely manner.

Hiring Unit:

McGill Writing Centre

Course Title:

Literature Review 1: Summary and Critique

Subject Code:

WCOM 661-701 CRN 643


SH688 361 - room location may change


Tuesday and Friday, 13:05-14:25

Deadline to Apply:


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