MWC Course Lecturers - Fall 2024 Courses (undergraduate and graduate)

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McGill Writing Centre Fall 2024 Courses

The McGill Writing Centre is inviting applications for Course Lecturers to teach Fall 2024 courses (undergraduate and graduate) posted during this June 1-15, 2024 period.

Application deadline: June 15, 2024.

ALL applications for current postings must be submitted within Workday.

Please indicate in the appropriate fields in Workday:
-the maximum number of courses you wish to teach;
-which courses you wish to be considered for in order of preference
(please create ONE single list COMBINING ALL courses, undergraduate and graduate, in ranked order) ;
-if you have taught them before.

 

Please also upload the following documents in the CV field in Workday:
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]

McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing.
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Teaching Qualification Requirements (TQRs) for all courses are listed below the course details .

Please note:

1) Start and end dates of UNDERGRADUATE CONTRACTS: 2024-08-28 to 2025-01-03.
2) Classes will NOT meet the week of October 14-18, 2024.

3) Wednesday, December 4, 2024 will follow a Monday schedule.

Fall 2024 course details for June 1-15 posting:

  • WCOM 150-701 (CRN 5462 – 3 cr) – Critical Analysis and Composition
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 8:35 – 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 361
  • WCOM 150-702 (CRN 5463 – 3 cr) – Critical Analysis and Composition
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 11:35 – 12:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1047
  • WCOM 150-703 (CRN 5464 – 3 cr) – Critical Analysis and Composition
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:05 – 11:25
    Location (subject to change ): Education 613
     
  • WCOM 150-704 (CRN 5465 – 3 cr) – Critical Analysis and Composition
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Wednesday and Friday, 16:05 – 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 210
     
  • WCOM 202-761 (CRN 7763 – 3 cr) – Communication in Management 1
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 13 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday, 18:05 – 20:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1265
  • WCOM 203-701 (CRN 5466 – 3 cr) – Introduction to Creative Writing
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:35 – 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1261
     
  • WCOM 203-702 (CRN 5467 – 3 cr) – Introduction to Creative Writing
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:35 – 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1145
     
  • WCOM 203-703 (CRN 5468 – 3 cr) – Introduction to Creative Writing
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:05 – 11:25
    Location (subject to change ): ARTS W-5
     
  • WCOM 206-701 (CRN 5470 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 14:35 – 15:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke, 1265
     
  • WCOM 206-702 (CRN 5471 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 13:05 – 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke, 1265
     
  • WCOM 206-703 (CRN 5472 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 10:05 – 11:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 294
     
  • WCOM 206-704 (CRN 5473 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 8:35 – 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 294
     
  • WCOM 206-705 (CRN 5474 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 16:05 – 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1085
  • WCOM 206-706 (CRN 5475 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday 14:35– 15:55
    Location (subject to change ): Burnside 708
     
  • WCOM 206-708 (CRN 5477 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Wednesday and Friday, 16:05 – 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1047
     
  • WCOM 206-709 (CRN 5478 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday 8:35– 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1265
     
  • WCOM 206-712 (CRN 5481 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday 11:35– 12:55
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 110
     
  • WCOM 206-714 (CRN 5483 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): Burnside 708
     
  • WCOM 206-715 (CRN 5484 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Wednesday and Friday, 8:35 – 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 491
     
  • WCOM 206-716 (CRN 5485 – 3 cr) – Communication in Engineering
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 16:05 – 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1085
     
  • WCOM 245-701 (CRN 5487 – 3 cr) – ESL: Essay and Critical Thinking
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:35– 12:55
    Location (subject to change ): Burnside 934
     
  • WCOM 250-701 (CRN 5488 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:05– 11:25
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 210
     
  • WCOM 250-703 (CRN 5490 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:35– 12:55
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 210
     
  • WCOM 250-704 (CRN 5491 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 16:05– 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 294
     
  • WCOM 250-705 (CRN 5492 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 355
     
  • WCOM 250-706 (CRN 5493 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 16:05– 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 210
     
  • WCOM 250-707 (CRN 5494 – 3 cr) – Research Essay and Rhetoric
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1047
     
  • WCOM 313-701 (CRN 7741 – 3 cr) – Writing Poetry
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:05– 11:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1261
     
  • WCOM 314-701 (CRN 5496 – 3 cr) – Communicating Science
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Monday and Wednesday, 8:35– 9:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1047
     
  • WCOM 314-703 (CRN 5498 – 3 cr) – Communicating Science
    Salary:
    $9 625.00 / No of lectures: 26 / No of contact hours: 39
    Dates and time: 2024-08-28 to 2024-12-04, Tuesday and Thursday, 16:05– 17:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1047
     
  • WCOM 642-701 (CRN 6288 – 1 cr) – Cornerstones of Academic Writing
    Salary:
    $3 208.33 / No of lectures: 10 / No of contact hours: 13
    Dates and time: 2024-09-10 to 2024-11-19, Tuesday, 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1145
     
  • WCOM 645-701 (CRN 6286 – 1 cr) – ESL: Fundamentals of Academic Writing
    Salary:
    $3 208.33 / No of lectures: 10 / No of contact hours: 13
    Dates and time: 2024-09-09 to 2024-11-18, Monday, 14:35– 15:55
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1145
     
  • WCOM 652-701 (CRN 6290 – 1 cr) –  Fundamentals of Academic Presentations
    Salary:
    $3 208.33 / No of lectures: 10 / No of contact hours: 13
    Dates and time: 2024-09-11 to 2024-11-20, Wednesday, 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): 680 Sherbrooke 1145
     
  • WCOM 661-701 (CRN 6289 – 1 cr) – Literature Review 1: Summary and Critique
    Salary:
    $3 208.33 / No of lectures: 10 / No of contact hours: 13
    Dates and time: 2024-09-09 to 2024-11-18, Monday, 13:05– 14:25
    Location (subject to change ): Adams 211
     
  • WCOM 662-701 (CRN 6291 – 1 cr) – Literature Review 2: Establishing Scholarly Niches
    Salary:
    $3 208.33 / No of lectures: 10 / No of contact hours: 13
    Dates and time: 2024-09-11 to 2024-11-20, Wednesday, 11:35– 12:55
    Location (subject to change ): Leacock 617

TEACHING QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (TQR) for WCOM courses in this posting:

The Teaching Qualification Requirements (TQRs) delineate the education, experience, and other requirements to teach a course. To ease legibility in the posting, the third section of “other requirements” is listed here first and applies to all WCOM courses.

“Other requirements” that apply to ALL WCOM courses:
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.

TQRs for WCOM 150 – Critical Analysis and Composition

Education:
•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:
•Experience teaching written communication at the post-secondary level.
•Experience teaching written communication to students with a wide range of English language abilities is an asset.

TQRs for WCOM 202 – Communication in Management 1

Education:
•Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric, Composition, Business and Professional Communication, or a closely related field.
•Evidence of having received training in the teaching of written and oral communication for professional purposes.

Experience:
•Experience teaching written and oral communication at the post-secondary level or in a corporate context.
•Professional experience in the field of Management is an asset.

TQRs for WCOM 203 – Introduction to Creative Writing :

Education:
•MFA in Creative Writing (preferred), or graduate degree in a closely related field.
•Evidence of having received training in the teaching of creative writing at the post-secondary level.

Experience:
•Experience teaching workshop-based creative writing courses at the post-secondary level.
•Experience teaching post-secondary-level creative writing courses that cover multiple genres.
•Recent and relevant publications in at least one genre of creative writing.

•Awards and honours for published creative work is a definite asset.

TQRs for WCOM 206 – Communication in Engineering :

Education:
•Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric, Composition, Business and Professional Communication, or a closely related field.
•Evidence of having received training in the teaching of written and oral communication for professional purposes.

Experience:
•Experience teaching written and oral communication at the post-secondary level.
•Experience teaching written communication to students with a wide range of English language abilities is an asset.
•Experience teaching Engineering or Science students is an asset.

TQRs for WCOM 245 – ESL: Essay and Critical Thinking :

Education:
•Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Applied Linguistics, Second Language Education, or a closely related field.
•Evidence of having received training in the teaching of written communication for academic purposes.

Experience:
•Experience teaching written communication to second-language learners at the post-secondary level.

TQRs for WCOM 250 – Research Essay and Rhetoric :

Education:
•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:
•Experience teaching written and oral communication at the post-secondary level.


TQRs for WCOM 313 – Writing Poetry :

Education:
• MFA in Creative Writing (preferred), or graduate degree in a closely related field.
• Evidence of having received training in the teaching of creative writing at the post-secondary level.

Experience:
• Experience teaching workshop-based creative writing courses at the post-secondary level.
• Experience teaching post-secondary-level literary poetry writing and/or recent and relevant publications of literary poetry writing.
• Awards and honours for published literary poetry are a definite asset.


TQRs for WCOM 314 – Communicating Science :

Education:
• Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Science Communication, Journalism, Communication Studies, or a closely related field.
• Evidence of having received training in the teaching of science communication or science-focussed journalism is a strong asset.
• Evidence of having received training in communicating research findings to broad audiences is a strong asset.

Experience:
• Knowledge of current science journalism and science communication conventions and practices.
• Recent experience producing science journalism and/or communicating research findings to broad audiences.
• Established career as a science writer or science journalist is a definite asset.
• Experience teaching written and oral communication to science students is a strong asset.
• Experience using and supporting students’ use of current digital platforms, including social media, is a strong asset.
• Experience creating podcast or radio programs is an asset.

TQRs for WCOM 642 – Cornerstones of Academic Writing :

Education:
• 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:
• Experience teaching written communication at the post-secondary level.
• Teaching experience related to course topics, such as how to apply structural principles that govern academic writing.


TQRs for WCOM 645 – ESL: Fundamentals of Academic Writing

Education:
• 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:
• Experience teaching written communication to second language learners at the post-secondary level.
• Teaching experience related to course topics, such as teaching students how to apply structural principles that govern academic writing.


TQRs for WCOM 652 – Fundamentals of Academic Presentations :

Education:
• Graduate Degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric or a closely related field.
• Evidence of having received training in the teaching of presentation strategies and oral communication skills.

Experience:
• Experience teaching oral communication at the post-secondary level.
• Teaching experience related to course topics, such as soft skills, voice modulation, and non-verbal communication techniques for academic presentations.

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

Education:
• 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:
• 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.


TQRs for WCOM 662 – Literature Review II: Establishing Scholarly Niches :

Education:
• 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:
• Experience teaching written communication at the post-secondary level.
• Teaching experience related to course topics, such as how to synthesize scholarly literature with the aim of framing original research.

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



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