Writing Instructor - S: Engineering Strategies & Practice
University Of Toronto
Toronto, ON, CA
3d ago
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Engineering Communication ProgramPosition title : APS112H1 S : Engineering Strategies & Practice - Professional Language Development TutoringCourse Description : This course introduces and provides a framework for the design process.

Students are introduced to communication as an integral component of engineering practice. The course is a vehicle for understanding problem solving and developing communications skills.

Building on the first course, this second course in the two Engineering Strategies and Practice course sequence introduces students to project management and to the design process in greater depth.

Students work in teams on a term length design project. Students will write a series of technical reports and give a team-based design project presentation.

Position description : Provide one-to-one instruction and guidance on specific ESP written assignments including : understanding instructions and expectationsappropriate content and professional registerorganizationstructureintegration of research and visuals as appropriateconcisionargumentrevisionproofreading skillsTutoring appointments may take place face-to-face or in synchronous on-line meetings.

Number of Positions (est) : One (1) positionEstimated enrolment : 300Schedule : TBDSessional dates of appointment : January 1 April 30, 2021Hours : up to 70 hrsSalary : CUPE minimum salary rates are : Writing Instructor 1 - $47.

94 / hr plus 4% vacation pay; Writing Instructor 2 - $51.55 / hr plus 6% vacation pay; and Writing Instructor 2 (priority) - $53.

06 / hr plus 6% vacation pay. Should rates stipulated in the Collective Agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the Collective Agreement shall prevail.

Minimum Qualifications : include at least a Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline (such as, but not limited to, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Education, Communication, English, Engineering, Education, Technology Studies) with strong writing and oral communication skills, TESL certification or equivalent and a demonstrated commitment to teaching communication and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.

Flexible availability is a requirement for these positions.Preferred Qualifications : include a PhD in an appropriate discipline (as above), familiarity with advanced second-language education practices and / or experience as an assessor of second and / or additional language student writing.

Description of duties : Meet with students in either face-to-face meetings or in synchronous on-line meetingsEngage with students to determine level of comprehension and comfort in expressionProvide explicit instruction as necessary for vocabulary and syntax developmentRefer students as necessary to TAs or course instructors for content clarification and supportHave the ability to convert to online duties if requiredApplication Procedure : Applicants should submit : an application lettercurriculum vitae including the names of three refereesa short writing samplea Unit 3 application form available online atPlease submit applications by email toApplication letters should be addressed to : Dr.

  • Deborah TihanyiDirector, Engineering Communication Program35 St. George StreetToronto, ON M5S 1A4Please include only one (1) Unit 3 application, listing all courses you are applying for;
  • do not send separate applications for each course.If during the application and / or selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contact Jean McNeil at .

    This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Writing Instructor II in accordance with Article 16 : 11 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

    Please note : Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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