Job posting || Academic Reading and Writing Instructor | University College of the North (UCN)

Academic Reading and Writing Instructor | University College of the North (UCN)

From the posting:

Classification:  Instructor (Sessional Stipend)

Sessional: December 14, 2015 to April 29, 2016

Closing Date: November 16, 2015 or until position is filled

Salary Range: $4,755 per three (3) credit hour course

Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in English
  • Demonstrated ability to teach rhetoric, composition and academic writing at the 1st year level
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal culture


  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language
  • Knowledge of culturally relevant instructional practices with Adult and Aboriginal learners, inter-cultural experience and appreciation of the challenges facing Aboriginal students
  • Knowledge of/and experience with distance-learning technologies in a university setting

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to travel in northern Manitoba through all seasons

Application Instructions

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and copies of their transcripts with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.

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