Positions Available

Graphos is accepting applications for Graduate Writing Workshop Leaders for the 2017-18 academic year.  If you are interested in submitting an application to teach a Graphos courses, please follow the link referenced below.  

Contact graphos [at] mcgill.ca with any questions.

  • Graduate Writing Workshop Leaders

    The McGill Writing Centre (MWC) is seeking leaders for workshops to be offered to graduate and postdoctoral students on a range of writing-related topics and scholarly and professional genres. Responsibilities include working with the Graduate Writing Coordinator and other MWC staff to develop and refine workshop content and participating in the staging and running of workshops. Workshops are held throughout the Fall and Winter terms.

    Qualifications: Ideal candidates will hold a graduate degree (PhD preferred), though in exceptional cases, an advanced graduate student may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent written and oral communication skills, a history of teaching excellence, and a keen understanding of the writing process in and/or beyond their disciplines. Note that a diverse corps of workshop leaders with backgrounds in Humanities, Science and Social Science fields is sought.

    Compensation: $55 for each hour of preparation and of delivery.

    To apply: Click here

    Peer Writing Group Conveners

    The McGill Writing Centre (MWC) is seeking conveners for Peer Writing Groups that will meet throughout the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 terms. Responsibilities include fostering a supportive and productive environment where graduate and postdoctoral students can offer and receive critiques of written works-in-progress; facilitating and moderating group discussions; providing regular updates on group activities and progress; attending to logistical and organizational tasks associated with group operations; and providing the Graduate Writing Coordinator with periodic reports.

    Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have completed a graduate degree (PhD preferred), though in exceptional cases, an advanced graduate student may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent written and oral communication skills, a history of teaching excellence, and a keen understanding of the writing process in and/or beyond their disciplines. Note that a diverse corps of conveners with backgrounds in Humanities, Science, and Social Science fields is sought.

    Compensation: $1800 for convening one peer writing group of approximately 8 students over Fall 2017 and Winter 2018.

    To apply: Click here

    Course Instructors

    The McGill Writing Centre offers 1-credit graduate-level courses on various aspects of scholarly communication. CESL courses are intended for students whose first language is not English. CEAP courses are intended for students from any language background.

    To view the current teaching positions, go to Career and Teaching Positions, and scroll down to the 'McGill Writing Centre' hyperlink.