Term Instructor in Writing, Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications

Job Number:
U08.21
Date Posted:
January 15, 2021
Employee Group:
UWFA RAS
Start Date:
August 1, 2021
Department:
Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications
Location:
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Term
Close Date:
03/04/2021
Professional Areas:
Faculty
Description:

Instructor Position in Writing at the University of Winnipeg

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a one-year term position at the rank of Instructor. The successful candidate will teach Academic Writing, including sections designated for EAL students.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, Education, or a related discipline with a concentration in language and literacy. A TESL certificate and/or experience teaching English as an Additional Language would be a distinct asset.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applications must include the following: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers (Department Chair), a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference.

Applications must be submitted through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system by clicking on the “Apply” button below. Questions regarding the online application system should be directed to  HR Consultant, Gina Schiak (204-786-9066 or g.schiak@uwinnipeg.ca).

Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to:

Taremekedzwa Muvingi, BSc
Department Assistant
Rhetoric, Writing and Communications
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9, Canada
Tel: 204.258.3865
Email: t.muvingi@uwinnipeg.ca

For full consideration, applications should be received no later than February 18, 2021. Consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled. Subject to budgetary approval, this appointment will be effective August 1, 2021.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg is unique in Canada, offering 3- and 4-year B.A.s, and an Honours B.A. in Rhetoric and Communications, as well as a Joint Program in Communications with Red River College. For more information, please visit: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/rhetoric/

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG

The University of Winnipeg is an urban, primarily undergraduate university that appreciates, fosters, and promotes the values of human dignity, equality, non-discrimination, and diversity. The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that a diverse faculty and staff benefit and enrich work, learning, and research environments, and are essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We especially encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at the time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The University of Winnipeg is located on the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dené Peoples, and on the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.