(Post on behalf of Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers)
The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out an innovative research program, teach undergraduate courses (including first-year writing courses), and contribute to curriculum and program development. Subject to budgetary approval, this appointment will be effective January 1, 2016.
Areas of specialization are open, but may include the following: digital media and new media studies, rhetoric and cultural/critical theory, history and theory of rhetoric. Candidates should have, or be close to completing, a PhD in rhetoric, composition, communication, or any combination of these areas. Priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a strong record of research and publication and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers, Chair
Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
For full consideration, applications should be received no later than July 15, 2015.
The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications is unique in Canada, offering 3- and 4-year B.A.s in Rhetoric and Communications, as well as a Joint Program in Communications with Red River College.
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 employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
The University of Winnipeg is situated in downtown Winnipeg, which is located on Treaty One land, in the heart of the Métis Nation. Find out more about Indigenous-focused programs, services and supports at The University of Winnipeg at www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/indigenous