Job Opportunity: Post Doctoral Researcher, English Department, University of Delaware

The Department of English at the University of Delaware invites applications for multiple postdoctoral positions starting August 1, 2020. Successful candidates will be engaged in the theory and practice of teaching critical writing and will be asked to draw on their pedagogical and scholarly training to design a seminar-style course introducing students to writing at the university. The candidate will join a vibrant growing cadre of postdoctoral colleagues in our department.

Review of applications will begin on February 3, 2020 and will continue until positions are filled. Full details and application procedures can be found here.

Job Opportunities: School of Journalism, Writing, and Media, University of British Columbia

The School of Journalism, Writing, and Media in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. Review of applications will begin on February 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. More information can be found here, and the online application form can be found here.

The School of Journalism, Writing, and Media in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track position, to begin July 1, 2020, with appointment at the rank of Instructor (in UBC’s Educational Leadership stream). Review of applications will begin on February 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. More information can be found here, and the online application form can be found here.

Job Opportunity: Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Writing and Rhetoric. Responsibilities for the position will include the following: establishing a robust program of research in the field of Writing and Rhetoric; teaching in DISE’s undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as supervising MA and PhD students; and serving on department, Faculty, and University committees, as well as making service contributions to the broader academic community.

Applicants for this position should submit the following documents by email: letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); research statement (1-2 pages); a sample publication; and names of three referees.

Applications should be submitted electronically. Review of applications will commence January 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2020. Inquiries concerning this position can be made to the chair of the department, Dr. Steven Jordan.

Job Opportunity: Teaching Assistant Professor in STEM and Multilingual Writing, University Writing Program, George Washington University

The University Writing Program (UWP) at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., seeks applicants for a Teaching Assistant Professor in STEM and Multilingual Writing (non-tenure accruing) to begin as early as Fall 2020.

To apply online, go here. Review of applications to begin December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Professor Wade Fletcher, Chair of the Search Committee.

Announcement: New Scholarly Blog on Writing Mentorship in Canada

Canadian Writing Centre Review/La revue Canadienne des centres de rédaction (CWCR/RCCR) is a publication of CWCA/ACCR, designed to chronicle narratives of writing mentorship in Canada and to facilitate scholarly exchange. CWCR/RCCR is a professional periodical in blog format for scholarly writing on writing centre theory, pedagogy, administration, histories, and stories specific to Canadian contexts of writing mentorship outside of for-credit courses across educational contexts. It’s a place where writing centre administrators, instructors, peer tutors, and student writers discuss and document their scholarly work, collectively creating an account of the current activity of the diverse Canadian writing centre community that captures the places, people, and contexts shaping writing centre developments.

Full information can be found here.