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Writing Studies In Higher Education: 3 Assistant Professors, Teaching Stream; 1 Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream

Job IDFE-80-B0-CF-4F-E1
CompanyUniversity Of Toronto Mississauga
Date Posted2021-09-28
Posted Until2021-11-27
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
The Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) is searching for four new
faculty members -- three Assistant Professors, Teaching Stream and one Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream) in Writing Studies in Higher Education. ISUP was established in 2020 to promote the study of university pedagogy, especially the experiences of undergraduate students, through collaborative research, instruction, training, scholarship, and assessment. ISUP builds on the success of the UTM Teaching and Learning Collaboration (TLC) and the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC), and is home to the new Foundational Writing Skills Initiative and other writing programs previously administered by the RGASC, as well as new Foundational Numeracy Skills courses.

At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and must show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
Start DateJuly 1, 2022
SalarySalary Will Be Commensurate With Qualifications And Experience
Education RequirementsCandidates must have earned a PhD degree in a field related to writing instruction in higher education (e.g., composition, rhetoric, writing studies) by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates with a PhD in a different field but who have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching related to academic writing instruction at the university level will also be considered.
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Writing Studies in Higher Education (3 positions) – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream:
Writing Studies in Higher Education (1 position) - Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream: