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Assistant Professor (Tenure-stream appointment), Specialisation in Writing and Rhetoric

McGill University

Assistant Professor: Writing and Rhetoric

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialisation in Writing and Rhetoric. Responsibilities for the position will include: establishing a robust program of research in the field of Writing and Rhetoric; teaching into DISE’s undergraduate and graduate programs as well as supervising MA and PhD students; 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 to ttrecruitment.dise@mcgill.ca. Review of applications will commence January 1st 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 (steven.jordan@mcgill.ca).

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information regarding the position or to learn more about McGill, the Faculty and the department please visit http://www.mcgill.ca/education and http://www.mcgill.ca/dise/

Commitment to Equity and Diversity

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.