Job Posting || Writing Specialist – Assistant Professor, UofT Mississauga

The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a teaching-stream position as a Writing Specialist. We seek an enthusiastic and innovative instructor to coordinate academic writing programming across the curriculum and to teach academic writing. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will begin on July 1, 2017.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Composition / Writing Studies or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching academic writing in a university or postsecondary setting is necessary. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments (e.g., awards, recognition, curriculum development, pedagogical publications, presentations at conferences), strong endorsements by referees of high international stature reflecting on both excellent teaching and their commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and relevant teaching materials). If you have any questions about this position, please contact Tyler Evans-Tokaryk via email at All application materials must be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

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