Faculty and Staff Careers

Faculty Positions - Deadline November 9th 2021

ISUP invites applications for the following faculty positions:

Part-Time Faculty Position (LTA) - Deadline November 8th 2021

The Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a 75% limited term (one year) appointment as Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Writing Studies in Higher Education, to begin January 1, 2022. 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. It 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.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in a field related to writing instruction in higher education (e.g., composition, rhetoric, writing studies) and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. Candidates with a PhD in a different field but who have training and experience in academic writing instruction at the university level will also be considered.

To apply, send an updated CV and short (one page) letter of application highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications to ISUP’s Director, Professor Ruth Childs at isup.chair@utoronto.ca . The subject line of the email should read: “Application for Writing Studies LTA.” The deadline for applications is November 8, 2021 at 11:59pm.