The Department of English provides academic, technical, and professional writing and communications courses at the diploma, degree, and postgraduate levels. The successful candidates will teach a range of writing courses in the department, participate in the refinement and design of department programs and curricula, and collaborate with colleagues and others on strengthening the department’s relationship with internal and external partners.
The successful candidates will have a graduate degree in a relevant field, such as Rhetoric and Composition, English, Applied Linguistics, Technical / Professional Communication, or Creative Writing. A Ph.D. is an asset. Certification in second-language teaching (TESL Ontario or equivalent) is also an asset. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of the role of writing in the college setting, across a variety of programs, and for a variety of purposes. They should also have demonstrated knowledge and expertise in writing pedagogy and at least 3-5 years of successful teaching at the post-secondary (preferably college) level with students of varied educational and cultural backgrounds. Specific expertise in online writing instruction, workplace writing, and professional writing and communications is highly desirable. In addition, the successful applicants will share Humber’s commitment to multicultural diversity, student-centred active learning, and instructional technology.
Associate Dean, Department of English
All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume, along with a position statement (approximately 500 words) discussing their experience, areas of expertise, and approach to writing pedagogy to HR Services by applying online at: www.humber.ca/careers
School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humber North Campus
Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees.