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Job: Full-time English Instructor, Inner City Social Work Program, U Manitoba (deadline: April 21, 2017

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-038-17)
Posted: April 6, 2017.

Faculty of Social Work
Position start date: July 1, 2017
Closing date for applications: April 21, 2017 and will continue until position is filled
Position number: 23406
Title: Instructor I
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information
(Position #23406)

The Inner City Social Work Program, an ACCESS Program of the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Social Work invites applications for one full-time position at the rank of Instructor I to teach English. This position normally has a two-year probationary period. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. The Inner City Social Work Program is designed for mature undergraduate students who face significant social, academic, and financial barriers to post-secondary education (e.g., Indigenous peoples, newcomers to Canada, people living in poverty). The Inner City Social Work Program is located in Winnipeg’s North End and is closely connected with local organizations and communities.

Candidates for the Instructor I position must have a completed Master’s Degree in English; a PhD is preferred. Applicants must have a strong background in teaching academic writing skills to mature students from diverse backgrounds. Teaching assignments will cover a range of instruction in basic writing skills, English composition, Intermediate Writing and Research, academic writing skills as well as reading tutorials. The successful candidate also will be expected to attend faculty meetings, assist with student selection, participate in student/staff gatherings and extracurricular activities.

Favourable consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated excellence in teaching and a substantial understanding of Indigenous peoples, of immigrants and refugees and inner city experience. Knowledge of how poverty, family violence, racism, sexism, homophobia and all other forms of oppression and colonization impact student literacy would be beneficial.

Applications will be considered beginning April 21, 2017 and will be accepted until this position is filled.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Protection of privacy provision of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search committee.

Further information about the University and Faculty can be found at Applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a letter stating teaching, community service, and other relevant expertise to:

Chair, Recruitment & Hiring Committee
c/o Jodi Petch

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