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Job: Assistant Professor, 3-year term, Prison Writing Program Development (U of Regina; deadline: 15 March 2019)

The Department of English in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a three-year term position (at the rank of Assistant Professor) in Prison Writing Program Development to commence 1 July, 2019. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing English courses for senior undergraduates that will allow for the delivery of writing workshops and other educational programming suitable for incarcerated learners. Duties will include teaching critical reading and writing courses at the first-year level, including a section of our ENGL 110 devoted specifically to prison literature, the development of upper-level courses for U of R students that will train them to serve, under the successful candidate’s supervision, as mentors and facilitators for on-site prison writing workshops, and liaising with partners at local and regional correctional centres so as to run the first of these workshops as early as January 2020. 

As a member of our department, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in department, faculty, and/or university level service. 

For more information on the Faculty of Arts, please refer to  RequirementsCandidates must demonstrate expertise and experience in composition instruction and prison literatures. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a record of community outreach and community-based research suitable to the kinds of partnerships the imagined new program will require. 

Candidates must hold a completed PhD in English. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence is essential.  Required Applicant Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Sample Course Outlines
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) 
  • Writing Samples
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae  

Diversity Statement: The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  

Competition Number: 20190226  

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