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Job: Assistant Professor, tenure track, Environmental Communication (U of Winnipeg; deadline: 18 Feb. 2020)

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Environmental Communication.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, communication, or a related discipline. The candidate will have demonstrated 1) a clear potential for establishing an international scholarly reputation through a promising research program, 2) a strong record of undergraduate teaching, and 3) a commitment to curriculum and program development. Ideally, the candidate’s research and teaching interests will focus on one or more of the following areas: environmental rhetoric and discourse, climate change communication, green movements, green campaigns, environmental media and journalism, environmental justice, discourses on alternative energy, science communication, and science disinformation.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications must include the following: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Jaqueline McLeod Rogers (Department Chair), a curriculum vitae, at least one writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Applications must be submitted online via the University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system: Candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent either by email or airmail to:

Taremekedzwa Muvingi, BSc
Department Assistant
Rhetoric, Writing and Communications
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9, Canada
Tel: 204.258.3865

For full consideration, applications should be received no later than February 18, 2020. Consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled. Subject to budgetary approval, this appointment will be effective July 1, 2020.


The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg is unique in Canada, offering 3- and 4-year B.A.s, and an Honours B.A. in Rhetoric and Communications, as well as a Joint Program in Communications with Red River College. For more information, please visit:


The University of Winnipeg is an urban, primarily undergraduate university that appreciates, fosters, and promotes the values of human dignity, equality, non-discrimination, and diversity.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


The University of Winnipeg is located on the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dené Peoples, and on the traditional homeland of the Métis Nation.___

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