The Department of English offers approximately 25 donor-supported awards for exemplary student work in a wide array of genres, from essays to creative writing (poetry and prose) to rhetoric, professional writing, and digital design.
Waterloo alumnus and nationally celebrated writer George Elliot Clarke adds Parliamentary Poet Laureate to his long and illustrious post-graduation track record. Announced recently, his two-year appointment with Canada’s Parliament is dedicated to the promotion of writing and reading poetry in English and French for all Canadians.
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Writing Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for a colleague with general expertise in rhetoric, writing studies, and composition theory and pedagogy. Specific expertise in intercultural communication and global English, technical communication design and practice, or multimodal rhetoric would be a significant asset.