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Tenure-Track Position – Canadian Literature with expertise in North American Aboriginal Literatures

Department of English and Film Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, ON

Wilfrid Laurier University – The Department of English and Film Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Canadian Literature with expertise in North American Aboriginal Literatures, commencing July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. A completed doctorate at the time of appointment, teaching experience and publications are preferred. Candidates from disciplines other than English are invited to apply provided they can demonstrate the relevant expertise in Canadian and/or Aboriginal Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four one-term courses per year, to maintain an active research agenda, and to engage in academic service. Graduate teaching will include offering courses for the Department’s MA and PhD programs.
Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and a teaching dossier that includes summaries of course evaluations and course outlines. Candidates should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent:
Dr. Ute Lischke, Chair
c/o Ms. Joanne Buchan
Department of English and Film Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON   N2L 3C5
E-mail: (for enquiries only)
The deadline for receipt of all materials is March 1, 2013. Electronic applications will not be accepted.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Acting Dean of Arts, Dr. Michel Desjardins ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at: