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Job Posting: Memorial University

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering di­verse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive.  Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region.  Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

NOTE: All applications should quote the appropriate position number as listed in each case.

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Tenure Track:

The tenure track positions listed below will normally commence July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate (or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position.  (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.)  Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference, and such additional materials as may be specified below. The application must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head no later than December 6, 2013.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

POSITION#: VPA-ENGL-2013-001

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position. The area of specialization is Canadian Literature. Ideally the candidate will also be able to contribute to other departmental strengths; for an overview of departmental research clusters, applicants are encouraged to consult the departmental research page (www.mun.ca/english/research).  A completed Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.  Please send a letter of application, CV, an example of scholarly work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three reference letters to: Professor Donna Walsh, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL   A1C 5S7.  Phone: (709) 864-8277; fax (709) 864-4528; email: donnaw@mun.ca.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

POSITION#: VPA-ENGL-2013-002

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position.  The area of specialization is Creative Writing.  A substantial  record of publication is required, as  is the ability to contribute to other departmental strengths; a Ph.D. would be an asset.  (For an overview of departmental research clusters, applicants are encouraged to consult the departmental research page (www.mun.ca/english/research).)  Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an example of creative work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three reference letters to: Professor Donna Walsh, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL  A1C 5S7. Phone (709) 864-8277; fax (709) 864-4528; email: donnaw@mun.ca.

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Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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