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Job: Literature and Culture of the Black Atlantic (St. Mary’s U; Deadline: 31 October 2014)

Literature and Culture of the Black Atlantic

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The Department of English at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Literature and Culture of the Black Atlantic.  The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D and a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness.  It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a rigorous research program in the field and contribute an appropriate level of service to the department, faculty, university, and community.

The appointment will begin on 1 July 2015.

Saint Mary’s University, which serves approximately7000 undergraduate and graduate students, is uniquely committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities.  The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars with creative approaches to undergraduate and graduate education whose teaching in the Department can also contribute to its interdisciplinary programs.  Applicants are encouraged to consult faculty web pages to determine how, as potential hires, they might enrich our intellectual community:

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  Saint Mary’s University is committed to principles of employment equity.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing, graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees to:

The Chairperson
Department of English
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, Nova Scotia   B3H 3C3
Electronic applications will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is October 31, 2014

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