Tenure-Track Position in Victorian Literature
The Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Victorian Literature and Culture, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2015.
Candidates should have a PhD completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Transnational expertise is particularly sought after. Candidates must also provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the department, to the Faculty, to the University, and/or the broader community. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete
A complete application consists of: a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph), a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications), a writing sample, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available), and three letters of reference.
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MS Word files) to firstname.lastname@example.org, although hard copy applications may be submitted to to Dr. Shelley King, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7L 3N6.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Karen Donnelly in the Department of English Language and Literature, at Donnelly@queensu.ca.
Academic staff at Queen’s are governed by a Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/qufa/collectiveagreement.html
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2014.
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