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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), 19th-century, emph. Romantic, British or American (MSVU; deadline 15 January 2015)

The English Department at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting July 1, 2015, in the area of the long nineteenth century, with emphasis on Romanticism and British or American literature preferred. Applicants should have a PhD in English literature with specialization in Romantic or nineteenth-century literature. The ability to teach Romantic literature and documented experience and expertise in teaching undergraduate courses at all levels is an asset.

Inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility and an enduring commitment to the advancement of women, Mount Saint Vincent University promotes academic excellence and the pursuit of knowledge through scholarship and teaching of the highest quality. Recognized as a leader in flexible education, applied research, and a personalized approach to education, Mount Saint Vincent University is located on Canada’s East Coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please visit

The English Department has a dynamic undergraduate program and a strong record of excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses at all levels, maintaining an active research program, and participating in collegial service.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement of current and future research interests, and contact information for three references. The Department will begin considering applications on January 15, 2015.

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement with the Faculty Association. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Send applications by mail or email to:

Dr. Reina Green
Chair, Department of English
Mount Saint Vincent University
166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6

Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Candidates who identify as being from one of these groups are welcome to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.

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