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Job: Limited Term Assistant Professor at Acadia University (Deadline: 5 August 2016)

The Department of English and Theatre at Acadia University seeks applications for a 9.5-month contractually limited position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Canadian Literature for the 2016-2017 academic year. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of five single-term courses, including sections of introductory English, Canadian Literature to WWII (Fall), and Poetry of Atlantic Canada (Winter), and will be expected to contribute to the service work of the department.
Applicants should have a PhD in English, university teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarship. Applications must be submitted by email and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of graduate transcripts. Applicants should also arrange to have at least two letters of reference submitted, by email, on their behalf.
All application materials should be directed to Dr. Jessica Slights, Head, Department of English and Theatre, Acadia University at
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We therefore invite applications from Aboriginal peoples, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women, as well as persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who are a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.

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