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Job: Tenure-track position, Writing Studies, Mount Saint Vincent University (deadline: Jan. 16 2017)

Tenure Track Faculty Position

Department of English

The English Department at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Writing Studies at the Assistant Professor level starting July 1, 2017.

The Description

The department houses a Writing Minor that encompasses rhetoric, editing, and writing theory in addition to composition and creative writing. The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and develop the Writing programme in consultation with the Chair and, as part of a regular teaching load, to teach an upper-level course in writing theory and to develop and teach online courses in writing. Applicants must have a PhD in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, or Creative Writing. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in writing theory. Demonstrated research competency is required. Documented experience and expertise in teaching undergraduate courses at all levels and in online course development are assets.

The English Department has a dynamic undergraduate programme and a strong record of excellence in teaching and research. Duties will include teaching undergraduate Writing courses at all levels, maintaining an active research programme, 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 16, 2017. All positions remain open until filled.

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

Send applications by mail or email to:

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

reina.green@msvu.ca

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. Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to recruiting exceptional and diverse scholars and teachers. 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 visitwww.msvu.ca.

Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and welcomes 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 encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials. All qualified candidates are eligible to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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