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Job: English Literature – Lecturer (Canadian Literature), Ambrose University (deadline: Aug 1 2017)

English Literature – Lecturer (Canadian Literature)
Ambrose University

Location: Alberta

Qualified applications are invited for the following position:
Lecturer, English Literature

Start date: August 1, 2017; 9 ½ month contract

Ambrose seeks a qualified instructor to fill a lecturer position for 2017-2018. The successful candidate will have expertise in the following areas:

writing and composition;
introduction to literature;
Canadian literature.

Experience in teaching Romantic and Twentieth-Century literature is also desirable.


Hold or be in near completion of a PhD in English
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level

Additional Information

Teaching load is five courses.
Research is supported through annual professional development funds and other programs.
Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.
Ambrose Faculty Members agree to uphold and sign the University’s Statement of Faith upon initial appointment and to govern the conduct of their teaching in accordance with that same standard.
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal background check and academic transcripts.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Application Process
To apply: Send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of Christian faith and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Linda Schwartz, Dean of Arts and Science Ambrose University c/o indicating “Position in English Literature” in the subject line. Review of applications begins on February 20; however, the position will remain opened until filled.

Ambrose University and Seminary is a private, accredited Christian post-secondary institute located in South West Calgary. Our Faculty of Arts and Science offers provincially accredited Bachelor of Arts degree programs majoring in Behavioural Science, Christian Studies, English Literature, General Studies, and History as well as Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Education (After Degree), Bachelor of Music, and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. Ambrose is committed to the integration of Christian faith with academic discipline, with a vision for academic excellence in the service of the church and the world. For more information visit us online at

Ambrose University is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.

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