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Job: English Literature – Assistant Professor (12-month term, Renaissance/1st year), Trent (deadline: April 30, 2017)

English Literature – Assistant Professor (12-month term)


Trent University


Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2017-03-29
Advertised until: 2017-04-29

Trent University invites applications for a 12-month full-time, limited-term appointment in the Department of English Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor from August 15, 2017 to August 14, 2018 at Trent University’s Peterborough Campus. This position is subject to budgetary approval. There will be an expectation to teach during the summer term in addition to teaching in the regular academic sessions.

We are seeking expertise in Renaissance Literature in addition to first year English instruction. Teaching assignments will include English 1001H (Truth, Lies and Storytelling), ENGL-2100Y Winter Term (Medieval and Renaissance Literature), ENGL-3100Y Winter Term (History of the English Language), ENGL-3153H (The Renaissance Theatre), ENGL-4153H (Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature) and an additional 1.0 credit TBD. Versatility and a demonstrated aptitude for teaching introductory courses are essential. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required.

We ask that all application materials be sent electronically, clearly indicating that the application is for ENGL LTA. Please send applications, including a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae showing qualifications and previous experience, the names and complete contact information (including e-mail addresses and phone numbers) of two academic referees, and copies of teaching evaluations if available to, attention Hugh Hodges, Department of English Literature. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via e-mail.

Questions about the position should be directed to Hugh Hodges at

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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