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Job: Assistant Professor (LTA), Modern and Contemporary Literature (Trent, Durham/UOIT) (deadline: May 30, 2017)

English Literatures – Assistant Professor (LTA Modern and Contemporary Literature)


Trent University


Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2017-04-24
Advertised until: 2017-05-25

Trent University invites applications for a twelve-month limited-term appointment in the Department of English Literatures at the rank of Assistant Professor from August 15, 2017 to August 14, 2018 at the Durham campus and UOIT campus. Please note that this position is subject to budgetary approval and is designated as LTA Modern and Contemporary Literature. There will be an expectation to teach during the summer in addition to teaching in the regular academic sessions.

We are seeking broad expertise in modern and contemporary literature. Teaching assignments will include ENGL-1003H (Revolution!), ENGL-1005H UOIT (Love and Hate), ENGL-2609H (Contagion), ENGL-2805H (Modern Drama), ENGL-4803H (Modern Poetry), ENGL-4801H (Advanced Studies in Genre) and an additional 1.0 credits TBD. Versatility and a demonstrated aptitude for teaching introductory courses are essential. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is expected.

We ask that all application materials be sent electronically, clearly indicating that the application is for LTA Modern and Contemporary Literature. 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

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.

Applications should arrive no later than May 30th, 2017.

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