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Tenure-stream Appointment, Assistant Professor in Canadian Literature and Theory, Acadia University

pdf: Tenure-track Canadian Literature & Theory at Acadia

Faculty of Arts
Department of English and Theatre
Assistant Professor
Position # 10409 – The Department of English and Theatre at Acadia University invites  applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Canadian Literature and Theory to begin 1 July 2018.

Applicants should have a PhD in English, university teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarship. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a strong program of research, participate through teaching and supervision in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute to the intellectual life and service of the university and the broader academic community. Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, writing sample, and teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations where applicable).

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. All application materials should be directed to Dr. Jessica Slights, Head, Department of English and Theatre, Acadia University at

Closing Date: 27 November 2017

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 afore-mentioned 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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