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Job: Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor in English, 4-month Teaching Term Appointment (Grenfell Campus, Memorial Univ; deadline: 15 March 2019)

Teaching Term Appointment in English

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is located in Western Newfoundland in an area of great natural beauty in close proximity to Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Campus has a population of more than 1,300 students and emphasizes innovative approaches to teaching and learning, research and engagement.

The English Programme, School of Arts and Social Sciences seeks applications for a 4-month teaching term appointment in English Literature at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor depending on the qualifications. The position will commence on September 1, 2019 and end December 31, 2019. This position supports the teaching of courses throughout the Fall semester of 2019.

The successful candidate will have at least an M.A. in English Literature (Ph.D. preferred). Teaching experience at the university level will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three first-year courses focusing on prose forms, poetry, drama and composition. Course descriptions can be found at: and-research/Pages/school-of-arts-and-social-science/programs/english/Courses.aspx

Applications should include (a) a cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) a brief teaching dossier demonstrating teaching approaches and effectiveness, and (d) the names and complete contact information of three referees. All applications should be forwarded via email to:

Dr. Laura Robinson, Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL, Canada A2H 5G4, or The deadline to receive applications is: Friday March 15, 2019.

All appointments at Memorial University are subject to budgetary approval. Salary will reflect qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement governing faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

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