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Job: Assistant Professor, Early Modern Lit, tenure track (Dalhousie; deadline: 10 Jan. 2020)

The Department of English at Dalhousie University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in Early Modern Literature, with a specialization in drama preferred, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Teaching experience in a secondary area would be an asset. The successful candidate will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of English. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by 1 July 2020, the anticipated start date of the appointment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence as a scholar and a teacher. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Applications will be accepted until 10 January 2020 and must include the following:

• A letter of application addressed to the Search Committee;
• A CV;
• A teaching dossier addressing teaching effectiveness and philosophy;
• A writing sample of not more than 20 pages;
• Three signed letters of reference sent by the referees or by a dossier service to

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Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.

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