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 http://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
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 ENGLjobs@dal.ca.
Please apply for this position directly via PeopleAdmin. The Posting can be found at http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/hr/postings/2615.
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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