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Job: Assistant Professor, tenure track, Old English to Victorian (Grenfell Campus, Memorial; Deadline: 7 Feb. 2020)


Tenure-track Position in English GRSS-2020-001

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, has a population of more than 1,300 students and emphasizes innovative approaches to teaching and learning, research and engagement.

The School of Arts and Social Science at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track position in its English program (GRSS-2020-001) at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will begin on August 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in English and will be prepared to teach literary survey courses from Old English through the Victorian period, a range of dramatic literature courses, and first-year critical reading and writing courses. Expertise in an additional area that will allow new developments in the English Program would be an asset. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of research in their field and present a research plan.

A letter of application along with curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a sample course outline), research plan, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent in electronic form to: Dr. Ken Jacobsen, Interim Dean, School of Arts and Social Science, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL. Telephone (709) 637-6202; email:

Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 7, 2020.

All appointments 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 committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact


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