Teaching Term Positions in English Literature
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 English Programme, School of Arts and Social Science invites applications for three (3) 8-month teaching term positions in English Literature at the rank of Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor depending on the qualifications. These positions will begin on September 1, 2020 and end on April 30, 2021.
The successful candidates will have at least an M.A. in English Literature (Ph.D. preferred) and all three will be responsible for teaching first-year English courses focusing on prose, poetry, drama and composition. Some teaching experience is preferred.
The three positions differ in the following respects:
Position 1: the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching first-year English courses, as well as English 2007 (Literary Survey III – 1837 to the present).
Position 2: the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching first-year English courses, as well as English 2006 (Literary Survey II – 1660-1837) and English 1110 (Critcal Reading and Writing II – Context, Substance, Style)
Position 3: the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching first-year English courses.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a sample course outline) 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 A2H 6P9. Telephone: (709) 637-6202; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.