Assistant Professor, Department of English, College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences One-Year Term
The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a Term position in the Department of English at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a proposed starting date of July 1, 2020. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching lower-division and upper-division courses for the department. These may include the following a writing and communication skills course, an introductory literature or film course, as well as third of fourth-year courses in areas such as fantastic literature, children’s literature, Victorian literature or postcolonial literature.
Applicants for this position should hold a Ph.D. in English (or related discipline) and have evidence of a record and commitment towards teaching excellence.
About the Community
Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a core campus in Prince George and three regional campuses in Northern BC (Quesnel, Fort Saint John, and Terrace). We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the north. It is comprised of friendly communities, offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, hiking and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work.
UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of B.C.’s leading research – intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the work. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive and supportive.
Small classes and a connected community exemplify UNBC and mean that our student body gets to know their professors by name. Outstanding academics, hands-on research, unlimited adventure and a tight-knit campus community result in strong student satisfaction at UNBC.
For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed amount the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
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Applications should include a letter indicating potential contributions to the Department, curriculum vitae, one sample of scholarly work, one sample of a teaching syllabus, and the names and address of three references (including phone and email information) quoting competition #FAEN01-20 to:
Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9
Email submissions: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca
Inquiries: Karin Beeler, Chair
Karin.firstname.lastname@example.org (250) 960-6640
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Applications received on or before April 30, 2020 will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.