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Job: Assistant Professor, tenure track, Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island (UNB; deadline: 1 Oct. 2020)

Tenure-Track Position in Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island

The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a 

Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval. 

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to completion, with research and teaching interests in Indigenous literatures; candidates with a record of achievement in creative writing, drama production, and/or film will be given special consideration. Candidates should be grounded in Indigenous knowledge systems, committed to working with Indigenous students and communities, and able to contribute to UNB’s TRC Strategic Action Plan.

A small, research-intensive department with a reputation for high-quality teaching located on unceded Wolastoqey lands in New Brunswick’s capital city, UNB’s Department of English offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including MA and PhD degrees in the academic and creative writing streams, an undergraduate drama program, and expertise in film studies and screenwriting. 

Demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Interested individuals should ask three referees to send letters of reference and should themselves send a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a sample of their scholarly work of no more than 30 pages (preferably in electronic format) to:

                                    Dr. John C. Ball, Chair
                                    Department of English
                                    Room #247, Carleton Hall
                                    University of New Brunswick
                                    P.O. Box 4400
                                    Fredericton, NB     E3B 5A3


The deadline for applications is October 1, 2020.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity, fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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