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Job: Assistant Professor, 12-mon LTA, Cultural Studies (Trent; Deadline: 8 July 2020)

Trent University

Location: Ontario Date posted: 2020-06-18 Advertised until: 2020-07-19 

Trent University invites applications for one 12-month limited term position in the Department of Cultural Studies as well as the Bachelor of Arts & Science Program at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be at the Peterborough campus and will commence August 15, 2020, subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies (or a related discipline). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Cultural Studies and the Bachelor of Arts & Science, including:

  • CUST 1510H: Introduction to the Integrated Arts
  • CUST-ERST 2114H: Workshop: Ecological Art
  • ASCI 1001H: Arts and Science I
  • ASCI 2001H: Arts and Science II
  • ASCI 3001H: Arts and Science Colloquium

The candidate is also required to act as the Coordinator of the Bachelor of Arts & Science program. Familiarity with the program will be an asset. There will be an expectation to teach during the summer term 2021 in addition to teaching in the regular academic sessions.

Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. Experience teaching remote/online courses will be considered an asset. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, examples of published work, copies of teaching evaluations, prospective syllabi for up to three of the above listed courses, the names of three referees, and any other supporting materials to Dr. Liam Mitchell, Chair, Department of Cultural Studies, Trent University, (subject line: “BAS CUST LTA”). Only electronic submissions will be accepted and until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin July 8, 2020.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact Dr. Liam Mitchell (

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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