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Job: Postcolonial and World Literatures – Assistant Professor, Acadia University (Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021)

The Department of English and Theatre at Acadia University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Postcolonial  and World Literatures to begin 1 July 2021.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in English, university teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarship. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a    strong program of research, participate through teaching and supervision in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute to the intellectual life and service of the university and the broader academic community.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a one-page research statement, a writing sample, and teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and relevant evaluation of past teaching performance). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted, by email, on their behalf.  All application materials should be directed to: Dr. Wanda Campbell, Head; Department of English and Theatre, Acadia University; Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6


Closing Date: 4 January 2021

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The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is qualifications and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package. 

The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact: Department Administrative Assistant Leanna McDonald  

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