Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of English, Open Call: Indigenous Scholar
The Department of English at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2022, subject to budgetary approval. The preferred applicant will have completed, or be near completion of, a Ph.D. or equivalent in English or a related field. This position is designated for Indigenous scholars, including First Nations, Inuit, and Métis scholars working in any field.
The University of Winnipeg is an urban, post-secondary institution on Treaty One land in the heart of the Métis Nation. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs. Located in Winnipeg’s inner city, the University is committed to improving access to post-secondary education for traditionally underserved populations. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse, urban centre that is home to several significant cultural institutions including Qaumajuq (the new Inuit art centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery), The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. In posting this position, we seek to diversify our department and move toward a faculty complement that is more reflective of our student body and community.
Priority will be given to candidates with a strong record of teaching, publishing, and/or community engagement. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in the Department’s undergraduate programs and may also have the opportunity to teach at the graduate level in the MA in Cultural Studies, which is housed in the English Department.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. *This position is designated for Indigenous persons only. *Please confidentially self-identify at the time of application. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications must be submitted online via The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system. For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources Website and under the Employment category, choose the Faculty Employment position vacancies option: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/hr/employment.html
Candidates will need to submit PDFs of the following:
1. in a single pdf, a letter of application that speaks to the candidate’s publication record, works in progress, teaching interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy and methods AND a sample publication or writing sample (maximum 30 pages).
2. curriculum vitae that includes names and contact information for three references able to submit letters of recommendation upon request.
Deadline for Applications: 14 January 2022
Invitations for campus interviews will be issued by the end of February.
Consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled.
Please send any enquiries about the position to:
Brandon Christopher, Chair, Department of English
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