Contract or Sessional Job Postings

Job: Early Modern Drama – Limited Term Assistant Professor, UNB Fredericton (Deadline: 10 June 2022)

The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a 9-month term appointment at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, to start 1 August 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in English or be near completion. The position is designed for an individual with training and interests in Early Modern Drama. The successful candidate will teach six in-person undergraduate courses (3 Fall, 3 Winter), including upper-level courses in Early Modern Dramatic Literature as well as a second-year historical survey of literature to 1660, a second-year course on Shakespeare and Film, and two sections of a first-year writing-skills course.

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 programs in English literature, drama, creative writing, and film.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching and research interests and experience as it relates to the position, along with a curriculum vitae (including names of three referees) and evidence of teaching effectiveness; letters of reference will be requested for shortlisted candidates only:

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 application should be submitted no later than 10 June 2022. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 and 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.

For the original job posting, please click here.

Leave a Reply