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Job: Indigenous Literatures – Instructor, Capilano University (Deadline: 25 June 2022)

Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples. Our campuses are located on the territories of the LíỈwat, xʷməθkʷəỷəm (Musqueam), shíshálh (Sechelt), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and SəỈílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

The English Department at Capilano University seeks a teacher/scholar/writer who will help to teach a range of courses, including English 107: Indigenous Literature and Film, English 359: Indigenous Literatures, English 100: University Writing Strategies, and other courses that match their expertise. For the purposes of this position, Indigenous literatures includes storytelling in all its myriad forms.

The English Department values the ability to teach, write, and think in settings outside of academia and welcomes scholars who are engaged in their communities, as well as scholars with teaching experience in university-level literature/storytelling or writing courses. The successful candidate will show a strong commitment to mentoring and supporting students from a wide range of backgrounds. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to select a workload that includes a combination of both teaching and other duties related to the strengthening of relationships with our Indigenous communities and supporting their fellow faculty members in their Decolonization and Indigenization efforts.

CapU is currently undergoing an exciting phase of growth, with new BA and BSc programs under development across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, including in English. The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences’ new academic model highlights regional and experiential based learning, with opportunities for land school courses, and connections to the sea-to-sky community.

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