The Department of Humanities & Languages at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John invites applications for a tenure-track position to teach literature from North America, as well as literatures from Indigenous, BIPOC, or LGBTQ2SIA+ communities. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is housed within an interdisciplinary department that includes English, Philosophy, French, and Spanish. Our small, interdisciplinary department has a reputation for high-quality teaching and is located on unceded Wolastoqey lands in New Brunswick’s historic port city of Saint John/ Menahkwesk. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2023 and is subject to budget approval.
The successful applicant will have a PhD in literature written in English from North America with relevance to one or more of the following fields: Indigenous Literature, literature from BIPOC communities, and/or literature from LGBTQ2SIA+ communities. The successful applicant must have a demonstrated record of excellence in university teaching and research or evidence of the potential to develop such a record. Teaching assignments will be at the undergraduate level and typically the 3/2 teaching load will include introductory and upper-level undergraduate classes.
Review of applications will commence on 20 January 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application, preferably in electronic format, must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement reviewing research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (ie. a teaching dossier), and three academic letters of reference. Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted for an interview.
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.
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