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Job: Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Global Literatures in English – Assistant Professor, University of Windsor (Deadline: 21 March 2023)

The University of Windsor’s Department of English and Creative Writing, in the Faculty Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the fields of Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Global Literatures in English commencing July 1, 2023.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

In addition to its undergraduate programs, the English and Creative Writing Department offers MA degrees in literature and creative writing. For details, visit our website at

Candidates will have completed a PhD in either Eighteenth-Century British Literature or Global Literatures in English. Candidates must have near equivalent expertise in both fields as demonstrated by teaching record and scholarly publications. Candidates are expected to demonstrate effective teaching and research productivity at relatively equal levels in both areas of expertise; to be able to teach undergraduate survey courses, upper-level and graduate courses, which may include a graduate seminar; and to contribute to the administrative activities of the department and the university.

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement confirming eligibility to work in Canada;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae (for CV items listed as “in press” or “accepted,” please include official documentation confirming acceptance);
  • a statement of commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization (maximum 2 pages);
  • a statement of research focus and future direction;
  • up to three (3) samples of published or accepted scholarly articles;
  • a teaching dossier or portfolio demonstrating potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests in both eighteenth-century British literature and global literatures in English (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at;
  • official PhD transcripts and certification of degree (copies are acceptable); and
  • three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head, at the address or email listed below.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications.  To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of March 21, 2023.  Although applications may be considered after the deadline date, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee. 

When completing the online application, please reference
Position Number: 002476TT-2023-ENGL

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr Joanna Luft, Department Head, Department of English and Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Windsor,
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 2289; Email:

The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations: the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie.  The University is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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