Tenure-Track position in Indigenous Canadian Literature and Culture

The Department of English at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Indigenous Canadian Literature and Culture. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor; appointments at a higher rank may however be considered.  A doctorate in hand or imminent is necessary. Scholarly publications and university teaching experience are desirable. 

In addition to developing our undergraduate and graduate courses in Indigenous Literature, the candidate will contribute their area expertise throughout our Canadian Literature curriculum, teaching period, genre, and specialized courses across the field.  The candidate will participate in the department’s robust research milieu through, for example, supervision of Masters and Doctoral dissertations, and will enjoy opportunities to collaborate in a variety of relevant interdisciplinary programs and research centres. 

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference. Please submit electronic applications only. All applications should be sent to: 

Dr. Andre Furlani, Chair
Department of English
Concordia University

Chair.engl.fas@concordia.ca

Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Furlani at Chair.engl.fas@concordia.ca. Subject to budgetary approval, the position begins on August 1, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications should reach the Department no later than December 12, 2016.

Concordia University pledges itself to employment equity and fosters diversity; applicants are encouraged to describe how they may further our Department’s commitment to diversity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents enjoy priority.  




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The Department of English at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Indigenous Literature. An ability to teach courses on Modern and Contemporary American Literature and Culture would also be an asset. In addition to holding a Ph.D and having a demonstrated record of research and teaching effectiveness, the successful candidate will have a strong background in Indigenous knowledge and methodologies, including the qualification of lived experience, and will demonstrate a commitment to working with Indigenous communities. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a rigorous research program in the field and contribute an appropriate level of service to the department, faculty, university, and community. The appointment will begin on 1 July 2015.

Saint Mary’s University, which serves approximately 7000 undergraduate and graduate students, is uniquely committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities. The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars with creative approaches to undergraduate and graduate education whose teaching in the Department can also contribute to its interdisciplinary programs. Applicants are encouraged to consult faculty web pages to determine how, as potential hires, they might enrich our intellectual community: http://www.smu.ca/academics/arts-departments.html

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). Saint Mary’s University is committed to principles of employment equity.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing, graduate school transcripts, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

Dr. Mark Barr, Chair
Department of English
Saint Mary's University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3
Electronic applications will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is February 13, 2015