The Department of English at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for three limited-term appointments in the following areas:
Nineteenth Century British Literature;
Candidates for the position in Canadian literature should have competence in all periods, including modern and contemporary Canadian poetry and prose, and ability to teach ENGL 260: Introduction to Literary Study.
Candidates for the position in Nineteenth Century British literature should have competence in the long nineteenth century and be able to teach courses in both Romantic and Victorian literature in a variety of genres, as well as ENGL 260: Introduction to Literary Study and ENGL 262: British Literature from 1660 to 1900.
A completed Ph.D., or one near completion, is necessary for the positions in literature, and a record of scholarly publications is an asset.
Candidates for the position in Creative Writing should have competence to teach playwriting at both the introductory and advanced undergraduate level, as well as screenwriting. The ability to write for other performative or broadcast forms is an asset.
Candidates for the Creative Writing position should have a recent publication and/or performance/broadcasting record in these fields. An MA or MFA, and experience teaching university-level Creative Writing courses are preferred.
The application should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Applications for positions in literature should also include a statement of research interests and teaching appraisals. Successful applicants must be qualified to teach at the level indicated in each position. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is the key criterion in appraising applications. Please specify the title of the position to which you are applying in the subject line of the e-mail message as well as in the application itself. Please submit electronic applications only.
These positions are subject to budgetary approval and department needs. Pending continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance, individuals holding limited-term appointments may be reappointed. Limited term appointments may not exceed 36 months. They are normally held at the rank of Assistant Professor, and initial contracts begin on August 1, 2019 and end on May 14, 2020. Those appointed will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester.
All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Manish Sharma at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions are filled. Applications should reach the department no later than April 22, 2019.
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.