English - Assistant Professor (Victorian and Modern British Literature)

Bishop's University

Location: Quebec
Date posted: 2012-12-10

Tenure-Stream Position in Victorian and Modern British Literature

The English Department of Bishop's University invites applications from candidates specializing in Victorian and Modern British Literature, for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor rank, to begin July 1st, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.

The English Department offers a wide range of degree options, in Literary Studies, Film Studies, and Cultural and Media Studies, as well as a minor in Creative Writing and Journalism. Candidates must be able to contribute to a range of these program areas, as well as to the numerous extra-curricular incentives originating in the department. Minimum qualifications are therefore a PhD (or ABD with scheduled defense date) in Victorian or Modern British literature (with the ability to teach both), a record of excellent teaching, and evidence of an ongoing commitment to scholarship and research. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Bishop's is a residential university in the Eastern Townships of Quebec with about 2400 students, nearly all undergraduates, from across Canada and around the world. With small class sizes, an intimate riverside campus, and a faculty of dedicated teachers, Bishop's is committed to the ideals of a liberal education and provides an ideal environment for the exchange of ideas both in and outside the classroom.

Applications should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, writing sample, and three letters of reference. Cover letters should be addressed to the attention of Dr. Linda Morra, Chair, Department of English. Applications must be sent in PDF version to the following email address and to the attention of Justina Browne: jbrowne@ubishops.ca.

Applications must be delivered by January 25, 2013.

Bishop's University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification


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