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Limited Term Appointment, Canadian Literature

Dalhousie University

The Department of English at Dalhousie University invites applications for a Limited Term appointment in Canadian Literature. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will be tenable for a 2-year term (1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Canadian Literature, introductory-level or other courses, and, depending on qualifications and course availability, graduate seminars. The appointed candidate may also serve on graduate supervisory committees. Experience teaching at the university level is required; the successful candidate must also hold a PhD by the date of the appointment. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Applications will be accepted until 05 July 2019 and must include the following:
· A letter of application addressed to the Search Committee, which should include a description of research interests and goals;
· a CV;
· a teaching dossier addressing teaching effectiveness and teaching interests;
· a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid);
· three signed letters of reference sent by the referees or by a dossier service.

Application material should be emailed to ENGLJOBS@dal.ca. All files should be in PDF format and should be labelled with the candidate’s name. Please note that due to the short timeframe, interviews will be conducted over Skype, and will be scheduled as soon as possible after the application deadline.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.