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Tenure Track Job at Mount St. Vincent in Halifax

4 Oct 2022 12:58 PM | Kathy Cawsey (Administrator)


The Department of English is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing 1 July 2023.

The English Department at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Old/Middle English. We are especially interested in scholarship that emphasizes one or more of the following areas: the global Middle Ages, premodern critical race studies, medieval studies and indigeneity, and medieval gender and sexuality. The position will begin 1 July 2023.

The successful applicant will be able to teach both Old and Middle English. The ability to teach book history is also desirable. Candidates are encouraged to describe other, secondary areas of teaching and research interest.

Applicants should have a PhD or PhD near completion in a relevant field. The department especially seeks candidates for this position who identify as Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Colour.

The English Department has a dynamic undergraduate program and a strong record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful applicant will teach a range of literature and/or writing courses at all levels as part of a regular teaching load, and will be expected to maintain an active research/publication program and to participate in collegial service.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), statement of current and future research interests, and contact information for three referees.

The department will begin considering applications on 15 December 2022. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement (please visit www.msvufa.ca). All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Send applications by mail or email to:
Dr. Graham Fraser, Chair
English Department
Mount Saint Vincent University
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, NS B3M 2J6

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