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U of British Columbia-OkanaganEdit

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Assistant Professor: modern or contemporary Canadian literature

Deadline: Dec 15

Acknowledgment received:

N.B. "Applicants who wish to receive an acknowledgement should include a stamped, self-addressed postcard."

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA/phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (post MLA/phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/27

  • Ooh congrats! Were there writing sample requests, then? I'm quite sad about this one... would you mind giving a few details/your stats?
  • Thank you! There were no requests for further material. I'm currently in a non t-t position and have held a postdoc.

Offer made:

Offer accepted:


NOTES AND QUERIES:

"A background in Canadian Poetry would be an asset."

McGill UniversityEdit

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Assistant Professor: Canadian Literature

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

N.B. "Applicants who wish to receive an acknowledgement should include a stamped, self-addressed postcard."

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection (no interview): yes, 2/28 via email x2

-- Another rejection by e-mail, 2/28, addressed to "Mr." rather than "Dr." I finished my PhD three years ago, and made this abundantly clear in my application... which they they apparently didn't bother to read.


MLA/phone interview scheduled: yes, mid Dec phone interview

Rejection (post MLA/phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: yes

Offer made:

Offer accepted:


NOTES AND QUERIES:

York UniversityEdit

From MLA JIL (10/8):

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment at the Associate Professor level in Canadian Literature in the Department of English, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, commencing July 1, 2011, subject to budgetary approval. While the field of specialization is open, we have particular needs in modern and contemporary fiction. Additional interests might include some combination of the following: Aboriginal, and/or Québécois, and/or multi-ethnic literatures; 19th-century Canadian writing; feminism and/or gender studies; critical theory and/or cultural studies; drama; creative writing; literary history. Candidates with strong interdisciplinary commitments are also encouraged to apply. Capacity to engage with francophone texts is an asset.

Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in English Literature with specialization in Canadian literature, an active and ongoing research portfolio appropriate to appointment at an Associate Professor level within the advertised field, and substantial experience and demonstrable excellence in university teaching. It is expected that the successful candidate will teach one large-lecture course in Canadian Literature, contribute upper-year courses in her/his area of specialization, and participate actively in the graduate programme. The successful candidate shall be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of the applicant's written work (no longer than 25pp.) should be sent to: Professor Art Redding, Chair, Department of English, 208 Stong College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3 Phone: 416-736-5166 Fax: 416-736-5412 Additionally, candidates should arrange for letters of recommendation from three referees to be sent directly to the above address.

Deadline: Applications should reach the Chair by November 15, 2010

Acknowledgment received: Yes (11/15)

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection (no interview): 1/15, stamped 1/12: continuing search at advertised level of associate; only those at that rank could be considered (not me).

MLA/phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (post MLA/phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:


NOTES AND QUERIES:

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