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University of the Fraser Valley - 19th- and 20th- century Canadian LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at the University of the Fraser Valley invites applications for a full-time position in 19th- and 20th- century Canadian Literature. Expertise in the literature of British Columbia would also be valuable.

Applicants must have a completed PhD in English by August 1, 2013. Qualified applicants will show evidence of excellence in teaching; expertise in a range of periods and genres of Canadian literature; a strong record of scholarly activity; and an appropriate research plan in Canadian literature.

Applicants are encouraged to submit letter of application, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, current teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, writing sample, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, electronically to hrinfo@ufv.ca by May 31, 2013.

If electronic versions are not possible, please send all materials, citing Posting #2013.50, by May 31, 2013, to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538
Website: http://www.ufv.ca

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on May 31, 2013; however, the position will remain open until filled. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.

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University of Toronto (St. George campus) - Assistant Professor - Aboriginal Literature - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS COMPLETED Edit

Applications are invited for a tenure-stream position in the field of Aboriginal Literature in the Department of English (51%) and Aboriginal Studies (49%) at the St George campus of the University of Toronto. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2013.

Applications are welcomed from candidates qualified to teach, supervise theses, and carry out research in the area of Aboriginal Literature. Qualified candidates will have a PhD in English with specialization in Aboriginal Literature and interest in Canadian Aboriginal issues. Interest in community-based research and Aboriginal methodologies, and experience in working with Aboriginal communities are an asset. Applicants must show evidence of excellence in research and teaching potential. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Aboriginal Studies (www.utoronto.ca/abs) is an interdisciplinary program that brings together faculty from across the University of Toronto and works closely with the student services unit First Nations House. Responsibilities involve teaching of undergraduate courses (specific assignments to be negotiated) and regular participation in program activities. The Aboriginal Studies program is affiliated with the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives at the University of Toronto.

The Department of English, St George campus, offers the opportunity to teach and to conduct research in a department that is committed to studying the literatures of English in both their historical depth and their geographical range. Situated in one of the most diverse cities in the world, the Department reflects that diversity in its approach to English as a world language.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact chair.english@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to chair.english@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 31, 2012.

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Also posted at Other Ethnic American 2013

University of Toronto - Associate / Full Professor - Canadian Literature Edit

The Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto invites applications and nominations for the Avie Bennett Chair in Canadian Literature. This is an endowed chair and a tenured appointment in the Department of English at the level of Associate or Full Professor. The Endowed Chair appointment is for a five-year term, with the possibility of renewal for another five-year term following a favorable review. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2013.

The role of the Chair will significantly contribute to the body of scholarship in the field of Canadian literature. The successful incumbent will demonstrate a deep commitment to producing the highest quality scholarship on Canadian literature, engaging the Canadian literary community and building a strong public profile as a leading authority on Canadian literature on behalf of the University. The incumbent will forge critical links between scholars of Canadian literature at the University of Toronto and their counterparts at universities and specialized institutions across Canada and abroad who are dedicated to fostering knowledge of the field. Candidates are required to have a PhD.

The Department of English, St George Campus, offers the opportunity to teach and to conduct research in a department that is committed to studying the literatures of English in both their historical depth and their geographical range. Situated in one of the most diverse cities in the world, the Department reflects that diversity in its approach to English as a world language. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates must display evidence of excellence in these areas. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact chair.english@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to chair.english@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 31, 2012.

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Wilfrid Laurier University - Tenure-Track Position - Canadian Literature with expertise in North American Aboriginal LiteraturesEdit

Wilfrid Laurier University - The Department of English and Film Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Canadian Literature, with expertise in North American Aboriginal Literatures, commencing July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. A completed doctorate at the time of appointment, teaching experience and publications are preferred. Candidates from disciplines other than English are invited to apply provided they can demonstrate the relevant expertise in Canadian and/or Aboriginal Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four one-term courses per year, to maintain an active research agenda, and to engage in academic service. Graduate teaching will include offering courses for the Department’s MA and PhD programs. Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and a teaching dossier that includes summaries of course evaluations and course outlines. Candidates should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent: Dr. Ute Lischke, Chair c/o Ms. Joanne Buchan, Department of English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, ON   N2L 3C5. E-mail: ulischke@wlu.ca (for enquiries only) 

The deadline for receipt of all materials is March 1, 2013. Electronic applications will not be accepted.    Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Acting Dean of Arts, Dr. Michel Desjardins (mdesjardins@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at: https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545.

Deadline: March 1

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Also posted at Other Ethnic American 2013

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