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Page for 2013 Irish Lit. Jobs

Last year's page: Irish 2012

See also: English Literature 2013 and Modern British 2013

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Catholic University of America (Wash. DC) - 20th c. Irish Lit.Edit

The Department of English at the Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.) seeks to make an appointment at the assistant or associate professor level for a scholar of 20th Century Irish literature with the ability to teach courses in adjacent fields. The department specializes in literary history and aesthetics, and is interested in candidates whose research is deeply invested in these areas. Ph.D. expected at time of appointment. Send letter of application, C.V., letters of reference, and chapter length writing sample to Ernest Suarez, Chair of English, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 20064. Send queries to suarez@cua.edu. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you applied last year, you must apply again. This is a new search.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. WE WILL REVIEW APPLICATIONS THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 17TH AND THEN BEGIN SCHEDULING INTERVIEWS TO BE CONDUCTED AT THE MLA CONVENTION..

THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO APPLIED.

MLA JIL 09/13/12

Deadline: 12/10/12

Acknowledgment received: via email, 12/10: they plan to do interviews at MLA

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 12/19

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Concordia University, Montreal, School of Canadian Irish Studies - Asst. Prof, Irish Performance StudiesEdit

The School of Canadian Irish Studies (SCIS) at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Irish Performance Studies. The ideal candidate will have proven expertise in Irish theatre, film, and/or other domains of performance studies such as dance, music or visual and media culture. She/he may also have a demonstrable profile in performance practice or research-creation, and in engaging student, community, and/or popular audiences. The candidate must have a completed PhD or equivalent, a multidisciplinary approach to his/her own field and to Irish Studies as a whole, a strong publication record, and evidence of teaching excellence. Administrative experience and community outreach are additional assets.

The School of Canadian Irish Studies currently offers Minor and Certificate programs in Canadian Irish Studies, with a new Major set to commence in 2012-13. Additionally, faculty members in the SCIS advise and/or supervise MA and PhD students in several cross-departmental and interdisciplinary graduate program contexts. Beyond our formal academic programs, the SCIS sponsors a prestigious annual lecture series, hosts Visiting Scholars, provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students, presents an Irish Studies Seminar Series, organizes various community-outreach events, supports the publication of the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, and organizes international conferences and symposia (e.g. the 2011 CAIS and 2012 IASIL).
Applications must consist of the following elements: cover letter; curriculum vitae; copies of representative publications; a statement of teaching philosophy/interests; a statement of research achievements; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:

Dr. Michael Kenneally
Principal, School of Canadian Irish Studies
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., S-H 1001-11
Montreal, Qc. H3G 1M8.
Michael.Kenneally@Concordia.ca
http://www.cdnirish.concordia.ca

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2013. All applications should reach the School no later than November 1, 2012. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Kenneally (Michael.Kenneally@Concordia.ca).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

http://artsandscience.concordia.ca/employmentopportunities/tenure-trackappointments/?f=detail<A=500

Deadline: Nov 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Also posted at Theatre 2012-13 and Film Studies 2012-2013

University of California, Santa Barbara - Asst. Prof, British and/or Irish Literature from 1940 to the present Edit

We seek a candidate who specializes in any area of British and/or Irish literature from 1940 to the present.

The ideal candidate would be able to teach a range of courses in literature and contribute to the department's collaborative research and teaching centers and initiatives, especially the department's Center on Modern Literature, Materialism, and Aesthetics and its associated undergraduate specialization. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research includes the study of space and urban culture, consumer culture, and visual studies in the context of modernist, postmodern and Anglophone literatures. Position effective July 1, 2013. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment.

Send letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, and nonreturnable sample of written work (25pp or less) to: British and/or Irish Literature Search Committee, Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170. Applicants should also complete the supplemental online data form at english.ucsb.edu/jobs/bil.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be postmarked by October 22, 2012. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. Please visit the UCSB English website (http://english.ucsb.edu) for information on our department's ongoing initiatives.

UCSB English Dept.

Deadline: Oct. 22

Acknowledgment received: 2 Nov.(x2)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: by phone 12/12 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/10

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

  • heard second-hand that an offer for this position has been accepted [3/1]

NOTES:

Also posted at Modern British 2013

University of Toronto, St George campus - 20th c. British and Irish LiteratureEdit

The Department of English at the University of Toronto, St George campus, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature. Research and teaching interests in both modern and contemporary literature are desired. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2013. Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in a related field by July 1, 2013 or soon thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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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Deadline: Oct. 31

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview: SKYPE interview scheduled 12/08, per Modern British 2013

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Modern British 2013

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - 20th c. British / Irish Edit

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Department of English seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor of English: specializing in 20th-century and Contemporary British and/or Irish literatures with a subspecialty or experience in linguistics beginning September 1, 2013.

Requirements: PhD in English or closely related field, college teaching experience; active research and publication agenda.

Responsibilities: teach upper-level & graduate courses in literature, general education & composition courses; service on committees and advising of English majors. Opportunity to direct M.A. theses. Twenty-four credit annual teaching load; six credits reassigned to research for active scholars. Competitive salary, strong research support, excellent benefits.

To apply, send letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, three current letters of recommendation, and official graduate transcripts to Dr. Roberta S. Maguire, Chair, Department of English, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh WI 54901. Application deadline: November 13, 2012. AA/EOE

MLA JIL 09/20/12

Deadline: Nov. 13

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA, phone, or Skype interview scheduled:  According to Modern British wiki, 12/11 x2

Rejection (after MLA, phone or Skype interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Modern British 2013

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