Posted at Romanticism/Victorian/19th 2014

Wilfrid Laurier University - The Department of English and Film Studies invites applications for a one-year Limited-Term Appointment in English at the Assistant Professor level commencing July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. We seek applicants with expertise in Nineteenth-Century British Literature with specialization in the Victorian Period. Applicants must have a completed PhD in English at the time of the appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and publications are required for this position. Assigned teaching duties will be five courses and may include one first-year course and/or one graduate course.

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 to: Dr. Ute Lischke, Chair Department of English and Film Studies Wilfrid Laurier University 75 University Ave. W. Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5 The deadline for receipt of all materials is April 30, 2014. 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. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Michael Carroll ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at: To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at 519-884-1970 ext 3361 or at

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