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American Literature Tenure-Track Position – Assistant Professor (McGill University )

American Literature Tenure-Track Position – Assistant Professor Department of English McGill University

The Department of English at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in twentieth-century and contemporary American literature. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will develop a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in American literature. This position is at the rank of Assistant Professor. The teaching assignment is 12 credits (4 courses) per academic year. Evidence of scholarly promise is a major consideration. Knowledge of French and some teaching experience are assets for this position. Applicants must have a PhD in hand or be very near completion.

The appointment begins 1 August 2015. Inquiries about this position can be sent to trevor.ponech@mcgill.ca .

Information about the Department, its programs, and courses may be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/english .

Complete applications including curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (20-30 pages) must be submitted no later than 15 November 2014. Application materials should be addressed to Professor Trevor Ponech, Chair, Department of English. All materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to http://www.academicjobsonline.org .

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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