Department of Humanities & Languages: Term Assistant Teaching Professor

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-12

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will commence on November 16 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Humanities & Languages at the University of New Brunswick Saint John invites applications for a full-time, 4-month term position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. Duties of the position will include responsibilities for the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC), a support unit that fosters the teaching & learning culture on the Saint John campus. The appointment will commence on January 4, 2022 and is subject to budgetary approval.

The Assistant Teaching Professor will teach one section of ENGL 1001 and two sections of HUM 1021 in the winter 2022 term. The portion of the position related to the TLC will include responsibility for some of the key activities of the Centre such as supporting the TLC co-chairs in organizing and facilitating professional development opportunities for faculty, supporting faculty in developing their teaching dossier for upcoming assessments, and assist in the preparation of nominations for teaching awards.

Candidates must have a completed or near completion PhD and undergraduate teaching experience in the field of English; experience in supporting/working with other instructors to improve teaching; and experience with scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL). Review of applications will commence on November 16 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information of three academic references. Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

Applications should be emailed to:

Questions concerning this position may be directed to Dr. David Creelman, Chair, Department of Humanities & Languages,

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.