Department of English: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

Academic Employment Opportunity #22-01

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence on July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to completion, with research and teaching interests in Early Modern Drama and Pre-Modern Critical Race Studies. Candidates with a record of achievement in Medieval literatures and/or drama production may be given special consideration.

A small, research-intensive department with a reputation for high-quality teaching located on unceded Wolastoqey lands in New Brunswick's capital city, UNB's Department of English offers a wide range of undergraduate programs in English literature, drama, and creative writing as well as MA and PhD programs in literature and creative writing. This position will be integral to our literature and drama programs. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's teaching across all levels, from first-year to graduate courses, and will have the opportunity to develop courses in their field of expertise and to contribute to the department's ongoing inclusion and decolonization efforts across the curriculum.

Demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching and research interests and experience as it relates to the position, along with a curriculum vitae (including names of three referees) and a sample of their scholarly work of no more than 30 pages (preferably in electronic format). Letters of reference and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be requested only from longlisted candidates. Applications should be addressed as follows:

Dr. Edith Snook, Chair

Department of English
Room #247, Carleton Hall
University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

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.