Lecturer or Assistant Professor

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Posting #:F 21/2012
Posted:Jul 3, 2012
Employment Status:six-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Department:English Language and Literature
Salary Scale:
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Job Summary

The Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University invites applications for a six-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to begin January 1, 2013. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The candidate must have a PhD in hand or near completion. This is a teaching position which includes 4 one-semester courses in Early Modern Literature (dramatic and non-dramatic), 3 to be offered during the winter term (January-April) and 1 to be offered in the Spring term (May-June).


The deadline for completed applications is August 1, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching competence, and should arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. Applications (email attachments accepted) should be sent to:

Professor Neta Gordon, Chair
Department of English Language and Literature
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1 Canada

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/20927 and include the completed form with their application.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.BrockU.CA; information on the Department of English Language and Literature is at www.BrockU.ca/english/.