TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – 2015-16
ENGL 421/3.0 – Topics in Renaissance Literature
Department of English
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CANADA K7L 3N6
The Department of English at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching the course Topics in Renaissance Literature: The Classical and the Popular in Renaissance Literature (ENGL 421-002). This is an on-campus, fourth-year small seminar course with an expected enrolment of 25 students. Candidates should have a MA or Ph.D. and teaching experience at the University level in literary studies; demonstrable expertise in Early Modern literature preferred. This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1, 2016 to April 30, 2016, with classes in session from January 4, 2016 to April 1, 2016.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity i n the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact: Karen Donnelly, Administrative Assistant, Department of English, email@example.com or 613-533-6000, Ext. 74445.
The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association
(QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement.
Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent by email only to:
Dr. Glenn Willmott, Associate Head Department of English Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be received until November 13, 2015. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of English can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/english.
ENGL 421/3.0 Topics in Renaissance Literature For detailed information, consult the Department. LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P)
PREREQUISITE (ENGL 200/6.0 and ENGL 290/3.0) and (a GPA of 2.4 on all ENGL units) and (registration in an ENGL Major or
Posted: October 21, 2015
Tenure-Track Position in Victorian Literature
Posted: 22 October 2014
Deadline: 1 December 2014
The Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Victorian Literature and Culture, with a preferred starting date of 1 July 2015.
Candidates should have a PhD completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Transnational expertise is particularly sought after. Candidates must also provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the department, to the Faculty, to the University, and/or the broader community. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada,” or “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada.” Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph), a current curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a writing sample, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available), and three letters of reference.
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MS Word files) to email@example.com, although hard copy applications may be mailed to Dr Shelley King, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Karen Donnelly in the Department of English Language and Literature at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic staff at Queen's are governed by a Collective Agreement between Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University.
The deadline for applications is 1 December 2014.
Teaching Assistantship ENGL 326
Period: Fall and Winter Terms 2014–2015
Posted: 15 August 2014
Deadline: 25 August 2014
The Department of English seeks qualified applicants from currently enrolled Queen's graduate students in English and relevant Interdisciplinary programs, as per the Collective Agreement with PSAC 901, for one Teaching Assistantship in ENGL 326 Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama, a full-year on-campus course that includes both Fall and Winter terms. Please send a letter of application providing qualifications together with a CV by Friday, 25 August to Dr Glenn Willmott with the subject line “ENGL 326 TAship 2014.”
The successful candidate will be notified by the Department.