Employment: Assistant Professor – Eighteenth-Century Literature (1660–1800), University of Toronto

Closing date 31st October 2013

Assistant Professor – Eighteenth-Century Literature (1660–1800),
Department of English,
University of Toronto. 

Job # 1300910

The Department of English at the University of Toronto, St George campus, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Eighteenth-Century Literature (1660–1800). The appointment will commence on July 1, 2014.

Research and teaching interests in all areas of the field will be considered but we are especially interested in candidates who specialize in Restoration and early Eighteenth-Century literature, including such topics as literature in the context of Britain’s first global empire, writing by women, and emerging trends in poetry, drama, and satire. Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in a related field by July 1, 2014 or soon thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of English, St George Campus, offers the opportunity to teach and to conduct research in a department that is committed to studying the literatures of English in both their historical depth and their geographical range. Situated in one of the most diverse cities in the world, the Department reflects that diversity in its approach to English as a world language. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching and research.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting the Apply button below. See Job # 1300910. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact careers.english@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail tocareers.english@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 31, 2013.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents* will be given priority.

For more information about the Department of English, please visit http://www.english.utoronto.ca

*Under Canadian jurisdiction advertising giving priority to Canadians and permanent residents is permitted.


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