Department of English, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-English-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#1788]
Position Title: World Anglophone Literature
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G5, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Literature
Cultural Studies
Appl Deadline:2012/11/15* finished (posted 2012/08/27, finished 2013/02/19, listed until 2012/11/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

World Anglophone Literature Tenure-Track Position – Assistant Professor Department of English McGill University

The Department of English at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in World Anglophone Literature. The successful candidate will conduct research and develop a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in contemporary Anglophone literature from India, Pakistan, South-East Asia, or Australia and New Zealand. A secondary research and teaching interest in cinema or drama and theatre from one or more of these regions would be an advantage. Knowledge of French and some teaching experience are assets for this position. Applicants must have a PhD in hand or be very near completion. Evidence of scholarly promise is a major consideration. The appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, begins 1 August 2013. The teaching assignment is 12 credits (4 courses) per academic year. Inquiries about this position can be sent to Information about the Department, its programs, and courses may be found on our website:

Complete applications including curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (20-30 pages) must arrive no later than 15 November 2012. Application materials should be addressed to Professor Allan Hepburn, Chair, Department of English. All application materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Arts Building, Suite 265
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 0G5

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