Assistant Professor – (American Literature) Limited Term at Trent University

Trent University invites applications for a one-year (12-month) limited-term appointment (LTA) in American Literature in the Department of English Literature. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence August 15, 2022This position is located at Trent’s Peterborough Campus and is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate’s course load may include:

ENGL 1003: Revolution!

ENGL 2705: Literature and the Environment

ENGL 3301: American Literature

ENGL 3309: African-American Literature

ENGL 4301: Advanced Studies in American Literature

There will also be a graduate-level seminar that will be offered in Public Texts, our M.A. program.

To apply, candidates are invited to submit applications as a single PDF document to;the covering email should clearly indicate LTA in American Literature. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including confirmation to legally work in Canada), a research statement, a teaching portfolio including a teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabuses and materials, and a student experience of teaching surveys, and the names and complete contact information (including email addresses and phone numbers) of two referees. 

Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2022 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information on this posting, please refer to Trent University’s website:

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