Tenure-Track Position in American Literature (19th and 20th C); Deadline 19 March 2012

The Department of English Language and Literature, St. Thomas University, invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2012, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the University holds four Canada Research Chairs.

The successful candidate will be a scholar of American Literature (19th and 20th centuries) and will be able to contribute to our broadly-based Liberal Arts curriculum.

For more information about our curriculum, please see STU’s website:

A PhD or imminent completion is required. Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Kathleen McConnell, Chair, Department of English Language and Literature, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3.

Closing date: Monday, March 19, 2012, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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