[globaloutlookDH-l] Last Call: Tenure Track Job in English 20thC (PostColonial or Modernism), DH welcome, University of Lethbridge, Deadline April 15, 2014.
daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Wed Apr 9 08:17:58 MDT 2014
==Apologies for cross posting==
A last call for the Tenure Track job in English at the University of
Lethbridge. Applications are due April 15, though we will continue to
consider applications until the position is filled.
*Specialisation: *20th Century, particularly Postcolonial or Modernism
(we need people in both areas; this is the first of what we hope will be
a series of ads)
*Sub-specialisation: *Open (Digital Humanities is certainly welcome and
is a strategic priority of both the Faculty of Arts and Science and the
University more generally)
*Starting-Salary:* In the last 2 years, starting salaries at the U of L
have ranged from $63k to $92k with an average of $75k.
*Deadline: *April 15, 2014. We will continue to consider applications
until the position is filled; but do expect to begin examining the pool
very soon after the deadline passes (please let your referees know this)
*Further details: *http://www.uleth.ca/hr/jobs/english
*Required information:* Applications should include a curriculum vitae,
transcripts, outlines of courses previously taught, teaching
evaluations, publication reprints or preprints, a statement of teaching
philosophy and research interests. Letter for reference from three
referees should be mailed/emailed/faxed separately to the address below.
*Postal Address:* Dr. Adam Carter, Chair,
Department of English
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4
*Email:* bev.garnett at uleth.ca (emailed applications/letters of reference
*Fax:* +1 (403) 382-7191 (faxed applications/letters of reference are
*Administrative office telephone: *+1 (403) 380-1894
Please feel free to email the contact the chair (a.carter at uleth.ca), me
(daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca), or any member of the department if you have
additional questions.// As the deadline approaches, emailed applications
are probably most certain to arrive on time.
Our vacancy is for a tenure track position in 20th Century literature in
English. We are looking particularly for either Post Colonial or
Modernism (areas in which we have had recent retirements or
resignations). Although Digital Humanities is not a prerequisite for the
position, it is welcome: DH is a strategic priority in the Faculty and
the University and is a key component in a recent central administration
application for $4.1 million to fund a new complex of specialised
laboratories. Globalisation is also a strategic priority of the University.
The University of Lethbridge was Canada's top undergraduate research
university in 2012 and remains in the top three. We are also putting
significant resources into the development of our (relatively new)
graduate school. The Department of English is a relatively small unit
(currently 9 full time faculty members) with a strong research and
teaching profile. Individual members of the department have great
freedom to shape their research and teaching responsibilities. In most
cases, faculty members are primarily responsible for developing the
teaching programme in their area of research specialisation.
The University of Lethbridge is located in Southern Alberta, Canada.
Lethbridge has a population of about 80,000 people. It is close (about
180km) to the Rocky Mountains and Calgary (225km). The University has
about 8,000 students, of which about 300 are English majors.
Faculty in the Department have strong connections to researchers in
neighbouring institutions (University of Calgary, University of Alberta,
University of Saskatchewan, and the University of Victoria) as well as
internationally: the Department is the home of DigitalMedievalist.org,
globaloutlookdh.org, /Digital Studies/Le champ numérique/, and
Lethbridge Journal Incubator. It is a former host of the Text Encoding
Initiative. Faculty are also associated with the Institute for Child and
Youth Studies and the in-preparation Centre for Studies in the Digital Age.
Daniel Paul O'Donnell
Professor of English
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge AB T1K 3M4
+1 403 393-2539
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