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  • Faculty of Arts

    Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimu-

    lating environment for learning in St. Johns, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy

    access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide

    variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity.

    Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed

    to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Insti-

    tute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is

    also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive

    and the Native Language Archive. Memorials Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive

    collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

    NOTE: All applications should quote the appropriate position number as listed in each case.

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    Tenure Track:

    The tenure-track positions listed below will normally commence July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval, and will be

    made at the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the appropriate disci-

    pline. A completed earned doctorate (or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the appointee to

    receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an

    earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant

    Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appoint-

    ment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.) Letters of ap-

    plication should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vit, a teaching dossier, three

    letters of reference, and such additional materials as may be specified below. The application must provide evidence of ex-

    cellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head no later than December 6, 2013.

    DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

    POSITION#: VPA-ANTH-2013-001

    The Department of Anthropology (http://www.mun.ca/anthro/) invites applications for a tenure-track-position in

    Sociocultural Anthropology. The successful candidate will be an environmental anthropologist with an active program of re-

    search, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Possible areas

    of specialization may include, but are not limited to: political ecology, historical ecology, environmental justice, climate

    change, the built environment, water politics, food sovereignty and environmental activism. Regional specialization is open.

    Qualified candidates will have a PhD in hand or be near completion. Applicants should submit a covering letter, a CV, sam-

    ple publications, a research statement, and a teaching dossier to the address below. They should also arrange for three letters

    of reference to be sent under separate cover to: Dr. Mark Tate, Head, Department of Anthropology, Memorial Univer-

    sity of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone: (709) 864-4052; email: tscott@mun.ca.

    DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

    POSITION#: VPA-ECON-2013-001

    The Department of Economics is seeking applications for a tenure-track position. The Department is particularly interested

    in candidates with a specialization in Econometrics. However, exceptionally qualified candidates in other fields, especially

    Labour Economics, Energy Economics, Applied Economics or Regional Economics, will be considered. Duties include

    http://www.mun.ca/arts/http://www.mun.ca/anthro/mailto:tscott@mun.ca

  • teaching, on a rotational basis with other members of the department, undergraduate and graduate (Masters level) economet-

    rics and other areas of specialty that the candidate might have. Letters of application should be sent no later than December

    6, 2013, to: Dr. Wade Locke, Head, Department of Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL,

    Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone (709) 864-8104; Fax (709) 864-2094; Email: wlocke@mun.ca and be accompanied by a cur-

    rent Curriculum Vitae, a Teaching dossier and three reference letters. Information about the department can be found on the

    department`s web pages at http://www.mun.ca/econ/home.

    DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

    POSITION#: VPA-ENGL-2013-001

    The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position. The area of specializa-

    tion is Canadian Literature. Ideally the candidate will also be able to contribute to other departmental strengths; for an over-

    view of departmental research clusters, applicants are encouraged to consult the departmental research page

    (www.mun.ca/english/research). A completed Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Please send a letter of applica-

    tion, CV, an example of scholarly work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three reference letters to: Professor Donna

    Walsh, Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns,

    NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone: (709) 864-8277; Fax (709) 864-4528; email: donnaw@mun.ca.

    DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

    POSITION#: VPA-ENGL-2013-002

    The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position. The area of specializa-

    tion is Creative Writing. A substantial record of publication is required, as is the ability to contribute to other departmental

    strengths; a Ph.D. would be an asset. (For an overview of departmental research clusters, applicants are encouraged to con-

    sult the departmental research page (www.mun.ca/english/research).) Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae,

    an example of creative work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three reference letters to: Professor Donna Walsh, Head,

    Department of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada,

    A1C 5S7; Phone (709) 864-8277;Fax (709) 864-4528; email: donnaw@mun.ca.

    DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH AND SPANISH

    POSITION#: VPA-FREN-2013-001

    The Department of French and Spanish invites applications for a tenure-track position in French. Qualifications: Ph.D. (in

    hand or near completion); experience of teaching French language, literature and culture; an active research program focusing

    on childrens and youth literature. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity to teach at undergraduate and

    masters levels. Applications should include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, and supporting documents (a philosophy of

    teaching, teaching plans and teaching evaluations as well as samples of published work, etc.). Candidates should provide the

    names and contact information of three referees and ask these referees to send a reference letter to the address below. Appli-

    cations and letters of reference are to be addressed to: Dr. Anne Thareau, Head, Department of French and Spanish,

    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9 or by email (PDF) to athareau@mun.ca.

    Fax: (709) 864-3594.

    Le Dpartement dtudes franaises et hispaniques sollicite des candidatures pour un poste en franais menant la perma-

    nence. Qualifications : Doctorat complt ou sur le point de ltre ; une exprience dans lenseignement de la langue, de la

    littrature et de la culture et un programme de recherche en littrature denfance et de jeunesse. Le ou la candidat/e rete-

    nu/e pourra enseigner aux premier et deuxime cycles. Les offres de service comprendront une lettre de motivation, un c.v.

    et un dossier (une philosophie de lenseignement, des plans de cours et des valuations des tudiant/e/s, des exemples de pu-

    blications, etc.). Les candidats et candidates fourniront les coordonnes de trois rpondant/e/s et demanderont ces rpon-

    dant/e/s denvoyer des lettres de recommandation ladresse ci-dessous. Les offres de service et les lettres de recommanda-

    tion doivent tre expdies : Mme Anne Thareau, Directrice, Dpartement dtudes franaises et hispaniques, Memo-

    rial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9 ou par courriel (PDF) athareau@mun.ca. Fax:

    (709) 864-3594; E-mail: french@mun.ca.

    DEPARTMENT OF GENDER STUDIES

    POSITION#: VPA-GNDR-2013-002

    The Department of Gender Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in postcolonial feminisms. Geographical

    focus is open. An expertise in the areas of gender, law, and social justice would be an asset. The Department of Gender Stud-

    ies currently offers an undergraduate Major and Minor and Master of Gender Studies. As well as interdisciplinary collabora-

    tion among colleagues in Arts, Business, Community Health, Education, Engineering, Human Kinetics and Recreation, Sci-

    ence, and Nursing, the department has strong connections with community organizations.

    mailto:wlocke@mun.cahttp://www.mun.ca/econ/homehttp://www.mun.ca/english/researchmailto:donnaw@mun.ca.http://www.mun.ca/english/research)mailto:donnaw@mun.camailto:athareau@mun.camailto:athareau@mun.camailto:french@mun.ca

  • The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Gender Studies or an allied discipline (in hand or near completion), with a

    demonstrated commitment to Womens Studies/Gender Studies/Feminist Studies; demonstrated achievement in teaching and

    research; ability to teach required undergraduate courses in Gender Studies (including Introduction to Gender Studies); abil-

    ity to teach graduate level courses in Gender Studies and to supervise graduate students. Letters of application should be ac-

    companied by a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and a teaching dossier. Applicants should also arrange for three

    letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. Applications and letters of reference should be forwarded to: Dr. Pa-

    tricia Dold, Head, Department of Gender Studies, Memorial University, St. Johns, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7 or via email

    to both pdold@mun.ca and joanb@mun.ca. For further information, please email: joanb@mun.ca, with the subject line:

    Gender Studies Position.

    DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

    POSITION#: VPA-HIST-2013-001

    The Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of European Medieval History, special-

    isation open. An ability to teach gender history would be an asset. The person appointed will be expected to teach at all levels

    of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum including the supervision of honours and graduate students, and maintain an

    active research profile. The successful candidate should also be willing to participate in the university's interdisciplinary Me-

    dieval Studies programme. Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department accompanied by a curriculum

    vitae, a teaching dossier and three reference letters. Applications should also include the following: 1) a statement of teaching

    interests; 2) a statement outlining ongoing or proposed research programme; and 3) a sample of scholarly writing. Applica-

    tions should be directed to Professor Terry Bishop-Stirling, Head, Department of History, Memorial University of

    Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Fax: 709-864-2164; email: tstirlin@mun.ca.

    DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

    POSITION#: VPA-SOCI-2013-001

    The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Culture and Technology Studies. The person

    appointed will be able to demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research in both areas and will have a strong record of

    scholarly achievement. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate, honours, and graduate students.

    Please forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, three reference letters, as well as two examples

    of written work (either published or unpublished, but at least one example single authored) to: Dr. Karen Stanbridge,

    Head, Department of Sociology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone:

    (709) 864-7457 ; Fax: (709) 864-2075 ; Email: kstanbri@mun.ca. The department does not accept applications in electronic form. Please send hard copies of each of the required materials

    listed in the job advertisement.

    Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visi-

    ble minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However,

    Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    mailto:pdold@mun.camailto:joanb@mun.camailto:joanb@mun.camailto:tstirlin@mun.ca