Department of French
Assistant Professor, Contractually Limited Appointment
The Department of French at McMaster University invites applications for a one year non-renewable contractually limited appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Middle Ages and Renaissance for the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
The successful candidate will possess scholarly interest and publications in one or more of the following: Literature and culture; religion; politics and society; voyages, “discoveries” and exchanges; Middle Ages and Renaissance and the contemporary imaginary (i.e.: in contemporary popular culture). The candidate must hold a PhD and preferably be the author of publications relevant to the position. He/she will contribute significantly to the Department’s new PhD Program and M.A. Program, as well as to the undergraduate teaching in literature and language. Preference will be given to candidates with an interdisciplinary background and knowledge of digital media. University teaching experience is an asset. The position complements the Department’s thematic emphasis on Francophonie and diversity, as well as the university’s commitment to innovation in teaching and research, to international perspectives, and to digital culture.
The current minimum salary at the rank of Assistant Professor is $66,243.00 plus benefits.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, three letters of reference, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, sample course outlines and teaching evaluations to:
Dr. Michael Kliffer
Chair, Selection Committee
Department of French
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2
All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.
Applications received by April 15, 2013 will be assured of consideration. Applicants should arrange for the three letters of reference to reach the department by the same date.
For further information on the Department of French, please see:
Posted March 13, 2013
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.