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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary's University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2019. The Department is seeking an individual with a primary research profile in African Francophonie Studies, and/or Francophone African Diasporas, with a focus on literature and culture. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in French at all levels, culture courses in English, and the core courses in the Department's new Intercultural Studies program. The ability to contribute to other programs within the Department will be considered an asset.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in French at all levels, culture courses in English, and the core courses in the Department's new Intercultural Studies program. The ability to contribute to other programs within the Department will be considered an asset.

What you'll need

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or be near completion of the degree, and possess a strong command of French and English. Candidates must have demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research activities. Letters of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a research dossier including a research statement and two writing samples, the names of three referees (from whom the Chair will solicit letters directly), transcripts, and a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations.

We're looking for

Core Skills

French Intercultural University Teaching

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Are you interested?

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Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and use our online application system through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now" button. Applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing (if available), graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees.  Where possible, please merge these documents into one (1) PDF file.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018.

Saint Mary's University is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, and national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Wide-ranging social science and humanities programs, interdisciplinary studies are prominent in the Faculty of Arts. Saint Mary's is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity Saint Mary's University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, women, visible minorities, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our website at http://www.smu.ca

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