University of Alberta

Part-Time Contract Lecturer - English

AUG Fine Arts & Humanities

Competition No.  -    A105632394
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Fine Arts and Humanities at the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus invites applications for a part-time contract teaching position in English for the 2017-18 academic year.  The anticipated teaching assignment will be 3 courses per semester and will include senior courses on Milton and Shakespeare along with up to two sections of first year English each term.  

The successful candidate will be expected to hold a PhD in English or be near completion, with a specialization in Early Modern literature and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.  

The Augustana Campus enrolls about 1000 students in baccalaureate degree programs on a picturesque residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton.  Augustana is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, provides a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana is the only Canadian member of the 25-member Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, an alliance in support of superior, accessible higher education.  It seeks to attract promising scholars who will share its enthusiasm for teaching in a collegial, small-campus environment.

This position has an approximate appointment of two academic semesters, starting September 1, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018; salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching (CAST) Agreement.

Applications, including curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least two academic references, should be submitted as soon as possible. However, the competition will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.