Assistant Professor, English

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Home Office
100,202.00  Annual
71,506.00  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE 1.0
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 2093
Posted 04/16/2021 Wage Min 71506.0000
Closing Date 05/14/2021 Wage Max 100202.0000


The Centre for Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, English, commencing September 1, 2021. Athabasca University is a fully accredited, comprehensive academic and research post-secondary institution with a commitment to facilitating open access to education. Athabasca University is dedicated to transforming lives and transforming communities. In this light, the university is committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action [2015].

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English or literary studies. We are seeking a candidate with both broad knowledge of English literatures and an active or emerging research program of scholarship that critically addresses one or more of the following specific areas: Indigenous literary studies; postcolonial or diaspora studies; critical race and anti-racism studies. The candidate will be expected to develop new courses as determined by their research interests and the needs of the program. The candidate will also coordinate and revise existing courses in the program. Evidence of scholarly output and research productivity and proof of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level are required. Experience in teaching and advising professional, working students and graduate students, and/or in community-responsive research and teaching are considered assets. Familiarity with online systems of course delivery is preferred. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada and will be verified upon hire.

This is a full-time position located in Alberta; the successful candidate will be expected to work from a home office located anywhere in Alberta.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Mark McCutcheon at 1-833-850-8202 or via email: