Teaching Term Position in Folklore
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, has a population of more than 1,300 students and emphasizes innovative approaches to teaching and learning, research and engagement. Experiential learning, impactful research and strong community relationships are the hallmarks of Grenfell Campus’ profile.
The Social Cultural Studies Programme, School of Arts and Social Science invites applications for an 8-month teaching term position in Folklore at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor, depending on the applicant’s qualifications. The position will begin on September 1, 2018 and end on April 30, 2019.
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Folklore or will be post-comprehensive examinations and working towards a Ph.D. in Folklore or a related discipline. Recent post-secondary instructional experience in the following subject areas is preferred. In the Fall semester, the successful candidate will be required to teach Introduction to Folklore (FOLK1000), and Folklife (FOLK2401), as well as one other three thousand level course. In the winter semester the successful candidate will be required to teach Introduction to Folklore (FOLK1000), Folklore Research Methods (FOLK2100), and one course at the three or four thousand level.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a sample course outline) and the names and contact information for three references should be sent in electronic form to: Dr. Laura Robinson, Dean, School of Arts and Social Science, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6P9. Telephone: (709) 637-6202; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All appointments are subject to budgetary approval. Salary will reflect qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement governing faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.