Assistant Professor in English

University of New Brunswick Department of English

Department of English: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

Academic Employment Opportunity #22-01

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence on July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to completion, with research and teaching interests in Early Modern Drama and Pre-Modern Critical Race Studies. Candidates with a record of achievement in Medieval literatures and/or drama production may be given special consideration.

A small, research-intensive department with a reputation for high-quality teaching located on unceded Wolastoqey lands in New Brunswick's capital city, UNB's Department of English offers a wide range of undergraduate programs in English literature, drama, and creative writing as well as MA and PhD programs in literature and creative writing. This position will be integral to our literature and drama programs, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach existing undergraduate courses and develop new ones as well as to teach and supervise at the graduate level.

Demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Interested individuals should ask three referees to send letters of reference and should themselves send a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a sample of their scholarly work of no more than 30 pages (preferably in electronic format) to:

Dr. Edith Snook, Chair

Department of English

Room #247, Carleton Hall

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 4400

Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3


The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.