Assistant Professor
English Department

The Department of English at MacEwan University invites applicants for a continuing position in drama, commencing as soon as possible. Applicants must have a specialization in the scholarly study and textual analysis of twentieth-century British or American drama.

Candidates must have completed Ph.D. (or solid indication of imminent completion) and must demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in teaching and research. Experience is an asset.

The successful applicant will teach first-year English courses, develop and teach senior courses in his or her area of expertise, and supervise Honours thesis. Responsibilities of the position are teaching, research, and service.

Applicants will need to submit the following documents when Applying Online:
• Cover letter and resume with curriculum vitae
• Student evaluations
• Statement of research interests
• Sample of scholarly writing (preferably a publication)
• Names of three potential referees

Please email electronic copies of your educational transcript(s) to with the Subject – Competition No. Position Title, Applicant’s Last Name, First Name. Upon hire, we will require the original copies of your educational transcript(s).

Inquiries regarding your application material please email

This position is based at the City Center Campus in Edmonton, Alberta and is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing (Permanent)
Salary $36.26 per Hour (According to Job Bank) $72,834.00 - $115,915.00 Annually (FA Collective Agreement) plus a comprehensive benefits package including: Health and Dental, Pension Plan, Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
Closing Date Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
Competition No. 14.07.098
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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