English & Writing StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

Academic Job Postings


Posting date: April 23, 2015


The Department of English and Writing Studies expects to have Limited-Duties (Part-time) appointments to teach the following courses during the Fall/Winter period September 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016:


English 2018A                       The Culture of Leadership I

English 2075G                       Cultures of Blood

English 3998E                        Creative Writing                                                                                  

Please note that offerings could be assigned to the workload of full-time faculty or to part-time faculty with seniority or preference rights in accordance with the Collective Agreement, or left unfilled based on operational/enrolment requirements.

The calendar description of undergraduate courses offered in our Department is available at http://www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca/2015/index.html . More information on the Department is available at http://www.uwo.ca/english

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English or a related field, or have a record of publishing and teaching, as well as a demonstrated record of performance in university-level teaching in English.

In accordance with the Collective Agreement, consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications, including qualifications which go beyond the requirements for the position.

Candidates must be willing to undertake training as required by the Employer including, but not limited to, training in respect of health and safety, harassment and discrimination, and legislated service standards.

Candidates must apply using the application form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/forms/limited-duties-app.pdf or from the Department of English and Writing Studies, Arts and Humanities Building, Room 2G02A, or from the Office of the Dean of Arts & Humanities, Arts and Humanities Building Room 3R34. In addition to the application form, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and evidence of successful teaching, together with the names and contact information of qualified individuals who could be contacted about their teaching experience and ability, to: 

                                                Professor Bryce Traister
                                                Chair, Department of English and Writing Studies
                                                Western University
                                                London, Ontario Canada N6A 3K7
                                                Tel: 519-661-2111 ext 85790
                                                Fax: 519-661-3776
                                                EMAIL: c/o bethmc@uwo.ca

The closing date for applications is May 22, 2015.

All positions are subject to budget approval.  Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Note: Recent Western graduates who are foreign nationals may be eligible to work on campus. Please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website under Post-Graduation Employment at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/index.asp.