Faculty Recruitment and Support Program
The Faculty Recruitment and Support Program provides prospective faculty members with information on life at Queen's and in the Kingston Community and assists new faculty members and their families with the relocation process. Services are confidential.
No positions are currently being advertised.
Teaching Assistantships for ENGL 237 Online
Period: Winter 2014
Posted: 8 November 2013
Deadline: 21 November 2013
The Department of English Language and Literature requires up to 2 Teaching Assistants for the Winter term Arts and Science Online course ENGL 237 (taught by Professor Evans). Please note that lower enrolments may mean a smaller number of Teaching Assistants is required.
Job Requirements: Successful candidates will demonstrate successful experience in prior teaching assistantships and significant knowledge of course content. These teaching assistantships are for the support of online courses. Some training and preparation is needed before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9–5 work week, and have access to the internet and a computer that meets minimum requirements. Experience with learning management systems (e.g., Moodle) and videoconferencing software (e.g., Blackboard Elluminate) would be an asset.
Please send a current cv and a brief covering letter to Dr Leslie Ritchie, Graduate Chair, by Thursday, 21 November 2013. Successful candidates will be notified by Arts and Science Online. The hours in these TA contracts will be determined on the basis of the actual course enrolment.
Queen’s National Scholar
Departments of English Language and Literature, Drama, and Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Indigenous Literatures and Languages
Posted: 21 May 2013
Review of applications begins: 1 August 2013
The Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Drama, and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Queen's University jointly invite applications from outstanding scholars in the area of Indigenous Literatures and Languages for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor under the Queen's National Scholar (QNS) Program. The successful candidate will be expected to have Indigenous literature(s) or language(s) as his or her primary field; a secondary strength in other forms of creative or artistic practice (e.g., performance art, film and media, drama, or music) would be an asset. The position will be housed primarily in the sponsoring Department most suited to the successful applicant’s areas of expertise.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and, where possible, participate in graduate supervision. In keeping with the strong ties between identity, culture, and land that are assumed in this field, the successful applicant will be expected to engage with local Indigenous nations and Indigenous students on campus. The main criterion for selection will be recognized excellence in the study and teaching of Indigenous literatures and languages. The Queen's National Scholar Program expects that the successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability to provide a rich and rewarding learning experience to all their students and have developed a research program that aligns well with the University’s priorities. Further information can be found in Queen's University’s Academic Plan (PDF) and the Strategic Research Plan (PDF). Click here for a detailed description of how this position aligns with existing research and teaching strength in Indigenous Studies in the Departments of English Language and Literature, Drama, and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
This is a tenured or tenure-track position and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Performance expectations for tenure-track and tenured faculty members at Queen's include innovative and high quality peer-assessed scholarly or creative work (which is normally demonstrated by presentation or publication in a suitable academic or artistic forum), outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, as well as substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, to the University, and/or the broader community. The review of applications will begin on 1 August 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is 1 July 2014.
Applicants are asked to submit:
- a letter of application describing their research and teaching interests
- a teaching portfolio
- curriculum vitae
- three samples of published work
- letters from three referees
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MSWord files). They may be sent to: Chair, QNS Search Committee, Department of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants who are unable to submit their materials electronically may send hard copies by regular mail to: Chair, QNS Search Committee, Department of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada. Tel.: 613-533-2154; Fax: 613-533-6872.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. The University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
The academic staff at Queen's are governed by a Collective Agreement.