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CFA: Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures and Cultures, York University

December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Department of English, in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional
Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track Professorial Stream
appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern
Diasporic Literatures and Cultures to commence July 1st 2020. We are
particularly interested in candidates whose research can be situated
within the fields of Postcolonial and World Literature in English within
and across periods, genres, and regions. Interdisciplinary and
intermedial approaches are especially welcome. Salary will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University
positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English Literature or a
related field with a specialization in Middle Eastern Diasporic
Literatures and Cultures; a dynamic, substantial, and ongoing research
portfolio; an innovative scholarly profile; and a track record of
experience and demonstrable excellence in university teaching. We are
particularly interested in candidates who engage Middle Eastern
Diasporic Literatures and Cultures from a variety of global perspectives
that may include but should not be limited to North America, with
demonstrated expertise in theoretical and critical paradigms in
Postcolonial and/or World Literature. The successful applicant will
direct courses in World Literature and Postcolonial writing at all
levels, contribute to curricular development in their area of
specialization, and participate actively in the graduate program. The
successful applicant shall be eligible for prompt appointment to the
Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in such priority
areas as experiential education and technology-enhanced learning is

To be guaranteed full consideration, completed applications must be received by January 25, 2020.


December 16, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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