Assistant Professor In Early Modern Literature With Emphasis On Shakespeare And Drama University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of English Canada

Assistant Professor - Early Modern Literature with emphasis on Shakespeare and Drama - 1701181

Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science

Department: English

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Jul 17, 2017

Job Closing: Oct 16, 2017


The Department of English at the University of Toronto, St George campus, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Early Modern Literature with special emphasis on Shakespeare and Drama. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.


Applicants must have a PhD in English or appropriate field by date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, and an emerging international reputation. The successful candidate must display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrated by a strong statement of teaching philosophy, excellent teaching evaluations, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. A teaching dossier which includes these materials should be submitted as part of the application. Evidence of excellence in research should be demonstrated by an outstanding dissertation, publications in leading presses and in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of international standing. The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an externally funded research program.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Department of English, St George Campus, offers the opportunity to teach and to conduct research in a department that is committed to studying the literatures of English in both their historical depth and their geographical range. Situated in one of the most diverse cities in the world, the Department reflects that diversity in its approach to English as a world language.


All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), research statement outlining current and future research interests, and a substantial writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online by the closing date of October 16, 2017.


Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.


Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters on letterhead directly to the department via e-mail to by the closing date, October 16, 2017.


For more information about the Department of English, please visit


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see


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

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