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Dear Colleagues,

Please note the following advertisement concerning
a position in Comparative Literature, including Ukrainian.

Best wishes,
Natalia Pylypiuk
Modern Languages & Cultural Studies
University of Alberta


Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature and Eastern European  
Literatures and Culture

The Comparative Literature Program within the Faculty of Arts at the  
University of Alberta, in conjunction with the Department of Modern  
Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS), invites applications for a  
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in  
Comparative Literature and Eastern European literatures and culture.  
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature; will have  
knowledge of the theory, method and practice of Comparative  
Literature as well as teaching experience (preferably full-time), and  
strong potential for research in the disciplines of Comparative  
Literature and MLCS. As genre is at the centre of our undergraduate  
and graduate programs, experience in research and teaching genre  
would be a great asset. This position will be in twentieth century  
literature and culture. The candidate should be able to contribute  
immediately to teaching senior and honours courses and soon to  
teaching graduate courses and being a graduate supervisor in  
Comparative Literature and MLCS. Our preference is for a candidate  
who has teaching experience in our high demand areas, such as popular  
literature and culture, folk tales and fairy tales, and science  
fiction. The candidate will be able to teach at least one Eastern  
European language, with a preference for major languages like  
Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish. Such courses would be taught in  
Modern Languages and Cultural Studies.

Starting date is July 1, 2007. Applicants should submit a letter of  
application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of their written work and,  
if available, a teaching dossier and evaluations of teaching  
performance to:
Dr. Jonathan Hart, Professor and Director
Program in Comparative Literature
Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Faculty of Arts
Room 1-59 Humanities Centre

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