Assistant Professor
University of Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB
The University of Winnipeg is a public university of approximately 10,000 students, with a focus on the liberal arts. The city of Winnipeg, the capital of the province of Manitoba, has a multi-culturally diverse population of over 700,000, with a vibrant artistic community (symphony, ballet, opera, theatre, etc.) and fine museums and galleries.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track position in 19th Century French Literature at the Assistant Professor rank, commencing July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.

The ideal candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in French Literature and a promising record of publication, native or near-native fluency in both French and English, and teaching experience at the university level. A second specialty in sociocriticism would be an asset. Courses are taught in French. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses at all levels in literature, and some language courses. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a writing sample (dissertation chapter or published article) and evidence of teaching excellence.

Applications must be submitted through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system. To apply click on apply below.

Candidates should arrange for the three letters of reference to be sent by the referees directly to:

Dr. Sante A. Viselli, Chair, or to Rachel Berg (Office Manager)
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
The University of Winnipeg

Closing date for submissions of applications is March 10, 2019, or until such time as the position is filled.

Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Sante A. Viselli, Chair,

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.