DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
The Department of English invites applications for an Author Residency for Fall Semester 2011 or Winter Semester 2012, subject to the availability of matching funding from the Canada Council and Memorial University. The position is intended to honour new and established writers whose published work demonstrates a high level of literary achievement. In the course of the residency, the author will work on his or her writing projects while making time available to students and writers within the University and in the community at large. The author will be given the opportunity to interact with writing communities in a variety of ways. Authors wishing to be considered for the position are asked to provide a letter of application and a curriculum vitae no later than Friday, July 30, 2010. When an author has been selected, a joint application will be made to the Author Residency program of the Canada Council. Remuneration for the position, if funding is approved, will be approximately $19,000 (plus return air fare). Written or electronic applications should be addressed to:
Dr. Faith Balisch, Interim Head
Department of English Language and Literature
St. John’s, Newfoundland
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.