Career Opportunities



Winter 2019 per course teaching opportunities

Winter 2019 Per Course Teaching opportunities in English, CMST, and ESL! Deadline for application is Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12 noon! (email to:

Winter 2019 Per Course Teaching Opportunities
Winter 2019 Per Course Application Form

Tenure track position: Communications & Creativity

(POSITION#: ENGL-2018-001)

The Department of English, which administers the Major in Communication Studies program, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2019. The central areas of specialization are Communication Studies and Creativity, and the successful candidate will take an active role in growing the interdisciplinary Major in Communication Studies and in developing a graduate program in Communication Studies. Strong candidates will have teaching specialization and an active research program in the Digital Humanities (DH) and new media. Ideally, the candidate will also be able to contribute to our Creative Writing programs by teaching courses in new media creation.

Our department understands Digital Humanities and new media to include but not be limited to digital storytelling, digital activism, multimedia installation, social media, digital exhibition and archives, podcasting, photography, sound, and geographical information systems [GIS]. We are especially interested in candidates with a background in Indigenous new media, digital storytelling, or multimedia, who can teach in Creative Writing areas such as screen writing, sound art, radio drama, intermedia, and/or performance.

For an overview of departmental research clusters, applicants are encouraged to consult the departmental research page ( A completed Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a cognate discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Please send a letter of application, CV, an example of scholarly work, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Jennifer Lokash, Head, Department of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7. Phone: (709) 864-8277; fax (709) 864-4528; email: Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate whether they are currently legally permitted to work in Canada. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018




Department of English

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000