Faculty of Fine Arts (Writing) Assistant Professor

University of Victoria

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    We acknowledge with respect that the College of Victoria is situated on the unceded territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples, whose historic relationships with the land proceed to at the present time. The College of Victoria is dedicated to the continued work of decolonizing and Indigenizing the campus group each inside and outdoors the classroom. We’re honoured to share Elder Elmer George’s (Songhees Nation) Welcome to the Territory.

    The Division of Writing on the College of Victoria invitations functions for a tenure-track place on the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in fiction, to begin July 1, 2024.

    In accordance with the College’s Fairness Plan and pursuant to Part 42 of the BC Human Rights code, the choice will likely be restricted to members of the next designated group: Black folks. Our search committee will evaluation the pool of functions from those that self-identify with this designated group. Candidates from this group should self-identify of their cowl letter to be thought of for this place.

    The candidate’s {qualifications}, expertise and total market demand will decide a candidate’s ultimate wage provide. The wage for this place features a aggressive wage vary of $107,617 – $132,939. UVic is dedicated to providing an equitable and aggressive wage, inclusive of a beneficiant advantages bundle, eligible leaves and pension plan


    Required Standards:
    Certified candidates may have: 

    • a grasp’s diploma or equal skilled expertise; 
    • a document of publication (a number of books of fiction printed or below contract);
    • proof of or demonstrated potential for efficient instructing on the post-secondary degree; 
    • and demonstrated capability to share in administrative duties on the departmental, college, and college ranges.

    The next are thought of belongings: 

    • worldwide publications;
    • grants, awards and fellowships;
    • multi-genre expertise, particularly playwriting; 
    • expertise main fiction workshops and/or modifying fiction; 
    • demonstrated capability for mentorship; 
    • expertise with group engagement and outreach.

    Extra info

    Who We Are:
    Established in 1973, the Division of Writing is one in every of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious applications in writing, located in an internationally acknowledged School of Effective Arts. The division presents a BA, BFA and MFA in Writing, in addition to a Skilled Writing Minor in Journalism & Publishing. Along with college experience in fiction, poetry, inventive nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, and communications and journalism, necessary areas of inventive and instructing focus additionally embody Indigenous storytelling, queer and trans media arts, local weather/eco writing, environmental journalism, arts and narratives of the African diaspora, hip-hop tradition, interactive narrative and digital storytelling, the graphic novel, literary journalism, memoir, collaborative creation, and hybrid genres. Anti-racist and trauma-informed methodologies information our writing workshops, and the division is dedicated to offering an inclusive and inventive house for college kids. 

    Our college train a mixture of workshop and lecture programs on the undergraduate and graduate degree, supervise graduate college students in our acclaimed MFA program, and contribute to the administration of the division and its position within the college group. We worth candidates who share our division’s dedication to fairness and inclusivity in scholarship and instructing. We attempt for revolutionary pedagogy, inventive exercise, and scholarship.

    School and Librarians on the College of Victoria are ruled by the provisions of the Collective Settlement . Members are represented by the College of Victoria School Affiliation .

    All certified candidates are inspired to use; in case you are neither a Canadian citizen or everlasting resident, please point out in case you are licensed to work in Canada, and be ready to supply a replica of your allow authorizing similar.

    Contact info

    Candidates ought to submit the next (digital solely, in PDF or Phrase format) to Prof. Kevin Kerr, Chair, Division of Writing by way of electronic mail to [email protected]

  • cowl letter (together with assertion of self-identification if relevant)
  • a press release of inventive and analysis pursuits (most of two pages)
  • a press release of instructing philosophy and expertise (most of 1 web page)
  • previous syllabi, pupil and peer evaluations, and so on., if out there
  • a press release of variety, fairness, and inclusion (most of 1 web page)
  • a curriculum vitae
  • names and speak to info of three referees 
  • a portfolio of printed and/or forthcoming fiction (most of 30 pages)
  • Please word that reference checks will likely be completed, and background checks, together with credential and diploma verification, could also be undertaken as a part of this recruitment course of.

    Software deadline

    To be thought of, functions have to be obtained by Midnight PST on January 19, 2024

    Fairness assertion

    UVic is dedicated to upholding the values of fairness, variety, and inclusion in our residing, studying and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we search members who will work respectfully and constructively with variations and throughout ranges of energy. We actively encourage functions from members of teams with historic and/or present obstacles to fairness, and specifically we’re in search of for this Restricted Rent search candidates who’re Black

    Learn our full fairness assertion right here: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement

    The College acknowledges the potential influence that profession interruptions can have on a candidate’s document of analysis achievement. We encourage candidates to clarify of their utility the influence that profession interruptions have had on their document.

    Individuals with disabilities, who anticipate needing lodging for any a part of the applying and hiring course of, might contact School Relations and Tutorial Administration within the Workplace of the VP Tutorial and Provost at [email protected] . Any private info supplied will likely be maintained in confidence.

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