Concordia University - Montreal, School of Canadian Irish Studies
Tenure-Track Position in Irish Performance Studies
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The School of Canadian Irish Studies (SCIS) at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Irish Performance Studies. The ideal candidate will have proven expertise in Irish theatre, film, and/or other domains of performance studies such as dance, music or visual and media culture. She/he may also have a demonstrable profile in performance practice or research-creation, and in engaging student, community, and/or popular audiences. The candidate must have a completed PhD or equivalent, a multidisciplinary approach to his/her own field and to Irish Studies as a whole, a strong publication record, and evidence of teaching excellence. Administrative experience and community outreach are additional assets.
The School of Canadian Irish Studies currently offers Minor and Certificate programs in Canadian Irish Studies, with a new Major set to commence in 2012-13. Additionally, faculty members in the SCIS advise and/or supervise MA and PhD students in several cross-departmental and interdisciplinary graduate program contexts. Beyond our formal academic programs, the SCIS sponsors a prestigious annual lecture series, hosts Visiting Scholars, provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students, presents an Irish Studies Seminar Series, organizes various community-outreach events, supports the publication of the Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, and organizes international conferences and symposia (e.g. the 2011 CAIS and 2012 IASIL).
Applications must consist of the following elements: cover letter; curriculum vitae; copies of representative publications; a statement of teaching philosophy/interests; a statement of research achievements; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Dr. Michael Kenneally
Principal, School of Canadian Irish Studies
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., S-H 1001-11
Montreal, Qc. H3G 1M8.
Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2013. All applications should reach the School no later than November 1, 2012. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Kenneally (Michael.Kenneally@Concordia.ca).
For additional information, please visit our website at artsandscience.concordia.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.
Dr. Michael Kenneally