Monday, May 14, 2012

Celtic Position -- St. Francis Xavier University

"The Department of Celtic Studies at St. Francis Xavier University invites applications for a nine-month, limited-term position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications.  The position will commence on 1 September 2012.  The successful candidate will have a PhD, or be near completion, in Celtic Studies or closely related field.  Fluency in Scottish Gaelic as well as teaching experience and publications are desirable.  Candidates will be expected to teach three courses for each of two semesters including Scottish Gaelic at the first and/or second-year level; other courses to be determined. Electronic submission of application materials is requested.  Please send a CV and letter of application containing a summary of teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of teaching and research interests to Dr. Michael Linkletter, Chair, Department of Celtic Studies, at the following e-mail address: mlinklet[at]  Please also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by referees to the same e-mail address.  Consideration of applications will begin on 1 June 2012 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

All qualified candidates, especially women and members of minority groups, are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  St. Francis Xavier University is committed to the principle of employment equity."

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