25.524 job at Montréal

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 524.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:57:14 -0500
        From: "Michael E. Sinatra" <meberlesinatra at mac.com>
        Subject: job at Montréal

Dear all,

There is still time to apply to the following Canada Research Chair at the Université de Montréal.
Best wishes,



Professor of Literature and Digital Culture

The Department of French Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Literature and Digital Culture. The successful candidate will be nominated for a tier 2 Canada Research Chair (PhD or equivalent degree obtained within the past ten years).


The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the institution.


PhD in Literature or other relevant field.

Teaching experience.

Excellent publication and research record that includes an inquiry into the future of

literary studies and editorial practices in the digital era.

Practical experience with digital tools.

Excellent command of French. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with

an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://www.direction.umontreal.ca/secgen/recueil/politique_linguistique.html], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.


The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of benefits.

Starting Date

From June 1, 2012.


The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitæ, a description of the candidate’s research program and a copy of recent publications or research reports, must be received at the address below by December 15, 2011. Applications submitted by email will not be accepted.

Curriculum vitae

Please ensure that the curriculum vitae includes the following:
1. University education and professional training, starting with the most recent.
2. University, research, professional or industrial experience, starting with the most recent position. 3. Research funding: list funding sources (grants, contracts, scholarships, etc.) received over the past five years. Indicate if funding is requested, current or held. Also state the funding period and your status (head or co- researcher).
4. Contributions to research:

4.1 Important contributions: Enumerate the five most important contributions you have made to research over your career. Explain their importance (approx. 1 page).
4.2 List of contributions (works, collective works, articles in refereed journals, etc.).
4.3 Leadership (maximum 1 page) Illustrate your leadership potential in your research field or discipline.

4.4 Guidance (maximum 2 pages): Specify your guidance activities with respect to graduate- level studies and postdoctoral researchers. Specify the number of students supervised over your career and the number of students currently being supervised.
4.5 Other contributions: describe any other activities that demonstrate the impact of your work, such as receiving awards or distinctions, consultations, contributions to public, scientific and professional organizations, membership on committees, executive boards, etc.

Research program (maximum 6 pages, including references):
Please describe your research program, which would be provided as part of your nomination to the Canada Research Chair Program. Please refer to the research program’s key objectives and explain how your contribution will have an impact on the research field. Please describe the guidance and supervision activities that would result from your research program.

Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Department Chair at the following address:

Francis Gingras, Interim Chair Department of French-Language Literatures Université de Montréal
P. O. Box 6128, Station Centre-Ville Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7

For more information about the Department of French Studies, please consult the Web site at: www.littfra.umontreal.ca. 

Dr. Michael E. Sinatra, Associate Professor
Département d'études anglaises
Université de Montréal
President 'Synergies'  http://www.synergiescanada.org
President (French) 'Society for Digital Humanities'  http://www.sdh-semi.org

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