Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

The Department of Literatures and Languages of the World at the University of Montreal is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature with specialization in literary theory. Such fields of expertise might include media theory and media studies; feminist, gender, and queer studies; theories of care; environmental humanities; research-creation and narrative medicine; Indigenous studies; inter-/trans-Asian studies; diaspora studies.

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, contribute to the activities of the Department and the University, and develop an excellent record of research, publications, and scholarly presentations. The candidate will also be expected to participate in the high-level training of researchers in literary, cultural, media, and art-research studies and must be capable of working across multiple languages in an interdisciplinary environment.

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