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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Black Feminisms

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Gender Studies at Memorial University invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant professor, in the area of Black Feminisms. The position will begin July 1, 2024 on St. John’s Campus.

We are seeking candidates that have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, an active research agenda, and a strong record of teaching experience in the field of Black Feminisms in Canada, the US and/or Global Black Feminisms. The successful candidate will contribute to the Gender Studies undergraduate and graduate programs in Gender Studies. We seek a candidate qualified to share the teaching of core courses in Gender Studies and to develop courses in Black Feminisms.

Preference will be given to applicants who are Black or a person of colour as per approval granted by the Human Rights Commission pursuant to Section 8 of the Human Rights Act.

Complete applications should include:
● a cover letter detailing interest in the position;
● a CV;
● a 2-page research statement;
● a writing sample; and
● names and contact information for three references (no letters required at this stage).

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Jennifer Dyer, Head, Department of Gender Studies,

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2024 at 5pm NST.

To apply, please visit

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada. Salary is commensurate with experience as determined by the Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association (MUNFA) collective agreement. For more information about MUNFA, see .

Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti- racism, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous Peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process please contact directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and has a special obligation to the people of this province. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to 19,000 students,

Memorial’s St. John’s campus provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in the capital city, which has a vibrant cultural life and access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With 15 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers breadth, depth and diversity. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive, and the Aboriginal Languages Archives.