Associate Professor/Professor – Old English Language and Literature, University of Toronto

Closing Date: 11/17/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 26087
Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Centre for Medieval Studies & the Department of English
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Centre for Medieval Studies and the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Old English Language and Literature. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter. This will be a joint appointment between the Centre for Medieval Studies (51%) and the Department of English (49%).

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Old English Language or Literature or a related area (e.g., Medieval Latin or Old Norse) with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance existing strengths at the Centre for Medieval Studies and the Department of English. 

Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. Elisa Brilli, Search Committee Chair, at

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by of November 17, 2022.