Assistant Professor, 20th Century International Relations
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the history of international relations in the twentieth century, effective 1 July 2009. All applications are welcome, but preference will be given to applications from scholars working on Africa, South Asia, or the Middle East, and on such topics as international law, non-governmental organizations, transnational cultures, imperialism and post-colonialism, conflict and violence, or globalization.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be near completion), and are expected to provide evidence of innovation and excellence in research, as demonstrated by their published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in the field. A strong commitment to teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate level is also required, and the successful candidate will teach regularly, though not exclusively, several history courses in the university's undergraduate program in International Relations.
Candidates interested in the academic programs of the History Department should follow the Research Clusters link on our departmental website at www.history.ubc.ca/. Information on the universitys program in International Relations can be found at www.arts.ubc.ca/International_Relations_Program.4630.0.html.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should include a C.V., a description of current and future research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and letters of reference from three referees (under separate cover). Applications should also include up to three samples of scholarship, including published articles, unpublished papers, or book chapters. Application materials should be received no later than 1 October 2008.
Dr. Jessica Wang
|Primary Category:||Political Science
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies
World History / Studies