Assistant Professor, Modern European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of Humanities of the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure stream position at the level of assistant professor in modern (post-1750) continental European history (Britain, Eastern Europe and Russia are excluded) to begin July 1, 2010. Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.
The successful candidate will draw upon, develop, and expand the discipline's present strengths in one or more of social, cultural, intellectual, comparative and transnational history as well as histories of gender, race, empire/ colonialism and nationalism. S/he will be responsible for the development of a range of undergraduate courses, including a theme course in world history to be taught occasionally, will be a full member of the integrated Graduate History Department of the University of Toronto, including the supervision of masters and doctoral theses, and will collaborate with colleagues on relevant trans-disciplinary programs and initiatives. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UTSC is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body speaking a wide range of languages. The university offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Additional information on the Department can be found at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~humdiv/index.html and on the Graduate Department of History at http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/history/graduate/index.html.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online at http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (Job Number 0900755; Internet Explorer and PC recommended). Please ensure that you include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample and teaching materials as well as a syllabus for a modern European survey course (either nineteenth or twentieth century) taught in a twelve-week term.. We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files. If you are unable to apply online (or alternatively have large documents to send), please submit your application and other materials to Professor William R. Bowen, Chair, Department of Humanities, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto ON, M1C 1A4, Canada, HistorySearch@utsc.utoronto.ca. Applicants should also ask three referees to email letters directly to the Department.
The closing date for applications is November 15, 2009.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and particularly welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Professor William R. Bowen
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
German History / Studies