Mount Royal University, Humanities
Assistant Professor, Ancient/Medieval History
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JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor, Ancient/Medieval History
Competition Number: 9891CC
Position Type: Tenure-Track
Competition Closes: January 30, 2011
The Department of Humanities, Mount Royal University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ancient/Medieval history at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective 15 August 2011. This position is open to all areas of Ancient/Medieval History broadly defined, with a preference for those candidates with a focus on cultural/social History. A completed Ph.D. and experience in undergraduate teaching is required.
The successful applicant must be qualified to teach introductory courses such as Europe to 1500, as well as senior courses in their area of expertise. Candidates should also be willing to participate in course and program development.
Mount Royal University is seeking candidates with a focus on teaching and learning, although this position also provides the opportunity for participation in research. New faculty members are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern has a focus on teaching and service only. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure. This position is in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern, so it is expected that the successful candidate will have a record of scholarly accomplishment, and that they will maintain an active research programme.
Located in Calgary, Alberta, a vibrant city of over one million people, Mount Royal University is situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal University has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. At Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal University is known for its collegial working environment. Additional information can be found at www.mtroyal.ca or by contacting the Department Chair, Dr. Jennifer Pettit at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 January 2011. Interested candidates should submit a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and a statement of current and future research interests. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be forwarded. Please ensure that all documents, including the reference letters, quote competition #9891CC, and are sent to the address below.
MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, ALBERTA T3E 6K6
Fax: (403) 440-6629
If applying by email, please send your application documents as an attachment, in either Microsoft Word format or RTF.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please note that proper documentation is required for non-citizens who wish to visit Canada for an interview. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship.
Dr. Jennifer Pettit
|Primary Category:||Ancient History
|Secondary Categories:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Social History / Studies