University of British Columbia, History
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Medieval European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Department of History at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Medieval European History, to begin July 1, 2012. This position is aimed at enabling innovative and collaborative teaching between the postdoctoral fellow and an outstanding professor-supervisor at the same time as it helps to launch the career of a new scholar showing early promise as an excellent university teacher and researcher.
The particular thematic strengths of the department can be examined on the departmental website at http://www.history.ubc.ca/content/culturepowerhistory. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will also have the opportunity to engage with a number of scholars from allied fields in the university's Medieval Studies program, and to participate in the annual Medieval Workshop. Details can be found on the UBC Medieval Studies website:http://medieval.arts.ubc.ca/.
The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will be appointed for one year, beginning July 1, 2012, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year subject to approval from the Department and budgetary availability. Applicants will normally be within 3 years of being awarded the Ph.D. Successful candidates will be expected to continue to pursue their research program and to teach three single-semester undergraduate courses per year under the supervision of their professor-supervisor. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching potential and effectiveness, a statement of research interests, a sample of written work, and a C.V. to:
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Attn: Janet Mui, Administrative Support
Department of History
University of British Columbia
1297-1873 East Mall
Canada V6T 1Z1
FAX: 604.822.6658 (Attn: Janet Mui)
Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Joy Dixon, Associate Chair, at
Applicants should also have three confidential letters of reference sent to the address noted above. Complete applications received byFebruary 15, 2012, will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
Janet Mui, Administrative Support
|Primary Category:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies