University of Toronto - Mississauga, Historical Studies
Lecturer, South Asian Studies
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The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a one-year term‐limited appointment in South Asian Studies at the rank of Lecturer. Candidates must have earned a PhD in a related discipline by the time of the appointment, which will begin on September 1, 2013 and end on August 31, 2014. The appointee will also assume a leading role in the University’s newly established Centre for South Asian Civilizations.
The successful applicant will have a sufficient breadth of training and interests to teach a range of courses about South Asian History and Religion at the introductory through advanced levels which, depending on the applicant’s area of expertise, may include courses related to Gender Studies and/or Sikhism. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world‐class scholars at Canada's largest university. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is one of the most fascinating, diverse and “liveable” places in the world. Historical Studies at the Mississauga campus is a transdisciplinary department that provides students with a globally‐framed historical education that encompasses programs in History of Religions, History, Classical Civilization, Diaspora and Transnational Studies, and the Study of Women and Gender.
Applicants must apply using the online application form available via the University of Toronto Academic Careers Opportunities website at www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (Position #1300656). Instructions for using the system are available at www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty/instruct.htm. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of academic writing, statement of research interests, all academic transcripts, and a teaching portfolio (i.e. teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, descriptions of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.). Arrangements should be made for three letters of reference, at least one of which must comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities, to be sent to email@example.com. Please include the candidate’s name and “South Asia Search” in the subject line.
All applications must be received by July 15, 2013. For further information about the UTM Department of Historical Studies, please visit http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/historical-studies/.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially 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 will be given priority.
Duncan Hill or Shabina Moheebulla
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies