University of Toronto - Mississauga, Historical Studies
Assistant Professor - African Studies
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The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in African Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence July 1, 2014.
The candidate’s research may focus on any aspect of African Studies with a historical orientation. Interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths would be an asset. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of excellence in and commitment to both research and teaching, with established or clear promise of distinguished publications in their field. The applicant must have their PhD by the date of their appointment.
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels about diverse aspects of African Studies, contributing to the undergraduate program on the Mississauga campus, and will hold a graduate appointment at the Department of History or other appropriate Department on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is one of the most fascinating, diverse, and “livable” places in the world.
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by clicking the link http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (Position #1300757). Applications should be addressed to Professor Shafique Virani, Chair, Department of Historical Studies, and must be submitted by October 7, 2013. The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of academic writing, statement of research interests, all academic transcripts, and a teaching dossier (i.e. all teaching evaluations; sample syllabi, assignments and/or tests; descriptions of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.). The U of T application system can accommodate up to five PDF/MS-Word attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; applicants may wish to combine attachments to accommodate this limit. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Arrangements should be made for three letters of reference, at least one of which must comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities, to be submitted by the deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the candidate’s name and “African Studies Search” in the subject line. Questions about this position may be addressed to the same email address.
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.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies