Ryerson University, Department of History
Assistant Professor, History of the Middle East
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The Department of History at Ryerson University (www.ryerson.ca/history) in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of specialization is the history of the Middle East. The position will commence August 1, 2014 and is subject to final budgetary approval.
Candidates will hold a PhD in history or a related field, and must demonstrate that they are engaged in an energetic and productive research program. They should also show competence in the primary language(s) of their research. They must demonstrate superior teaching abilities and the capacity to contribute to the future development of graduate programs. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on the Islamic World, the Ottoman Empire, and the modern Middle East, and must be prepared to participate fully in the life and work of the department and the broader university community.
Applicants should mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier and research dossier (including two recent samples of scholarly productions). They should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be mailed directly.
Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html.The RFA’s website can be found at: http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html
Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Catherine Ellis, Interim Department Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must be postmarked by November 1st, 2013 (faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted). Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Catherine Ellis, Interim Chair
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies