Trent University, History
Assistant Professor - World History - Nine-month limited term appointment - 2014-15
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History at Trent University invites applications for a nine-month limited-term position in World History (subject to budgetary approval) at the Assistant Professor level, to start August 1, 2014. The candidate should have a completed PhD in History at the time of appointment. The Department of History combines strong research with an emphasis on high quality teaching. Trent offers an Honours degree in History at its rapidly growing satellite campus in Oshawa.
The successful candidate will teach a specialized full year course open to third and fourth year students, plus EITHER a first year introduction to world history course OR a second year survey course (for example African History, Latin America, History of the Middle East, Atlantic World, or World expansion), depending on the specialty of the candidate. The area and theme of specialization of the upper year course are open.
We ask that all application materials be sent electronically. Please send applications, including a cover letter with a brief description of courses you would like to teach, curriculum vitae, and scans of official teaching evaluations if available (no selections or personally made summaries) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ’Bruce Cater, Acting Chair’ as the subject line. Please also arrange to have three letters of reference sent by your referees (preferably from academic email addresses) directly to the same email address. References that have been sent for summer teaching positions may be re-used upon request. All email received will be acknowledged. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 30, 2014.
Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Bruce Cater, Acting Chair of History, at email@example.com.
Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates from the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
We ask that all application materials be sent electronically. Please send applications, including curriculum vitae and copies of teaching evaluations if available, to firstname.lastname@example.org and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same email address. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies