University of Lethbridge, Department of History
Assistant Professor, Continental Europe, Early Modern Period to Age of Revolutions
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will specialize in the period from the early modern era up to the age of revolution in continental Europe. Particular preference will be given to candidates who study the history of France and/or Spain, as well as their respective overseas empires. The position, which will begin on 1 July 2014, is subject to budgetary approval.
A Ph.D. at or near completion is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including an introductory course in western or world history, and upper-level courses in his or her specialty. An interest in teaching graduate students will also be an asset.
The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated considerable potential for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and especially those who have well-established research programs. New faculty members are eligible to apply for university funding in support of research and scholarly activities.
Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate which is surprisingly mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University has an enrolment of over 8,000 students. Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller classes, co-op placements and involvement of students in faculty research provides the very best education available. For more information about the University please visit our web site at http://www.uleth.ca.
The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
Applications should include a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations, up to five publication offprints, and a statement of teaching philosophy and a statement of research interests, as well as the names and contact information for three referees who are scholars in the field (electronic copies are preferred). Applicants are also asked to sign and include an Employment Applicant Materials disclosure form (available from the following link): http://www.uleth.ca/policy/sites/policy/files/policy/Employment%20Applicant%20Materials%20Disclosure_May%2017-12.pdf. The email address for submission of this material is email@example.com; arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the same email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions can be directed to the Chair of the Department of History, Dr. Chris Epplett, by e-mail: email@example.com. Review of applications will commence on April 28th.
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies