University of Calgary, Department of History
Assistant Professor of Medieval European History
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The Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Medieval European History. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2016.
The successful candidate will maintain an active and externally-funded research program; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in his or her area of specialization in addition to first-year survey courses in History; contribute to the graduate program; participate in the affairs of the department, faculty, and university; maintain a professional profile in the discipline of History; and engage with the wider community.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Medieval European History in hand by 1 July 2016 and must display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. Candidates must demonstrate research potential through excellent performance at the graduate level, high-impact peer-reviewed publications, and a record of securing external research grants. Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching excellence should be demonstrated via a reflective statement of teaching philosophy and a dossier containing evidence of effective teaching strategies, strong teaching evaluations, and a desire to excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision, and mentorship. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to service within a university setting, the profession, and the wider community. Preference may be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests complement those already in the department.
The Department of History is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and teaching, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department of History, visit hist.ucalgary.ca.
All applications must be received by 11 December 2015. Please submit a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier, and no more than four samples of scholarly work to:
Dr. Hendrik Kraay
These materials may also be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also arrange for three confidential reference letters to be sent directly to the Department Head by the deadline stated above.
The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies