Queen's University, History
Assistant Professor, Canadian History
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TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION
The history of twentieth and twenty-first century Canada
Department of History, Queen’s University
The Department of History at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in the history of twentieth and twenty-first century Canada, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.
The university welcomes applicants with any research specialization that diversifies or complements our current strengths. Possible fields include, but are not limited, to indigeneity and race, colonialism and the environment, and gender and politics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach broadly and play a vital role in the department’s graduate and undergraduate programs, exposing students to a range of themes and perspectives reflecting the diversity of the modern Canadian experience. Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
- a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
- a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
- a statement of research interests;
- a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available) and, a sample syllabus for a one semester (12 week) graduate seminar entitled “Major Themes in 20th Century Canada”;
- a writing sample, consisting of a published or unpublished chapter, article, or conference paper; and,
- Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Rebecca Manley, Chair of the Department of History at firstname.lastname@example.org (with ‘Canadian History Position’ and the applicant’s name in the subject line.
The deadline for applications is October 26, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically as a single PDF to Dr. Rebecca Manley at email@example.com, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Dr. Rebecca Manley
Associate Professor and Chair
The Department of History
Room 212, Watson Hall
49 Bader Lane
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7L 3N6
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Cindy Fehr in The Department of History, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.
Dr. Rebecca Manley
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