University of Saskatchewan, History
20th Century Europe, History of Gender and/or Sexualities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 5-year limited term appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of History, College of Arts and Science. The department seeks a specialist in the history of gender and/or sexualities in twentieth-century continental Europe, with a preference for someone working in queer history. The successful candidate will enhance the department’s research and teaching profile in gender and sexuality, one of its signature areas. The successful candidate will develop and teach a first-year thematic course in the history of gender and/or sexualities, second-year survey courses in European history, and upper year courses in the area of specialization. Participation in the department’s M.A. and Ph.D. programs will also be required.
With 25 faculty and over 50 graduate students, the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan is one of the top research-intensive and graduate degree-granting institutions in Canada (https://artsandscience.usask.ca/history/). Signature research areas include Indigenous, colonial, and post-colonial histories; the prairies and the North American West; gender and sexuality; health and medicine; environmental history; 20th century politics, culture, and foreign relations; and the history and politics of memory. The department supports a wide range of interdisciplinary and community-engaged scholarship and hosts the Community-Engaged Collaboratorium (www.communityengagedhistory.com) and the Historical GIS Lab (https://hgis.usask.ca/).
The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College, and 312 faculty members, including seven Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach, and international opportunities.
The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. We are seeking candidates who have a strong or emerging research program; demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills; the potential for strong graduate mentorship; and effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Salary bands at the University of Saskatchewan are as follows: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877. The position is anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor rank. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio; and 3 letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin Nov. 30, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dr. Geoff Cunfer
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Cultural History / Studies
French History / Studies
German History / Studies
Italian History / Studies
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Eastern Europe History / Studies
Russian or Soviet History / Studies
Modern European History / Studies