Mount Royal University, Faculty of Arts
Assistant Professor, History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, nearly 14,000 credit students choose from 12 bachelor degrees and 32 majors.
About the Faculty of Arts
The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Arts at Mount Royal University invites applications for a tenure track position which will commence July 1, 2019 subject to final budgetary approval, at the Rank of Assistant Professor.
The Faculty of Arts houses the following departments: Economics, Justice & Policy Studies, English, Languages & Cultures, Humanities, Interior Design, Psychology, and Sociology & Anthropology. It currently offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts—Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Interior Design.
The Department of Humanities houses the following program areas: Art History, Canadian Studies, Classics, History, Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Mediterranean Cultures, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Women’s & Gender Studies. It currently offers a degree program in Bachelor of Arts with a Major and a Major (Honours) in History.
About the Role
We are seeking a historian whose work focuses on the Islamic world, South or East Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, or the global south. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses in global/world history. The ability to develop and teach courses in global gender issues will be a strong asset, as will the ability to also teach existing history courses at Mount Royal. A Ph. D. in history is required.
New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/ scholarship/ service pattern (TSS) has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/ service pattern (TS) has a focus on teaching and service only. The successful candidate will be hired into the teaching/ scholarship/ service pattern (TSS). There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.
The ability of the candidate to contribute to one or more of the other areas in the Department of Humanities will be an asset.
This position is cross-appointed between the Department of Humanities and the Department of General Education. The successful candidate will be required to teach one course annually in General Education, with the rest of their teaching load in Humanities. More information about General Education at Mount Royal can be found at http://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/TeachingLearning/GeneralEducation/index.htm.
To Apply: Please visit out Careers Opportunities Page and apply to Requisition Number: 998535.
For further information, contact Dr. Mark Gardiner, Chair, Department of Humanities at (403) 440-6541 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||History Education
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies