University of Lethbridge, History
Assistant Professor, Canadian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a tenure-track position in Canadian History at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a negotiable start-date of January 1 or July 1, 2020, and subject to budgetary approval. All Canadian historians are encouraged to apply and will be considered. Those candidates with specialization in areas such as pre-Confederation and indigenous histories are of particular interest to the Department.
A Ph.D. at or near completion is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the Pre- and Post-Confederation Canadian history survey courses, as well as upper-level courses in their area of speciality, and should expect to supervise graduate students.
The University of Lethbridge recognizes that researchers have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are strongly encouraged to explain any personal circumstances to allow for a fair assessment of their achievements.
At the University of Lethbridge, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our institution. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.
Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University has an enrollment of over 8500 students. Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller classes, co-op placements, and involvement of graduate and undergraduate students in faculty research provides the very best education available.
All applications must be submitted online, and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of recent scholarly writing, recent teaching evaluations and sample course outlines, and contact information for three referees (referees will be contacted directly with information on how to submit their reference letters). For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca/ and choose the Academic postings option.
Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community.
For more information about the History Department and the University of Lethbridge please visit www.uleth.ca. Enquiries may be directed to Christopher Burton, Chair of the History Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of completed applications will begin September 20, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate that candidates will be interviewed beginning the first week of October.
|Primary Category:||Canadian History / Studies