McGill University, History and Classical Studies
Assistant Professor, African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University invites applications for a tenure-track position in African history at the rank of assistant professor, effective 1 August 2020.
The successful applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment. The time period and specialization are open. Knowledge of an African language would be an asset. In addition to an innovative research portfolio, the successful candidate is expected to show promise of excellence in teaching and will teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate program. Salary will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should be submitted electronically, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference uploaded by the referees, at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14511 . Enquiries may be directed to Prof. Jason Opal, Department Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to Professor Brian Lewis, the chair of the search committee at email@example.com . The deadline for applications is 1 November 2019.
Commitment to Equity and Diversity
McGill University, is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
McGill University is an English-language institution, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies