University of Ottawa, Department of History, Faculty of Arts
Assistant Professor - Public history and colonialism (with an expertise in digital humanities)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: teaching activities, scholarly activities revealed by research, academic service activities and supervision of graduate students.
Education: Ph.D. in History or in a closely related field.
Work experience: Candidates must have an excellent record of research and peer-reviewed publications in the fields of public history and colonialism. Relevant areas of expertise may include but are not limited to the public dissemination of history in a museum setting and on the web, the large-scale mobilization, interpretation, and transmission of historical knowledge in the digital age, and the decolonization of publicly available historical narratives. Knowledge in the use of digital tools and in the production of information related to digital humanities is an asset. Evidence of excellence in the teaching of history or of a related discipline is required. Experience attracting and supervising graduate students is an asset. The ability to create links between the university and museums and heritage institutions is an asset. Active knowledge of both French and English.
Terms: Tenure-track position, starting July 1st, 2021
Wage: Salary scale for an Assistant Professor will start at CAD 86,986 (as of May 1, 2020)
Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance, as well as relocation expenses.
Location of Work: Department of History, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier East Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.
Application Materials: Please send the following application materials, combined into a single pdf document: letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy including student evaluations, detailed research proposal/statement, curriculum vitae, and samples of publications. In addition, three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to: Damien-Claude Bélanger, Chair, Department of History, firstname.lastname@example.org .
Short-listed candidates will be invited to do a research presentation and a teaching demonstration in front of professors ans students.
For more detail on the position, please visit: https://www.uottawa.ca/vice-president-academic/faculty-relations/faculty-recruitment/openings
For more detail on our programs, please visit: https://arts.uottawa.ca/history/
Damien-Claude Bélanger, Ph.D.
Chair / Department of History / UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies