Queen's University, Departments of History and Classics
Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the History of Classical and/or Medieval Europe, Departments of History and Classics
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POST-DOCTORAL POSITION AVAILABLE
Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in
the History of Classical and/or Medieval Europe
Departments of History and Classics
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6
The Departments of History and Classics at Queen’s University invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the history of Classical Antiquity and/or Medieval Europe. The Fellowship will be awarded initially for a two-year term commencing July 1, 2022 and will be up for renewal for an additional one year term.The terms of the fellowship stipulate at the donor’s bequest that only female candidates are eligible for the position. Candidates must thus self-identify as female. A postdoctoral supervisor will be named depending on the successful candidate’s field of specialization.
The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active scholarly profile and to teach one half year course per year in their subject field, with the possibility of an additional course to be negotiated with the Chairs of History and or Classics. The value of the fellowship in 2022-2023 will be $35,958. The teaching stipend is determined by the collective agreement and is approximately $8,400 per one-term course for a total of approximately $44,400 per year. An additional $2,000 per year has been allocated for academic travel and research. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a discipline relevant to the position’s terms prior to beginning the fellowship. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarly research and publication related to the terms of the position will also be considered an asset.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee's accessibility needs due to disability.
Postdoctoral fellows at Queen's University are governed by two collective agreements. The Postdoctoral Fellow Collective Agreement, which is posted at Post-doctoral Fellow Collective Agreement, governs the overall terms of the appointment. The candidate will also be appointed to a term adjunct teaching position as defined by the Collective Agreement for All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen’s University which is posted at Collective Agreement (Faculty, Librarians and Archivists) Between QUFA and Queen’s University.
Applications should be submitted electronically and include: 1) a cover letter of application that outlines current or proposed research project(s) to be pursued during the fellowship and ideas for courses the candidate would propose teaching; 2) a complete and current curriculum vitae; 3) letters of reference from two referees; and 4) a writing sample such as a dissertation chapter or article and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier.
Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent electronically to:
Please direct inquiries to the chair of the selection committee, Dr. Richard Greenfield firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be received until 25 March, 2022. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of History can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/history. Information about the Department of Classics can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/classics/. Finally, for more information about Medieval Studies at Queen’s please see https://www.queensu.ca/history/research/medieval-studies.
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