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Assistant Professor in Christianity (#1000629)
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The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Christianity at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment will begin on July 1, 2011, by which time the candidate must hold a doctoral degree.
The candidate’s research may focus on any aspect of Christianity from any period of its history, but interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths would be an asset. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in and commitment to both research and teaching, with established or clear promise of distinguished publications in their field.
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels about diverse aspects of Christianity and its history, contributing to the undergraduate program on the Mississauga campus, and will hold a graduate appointment at the Department and Centre for the Study of Religion on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s largest university. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is one of the most fascinating, diverse and “livable” places in the world.
Applicants are recommended to apply online via the University of Toronto Academic Careers Opportunities website at http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (Position# 1000629). (Note that the system allows for 5 files at 2MB. Applicants may combine MS Word or PDF documents.) For further submission guidelines please visit: http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty/instruct.htm.
Applications should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, a statement of research interests, academic transcripts, and a teaching portfolio (i.e. teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, descriptions of teaching strategies and innovations).
Arrangements should be made for the submission of 3 letters of reference, at least one of which must comment on the applicant's teaching abilities. Letters from referees and inquiries about the position may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who are unable to apply online may submit materials in hard copy to:
Professor Shafique N. Virani, Chair,
Department of Historical Studies,University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road North,Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada
All applications must be received by October 15, 2010. For further information on the UTM Department of Historical Studies and the tri-campus Graduate Department & Centre for the Study of Religion, see www.utm.utoronto.ca/3386.0.html & www.religion.utoronto.ca.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Religious Studies and Theology