FEATURED JOB: Professor of Medieval European History, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary
Professor of Medieval European History
Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary
The Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Medieval European History. The anticipated start date is 1 July 2019.
The successful candidate will maintain an active and externally-funded research program; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in their area of specialization in addition to first-year survey courses in History; contribute to the graduate program; participate in the affairs of the department, faculty, and university; maintain a professional profile in the discipline of History; and engage with the wider community.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Medieval European History in hand by 1 July 2019 and must display evidence of excellence in both research and teaching. Candidates must demonstrate research potential through excellent performance at the graduate level, high-impact peer-reviewed publications, and a record of securing external research grants. Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching excellence should be demonstrated via a reflective statement of teaching philosophy and a dossier containing evidence of effective teaching strategies, strong teaching evaluations, and a desire to excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision, and mentorship. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to service within a university setting, the profession, and the wider community. Preference may be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests complement those already in the department.
The Department of History is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and teaching, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department of History, please visit hist.ucalgary.ca .
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the ‘Apply Now‘ link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents, such as samples of scholarly work):
Cover letter and curriculum vitae, including the name and contact information of three referees
Statement of research interests
Up to four samples of scholarly work
Please also arrange for three confidential reference letters to be addressed to the Department Head, Dr. Mark Konnert and sent electronically to the email address indicated below by the January 15 th deadline:
Dr. Mark Konnert
Department of History
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
All applications must be received by 15 January 2019.
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.
About the University of Calgary
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