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(March 8, 2001, Gazette)

Department of History
Coordinator, Women’s Studies Program
Director, J. R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies

Department of History

Department of History. Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Medieval History. Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assitant Professor to commence 1 September 2001. An ability to teach early modern history would also be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, supervise honours and graduate students and participate in the university’s Medieval Studies program. Applicants are expected to have teaching experience and a completed PhD at the time of appointment. The closing date for the application is March 30, 2001. Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, as stipulated by the collective agreement. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
Applicants should mail or fax their curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and two examples of written work as well as the names and addresses of three referees, to:

Dr. Linda Kealey, Head,
Department of History
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
A1C 5S7
Fax: (709)737-2164

Coordinator, Women’s Studies Program

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Coordinator of Women’s Studies. Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program administratively located in the Faculty of Arts. Students may pursue an undergraduate minor, and a master of Women’s Studies. Currently over 50 undergraduate students are enrolled as Women’s Studies minors, and 14 graduate students in the Master of Women’s Studies program.

As an interdisciplinary program, Women’s Studies promotes collaboration and dialogue among students and faculty from a wide range of faculties and professional schools.

The coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program, which includes convening meetings of the Women’ s Studies Council and its committees, advising students on matters related to the program, and developing and maintaining links with the community and the rest of the university. The coordinator is expected to teach required courses in the Women’s Studies minor.

The successful applicant will have a background in Women’s Studies, a demonstrated concern with inclusivity (especially in women’s issues) and a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research.

The position is normally held for three years. In recognition of special responsibilities, the coordinator receives a reduced teaching assignment and an administrative stipend.

Nominations and applications, including a CV and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three referees, should be sent by March 28 to:
 Phyllis Artiss, chair, Search Committee for Coordinator of Women’s Studies, Department of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland, fax 709-737-4528; e-mail

Memorial University is committed to employment equity.

J. R. Smallwood Foundation for
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies

Applications are invited for the part-time position of Director of the J.R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Funded by an endowment from the J.R. Smallwood Heritage Foundation, the Smallwood Foundation was established in 1995 to promote and support research in the field of Newfoundland Studies in the humanities and social sciences.

The competition for the position of Director is internal to Memorial University. Applicants should be scholars from the Memorial University community with demonstrated expertise in Newfoundland Studies. Preference will be given to applicants with proven administrative ability. Memorial University is committed to employment equity.

The Director will be appointed by the Board of Regents on the recommendation of the Dean of Arts and will report to the Board of the Smallwood Foundation. He/she will be responsible for the development and administration of the Foundation’s programs, including grants and fellowships, and for the active promotion of Newfoundland Studies. The successful applicant will receive a work remission and a stipend. The initial appointment will be for a three-year term and may be renewed once following a review.

Applications, including an up-to date curriculum vitae and a statement of interest in the position, should be sent by March 30, 2001 to:
Chair, Search Committee, J.R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies c/o Office of the Dean of Arts, Memorial University of Newfoundland, A1C 5S7. Further information may be sought from the Office of the Dean of Arts, 737-8254.


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