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Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of History
Position#: VPA-HIST-2014-001

The Department of History of Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Global History.  Research and teaching interests in all thematic and geographic areas of the field will be considered.  Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence on July 1, 2015.  Our department currently has a full-time complement of 15 and this position is one of three additional positions we are seeking to fill this academic year.  Memorial University has an excellent research library and is home to the Maritime History Archive, the largest collection of merchant marine records in the world.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision.  Conditions of employment are governed by the collective agreement available at www.mun.ca/munfa.  Applicants are expected to hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment.  If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirement of the degree.  Applications should demonstrate teaching and research excellence and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, a teaching dossier, a writing sample, and provide three letters of reference.  Applications should be directed to Prof. Terry Bishop Stirling, Head, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Fax: (709) 864-2164; e-mail: tstirlin@mun.ca.  Deadline for applications is December 15, 2014.

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Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Keep Calm and Make History

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of History
Position#: VPA-HIST-2014-002

The Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015, subject to budgetary approval, in the field of Aboriginal History. Research and teaching interests in all thematic and geographic areas of the field will be considered. We are particularly encouraging applications from candidates whose interests address broad global themes in Aboriginal History. Our department has established expertise in social, cultural, environmental, military and maritime history, with an emphasis on Newfoundland, Canada and the North Atlantic. This appointment is part of a University-wide initiative to develop interdisciplinary Aboriginal studies and to make our University more welcoming to Aboriginal students. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to graduate supervision in the MA and PHD programs in the Department of History. Applicants are expected to hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment. Clear evidence of teaching and research excellence is required, and candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, teaching dossier, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applications should be directed to Prof. Terry Bishop Stirling, Head, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Fax: (709) 864-2164; e-mail: tstirlin@mun.ca. Deadline for applications is November 7, 2014.

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Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Department of History
Position#: VPA-HIST-2014-003

The Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015, subject to budgetary approval, in the field of Military History or War and Society, specialization open. A completed earned doctorate (or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree). The person appointed will be expected to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including the supervision of honours and graduate students. Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and three letters of reference. Applications should include: 1) a statement of teaching interests; 2) a statement outlining ongoing or proposed research programme; and 3) a sample of scholarly writing. Applications should be directed to Prof. Terry Bishop Stirling, Head, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1C 5S7; Fax: (709) 864-2164; e-mail: tstirlin@mun.ca. Deadline for applications is November 7, 2014.

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Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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