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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  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:  Deadline for applications is December 15, 2014.


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

MA POSITION - Deadline February 15, 2015