Job Opening: World (and Asian) History

job opening - 5Institution:  Trent University, History
Location:   Ontario, Canada
Position:   Assistant Professor; World History – Nine-month limited term appointment – 2014-15

Asia, Africa, Middle East, Atlantic World, or World expansion/exploration (Oshawa campus):  The Department of History at Trent University invites applications for a nine month limited term position, subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will teach a first year introduction to world history, a second year survey course (for example, Asian History, African History, History of the Middle East, Atlantic world, or World expansion, depending on the specialty of the candidate), and a more specialized third year course. Area and theme of specialization are open. Trent in Oshawa is a rapidly growing satellite program that has recently moved to a new campus.

This position will be effective from 1 August 2014, subject to budgetary approval, and is at the assistant professor level for which a PhD in History is expected by the time of appointment. The Department of History combines strong research with an emphasis on high quality teaching.

We ask that all application materials be sent electronically.  Please send applications, including curriculum vitae and copies of teaching evaluations if available, to historyjobs@trentu.ca and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same email address. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates from the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Contact:
We ask that all application materials be sent electronically.  Please send applications, including curriculum vitae and copies of teaching evaluations if available, to historyjobs@trentu.ca and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the same email address. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Website: http://www.trentu.ca/history/

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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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