Department of History & Politics: Assistant Professor

Academic Employment Opportunity #20-13

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will commence on February 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of History and Politics, University of New Brunswick Saint John, invites applications for an eight-month position in History at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on August 30, 2021 and is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will teach introductory-level European history; HIST 2101 and 2102 (Europe & the World before 1800/after 1800); and upper- level courses. Preference given to candidates with expertise in the Early Modern period. Applicants able to teach in both the European and British fields are welcome. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History and undergraduate teaching experience. Candidates with a PhD nearing completion will be considered for appointment as Lecturer. The successful candidate will be expected to be engaged in a program of research, scholarly, or creative activity within their area of expertise for the duration of this term appointment.

Review of applications will commence on February 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research trajectory, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information of three academic references. Only those candidates short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

Applications should be emailed to:

Questions concerning this position may be directed to Dr. Leslie Jeffrey, Chair, Department of History and Politics

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.