Department of History & Politics: Assistant Professor in History

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-17

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Review of applications will commence on January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of History and Politics, University of New Brunswick Saint John, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in History, with a focus in the History of Medicine. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022 and is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in History, a research agenda with an appropriate level of publication, and teaching experience. Applications from all specializations within the History of Medicine will be considered. The successful candidate will offer courses on the Americas or Europe outside of the history of medicine. Teaching will support students in not only History and other disciplines, but also in the Bachelor of Health program. The priority will be teaching undergraduate courses, and UNB also provides opportunities for participation in graduate studies - both on the Saint John and Fredericton campuses.

Review of applications will commence on January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application, preferably in electronic format must include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, statement of research trajectory, and evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarship. Additionally, applicants must arrange that three academic letters of reference be sent to:

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.