Employment: Post-Doctoral Fellowship in History, Queen’s University, Canada

Closing date 26th March 2010.

Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in History, Department of History, Queen’s University, Canada.

The Department of History at Queen’s University requests applications for the Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in History. This Fellowship will be awarded initially for a one year term commencing July 1, 2010. Renewal for up to another two years is possible. The terms of the fellowship stipulate that it will be awarded to a scholar working in the field of Medieval European History, European History of an earlier period than Medieval, or Classical Roman or Greek History. Additional restrictions may apply as per the terms of the donor’s bequest. The successful applicant, who will hold a Term Adjunct appointment in the Department of History, will be expected to teach a full year survey course in Medieval History or another appropriate course. A maximum enrollment of 130 students is anticipated. The value of the Fellowship in 2010-11 is approximately $32,000 CDN. Applicants must have completed a PhD. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarly research and publication will be considered an asset.

Academic professionals at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.qufa.ca.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from three (3) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Dr. David Parker, Chair, Department of History, Queen’s University, 212 Watson Hall, 49 Bader Lane, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or  parkerd@queensu.ca not later than March 26, 2010.

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