Employment: Assistant Professor History of Early Modern Europe, York University, Canada

Closing date 15th October 2013

Assistant Professor History of Early Modern Europe,
York University,
Toronto, Canada

Applications are invited for a position in the History of Early Modern Europe at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014. Candidates’ research and teaching should focus on continental Europe in the period from 1450 to 1750. Areas of specialization are open, although the Department encourages candidates whose research and teaching specialization lies in social and/or cultural history to apply.

 Required qualifications include a completed PhD in History or in a related discipline and an active program of research in the area of specialization. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to have a record of excellence in scholarly research including publications appropriate to their stage of career, and to have established themselves as part of an international network of scholars in their field. Candidates should be prepared to teach a wide range of courses in early modern European history at all levels and to make a major contribution to the Graduate Program in History. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

 Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. For full position details and contact information, you can also visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs.

 Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pages), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent, by October 15, 2013, to: Professor Marcel Martel, Chair, Department of History, 2140 Vari Hall, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


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