The History Program in Athabasca University’s Centre for Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing 1 July 2017. This is a full-time position located in Alberta. Athabasca University is a fully-accredited, post-secondary institution with a commitment to facilitating open access to education.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in History. PhDs in related disciplines may be considered. We are seeking a candidate with research and teaching specializations that would complement AU’s current course offerings in History, either in (A) modern European History, or in (B) another area of modern strategic global interest (such as the Middle East and/or Asia). Where applicants’ principle specialization is in modern European History, they ought to offer secondary teaching competency in another area of modern strategic global interest. Where applicants’ principle specialization is in an area of modern strategic global interest, they ought to offer secondary teaching competency in modern European History. The topic specialty is open, though the ability to offer courses on the history of modern war/conflict would be an asset. The candidate will be expected to develop new courses as determined by the needs of the program and her/his research interests. The candidate will also coordinate and revise existing courses in the program. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required, and familiarity with online systems of course delivery and distance education is preferred. Experience in teaching and advising professional working students and graduate students would also be considered assets. The candidate will participate in program coordination duties and related tasks appropriate to the maintenance and growth of a professional degree articulation program.
The full job profile can be viewed at: http://careers.athabascau.ca/documents/Academic/Academic-role-description.pdf
For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Vina Tirven-Gadum at 1-866-412-5031 or via email: email@example.com.