University of Calgary, History
Tier II Canada Research Chair in History of Energy, Faculty of Arts, Department of History: Job Opening: 3489
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The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary invites applications and nominations for a Canada Research Chair – Tier II position in the History of Energy. The successful applicant will be appointed at the assistant or associate professor level. He or she will join a department of twenty-five faculty members and more than fifty graduate students who work on diverse areas of history (hist.ucalgary.ca).
Calgary is the centre of the Canadian energy industry, and the research area of Energy and Environment has long been one of the University of Calgary’s institutional research development priorities. Highly promising scholars who work on the business, cultural, environmental, policy, political, social, and technological aspects of the History of Energy in all areas of the world will be considered. The Department of History is particularly interested in candidates who will be able to take advantage of the numerous resources on the History of Energy available at the University of Calgary and in Western Canada more generally.
The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and the demonstrated ability to build undergraduate and graduate teaching areas in the History of Energy. He or she will develop interdisciplinary research and teaching collaborations as appropriate with colleagues in other units on campus who work on related issues. These include the Arctic Institute of North America; the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies; the Haskayne School of Business; the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy; and the School of Public Policy.
For more information on the Canada Research Chair program and eligibility requirements for chairs, visit http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx. Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their candidacy with Dr. Hendrik Kraay, head of the Department of History.
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.
Applicants should submit a letter of application detailing their research and teaching interests, as well as their vision for the Canada Research Chair – Tier II in the History of Energy, a curriculum vitae, electronic copies of their written work including the doctoral dissertation, and three letters of reference by 7 January 2013.
Send application materials to:
Dr. Hendrik Kraay
Head, Department of History
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
|Secondary Categories:||Business History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Social History / Studies