College of Arts, Social & Health Sciences
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|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of the modern world (regional specialization open). Strength in the history of health is preferred. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2014.
The University of Northern British Columbia is consistently ranked as one of Canada's best small universities. With a core campus in Prince George and regional campuses throughout northern BC, the university has a strong commitment to both teaching and research. The History department at UNBC offers programs of study leading to the BA and MA. For more information about the History department, visit our web site at http://www.unbc.ca/history.
Located in north-central British Columbia, Prince George is a small city (pop. 80000) with broad cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. The city is home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, WHL and BCHL hockey teams, a community college, and the university. The region offers exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. For more information about the city of Prince George please consult http://www.unbc.ca/experience and http://tourismpg.com/.
Applicants should have a completed PhD, an established program of research, and a record of teaching excellence. Ability to complement and extend established strengths in the History department will be a definite asset.
The incumbent will be expected to teach an introductory survey in modern world history, courses in modern European history, and senior courses in his/her area of expertise; candidates’ ability to contribute to the graduate program will also be considered important.
Applicants should forward a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a representative writing sample/publication, and the names of three referees, quoting competition #FAHI15-13 HN to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr Jacqueline Holler, Chair of the Department of History, at Telephone (250) 960-6343, firstname.lastname@example.org. This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Applications received on or before January 31, 2014 will receive full consideration; however, review will continue until the position is filled.