Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor in Canadian History York University, Department of History Canada

Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline / Field: Canadian History

Home Faculty: Glendon College

Home Department / Area / Division: History

Affiliation / Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

Department of History
University College York University

The Department of History is seeking nominations for tenure-track tenure in the Canadian History Teaching Stream as an Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019. Salary will be established according to qualifications and experience. All job offers in York are subject to budgetary authorization from the University.


Applicants must hold a PhD (or must be in the process of completion by July 1, 2019) in Canadian History. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence, or show promising skills, in teaching, research, publications and service. Applicants must have an ongoing research program with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Aboriginal History, Immigration History, or the History of French Canada.


The successful candidate must be bilingual (French-English), able to teach in both languages in a multicultural environment and must be quickly eligible to become a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. She must teach undergraduate courses, teach and mentor graduate students, and do research. It must be able to apply innovative teaching methods in priority areas such as experiential education and technology-assisted learning. Given the bilingual mandate of the institution, the successful candidate will be required to participate in community services in both French and English.

York University's Glendon Bilingual Campus has been designated as the Center of Excellence for Post-Secondary Studies in French and Bilingual in Southern Ontario. The York University Glendon Campus, with its bilingual (French-English) faculty, has approximately 2,700 students and is located on a picturesque campus in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. Glendon is part of the liberal arts tradition and offers an unparalleled undergraduate academic experience at one of the largest universities in Canada. For more information on the programs of study, please visit the Glendon website: http://www.glendon.yorku.ca/ .


York is an employer that has adopted an affirmative action program and advocates for diversity in her community, including gender. The Affirmative Action Program applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women. For more information on this program, please visit http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ , or contact the Affirmative Action Office at (416) 736-5713. All qualified people are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to persons of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Canada, and to the Aboriginal populations of Canada.


The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018. Interested persons must submit, in paper format or by email: a letter of motivation, an updated curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests . They must also have course evaluations sent directly, three duly signed confidential letters of reference (including one on teaching) to: Mark Jurdjevic, Director, Department of History, Glendon College, York University, 2275 Avenue Bayview, Toronto, ON Canada M4N 3M6 or canadianhistoryhire@glendon.yorku.ca. Candidates wishing to indicate their affiliation to a designated group can do so by downloading and submitting the form available on the site: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. The Citizenship and Affirmative Action forms are on the Affirmative Action tab.

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