Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Medieval His

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Medieval History - 1700490


The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a position in Medieval History. This is a one year contractually-limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The expected start date of the appointment is July 1, 2017, ending on June 30, 2018.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in History or Medieval Studies by the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate an established or emerging record of excellence in teaching, especially at the introductory and upper-level undergraduate levels. The successful applicant will be expected to teach upper-level undergraduate courses that augment the Department's existing strengths in the social, cultural, intellectual, and religious history of Medieval Europe. Preference will be given to applicants with proven competence to teach existing courses in the Department's curriculum, and particularly those dealing with Medieval Mediterranean history. Evidence of excellence in teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices in teaching is required as demonstrated by university teaching experience in the area of Medieval History, with strong teaching evaluations, as well as a teaching statement and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing; and an established or emerging record of scholarly accomplishment as evidenced by refereed publications, output of research or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, conference presentations, grants and awards, and strong letters of endorsement.

Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below. If you have questions about this position, please contact history.chair@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. Deadline for submission is Thursday 11 May 2017.

Complete applications will include:

1. a curriculum vitae;
2. a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages;
3. a two-page statement explaining your teaching philosophy;
4. one writing selection of no more than 30pp. (for example, an article, conference paper or excerpt drawn from a dissertation chapter); finalists without a PhD in hand may be requested to submit their a copy of their completed dissertations;
5. the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Three signed letters of reference on letterhead (preferably as a PDF document) should be sent directly by the referees by the Thursday 11 May 2017 deadline to Jennifer Evans at history.chair@utoronto.ca (with "Medieval History Search" and the applicant's name in the subject line).

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

For more information about the History Department, please visit
http://www.history.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous/ Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: History
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 30, 2017
Job Closing: May 11, 2017, 11:59 pm EST

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