Job Opportunity: Sessional Postions in History, York University


Department of History
Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies
York University

The Department of History, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, at York University invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Canadian History. Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. in History and an ongoing program of scholarly research in Canadian History. Applicants must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research. Candidates will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in Canadian History at all levels. This position carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date is July 1, 2012. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The deadline for applications is March 23, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Jonathan Edmondson, Chair, Department of History, 2140 Vari Hall, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).