Job Opportunity: Tenure-stream position in Early Modern European History


Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University
Department of History

Tenure-stream position in
Early Modern European History

Applications are invited for a position in the history of early modern Europe at
the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. Candidates? research
and teaching should focus on continental Europe in the period from 1450 to
1750. Preference will be given to those whose research and teaching
specialization lies in social and/or cultural history.

Required qualifications include a completed PhD in History or in a related
discipline and an active program of research in the area of specialization.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and in scholarly
research and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of
career. Candidates should be prepared to teach a wide range of courses in early
modern European history at all levels and to make a major contribution to the
Graduate Program in History. The successful candidate must be suitable for
prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York
University positions are subject to budgetary approval. For full position
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Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional
experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of
their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pages), and a teaching dossier, and arrange
for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent, by October 30,
2012, to: Professor Jonathan Edmondson, Chair, Department of History, 2140 Vari
Hall, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, 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.