Cleghorn Fellow in War and Society, 2-year Non-renewable LTA position
Faculty/Academic Area :
Faculty of Arts
Department of History, and the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies
Position Summary :
The Department of History and the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS) at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a two-year non-renewable Limited-Term Appointment as the Cleghorn Fellow in War and Society at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval.
This position is aimed at emerging scholars, preferably within two years of having completed their PhD, who have both a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the life of the Department of History and the LCMSDS, including its seminar series, public lectures, and media engagement, and should therefore be capable of communicating to both scholarly and general audiences.
Applications from all relevant fields will be considered, but preference will be given to those with a specialization in Canadian military history and/or war and society. The successful candidate will have a workload of five courses in the Department of History (possible one-course buyout from the LCMSDS), including courses involving experiential learning, digital studies, and/or new courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, and to engage in academic service.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness, official graduate school transcripts, and a research dossier. Candidates should also provide contact information (address, telephone and email) for three referees.
Applications are to be addressed to:
Dr. Darren Mulloy, Chair Department of History Wilfrid Laurier University 75 University Avenue West Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5
The deadline for receipt of all materials is March 1, 2018.
Note: Electronic applications will be accepted. Only complete applications in a single pdf file will be considered.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and a person of any sexual identities and gender identities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:
Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada