Assistant Professor in British History

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Posting #:F 18/2013
Posted:Sep 25, 2013
Employment Status:Probationary tenure-track
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
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Job Summary

The Department of History at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in British History. Historians with a focus on empire/colonialism are particularly encouraged to apply. The appointment begins July 1, 2014.


Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. and evidence of research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all levels, including first-year undergraduate and M.A. courses.


Applicants must submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a research plan, and evidence of successful university-level teaching. In addition, candidates must arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. Candidates may be contacted at a later date for additional materials.

Applications and letters should be sent by mail to:

Dr. Mark G. Spencer, Chair,
Department of History,
Brock University,
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
L2S 3A1

The deadline for completed applications is November 15, 2013.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form at and include the completed form with their application.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website, Information on the Department of History can be found at