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Assistant Professor – Gender & Transnational History

Datum: 2015-12-21
Plats: Toronto
Arrangör: University of Toronto
Typ: GenderJob

Assistant Professor – Gender & Transnational History

Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science

Department:Women and Gender Studies Institute

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Oct 22, 2015

Job Closing: Dec 21, 2015

The Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) and the Department of
History, at the University of Toronto, invite applications for a tenure-stream
appointment in Gender & Transnational History. This is a joint-appointment
between WGSI (51%) and the Department of History (49%). The
appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July
1, 2016.
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in the humanities or social sciences
in a relevant discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter.
Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of
excellence in teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching
will be demonstrated by letters of reference, teaching evaluations, dossier
and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. Evidence of research
excellence will be shown through research of an internationally
competitive caliber, demonstrated by publications in leading journals in the
relevant field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and strong
endorsements by referees.

The position has a focus on feminist, anti- and post-colonial studies,
historical method and diasporic and transnational studies. We seek a
theoretically and interdisciplinary engaged historian of gender and
sexuality. Geographic focus is open; we are particularly interested in
scholars working on the 19th and 20th centuries, whose scholarship
engages the history of gender through feminist, anti- and post-colonial
studies and diasporic and transnational studies.
All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching
dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement
outlining current and future research interests. If you have any questions
about this position, please contact wgsi.director@utoronto.ca. All
application materials should be submitted online.
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.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to WGSI
via e-mail to wgsi.director@utoronto.ca by the closing date, December 21,
For more information on WGSI, please visit www.wgsi.utoronto.ca. For
more information on the Department of History, please visit
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.