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MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Assistant Professor, Indigenous History
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 FTE students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement and faculty professional development.
The Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a Tenure-Track appointment in Indigenous History, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval.

In addition to teaching and developing courses in their area of specialization, the successful candidate will teach surveys in at least one of Canadian, American, or European History. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the history and worldviews of Nēhiyaw, Nakota Sioux, Dene, Anishinabeg, Inuit, and Metis people. A record of community engagement, familiarity with digital humanities, and comfort in a multidisciplinary humanist environment are assets.

Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. in History and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. All application materials, including three letters of reference sent directly by referees, quoting the competition number, should be sent to careers@macewan.ca
Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Edvard Lorkovic, Chair, Department of Humanities. Contact information available at: http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/Programs/BachelorofArts/Disciplines/History/index.htm

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Tenure-Track
Salary The current annual salary range for Ph.D. level Assistant Professors is $66,788 to $108,110.
Closing Date A review of applications will begin after December 15, 2017 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 17.10.211
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