Assistant Professor in U.S. History

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: U.S. History
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: History
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018
The Department of History, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2018. The position is in the field of U.S. History with specialization in Black History since 1900. Required qualifications include a completed PhD in History or a related discipline, and an ongoing program of research in the area of specialization. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research, and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of career. Candidates will be expected to teach a wide range of courses in U.S. History at all levels and to make a major contribution to the Graduate Program in History. The successful candidate is encouraged to join York University's Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and Its Diasporas. The successful candidate will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to: Professor Thabit Abdullah, Chair, Department of History, 2140 Vari Hall, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: - (Subject line: "U.S. Black History since 1900").

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: . Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Posting End Date: November 15, 2017