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Sessional Instructors, 2018 Fall Session Courses, Department of History

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Job ID: 14863

Updated: March 1, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the 2018 Fall Session, September to December 2018:

  • CNST 201 - Introduction to Canadian Studies,
    Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • HTST 593.02 - Canadian Intellectual History,
    Tuesdays 2:00 - 4:45 p.m.

Please submit your application online, and please include the following:

  • Proof of completion of PhD or see note below on doctoral progress
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Three academic reference letters (if not already on file)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and methods
  • Course names and descriptions of courses you have taught
  • Teaching evaluations from a course you have taught or for which you have been a TA
  • Student evaluations (if available)

Please note that this course is tentative, pending sufficient enrollments.

Doctoral students who have passed their candidacy exams 30 days before the course begins are eligible to apply. Please indicate in your letter of application the anticipated dates for completion of the candidacy exams.

The application deadline is February 28, 2018.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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