Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for 50/50 tenure-track joint appointment in the Department of History and Department of Women’s Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on August 1, 2012. Applicants must have a specialization in feminist and transnational studies and non-Western history, with preference given to African, Middle Eastern or East Asian specialists. A completed PhD in History at the time of appointment and a strong background in Women’s Studies theory and methods are required.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in a range of areas from both disciplines and to participate actively in graduate, as well as undergraduate, teaching in both units. The incumbent will be required to develop a strong interdisciplinary research program, and to contribute to departmental and university-wide service.

Further details about the position and the two departments may be found on their respective websites, History – http://history.lakeheadu.ca/ and Women’s Studies –http://womensstudies.lakeheadu.ca/ or maybe obtained by contacting Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, michel.beaulieu@lakeheadu.ca (History) and/or Dr. Lori Chambers, lori.chambers@lakeheadu.ca (Women’s Studies).

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), sample publications, and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Gillian Siddall, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Rd., Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1 (cv.ssh@lakeheadu.ca). A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf. Lakehead University is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

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