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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 – and Women’s Studies – or maybe obtained by contacting Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, (History) and/or Dr. Lori Chambers, (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 ( A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at 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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