European History and Catholic Studies - Assistant Professor

St. Mary's University College

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2013-01-15

Tenure Track Position in European History and Catholic Studies

St. Mary's University College invites applications for a tenure-track position in European History and Catholic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor effective 1 July 2013. In the discipline of History, the successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty responsible for teaching a first year seminar course on the History of Ideas which is part of the Liberal Arts core at St. Mary's. In addition, the applicant should be able to teach in two of the following areas: Medieval, Early Modern or Modern European History. In the field of Catholic Studies, the applicant will be required to teach courses on the History of Christian Thought and Catholic Social Teaching.

Candidates must have completed a PhD at the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and a record of or potential for on-going research and scholarship.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching dossier, and the names of three references by February 28, 2013 to:

Dr Mark Charlton
Vice-President Academic and Dean
St. Mary's University College
14500 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z4


St. Mary's University College is a vibrant and growing Catholic post-secondary student-focused liberal arts and sciences teaching and research institution located in the south of Calgary. We are dedicated to scholarship, teaching excellence, and the development of critical thinkers in the Catholic tradition of the liberal arts. St. Mary's offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Visit our web site at for further information about St. Mary's University College.


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