History - Professor (Canadian History)

Vancouver Island University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-09-05

Situated on Mid-Vancouver Island, with spectacular views of BC's coastal mountains, VIU is a dynamic university supporting a student population of more than 17,000 learners and employing over 2,300 faculty and staff. VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and international collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs from academic undergraduate and master's to applied, career/technical, vocational and developmental designed for regional, national and international students. VIU is particularly proud of its role in Aboriginal education and is dedicated to advancing student success in this area. As we enter an exciting new phase of our history, VIU invites applications for the position:

History Professor - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The successful candidate will be required to teach Canadian History and another area of specialization at the upper and lower levels of the undergraduate degree.

Candidates for this position must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

This regular, full-time appointment will be made effective August 01, 2014.

Required Qualifications:
PhD (or ABD) in the relevant fields of History from an appropriately accredited institution. Post-secondary teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Completed PhD, in the relevant fields of History from an appropriately accredited institution.

Application Information:
The posting period for this career opportunity, competition #13-4075, will remain open until October 09, 2013.

Please Submit:
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications
Names and contact information of three referees
Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

Vancouver Island University supports an online application system. Visit http://www.viu.ca/HumanResources/postings to access this employment opportunity and VIU's online application system. Requests for information or assistance can be directed to recruit@viu.ca.


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