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Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Department of History
History of Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Concordia University’s Department of History invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the History of Nineteenth-Century Ireland. The Department welcomes applications from all candidates; we are particularly interested in candidates who can advance our established research strengths in one, or more, of the following areas: cultural history; transnational and international history; genocide and human rights; the history of gender and sexuality; and public history.

The successful candidates should have a PhD and active research agenda, proven abilities to teach successfully at the undergraduate level, and a willingness to teach and supervise graduate students. In addition to actively participating in the life of the History Department, the successful candidate will be expected to assist in developing Concordia’s Canadian-Irish Studies Program.

The deadline for applications is 1 November 2007. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness including course evaluations. Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference forwarded immediately on their behalf to the following address:

Dr. Shannon McSheffrey, Professor and Chair, Department of History, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Montreal, QC, Canada, H3G 1M8. (514) 848 2424 (ext. 2414).

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Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position for July 1, 2008.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.