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Tenure stream position, Assistant Professor

The Department of History at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant professor in the field of Canadian history with a specialization in Aboriginal Studies. The start date is January 1, 2015.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The primary appointment is in History, but with a regular teaching load of 2 courses in the Aboriginal Studies program. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students writing theses or major research papers, to publish actively, to develop a strong research programme, and to participate in departmental activities in both official languages (English and French).

Ph.D. in History preferred
Excellent research record with publications in peer reviewed journals
Experience in teaching preferred
Active knowledge of English and French
Experience supervising graduate students would be an asset

Salary is based on the Collective Agreement of the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa.

Candidates should submit an application letter, a curriculum vitae, two recent publications and three confidential letters of recommendation (sent under separate cover) to:

Eda Kranakis, Interim Chair
Department of History
University of Ottawa,
55 Laurier East Av., 9th floor (room 9101A)
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Deadline for applications: July 1, 2014.

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The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

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