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Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Any area of history, understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past
AOS categories History of Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Start date flexible within the 2018-19 Academic year
Job description

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for the 2018-19 academic year. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is dedicated to the teaching of history, which is understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past, carried out within the departments and programs of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences.

The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is appointed as a Visiting Faculty Member for any two terms in an academic year. SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Winter, and Summer terms. The Visiting Scholar will be expected to have extensive interaction with faculty and students. S/he will normally teach at least one course or other type of relevant class.  It is also expected that the Visiting Scholar will engage in public outreach, which could consist of a public lecture or take some other form.  The stipend for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is CAD $45,000.

Applications should include a current CV and a cover letter outlining the following:

(1) the desired home department

(2) a research plan for the tenure of the Visiting Scholar position;

(3) a brief description of an advanced undergraduate/graduate level course. (Please note that students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds will be able to register for the course.);

(4) a brief account of the topic of the public lecture or of another form of public outreach; and

(5) names of 3 referees.

Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2017.

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and persons with disabilities.

Direct applications to:
Farley Distinguish Visiting Scholar Committee
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
AQ 6155
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5L 1Z4

CANADA

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How to apply
Application type Email
Instructions
Applications will be received both electronically and via regular mail at Farley Distinguish Visiting Scholar Committee Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences AQ 6155 Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: July 10, 2017, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.sfu.ca/fass/news/stories/applications-f...
Contact name Lisa Shapiro
Contact email
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Time created May 19, 2017, 8:06am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 4, 2017, 4:42pm PST
Last updated May 19, 2017, 8:06am EST
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This is a visiting position for a faculty member with a continuing position elsewhere. The schedule conforms to the normal processes around sabbatical planning.

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