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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 2019-20 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 2019-20 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 up to any two terms in an academic year. SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Winter, and Summer terms. Visiting Scholars are expected to have extensive interaction with faculty and students. They normally teach at least one course or other type of relevant class. It is also expected that Visiting Scholars engage in public outreach, which could consist in a public lecture or take some other form. The stipend for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is up to CAD 45,000 (commensurate with length of visit).

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

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

(2)   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.);

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

(4)   names of 3 referees.

In keeping with University policy, the successful candidate will hold an academic position at another university, or an equivalent position at another appropriate institution.

Review of applications will begin on June 8, 2018.

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.

Applications should be submitted electronically to farley@sfu.ca

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice. (http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/Collection_Notice.html)

How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: June 8, 2018, 12:00am PST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.sfu.ca/fass/featured-scholars-in-reside...
Contact name Michelle Son
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date October 22, 2018, 6:47pm PST
Last updated April 6, 2018, 2:36pm EST
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