University of Maine
Canadian-American Center and Department of History
Assistant Professor of Canadian History
The University of Maine Canadian-American Center and the Department of History invite applications for a joint academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Canadian History with a specialization in environmental history, preferably of northeastern North America, effective August 31, 2015. The tenure home for this position is in the History Department. Candidate’s research interests and teaching expertise should complement the History Department’s existing programs in U.S. and European history.
Annual teaching responsibilities ordinarily include two Canadian Studies courses for the Canadian-American Center, and two courses for the History Department at the undergraduate or graduate level. The position will eventually involve administration and grant-writing responsibilities at the Canadian-American Center, for which the teaching load will be adjusted accordingly.
The History Department offers BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees. Further information about the Department can be found at http://www.umaine.edu/history/. The Canadian-American Center is a U.S. federally funded National Resource Center on Canada, one of only two in the United States. The Center is internationally known for its scholarship on Canada and Canadian-American relations.
Located on the northern border of beautiful Downeast Maine, the University of Maine, Orono, is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state. It is the state’s land grant and sea grant university, enrolling nearly 12,000 students. The University of Maine is located just 60 miles from the beautiful Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park and two hours from Portland, offering access to a wealth of outdoor activities and a thriving restaurant scene.
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Please see the full job advertisement for further details.
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