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Employment Opportunity

History Instructor, Limited Term Contract

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Competition Number: 18-4006
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: August 01, 2018 up to July 31, 2019
  Leave Replacement: Appointment may be extended or end early, dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: Half-time position (two courses per semester)
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00825
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The History Department at Vancouver Island University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with the option of a Major or Minor in a variety of areas of study that reflect the diversity and wide-ranging expertise of our faculty, with particular focus on the history of: Canada, Europe, the United States, and Popular Culture. All members of the department are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, service and research. We strive to provide a learner-centred environment that fosters the intellectual growth and development of our students. Small class sizes, a collegial atmosphere, and the personal mentoring of students are hallmarks of our work environment.
Duties: The Department of History at Vancouver Island University invites applications for a limited term, part-time position to teach Canadian Women's history, pre- and post-1920, and the history of North American Popular Culture, pre- and post-1945.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: A Doctoral degree in North American Women's history and/or Popular Culture from an appropriately accredited institution and recent and relevant undergraduate teaching experience.

A strong focus on teaching and student learning, demonstrated competency working effectively in a team-oriented environment, and responsiveness to diverse learning styles, cultural and academic backgrounds. Demonstrated proficiency with technology relevant to the position.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Recent teaching evaluations
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 05, 2018 - March 07, 2018
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.