Deadline : 30/11/2009
The Department of Historical Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga
invites applications for a tenurestream appointment in Women & Gender
Studies and Religion. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant
Professor and will begin July 1, 2010.
Qualified candidates should have completed the PhD in a related
discipline with a focus in the area of women and gender studies and
religion, and with a demonstrated record of outstanding teaching at the
undergraduate level and an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments.
Breadth of training and ability to teach a wide range of courses will be
a major asset. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching a diverse
program of courses in feminism and sexuality as well as the historical
study of religion. The particular religion (or religions) of
specialization will be determined by the successful applicant’s profile,
but should complement the department’s other resources in the historical
study of religion. The successful candidate will also be appointed to
the tricampus graduate Centre for the Study of Religion, with the same
graduate responsibilities as colleagues at the other campuses of the
University of Toronto.
Historical Studies is a transdisciplinary department that provides
students with a globally-framed historical education that encompasses
programs in Classical Civilization, Diaspora and Transnational Studies,
History, History of Religions and the Study of Women and Gender.
All applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio,
and a cover letter of no more than two single-spaced pages outlining
their research interests and teaching qualifications. Applicants should
also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Professor
Johnson under separate cover.
Applications may be submitted online via the University of Toronto,
Academic Career Opportunities webs ite at
www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm (see position ad 0900782) ; or by
e-mail to : firstname.lastname@example.org ; or in hard copy to :
Professor Robert E. Johnson, Chair,
Department of Historical Studies,
University of Toronto Mississauga,
3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga,
Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6.
For more information about this position and the Department of
Historical Studies, please visit our home page at
For more information on the
graduate Center for the Study of Religion please visit :