The University of Waterloo Department of History is seeking an exceptional senior scholar with a world-class scholarly record in modern global history, specializing in one or more of the following areas: health and medicine, science, technology, the environment, or human rights. The successful applicant will be appointed to a tenured position as a full professor and will be subsequently nominated for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair.
The Canada Research Chairs program was established by the Government of Canada to foster internationally-recognized research excellence. As stated in the program’s Terms of Reference (http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.
The position will commence on or before July 1, 2014. Beyond the normal faculty responsibilities of undergraduate and graduate teaching, service, and maintaining an original and innovative research program, the successful candidate will encourage collaboration with scholars from across campus in related areas, and will develop and refine national and international networks .
Consideration of applications will begin after November 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University’s Job Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.c