The Department of History and the Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, seek applications for a tenure-track cross-appointment in Law and Society with a focus on the Global South. We welcome applications from scholars with research in law and society in colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts. Research specialties may include, but are not limited to: transitional justice, empire and the law, peace and conflict studies, legal pluralism, and law in everyday social life and informal contexts. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in History, Political Science, or a relevant discipline. The successful candidate will be housed in one of the two departments and will contribute to the interdisciplinary Minor in Law and Society.
Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Dr. Peter Gossage
Chair, Department of History
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1M8
Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2017. Completed applications are due by April 7, 2017, after which assessment will immediately begin. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Gossage or to Dr. Marlene Sokolon, Chair, Department of Political Science: PoliticalScience.Chair@concordia.ca
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.