Assistant or Associate Professor – History or Philosophy

Providence University College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of History and/or Philosophy. The successful candidate will teach introductory surveys in history and philosophy. Other potential courses include history of Canada, history of Christianity, medieval history, critical thinking, and ethics, as well as courses in their own area of expertise.

A candidate with a strong background in theoretical perspectives is particularly welcome to apply. With regards to history, this could include a focus on postcolonialism and its ramifications for women and historically marginalized people. In addition to a candidate’s own area of specialization, knowledge and familiarity with postmodern thought and its intersection with culture and faith is also important to the department.

The successful candidate will have:

• Earned doctorate in history or philosophy from an accredited university
• Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
• Evidence of inclusion and diversity in their teaching practices and interests
• A record or promise of scholarly achievement
• Capable to serve as a mentor and advisor to students
• Ability to work well with students, staff, and faculty in a collegial environment
• An ability to integrate Christian faith and learning

• A commitment to Christian higher education
• Support the Providence mission, vision, and values
• Affirm Providence’s Covenant of Faith
• Able and willing to uphold the Covenant of Community Life and model conduct accordingly

Submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), one sample syllabi (history or philosophy), and an academic writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by email to:

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji
University College Dean
c/o Marlin Reimer, Human Resources Manager

Application deadline is November 15, 2022. The start date for the position is July 1, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Moreover, applications from women and members of underrepresented groups are especially welcome.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected to proceed in the application process will be contacted. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked for the contact information for three references.

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