Cleghorn Fellowship in War and Society/Canadian Military History

Wilfrid Laurier University – The Department of History and the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS) invites applications for a two-year non-renewable Limited-Term Appointment as the Cleghorn Fellow in War and Society at the Assistant Professor level commencing July 1, 2016, subject to budgetary approval.

This position is aimed at emerging scholars, preferably within two years of having completed their PhD, who have both a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the life of the Department of History and the LCMSDS, including its seminar series, public lectures, and media engagement, and should therefore be capable of communicating to both scholarly and general audiences.

Applications from all relevant fields will be considered, but preference will be given to those with a specialization in Canadian military history and/or war and society. The successful candidate will have a workload of five courses in the Department of History (possible one-course buyout from the LCMSDS), including courses involving experiential learning, digital studies, and/or new courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, and to engage in academic service.

Application date
1 Mar 2016
Date of residence
1 Jul 2016
2 years
America Canada
Humanities History Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 2 years