Dal History is Hiring!

Assistant Professor Limited Term (10 Months) - Canadian History

Assistant Professor Limited Term (10 Months) - Canadian History

The Department of History at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 10-month limited term appointment in Canadian History at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, effective 1 August 2023.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses in each of the Fall and Winter terms, including HIST 3226, Law and Justice in Canadian Society to 1890, and HIST 3227, Criminal Law, Crime, and Punishment in Canada, 1890 to the Present, with the other courses to be determined in consultation between the candidate and the Department. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by 1 August 2023 and demonstrate potential for excellence as a teacher and a scholar. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Complete applications should include a resume, cover letter, and list of three referees.

The letter of application to the Search Committee should discuss teaching experience and philosophy, including approaches to equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization.

The deadline for applications is March 17th. All applications are to be submitted online through the following People Admin link:



Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.