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STUART RAMSAY TOMPKINS VISITING PROFESSORSHIP
 
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
 
EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA
 
Applications are invited for the position of Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Visiting
Professor at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This is a
nine month appointment to be held jointly in the Departments of History and
Classics, and Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS, home department
for the appointee). The Visiting Professor will be expected to be in
residence by August 25, 2007 to May 15, 2008, and will also be expected to
participate in the intellectual life of the sponsoring departments. The
successful candidate will teach a total of four one-term courses during the
year in the area of expertise (one for each department and two
interdepartmental courses, one of which will be a graduate seminar), and
give a number of public lectures throughout the year.
 
The successful candidate should hold a doctorate or a candidatešs degree in
Russian/East European history, or in a related field. The sponsoring
departments are seeking a candidate who can teach courses in a range of
history, politics, and culture. Scholars who are qualified to also teach the
history, politics and cultures of Russia, Ukraine, Eastern or Central Europe
are encouraged to apply.
 
Since all teaching and communication will be in English, it is imperative
that candidates possess near native fluency in spoken and written English.
This is a precondition to employment. Please note that this position is
restricted to current citizens of Soviet successor states by the terms of
the endowment.
 
Return air fare will be covered by the Stuart Ramsay Tompkins endowment.
Compensation is $50,000 Cdn plus benefits for the nine month period.
 
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a letter of application, a
complete CV, and sample publications. Suggestions of possible survey courses
in the area of expertise and senior research seminars are welcome. For
information please consult the websites of History and Classics
(www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/historyandclassics) and MLCS (www.mlcs.ca) as well
as the University of Alberta (www.registrar.ualberta.ca/calendar
<http://www.registrar.ualberta.ca/calendar> ). Applications should also
include the names and contact coordinates of three individuals qualified to
act as referees. E-mail submissions are accepted.
 
Applications should be submitted to: Tompkins Professorship Committee,
Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta,
Arts 200, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E6.
 
E-mail applications and inquiries can be addressed to the MLCS Departmental
Secretary, Dolores Wohland at dolores.wohland@ualberta.ca. Telephone: (780)
492-1997   Fax: (780) 492-9106.
 
Closing date for this competition is January 30, 2007. 





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