Part-Time Position in History

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton:


Semester 2: (January to April 2019)

HIST 3033A Gender in Early Modern Europe, TTH 8:30 AM – 9:50 AM

Europe's early modern period (c. 1450-1800) was a time of political tumult, religious conflict, and seismic shifts in centuries-old institutions. The resulting social changes were profound; new roles emerged for men and women as new questions were asked and new norms evolved. This course takes a thematic approach to the changing lives of men and women, examining the role of gender in both the major events and the everyday realities of the period. (Maximum enrolment: 35)


St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.


A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree is required. Each applicant is to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Carey Watt, Chair, History Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to


Closing date: October 31, 2018, or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.


An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.