Part-Time Position in History (External)

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


Semester 1: (September to December 2020)

HIST 2283A- The Indian Ocean & The World (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30PM - 2:20PM)

This lecture-based course explores the social, political, and economic history of the Indian Ocean world and Asia during the early modern period, spanning from c.1450 to about 1750. It will cover a variety of topics ranging from pre-colonial trade patterns to the succession of European empires and trading companies active in the Indian Ocean world and Asia from the turn of the sixteenth century onwards.


St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,000.  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 three Canada Research Chairs.


A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree is required. Applicants are to submit their application, including curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and any other relevant documentation such as reference letters, directly to Dr. Carey Watt, Chair of the History Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to


Closing date: May 29, 2020 or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications 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.