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Simon Fraser U seeks applicants for The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar

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    Alexis McMaster

    The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for the 2018-19 academic year. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is dedicated to the teaching of history, which is understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past, carried out within the departments and programs of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is appointed as a Visiting Faculty Member for any two terms in an academic year. SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Winter, and Summer terms. The Visiting Scholar will be expected to have extensive interaction with faculty and students. S/he will normally teach at least one course or other type of relevant class. It is also expected that the Visiting Scholar will engage in public outreach, which could consist in a public lecture or take some other form. The stipend for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is CAD 45,000.

    Applications should include a current CV and a cover letter outlining the following: (1) the desired home department; (2) a research plan for the tenure of the Visiting Scholar position; (3) a brief description of an advanced undergraduate/graduate level course. (Please note that students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds will be able to register for the course.); (4) a brief account of the topic of the public lecture or of another form of public outreach; and (5) names of 3 referees.

    Review of applications will begin on July 10, 2017.

    Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and persons with disabilities.

    Applications should be directed to:

    Farley Distinguish Visiting Scholar Committee

    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

    AQ 6155

    Simon Fraser University

    8888 University Drive

    Burnaby, BC V5L 1Z4


    Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice.

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