Sessional Instructor – Canadian History

Concordia University of Edmonton is a community of learning grounded in scholarship and academic freedom, preparing students to be independent thinkers, ethical leaders and citizens for the common good.

The Department of Social Sciences at Concordia University of Edmonton invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to join our team for Fall 2017 (September to December 2017) and Winter 2018 (January to April 2018). Please note this position begins September 2017.

The following 3-credit course teaching opportunities are available:

Fall 2016: HIS 260 – Canadian History 1500-1867

Course description: Introduces the major political, economic, social, and cultural themes of pre-Confederation Canadian historical development.

Winter 2017: HIS 261 – Canadian History 1867-Present

Course description: Introduces the major political, economic, social, and cultural themes of post-Confederation Canadian historical development.


  • A PhD or near completion of a PHD in history. The doctoral dissertation and publications should clearly focus on Canadian history.
  • University-level teaching experience
  • A demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member.

For more details on the History Program at Concordia, please see:

Interested individuals may contact Tolly Bradford, History Program Coordinator, for further information at

Closing Date: Application review will commence on March 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must be able to successfully pass an employment security check.

Application packages must include:

  • A cover letter describing teaching and research experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A portfolio of teaching experience
  • Teaching evaluations for the past 2 years
  • Two academic references.

Please forward all documents in hard-copy or electronic format to:

Human Resources
Concordia University of Edmonton
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

 We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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