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Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) positions:
GSWS invites applications for the following position(s):
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Global Transgender Health at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2019.
The preferred candidate will have a PhD in hand by the appointment start date. They will be engaged in interdisciplinary research on trans (broadly defined across diverse cultures) health and/or medicine from a global perspective, and will have a research profile which sits at the intersection of the social sciences and humanities. In addition to a demonstrated publication record in global trans health research, candidates should also show effective teaching and the ability to work effectively within transnational and intersectional frameworks in their undergraduate and graduate teaching in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. They should also suggest ways that they can participate in service to the department, the university, and the broader community.
Applicants will electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and selection of course evaluations), a resume of research interests and agenda, and a sample of written work. Each candidate must also arrange for three academic reference letters to be forwarded to the Department.
Send all materials to:
Dr. Lara Campbell, Chair Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Complete applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications and reference letters must be received by 19 November 2018.
Simon Fraser University is Canada’s leading comprehensive university with 30, 000 students, 6500 faculty and staff. Find details here about the Department and its current research and degree programs.
This is an entry-level position. Only those holding or eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.
Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice.
The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies requires the following Teaching Assistant, Tutor Marker and Course Supervisor Positions:
Application deadline Friday, September 28 at 4:00 pm.
The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies requires the following Sessional Instructors (TSSU) to teach:
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