Arts and Social Sciences
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing September 1, 2014. This position is subject to budgetary and Board approval.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment, demonstrated scholarship, and a good record in undergraduate teaching. The candidates’ expertise should fall in one or more of the department’s five thematic areas of specialization (see Faculty Research Areas: http://www.socanth.sfu.ca). Preference will be given to candidates able to and interested in teaching quantitative methods and introduction to social research.
Applicants will submit electronically a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (and evaluations), a resume of research interests and agenda, a sample of written work, and the names and contact details of three academic referees. All materials should be sent to:
Dr. Dany Lacombe, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
The deadline is 15th January 2014.
Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 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.
Limited Term Lecturer
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University Surrey invites applications for an eight-month Limited Term appointment in the World Literature program beginning September 1, 2014.
Simon Fraser University has three closely connected campuses in the metropolitan region of Vancouver. The campuses - in Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey - have a diverse, multicultural student body. The World Literature Program, faculty, and students are located at the Surrey campus. The World Literature Program is comparative with a focus on intercultural exchange.
The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer. The successful applicant will be required to teach three courses in the Fall 2014 semester and three in the Spring 2015.
Applicants must be proficient in at least one language other than English, and must be qualified to teach literature from a comparative or interdisciplinary perspective. Candidates with expertise in two literary traditions, at least one of which is non-European, will have an advantage. Courses to be taught would include an introduction to World Literature, modernism from a World Literature perspective and cross-cultural regional literatures.
Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application that addresses teaching philosophy and experience. The letter must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and three course proposals that are informed by cross-cultural, intercultural, or comparative issues and methodologies, paying particular attention to WL 100 and WL 201.
The course proposals should consist of a brief description of the course, a list of potential topics and readings, and a list of potential assignments. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Ken Seigneurie at the email address below.
Application deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014
All materials should be emailed to:
Dr. Ken Seigneurie
Director, World Literature Program
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
c/o Tracey Anbinder at email@example.com
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is commited to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
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.