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School of Public Policy

Assistant Professor (Limited Term)

The School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University, located at SFU’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver, invites applications for a one-year contractually limited term appointment. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence August 1, 2014 and end July 31, 2015.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Political Science and/or Public Policy at the time of appointment. The candidate must be able to teach in the areas of Canadian government, Canadian politics, public policy studies, and quantitative research methods. A record of excellence in teaching, graduate supervision, and research is required.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The School of Public Policy offers the Masters of Public Policy degree, a two-year, research intensive graduate program that is academically rigorous, multi-disciplinary, and professionally relevant.

We emphasize practical application of principles and analysis from social science disciplines: politics, economics, qualitative and quantitative research methods. All teaching is at the graduate level.

Closing date: May 1, 2014

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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 details see the Collection Notice.

Application Information:
Submit CV, teaching dossier and three references to:

Professor Nancy Olewiler
Director, School of Public Policy
Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 5K3

Email: olewiler@sfu.ca; mpp@sfu.ca

School for International Studies

Limited Term Assistant Professor - Conflict and Development

The School for International Studies invites applications from candidates in any social science discipline, for a one-year limited term position at the Assistant Professor level, in the field of Conflict and Development, starting in August 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on insurgency and civil war, humanitarian intervention and peace-building at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and must also be ready to teach foundation courses in International Studies. Candidates will be expected to have expertise regarding a region of the developing world. In addition an ability to employ and teach mixed – quantitative and qualitative - methods will be an advantage.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or expect to complete by August 2014), promise of excellence in research, and good teaching potential. Applications will be treated in confidence and should include a letter of application with a statement of interest and research and teaching ability, curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange for three reference letters to be sent independently.

All materials should be sent via e-mail only to intst@sfu.ca to the attention of Professor Alec Dawson, Director, School for International Studies, by May 16, 2014. In the Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified: 2014 Fall LTaP Application, Applicant Name.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ communities. The position is subject to budget 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.

Sociology and Anthropology

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
Email: sachrsec@sfu.ca

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.

World Literature

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 t_a@sfu.ca

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.

 

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