Arts and Social Sciences

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Tier 2 CRC in Digital Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a SSHRC Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, Tier 2. The successful applicant will be an exceptional emerging scholar with interdisciplinary expertise in Digital Humanities. Priority will be given to scholars with a research focus in some aspect of Indigenous studies, either within Canada or globally. Consideration will also be given to scholars whose interdisciplinary research has a transnational and/or intercultural focus.

An emerging scholar is defined as an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria or direct questions to Chair, FASS Digital Humanities CRC Search Committee at fasscrc@sfu.ca.

The successful candidate will be cross-appointed in a primary (home) and secondary unit within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, as appropriate. The appointment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the applicant receiving a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Applicants will normally hold a PhD in their home discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to furthering cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as the continued development of the Digital Humanities hub at SFU.

Applications should include:

(1) a cover letter clearly identifying the preferred home and secondary departments

(2) a current CV

(3) a statement of research and teaching interests

(4) four (4) letters of reference

(5a) a scholarly publication or other suitable writing sample; and

(5b) an example of a Digital Humanities research project, with a brief explanation of the applicant’s role in that project.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018. All applications will be treated in confidence. Please submit all applications electronically to the Chair, FASS Digital Humanities CRC Search Committee at fasscrc@sfu.ca. Questions about the position can also be directed to that email address.

Simon Fraser University is located in unceded Coast Salish Territory - the traditional territories of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), and Kwikwetlem First Nations.

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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. SFU offers several benefits and services aimed at promoting equity, please see the Faculty Relations, Benefits and Service page for more details. For questions regarding the CRC nomination process and SFU’s commitment to ensuring an open, fair, and transparent process please contact Catherine Stoddard, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at catherine_stoddard@sfu.ca.

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.

Assistant Professor - Criminology

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2019.

DUTIES: To undertake research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Criminology. The area of specialization is open; however, research in the area of policing, corrections, law, or criminology theory would be an asset.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in the field of Criminology, and have earned a Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or a J.D./LL.B. in addition to a research-based doctorate, completed by the employment start date. The area of specialization is open; however, the ideal candidate will have research experience in one or more of the following areas: policing, corrections, law, or criminology theory.

The candidate is expected to develop the ability to conduct innovative research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. All applicants must have a strong, evolving publication record, providing evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, demonstrated by publications that make a significant contribution to the literature, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. Further support can be provided by high quality working papers, presentations at significant international conferences, accolades and awards. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, highly positive teaching evaluations, strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills.

The School has a well-established undergraduate program with over 900 majors and minors. It also offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. There are exceptional research opportunities which include access to key research centres and institutes including

  • the Criminology Research Centre
  • the Institute for Studies in Criminal Justice Policy
  • the International Cyber-Crime Research Centre
  • the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies
  • the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute
  • the Centre for Forensic Research
  • the Centre for Restorative Justice, and,
  •  the Institute on Violence, Terrorism and Security.

The faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 30 regular full-time members.

NOTE: 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.

This is an entry-level position (Assistant Professor). Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, 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.

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, a teaching dossier, and a sample publication, to the Director of the School of Criminology at: crimsec@sfu.ca

Lecturer - Law, Human Rights & Civil Liberties - Criminology

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one Lectureship, starting July 1, 2019.

DUTIES: To teach at the undergraduate level in the School of Criminology. The area of specialization is Law, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, and Social Science perspectives on law.

QUALIFICATIONS: A J.D./LL.B., in addition to a Ph.D. in Criminology or a related field, completed by the employment start date, is expected. The area of specialization is Law, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, and Social Science perspectives on law. All applicants must have demonstrated experience teaching law-related undergraduate criminology courses.

The School has a well-established undergraduate program with over 900 majors and minors. It also offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D.

There are exceptional research opportunities which include access to key research centres and institutes including

  • the Criminology Research Centre
  • the Institute for Studies in Criminal Justice Policy
  • the International Cyber-Crime Research Centre
  • the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies
  • the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute
  • the Centre for Forensic Research and,
  • the Centre for Restorative Justice.

The teaching faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 30 members.

NOTE: 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.

This is an entry-level Lecturer position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, 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.

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a teaching dossier, to the Director of the School of Criminology at: crimsec@sfu.ca

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The expected start date is July 1, 2019. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of econometrics. Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. The candidate must hold a PhD in economics or a closely related field by the employment start date and be well qualified to teach at the PhD level although teaching at all levels is expected.

Applications must include a CV, three confidential reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of research papers.

Application instructions are available on our website.

The Department will start reviewing applications by December 1, 2018.

Direct email inquiries to econhire@sfu.ca

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 the 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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Indigenous Pedagogy  

The Department of First Nations Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Indigenous Pedagogy at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 2019 in the department of First Nations Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Specific areas of focus in scholarship may include but are not limited to: history, environmental management, Indigenous science, ecological knowledge and ethnobiology, material culture studies, Indigenous community practice.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate commitment to teaching and promise of educational leadership. They will have teaching experience and/or practical experience in Indigenous issues in the Canadian context and will be knowledgeable about relevant teaching methods. Applicants should be able to teach First Nations Studies lower and upper-level undergraduate courses, as well as contribute to a future graduate program, and to engage in teaching practices informed by Indigenous pedagogies.

The candidate will also be expected to establish and maintain a strong research plan that engages with Indigenous experience in Canada, drawing on decolonizing and other Indigenous perspectives that is informed by involvement with Indigenous communities, organizations, and institutions.

Qualifications

The Department of First Nations Studies is seeking a candidate who will bring a deep understanding of Indigenous cultures, traditions, languages and practices as well as an understanding of Indigenous knowledge systems, methodologies, and epistemologies. A PhD or equivalent is preferred.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and in research and/or an active and recognized engagement with Indigenous knowledge. Long-term ethical engagement with Indigenous communities, organizations, and institutions and evidence of understanding the importance of consensus-building relationships would be an asset.

About the Department

The First Nations Department faculty impressively fulfill Simon Fraser University’s bifocal strategic vision “to be a world leader in knowledge mobilization, building on a strong foundation of fundamental research” and “to be Canada’s most community-engaged university.” (External Report 2017). Our faculty members engage with communities in Indigenous-informed ways and through diverse mediums, in fields including arts, activism, aesthetics, literary criticism, gender studies, archeology, ethnobotany, sociology, and linguistics. Find more information here  

Simon Fraser University is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. SFU is committed to supporting Indigenous scholars in building community, collaboration, and career success.

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.

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 the availability of funding.

Application

Review of applications will begin on December 7th until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of the applicant’s Indigenous teaching philosophy, and a writing sample. In addition, three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover. Applications in doc, docx, or pdf format can be sent to the attention of the Chair of first_nations@sfu.ca;

Mail hard copies to:
Dr. Deanna Reder, Chair
Department of First Nations Studies, SWH 9091
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6

dhr@sfu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, 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

POSTE DE CHARGÉ DE COURS À DURÉE

Le Département de français de l’Université Simon Fraser, Burnaby, Colombie-Britannique, sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de Lecturer (Term Teaching Faculty) à temps partiel (50% d’une charge pleine) pour une durée limitée de 8 mois. L’entrée en fonction est le 1er janvier 2019 et le contrat se termine le 31 août 2019.

Les responsabilités du poste comprennent, pour la durée du contrat (deux trimestres) : Enseignement de cours au 1er cycle (cours de littérature française et/ou québécoise ou francophone et possiblement un cours de langue) et, si besoin est, un séminaire de maîtrise (groupe de petite taille). Pour une courte description des cours offert par le département, veuillez consulter le calendrier académique de SFU : http://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/2018/fall/courses/fren.html.  En tant que membre de la SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) et le département de français, le/la candidat(e) choisi(e) devra participer aux comités départementaux et s’engager dans les activités départementales.

Qualifications requises : doctorat ou études doctorales avancées en littérature française ; dossier de publications ; une parfaite maîtrise du français et bonne maîtrise de l’anglais à l’oral et à l’écrit.

Seront considérés en premier lieu les dossiers des candidat(e)s qui :

· ont pour domaine de spécialisation la littérature française ; une familiarité en littérature québécoise ou francophone serait un atout;

· effectuent des recherches actives dans le domaine de la littérature française ;

· ont une expérience d’enseignement universitaire au niveau du 1er cycle (l'expérience dans l'enseignement au niveau du 2ème cycle serait un atout).

Soumission : Prière d’envoyer un C.V., accompagné d’une lettre de présentation comprenant une brève description du programme de recherche et de l’expérience dans l’enseignement; 3 lettres de recommandation courantes sous pli séparé au : Chair, Department of French, WMC 2630, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, C.-B., V5A 1S6, Canada.  Les soumissions sous forme électronique peuvent être envoyées à frensech@sfu.ca.

Échéance : L’étude des dossiers débutera le 1er octobre 2018 et continuera jusqu’à ce que le poste soit comblé.

Nous invitons les candidat(e)s à consulter notre page web pour plus d’informations sur le département au : www.sfu.ca/french/.

Ceci est un poste à durée limitée à niveau d’entrée.  Seul(e)s sont éligibles ceux/celles au même rang ou qui sont admissibles à une promotion au rang en considération.  Ce poste dépend de la disponibilité du financement.

Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à poser leur candidature. Toutefois cette offre s’adresse de préférence aux citoyen(ne)s canadien(ne)s et aux résident(e)s permanent(e)s.

SFU encourage les candidatures de toutes les personnes qualifiées, y compris les femmes, les personnes handicapées, les minorités visibles, les Autochtones, les personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles et d’autres personnes qui peuvent contribuer à une plus grande diversité de notre personnel (http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/general/gp19.html).  

En vertu de la Loi sur l’Université, les renseignements personnels requis par l’université pour les compétitions de postes académiques seront recueillis.  Pour plus d’information : http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/collection_notice.html

Term Lecturer Position

The Department of French at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for a 0.5 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer.

This position is for two semesters starting January 1, 2019. The Lecturer will be expected to teach undergraduate courses (French and/or Québecois or francophone literature courses, and possibly one language course) and, if the need arises, one graduate seminar (small size). A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar, located at: http://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/2018/fall/courses/fren.html. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of French team of faculty, the Lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Qualifications:

· PhD or ABD in French literature; a publication record; a perfect mastery of French and strong mastery of English, both oral and written.

Priority will be given to candidates who:

· have a specialization in French literature; a familiarity with Québécois or francophone literature would be an asset;

· take part in active research activities in the field of French literature;

· have experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level (experience in teaching at the graduate level would be an asset).

Application Submission:  Complete applications will consist of: a CV accompanied by a cover letter including a brief description of the candidate’s research program and teaching experience.  Three current letters of reference should be sent separately by the respective referees.

Send applications to the attention of:
Chair, Department of French
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6
Canada

Send electronic submissions to frensech@sfu.ca.

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information on the department, please consult our web site at: www.sfu.ca/french/.

This is an entry-level limited term position.  Only those holding or those 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 (http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/general/gp19.html).

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.

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
Email: gswspost@sfu.ca

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

Term Lecturer Position – Spanish Language

About the Position

The Language Training Institute at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a Term Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the area of Spanish Language teaching. For a complete description of SFU’s Teaching Faculty Ranks, please see Article 35 of the SFU Faculty Collective Agreement.

This position is for a one year term from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Qualifications

· Ph.D. degree or equivalent qualifications in a relevant area.

· Evidence of Spanish language teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit courses and of carrying out the duties related to the effective conduct of the courses.

· Substantial knowledge of pedagogy relevant to Spanish language teaching.

· Expertise in the use of online technology and applications for language teaching.

Responsibilities

This lecturer will teach eight courses or sections of courses in Spanish language.  Supervision of Teaching Assistants is required.  As a member of the Language Training Institute’s faculty team, the lecturer will be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Application deadline

Open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 26, 2018.

Application procedure and materials

Interested applicants should send, via a single email, PDF attachments as follows:

- a covering letter,

- a Curriculum Vitae,

- a one page teaching philosophy,

- a dossier of any available supporting materials, such as samples of course outlines and lecture materials, teaching evaluations, instructional workshops and training etc. (this requirement is not necessary in the case of applicants with a strong language teaching history at SFU), and

- a list of three referees with their contact details.

Please arrange for your referees to email letters of reference directly to Dr. Robert Gordon at ltijobs@sfu.ca.

Please send the above documents via email to:
Dr. Robert Gordon, Professor and Director
Language Training Institute at Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC
Email:  ltijobs@sfu.ca

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. Please note that this position is subject to availability of funding and approval by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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.

Direct inquiries about this position to:
Dr. Robert Gordon, Professor and Director, Language Training Institute, rgordon@sfu.ca

Lecturer - Linguistics (half-time) and Cognitive Science Program (half-time)

Applications are being sought by the Department of Linguistics at Simon Fraser University for a continuing teaching faculty position (Lecturer) in the Department of Linguistics with dedicated workload in the Cognitive Science Program, starting July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach half time in Linguistics and half time in SFU’s Cognitive Science Program. The standard course-load for a Lecturer at SFU is 8 courses per year or equivalent.

Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in experimental and/or computational methods in linguistics and cognitive science. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a subset of lower-division courses in the two programs, including existing courses such as Exploring the Mind, Language and Communication, Learning in Everyday Life, and Foundations in Cognitive Science, while participating in the development of a new lower-division course in experimental/computational methods in linguistics.

The ideal candidate will also participate in the development and teaching of a subset of upper-division courses such as computational modeling of cognitive processes, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, as well as a capstone undergraduate course for cognitive science majors and minors.  Ability to occasionally teach a core area of linguistics that contributes to cognitive science such as generative syntax, formal semantics, or theoretical phonology is a plus. 

Linguistics at SFU offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs. The department currently serves 275 undergraduate majors/minors and 50 graduate students. 

Cognitive Science at SFU offers an undergraduate BA degree. Students in the program build their curriculum according to their interests, drawing on courses in Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, and Computing Science. The program currently serves 50 majors and minors.

Duties of the position will include undergraduate teaching in linguistics and cognitive science and participation in the collegial governance of the Department of Linguistics and the Cognitive Science Program. Applicants should have a completed PhD by time of appointment. This is an entry-level position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

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.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2019.  

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a summary of their demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness, and the names and contact details of three academic references. 

Please submit all application materials to lingasst@sfu.ca. Direct inquiries to Dr. Nancy Hedberg, Professor and Chair, at hedberg@sfu.ca.

Senior Lecturer (Continuing) Justice, Diversity and Law

The Department of Political Science is inviting applications for a continuing full-time Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Senior Lecturer in Justice, Diversity and Law with demonstrated teaching experience in community-based engagement learning, starting July 1, 2019. The normal teaching load is eight courses per year.

The successful candidate should demonstrate excellent past performance in teaching, especially community engaged teaching, including but not limited to partnerships with government and non-government organizations. They should also have experience with graduate student training. Although not required, the ideal candidate will have a record of teaching-relevant research and a record of securing teaching research grants. Applicants should have a completed PhD in Political Science. Successful candidates will be expected to play an active role in the development and innovation of the Department’s curriculum and in other teaching-related initiatives.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and a summary of their demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness..

Review of complete applications will begin on November 24, 2018. Applications will be accepted until December 24, 2018. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have three letters of reference forwarded to the Chair.

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.

Please submit all application materials to polchair@sfu.ca

Please direct inquiries to:

Dr. Alexander Moens, Professor and Chair
Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A1S6
Phone: 778-782-3729
Email: moens@sfu.ca

Simon Fraser University is in the top ten research universities in Canada and has ranked first in Maclean’s Comprehensive category for many years. Located in Metro Vancouver, Simon Fraser University has three campuses. Vancouver is consistently rated among the top three most livable cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, 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. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. This position is subject to availability of funding.

Assistant Professor in Law and Forensic Psychology - Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Law and Forensic Psychology to begin July 1, 2019. Simon Fraser University has two law and forensic streams: an experimental law-forensic program and a clinical forensic program. This position is specifically for our experimental law-forensic program.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. We seek candidates with clearly demonstrated potential to establish a strong research program, excel in undergraduate and graduate training and teaching, and participate in departmental activities and service. The area of research specialization within law and forensic psychology is open. However, we seek applications from scholars who study the application of basic psychological process to legal issues; this includes, but is not limited to, topics such as interrogation, witnesses, racial biases, children, and legal decision-making. Also, we are interested in applications from scholars whose research is strongly complementary to that of our current faculty, while providing additional breadth and innovation.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada. Find more information about the Psychology Department and the University on our website. The campus is located on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver. Vancouver is a scenic waterfront city located minutes from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities. It has a reputation as a clean, safe, multicultural and ethnically diverse city, and is one of the very top cities in the world in which to live and work.

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. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Submit application materials electronically, via email to psyclaw@sfu.ca. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of representative publications, and arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference.

Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications and supporting materials must be received by November 23, 2018.

Direct inquiries to:
Dr. Deborah Connolly
Chair, Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Canada
debc@sfu.ca

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

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in International Studies

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2019. We invite applicants from any social science discipline with research on post-conflict dynamics and processes of reconstruction (e.g., transitional justice, peace-keeping/peace-building, social integration and reconciliation, state building, economic development in post-conflict contexts). We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Africa, the Middle East, and South or Southeast Asia.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in research, and strong teaching potential. Professional experience in applied research, practice, or policy will be considered an asset.

Simon Fraser University is a leading Canadian public research university (ranked #1 by Maclean’s Magazine for best comprehensive university in Canada for 2016, 2017, and 2018). We earn top marks for our world-class social science research, award-winning students and faculty, and new library acquisitions. The normal teaching load for this full-time position is four courses per year, taught in two of three terms, with the third for research.

Applications will be treated in confidence and should include: a letter of application, statements of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding.

Send materials by email only, in a single pdf file, to intst@sfu.ca (letters of reference should be sent directly by the letter writers). In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information: “2018 Assistant Professor Application, (Applicant Name).” Direct questions about the position to Dr. Tamir Moustafa, at tmoustafa@sfu.ca.

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.  

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View the 2019-2024 Academic Plan

Plan to attend upcoming town hall sessions about the 2019-2024 Academic Plan:

Monday, November 19
Burnaby Campus
Blusson Hall, room 9660
2:30-4:00pm

Friday, November 23
Surrey Campus
SFU Surrey, room 5380
10:30am-12:00pm

Thursday, November 29
Vancouver campus
Harbour Centre room 1415
9:00-10:30am

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