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English

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French

Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing September 1, 2015. This position is subject to budgetary and Board approval.

The Department seeks to fill a continuing faculty line in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. The preferred candidate will be engaged in feminist interdisciplinary research and teaching in at least one of the following areas:

  • disability studies
  • bioethics/science studies
  • masculinity studies
  • theories of embodiment and body modification
  • trans* studies, and/or queer theory.

The Department is open to a range of research approaches, including: theoretical and historical perspectives; cultural studies; and public policy.

Candidates should demonstrate ability to work within a comparative and/or transnational and/or intersectional framework in their undergraduate and graduate teaching and research and should suggest ways that they can participate in service to the department, the university, and the broader community.

Applicants will submit electronically a

  • covering letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and course evaluations)
  • 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. All materials should be sent to:

Dr. Willeen Keough, Chair
Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Email:  gswspost@sfu.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications and reference letters is October 1, 2014.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including all genders, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians 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.

History

Humanities

Linguistics

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

The Department of Linguistics at Simon Fraser University, located at SFU’s Burnaby campus will have one or more openings at the rank of assistant professor (tenure track), beginning September 1, 2015. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in the core area of phonology; specialization in any of the areas of articulatory phonology, laboratory phonology, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, or language documentation would be an asset.

A completed PhD by the time of appointment is a primary qualification for appointment, as is demonstrated promise as both a teacher and researcher. Duties of the position will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, development of a strong research program, and participation in the collegial governance of the department and university.

Linguistics at SFU offers both graduate and undergraduate degree programs, joint majors with Computing Science and First Nations Studies, a TESL certificate program, a speech science certificate, a certificate in First Nations language proficiency, and provides one of the principal components of the Cognitive Science undergraduate degree program.

The department currently serves 250 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate students. In addition to a full suite of linguistics courses at all levels, the department offers an array of courses in First Nations languages, primarily in communities throughout BC and the Yukon. The department’s research infrastructure includes a phonetics lab, language and brain lab, phonological processing lab, experimental syntax lab, and a Centre for First Nations Languages.

 Application with a covering letter, the names of three references, and a current curriculum vitae should be submitted electronically to lingasst@sfu.ca or sent to:

Faculty Search
Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B. C. V5A 1S6
Canada

The closing date for applications is October 31, 2014

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The position(s) are subject to budget approval.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including all genders, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

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.

Philosophy

Political Science

Psychology

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

World Literature

 

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