Arts and Social Sciences
Lecturer - Continuing Appointment
The Hellenic Studies Program at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a continuing teaching appointment at the rank of Lecturer.
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses in Greek Literature, both ancient and modern. This will include research and teaching experience on: literary theory, identity, politics, myth and memory, gender, non/fictional narratives, history, memory and literature, civil war and literature, cultural continuities and discontinuities.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Greek Literature, ability to speak, read, and write Modern Greek, and demonstrated experience in managing, developing and directing online courses.
Other considerations include a demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate cultural and related outreach activities. The successful candidate will be invited to become a member of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies.
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; 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 should include a Curriculum Vitae, a written statement of research and teaching portfolio. Applicants should also arrange to have three reference letters to be sent independently.
The review of applications will begin July 14, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by this date. Address applications to:
Professor Andre Gerolymatos
Chair, Hellenic Studies
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Practice / Director of Clinical Training
Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Practice and Director of Clinical Training (DCT), in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). This is a non-tenure track full-time continuing faculty appointment under the terms of SFU’s Practitioner Faculty policy.
The responsibilities of this position encompass senior direction of the graduate clinical training program, including:
- Coordinating the academic curriculum and training program for clinical psychology graduate students
- liaison and compliance with the requirements of external regulatory and accrediting authorities such as the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), College of Psychologists of BC, and branches of provincial and federal government
- teaching and supervision within the clinical psychology graduate program
- coordination of community resources and contacts in support of clinical training; and
- overseeing the Clinical Psychology Centre (CPC), the training clinic for clinical psychology graduate students.
Involvement in research is encouraged and supported but not required.
Administrative support for the position includes the Associate Director of the CPC, the Manager of Academic and Administrative Services, the Graduate Program Assistant, and the CPC Program Assistant.
Applicants are sought who have a strong record of clinical training and experience, commitment to the scientist-practitioner model of training and to evidence-based practice, and high levels of skill in leadership, effective communication, clinical supervision, consultation and teaching. Administrative experience in relevant prior roles is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program. As the position requires clinical supervision of graduate students, the successful candidate must be registered or immediately apply for registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia. Continual registration is a condition of appointment.
The Department of Psychology is strong across multiple domains. As a workplace environment, the Department has a warm atmosphere of collegial support, encouragement and mutual respect. Further, the SFU Clinical Psychology Graduate Program recently has been re-accredited by the CPA for a seven-year term, the maximum possible. The Vancouver, B.C. area has consistently been ranked among the best places in the world to live, with a unique combination of virtually unlimited recreational and cultural opportunities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.
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.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a concise statement discussing the specific strengths and experience that they would bring to this unique role, and arrange for six letters of recommendation to be sent to:
Neil V. Watson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6
The competition will remain open until the position is filled, but consideration of applications will start on Aug 04, 2015.
Limited Term Assistant Professor
The School for International Studies wishes to appoint a development economist/economic historian/comparative political economist to a two-year limited term position, from 1 September 2015. The successful candidate, who must have substantive knowledge and research experience in either Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America, will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in development and economic history.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or expect to complete by August 2015), 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Professor Alec Dawson, Director, School for International Studies, by June 25, 2015. In the Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified: 2015 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.