Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Anthropology

Cognitive Science Program

Criminology

Economics

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University seeks to make an appointment at the rank of associate professor (with tenure for qualifying candidates). Exceptional candidates at the rank of assistant professor (without tenure) may also be considered. The expected starting date is as early as September 1, 2015, but later starting dates may be considered.

Strong candidates in all fields will be given serious consideration. Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Applicants must hold a PhD degree and be well qualified to teach at the PhD level although teaching at all levels is expected.

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 encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Applications must include a c.v., three confidential reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of research papers. Application instructions are available on the Economics website

The Department will start reviewing applications by September 30, 2014. However, the position will remain open after this date until it is filled. Direct email inquiries to econhire@sfu.ca

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

English

First Nations Studies Program

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.

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Psychology

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Sociology and Anthropology

World Literature

 

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