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Job Posting: Simons Research Fellow in Dialogue on International Law and Human Security

January 13, 2016

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Simons Research Fellow in Dialogue on International Law and Human Security (SRF) for the 2016–2017 academic year. 

The SRF will be expected to participate in School activities during the term of their appointment, will deliver at least one presentation of their work to the School, and will undertake limited teaching responsibilities, not limited to guest lectures, with the possibility that they might teach one undergraduate course in their area of expertise. 

The Fellow may also be asked contribute to the organization of a workshop in the Spring 2017 term. 

Compensation for the SRF is $40,000 CDN. Selection of the SRF will be based on their qualifications in the areas of International Law and Human Security, their highest degree awarded, and the nature of the work they propose to undertake during the duration of the award. 

Application deadline is March 18, 2016. Please e-mail inquiries and applications to the attention of Professor John Harriss at . Applications should consist of a cover letter (including detailed research proposal), graduate transcripts, a CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Referees should e-mail their letters directly to

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 availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. 

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 at:

SRF Job Description

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