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.

B C Notaries Chair in Applied Legal Studies

The School of Criminology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the BC Notaries Chair in Applied Legal Studies. The successful incumbent will hold a term (non-continuing) faculty appointment at the rank of Professor for a five year-term, and will serve as the Director of the Master of Arts in Applied Legal Studies, with attendant teaching, research and service responsibilities,. The preferred starting date is July 1, 2019. This position is currently housed in the School of Criminology.

 DUTIES: The Chair will serve as Director of the Master of Arts in Applied Legal Studies Program. As Director, and in conjunction with the program steering committee, the Chair will oversee the hiring and management of instructors; develop and approve new courses; direct the 15-month applied legal studies graduate program (including the organization and implementation of the final examination process); and coordinate the online portion of the program in partnership with the Centre for Online and Distance Education.

The Chair will promote community engagement (such as organizing and/or delivering public seminars, workshops and/or conferences on topics central to the role of Notaries Public). The Chair will also teach up to two courses in applied legal studies in each academic year; liaise with the Society of Notaries Public of BC and other relevant bodies as appropriate; and undertake research in the field of applied legal studies. The Chair holder will also be expected to fulfill service responsibilities to the School of Criminology, the university at large, and the wider academic community.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in research, teaching and program administration, and will preferably be a specialist in applied legal studies issues, such as the law affecting real and personal property, contracts, the provision of legal services by notaries, and incapacity and personal planning (e.g. wills and estates), and/or new issues of local and national importance.

The successful candidate will hold a research-based graduate degree in law, preferably a PhD. The candidate will be expected to conduct research at the highest national level. All applicants must have a strong publication record, providing evidence of excellence in research of the highest national caliber, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

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 successful candidate should have program administration experience. The successful candidate should also hold, or be eligible to hold, the rank of Full Professor.

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 a senior level position (expected to hold the rank of Full Professor). 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, 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

APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed starting May 1 and accepted until June 1. E-mail applications and attachments will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of six references, a teaching dossier, and a sample publication, to the Director of the School of Criminology at: crim_jobs@sfu.ca Supplementary material too large to e-mail may be forwarded in hard copy to:

Professor David MacAlister
Director, School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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

Term Lecturer Position – Fall Semester 2019 (1197) - 1

The Department of English at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for a .125 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. This position is for one semester starting September 1, 2019. The Lecturer will be expected to teach one undergraduate course in contemporary literature and culture. A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of English team of faculty, the Lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Qualifications:

· PhD in English.

· Three years of teaching experience in contemporary literature and culture as documented in a current CV and example course outline.

· Knowledge of teaching methods relevant to contemporary literature and culture.

· Knowledge of relevant teaching methods.

· Experience supervising Teaching Assistants.

Documents Required:

· Cover letter and current CV.

· A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and a supervisor’s evaluation of the applicant’s performance when teaching those courses.

· A sample of a detailed (week-by-week) course outline.

· Three current letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught, unless the applicant has recently taught for the SFU Department of English. The letters of reference should be sent separately, preferably by email, by the respective referees.

Applications will be reviewed starting June 15, 2019

Please address applications to the attention of: Dr. Paul Budra, Chair, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6.
Materials can be sent electronically to: englsec@sfu.ca.

This is an entry-level 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.

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 – Fall Semester 2019 (1197) - 2

The Department of English at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for a .125 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. This position is for one semester starting September 1, 2019.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach one undergraduate course in children’s literature. A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of English team of faculty, the Lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Qualifications:

• PhD in English.
• Three years of teaching experience in children’s literature in English as documented in a current CV and example course outline.
• Knowledge of teaching methods relevant to a sub-discipline of children’s literature in English.
• Knowledge of relevant teaching methods.

Documents Required:
• Cover letter and current CV.
• A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and a supervisor’s evaluation of the applicant’s performance when teaching those courses.
• A sample of a detailed (week-by-week) course outline.
• Three current letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught, unless the applicant has recently taught for the SFU Department of English. The letters of reference should be sent separately, preferably by email, by the respective referees.

Applications will be reviewed starting June 15, 2019.

Please address applications to the attention of: Dr. Paul Budra, Chair, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Materials can be sent electronically to: englsec@sfu.ca.

This is an entry-level 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.

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 - Fall Semester 2019 (1197)

The Department of First Nations Studies at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for two 0.25 FTE term teaching faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer for the period September 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020. Each Lecturer will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses. The area of specialization is Indigenous Studies, Indigenous literatures (particularly autobiography), Ethnoecology, History, the Digital Humanities or a cognate discipline. A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of First Nations Studies team of faculty, the Lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must hold a PhD, PhD-ABD (currently enrolled), or equivalent by the employment start date.
  • Demonstrable teaching experience and/or practical experience in Indigenous issues in the Canadian context.
  • Knowledge of relevant teaching methods for First Nations Studies lower- and upper-division courses.

Documents required:

  • Cover letter and current CV,
  • A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College,
  • A statement of the applicant’s Indigenous teaching pedagogy,
  • and if available, a selection of teaching evaluations.

If called for an interview, applicants will be asked to provide:

  • A sample of a detailed (week-by-week) course outline.
  • Transcripts for course work completed at the graduate level.
  • Proof of highest qualifications.
  • Three current letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught, unless the applicant has recently taught for the SFU Department of First Nations Studies. The letters of reference should be sent separately, preferably by email, by the respective referees.

Applications will be reviewed starting June 28, 2019

Please address applications to the attention of: Dr. Deanna Reder, Chair, Department of First Nations Studies, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Materials can be sent electronically to: fnstsec@sfu.ca.

This is an entry-level term position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered.

Each position is contingent upon enrollment and budgetary approval.

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 please 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

Term Lecturer Position -- Fall Semester 2019

The Department of French at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for a 1.0 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer.

This position is for three semesters starting September 1, 2019.  The Lecturer will be expected to teach eight undergraduate courses (French and/or Québécois or francophone literature courses) and, if the need arises, one graduate seminar (small group).  A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar.  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 or Québécois literature; 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 and Québécois literature; a familiarity with francophone literature would be an asset;
  • have experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level (experience in teaching at the graduate level would be an asset).

A publication record and active research activities in the field of French and/or Québécois literature will be considered an asset.

Application Submission: 

Complete applications will consist of:

  • a CV accompanied by a cover letter including a brief description of the candidate’s teaching philosophy and teaching experience. 
  • Three current letters of reference should be sent separately by the respective referees. 

Applications should be sent to the attention of the Chair, Department of French, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6, Canada.  Electronic submissions may be sent to frensech@sfu.ca.

Application Deadline: 

Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information on the department, please consult our website.

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.

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 A Durée Limtée – Septembre 2019

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 plein pour une durée limitée de 12 mois (trois trimestres). L’entrée en fonction est le 1er septembre 2019.

Les responsabilités du poste comprennent, pour la durée du contrat:

Enseignement de huit cours au 1er cycle (cours de littérature française et/ou québécoise ou francophone) et, si besoin est, un séminaire de maîtrise (groupe de petite taille). Pour une courte description des cours offerts par le département, veuillez consulter le calendrier académique de SFU.  En tant que membre de la SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) et le Département de français, le/la candidat(e) choisi(e) devra s’engager dans les activités départementales.

Qualifications requises :

  • doctorat ou études doctorales avancées en littérature française et/ou québécoise; 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 et québécoise ; une familiarité en littérature francophone serait un atout;
  • ont une expérience d’enseignement universitaire au niveau du 1er cycle (l'expérience dans l'enseignement au niveau du 2ème cycle serait un atout).

Un dossier de publications et des recherches actives dans le domaine de la littérature française et/ou québécoise seront considérés des atouts.

Soumission :

  • Prière d’envoyer un C.V., accompagné d’une lettre de présentation comprenant une brève description de la philosophie d’enseignement 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 24 mai 2019 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.

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.  

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, voir l'avis de Collection Notice.

Part-Time Lecturer (.25FTE) September 1, 2019

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a part-time (.25FTE) term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer beginning September 1, 2019 and concluding April 30, 2020.

Area of speciality is intersectional approaches to gender, sexuality, and popular culture. The candidate must have a completed PhD in the field of gender, sexuality, or women’s studies or cognate field and evidence of exemplary teaching activity in these areas. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses: GSWS 210 in Fall 2019 and GSWS 318 (with graduate add-on) in Spring 2020. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and GSWS faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

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 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., and teaching portfolio. The portfolio should include evidence of exemplary teaching ability, including a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations for previous courses. Applicants should include a 2 page sample syllabus for three potential courses in the area of feminist science studies (a lower-division reproductive technologies/rights and an upper division in either Fat Studies or Non-Human Technologies). Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee.

Please send application materials electronically by June 17, 2019 to Roberta Neilson at gswsmgr@sfu.ca

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.

Part-Time Lecturer (.25FTE) September 1, 2019

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a part-time (.25FTE) term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer beginning September 1, 2019 and concluding April 30, 2020.

Area of speciality is sexuality studies with a focus on queer genders and comparative approaches to sex work. The candidate must have a completed PhD in the field of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, evidence of exemplary teaching activity in these areas, and demonstrable knowledge of current laws and non-governmental organizations related to sex work in Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses: GSWS 331 in Fall 2019, and GSWS 320 in Spring 2020. GSWS 320 will include a graduate add-on component. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and GSWS faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

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 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., and teaching portfolio. The portfolio should include evidence of exemplary teaching ability, including a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations for previous courses. Applicants should include a 2-page sample syllabus for potential courses in Queer Genders and Sex Work. Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee.

Please send application materials electronically by June 17, 2019 to Roberta Neilson at gswsmgr@sfu.ca

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.

A Jointly Appointed Term Lecturer in Canadian Women's History - The Departments of History and Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies - September 2019

The Departments of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University invite applications for a one-year full time term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, 75% in the Department of History; 25% in GSWS, with an administrative home in History. This is a position in Canadian History, with a specialization in gender and women’s history. Periodization open but must be able to teach both pre-and post-Confederation Canadian and Canadian Women’s History.

The position starts September 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach eight courses over three semesters (SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Spring, and Summer terms). Six courses will be taught in the History Department and the remaining two in GSWS. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the surveys in Canadian history (HIST 101 and HIST 102W) and Canadian women’s history (GSWS 201 and GSWS 311). Additional courses will be assigned by the chair of the History Department to be determined by the successful candidate's areas of specialization. A full list of the courses offered by the History Department can be found here. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of History team of faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

The ideal candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in Canadian history or a related field and university teaching experience.

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.

This is an entry-level 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.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 17, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and course evaluations), and full course outlines for either HIST 101 or HIST 102W, either GSWS 201 or GSWS 311, and one upper-division History seminar of the candidate’s choice. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendations. All application materials should be sent to:

Professor Jennifer Spear
Chair, Department of History
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

Applications may be submitted electronically to histcsec@sfu.ca.

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Edward and Emily McWhinney Professorship in International Relations - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Hellenic Studies Program at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor who will hold the inaugural 5-year renewable Edward and Emily McWhinney Professorship in International Relations starting September 2019.

Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Candidates must have research expertise in comparative approaches to interstate relations and population movements with a focus on Greece, the Balkans, and the Eastern Mediterranean. The ideal candidate will have a successful record in their chosen specialization, be well regarded in their field, and should have already gained a significant reputation in academic circles. The chosen candidate must hold a PhD in either history, political science, sociology, international relations or a related area by the employment start date.

Duties will include research, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the program. Ability to teach outside the advertised disciplinary focus, notably in other specializations within the broader umbrella of Hellenic Studies (Byzantine, Ottoman, Balkan, and Modern Greek history), will be viewed positively.

The successful candidate will develop courses that effectively integrate their field of expertise into the curriculum and research profile of Hellenic Studies, as well as actively engage in and enrich the outreach activities of the program. The candidate should also have the ability to conduct research in Modern Greek. The selected candidate will also be responsible for organizing the annual McWhinney lecture.

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 application deadline is March 14, 2019. Applicants will submit electronically a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy and SIX academic letters of reference. Original letters of reference should be submitted by the referees directly to Dr. Robert Gordon, Chair of the Appointments Committee. Complete applications should be sent in pdf format to hellenic@sfu.ca

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. 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.

A Jointly Appointed Term Lecturer in Canadian Women's History - The Departments of History and Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies - September 2019

The Departments of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) at Simon Fraser University invite applications for a one-year full time term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, 75% in the Department of History; 25% in GSWS, with an administrative home in History. This is a position in Canadian History, with a specialization in gender and women’s history. Periodization open but must be able to teach both pre-and post-Confederation Canadian and Canadian Women’s History.

The position starts September 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach eight courses over three semesters (SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Spring, and Summer terms). Six courses will be taught in the History Department and the remaining two in GSWS. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the surveys in Canadian history (HIST 101 and HIST 102W) and Canadian women’s history (GSWS 201 and GSWS 311). Additional courses will be assigned by the chair of the History Department to be determined by the successful candidate's areas of specialization. A full list of the courses offered by the History Department can be found here. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of History team of faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

The ideal candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in Canadian history or a related field and university teaching experience.

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.

This is an entry-level 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.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 17, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and course evaluations), and full course outlines for either HIST 101 or HIST 102W, either GSWS 201 or GSWS 311, and one upper-division History seminar of the candidate’s choice. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendations. All application materials should be sent to:

Professor Jennifer Spear
Chair, Department of History
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

Applications may be submitted electronically to histcsec@sfu.ca.

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Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for 2020-21

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is dedicated to the teaching of history, which is understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past, carried out within the departments and programs of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is appointed as a Visiting Faculty Member for up to any two terms in an academic year.

SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Winter, and Summer terms. Visiting Scholars are expected to have extensive interaction with faculty and students, and to help stimulate discussion across disciplines. They normally teach one course or lead other type of relevant intellectual activity that will be open to students across the university. It is also expected that Visiting Scholars engage in public outreach, which could consist of a public lecture or take some other form.

The stipend for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is up to CAD 45,000 (commensurate with length of visit).

Applications should include a current CV and a cover letter outlining the following:

(1) a research plan for the tenure of the Visiting Scholar position;

(2) a brief description of an advanced undergraduate/graduate level course. (Please note that students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds will be able to register for the course.);

(3) a brief account of the public outreach activity, including topic to be addressed; and

(4) names of 3 referees.

In keeping with University policy, the successful candidate will hold an academic position at another university, or an equivalent position at another appropriate institution.

Review of applications will begin on June 5, 2019.

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.

Applications should be submitted electronically to farley@sfu.ca

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Lecturer (.875 FTE) - South Asian History

The Department of History at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a one year .875 FTE term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in South Asian history, specialization and periodization open, to start September 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will teach seven courses over three semesters (SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Spring, and Summer terms). These courses will include

  • Fundamentals in World History (HIST 130)
  • A Brief History of Modern India (HIST 243)
  • Colonialism and Nationalism in South Asia (HIST 244)
  • Islamic India (HIST 252) and,
  • Development, Aid and Difference in Historical Perspective (HIST 358).

Two additional courses will be assigned by the chair to be determined by the successful candidate's areas of specialization. View a full list of the courses offered by the Department here. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of History team of faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

The ideal candidate will have a completed Ph.D., in South Asian history or a related field and university teaching experience.

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.

This is an entry-level 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.

Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.   Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and course evaluations), and full course outlines for at least three of the courses listed above, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Professor Jennifer Spear
Chair, Department of History
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

Submit applications electronically to histcsec@sfu.ca.

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Lecturer - World Literature Program

The World Literature Program in affiliation with the Department of Humanities at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a continuing teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to start as early as July 1, 2019.

The World Literature Program is a rigorous and innovative undergraduate program offering a major, minor, and Honours degree in the cross-cultural study of world literature. All literatures are taught in English translation and all courses are designed to feature a cross-cultural selection of world literature. Critical theory and academic writing in the discipline are also strong foci of the Program.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand by the appointment start date, with preference given to candidates with a specialization in comparative literature, national literature(s) or other relevant field; in subfields of World Literature such as ecocriticism and/or performance studies; and expertise in two non-English languages such as French and Afrikaans. The World Literature Program prides itself on an excellent quality of instruction, so the preferred candidate will show promise of educational leadership and have demonstrated excellence in teaching literature from a cross-cultural/comparative perspective. The successful candidate can expect to teach eight undergraduate World Literature courses a year at the lower and upper divisions. Service is also a priority of the Program, and the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of involvement in the academic profession, the University, or in the community.

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.

Applicants will electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and selection of course evaluations), a statement on service and community engagement experience, and a writing sample. Each candidate must also arrange for three academic reference letters to be forwarded separately to the Department. All materials should be sent to:

Dr. Melek Ortabasi, Director, World Literature Program. Email: melek_ortabasi@sfu.ca

Complete applications will be reviewed in the order they are received starting May 17, 2019. All applications and reference letters must be received by June 17, 2019.

Simon Fraser University is Canada’s leading comprehensive university with 30,000 students, 6500 faculty and staff. Details about the Program and its current research and degree programs can be found here.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is subject to the availability of funding.

Simon Fraser University is situated in Metro Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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Term Lecturer - .5 FTE

The Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus) is seeking applications for a .5 FTE Term Lecturer position, with appointment for a 24-month period from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2021. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in the Department’s TESL Certificate program, including management of a supervised teaching practicum. The normal teaching load for a .5 position is 4 courses per year.

Applications will be considered from specialists in applied linguistics with qualifications in the teaching of English as a second or additional language (TESL/TEAL) to adults and demonstrated experience in teacher training.

Please consult the Department’s website for general departmental information and the TESL Certificate Program for specific details.

Additional qualifications are as follows:

• PhD (completed or ABD) in applied linguistics or a closely-related field.

• Demonstrated experience in the training of adult ESL/EAL teachers.

• Ability to teach Linguistics courses in second language acquisition, second language pedagogy, and English pedagogical grammar.
• Knowledge of the TESL/TEAL teaching environment in British Columbia and the ability to supervise tutors.

In addition to a cover letter, the application must include the following:

• A current CV

• A dossier of sample supporting materials, such as course outlines and lecture materials, teaching evaluations, instructional workshops and training

• A 1 to 2-page statement of post-secondary teaching abilities and interests, including an explanation of how the applicant’s background and experience have prepared them for teacher training and informed their teaching philosophy

Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to the Department. 

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 closing date for applications is March 31, 2019.

Submit applications electronically to lingasst@sfu.ca or send to:
Faculty Search, Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B. C. V5A 1S6, Canada.

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, SFU 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.

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.

Lecturer (One-Year Full-Time Term)

The Department of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a one-year full-time term teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer beginning Sept. 1, 2019 and concluding August 31, 2020. Area of specialization (AOS): open.  Area of competence (AOC): metaphysics and epistemology.  The successful candidate will teach 8 courses over three terms (fall, spring, summer), including: a first-year course “Knowledge and Reality,” a second-year core course in metaphysics, and a second-year core course in epistemology.

The ideal candidate will have a completed PhD, and must have evidence of exemplary teaching ability in these areas. Ability to teach a first-year course in introductory logic is desirable. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Department of Philosophy team of faculty, the Lecturer may also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

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.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and teaching portfolio.  The teaching portfolio should include evidence of exemplary teaching ability, including: sample syllabi, summary of quantitative scores for all courses taught (if available), full set of unedited teaching evaluations for at least two courses, and any other information the applicant believes to be relevant.  Applicants must indicate whether they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents in the cover letter.  Applicants should also arrange for a minimum of three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee.

Send application materials as separate pdf documents via email to: philosophy@sfu.ca.  Each document should be named: Lastname_type.pdf  (for example: Smith_cv.pdf; Smith_cover.pdf; Smith_writing.pdf; Smith_teaching).

Direct inquiries about the search to Evan Tiffany (chairphi@sfu.ca). Check here for more information about the Philosophy Department at SFU.

The Department will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2019.

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

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.

Lecturer (Continuing) - Applied Ethics

The Department of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a continuing full-time teaching faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, beginning July, 2019.  Area of specialization: Applied Ethics, broadly construed to include theoretical and applied ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of law.  Area of competence: open, but must be able to teach an upper-level course on Law and Philosophy.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated exemplary teaching ability.  Teaching breadth, including an ability to incorporate Indigenous issues in teaching, will be positively assessed.  Duties include teaching at every level, from large (TA-supported) first-year courses through to advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars, as well as administrative service.

The Department encourages and supports the professional development of its lecturers through travel funding, study leaves, and other opportunities.  Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in Philosophy by the time of appointment.  Minimum starting salary is CAD 77,839.  Position is subject to approval by the board of governors and the availability of funding.  This is an entry-level position; only those holding or eligible to be promoted to the rank of Lecturer will be considered.

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.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and teaching portfolio.  The teaching portfolio should include: sample syllabi, summary of quantitative scores for all courses taught (if available), full set of unedited teaching evaluations for at least two courses, and any other information the applicant believes to be relevant. Applicants must indicate whether they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents in the cover letter.  Applicants should also arrange for a minimum of three confidential letters to be sent directly to the search committee. 

The Department will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2019. Application materials should be sent as separate pdf documents via email to: philosophy@sfu.ca.  Each document should be named: [Lastname]_[type].pdf  (for example: Smith_cv.pdf; Smith_cover.pdf; Smith_writing.pdf; Smith_teaching). 

Inquiries about the search may be directed to Evan Tiffany (philosophy@sfu.ca). For more information about the Philosophy Department at SFU please visit our website.

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Assistant Professor - Behavioural Neuroscience (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Behavioural Neuroscience to begin as early as July 1, 2019.

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 in behavioural neuroscience, at the cellular and/or systems level, using vertebrate or invertebrate models. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate training and departmental activities and service, and to fill undergraduate teaching needs in the neurobiology of learning and memory and/or psychopharmacology. The candidate will be a member of the Cognitive and Neural Sciences area within the Psychology Department, which currently has research strengths in cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, behavioural endocrinology and chronobiology.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada.  More information about the Psychology Department and the University can be found on our websiteCheck here for information about neuroscience laboratories across campus. 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. 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 and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Submit application materials electronically, via email to psycjobs@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.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled, with priority given to completed applications received prior to April 18, 2019.

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

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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

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Assistant Professorship in Housing Policy (Tenure-Track)

The Graduate Program in Urban Studies and the School of Public Policy invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (50% Urban Studies, 50% Public Policy) with an administrative home in Urban Studies. The ideal candidate will be an urban and public policy researcher whose work addresses housing challenges and public policy applications, conditions and solutions in a dynamic and interdisciplinary manner.

Candidates will show promise in housing policy and planning in some combination of market, non-market, and informal housing systems. We expect expertise in the Canadian context; expertise in housing research in geographically comparative context(s) is an advantage. Candidates should be attentive to the role of housing development in city building, social justice, and economic outcomes.  

Candidates will build an externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to our urban and public policy research strengths, pursue collaboration and community engagement across campus and beyond, and strengthen SFU’s contributions to public policy discourse and outreach.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an emergent record of scholarly accomplishment, as demonstrated by publications in leading academic journals and/or with leading academic presses, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements from letters of reference.

They will demonstrate capacity for effective graduate teaching in Urban Housing Policy and courses appropriate to their fields in the Urban Studies and Public Policy curricula. Ability to teach research methods and experiential learning courses are assets.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a social science discipline with an urban studies and public policy specialization in hand by the time of appointment.

Visit our respective websites for more information about the School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program which are both located at SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is situated in Metro Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) 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.

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

Applications should be submitted electronically to Professor Meg Holden at urban@sfu.ca. Candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their research strengths and future research and engagement plans as they relate to:

  • both urban studies and public policy
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a representative publication
  • syllabi for a proposed graduate course in Urban Studies and a proposed graduate course in Public Policy
  • teaching evaluations (if available), and,
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy.

They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to urban@sfu.ca. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 22, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Committee’s secretary at urban@sfu.ca.

Search Committee chair
Professor Meg Holden
Graduate Program in Urban Studies
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3

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Assistant Professorship in Public Finance (Tenure-Track)

The School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of September 2019.  The position will be a joint appointment (75% Public Policy, 25% Urban Studies) with an administrative home in the School of Public Policy. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of public finance economics.  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 graduate level in both units.

Candidates will be expected to build on existing strengths and bolster the capacity of the two units. They should demonstrate evidence of a commitment to high quality research and teaching, and community engagement and outreach in a professional school of public policy and a graduate program in urban studies. Ideal candidates will show promise in research and educational leadership in the application of public finance to public policy issues, including economic foundations of policy analysis, social economic policy, urban economics and public management in a Canadian context. The successful candidate will demonstrate an emergent record of scholarly achievement with publications in leading refereed journals, presentations at significant conferences, and strong letters of reference.  

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

Visit our respective websites for more information about the School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program which are both located at SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus.

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.

Applications should be submitted electronically to Professor Nancy Olewiler at mpp@sfu.ca. Candidates should submit:

  • a cover letter outlining their research strengths and future research and engagement plans as they relate to both urban studies and public policy
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a representative publication
  • a graduate course syllabus for one course in Public Policy and one in Urban Studies
  • teaching evaluations (if available), and,
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy.

They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to mpp@sfu.ca.  Applications will be reviewed beginning March 21, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Search Committee Chair
Professor Nancy Olewiler
School of Public Policy
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3

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.

Open Rank Search - School for International Studies

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver campus) invites applications for a continuing research faculty position at the level of full professor or associate professor, to begin in July 2020.

We are particularly interested in candidates with research that is grounded in one or more regions of the world. Applicants should have a PhD in a social science discipline, with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of leadership and program administration.

The School for International Studies is an interdisciplinary unit with research and teaching programs focused on peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society. 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. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the leadership and administration of the School.

Simon Fraser University is a leading Canadian public research university (consistently ranked #1 by Maclean’s Magazine for best comprehensive university in Canada). We earn top marks for our world-class social science research, award-winning students and faculty, and new library acquisitions.

Applications will be treated in confidence and should include: a letter of application, a statement of research and teaching, and a curriculum vitae. Letters of reference will be requested of applicants who are long-listed for the position. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 1, 2019 until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding and approval by the Board of Governors.

Materials should be sent in a single pdf file via email to intst@sfu.ca. Questions about the position can be directed 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.

Assistant Professor - Anthropology (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing September 1, 2019. The department is seeking an emergent scholar in socio-cultural anthropology who is committed to ethnographic innovation as a mode of theoretical exploration, and whose research programme contributes to understanding the dynamics of power and social change in the contemporary world. Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position.

We are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages one or more of the following areas:

  • Indigeneity
  • violence
  • transnational mobilities
  • institutions, bureaucracies, and the state
  • community-based advocacy; and,
  • multimodal ethnographic methodologies.

The ideal candidate will be well-grounded in anthropological traditions of thought and in processes of critical reconstruction, committed to envisioning what contemporary anthropology may become.  They will be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including core courses such as introduction to anthropology, ethnographic research methods, and anthropological theory.

Qualifications: PhD in Anthropology in hand by the appointment start date.

Applicants, please submit electronically a cover letter and full curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, evaluations and one course syllabus; a statement of research interests; samples of written work (no more than 3), one of which should be solely authored; and the names and contact details of three referees. Please submit this application package as one consolidated PDF. All material should be sent to the Chair’s secretary, Ms Jeanne Persoon, at sachrsec@sfu.ca

Review of complete applications will begin February 28, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019.

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 and approval by the Board of Governors.

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 - Urban Studies

The Urban Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environment, at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a 1.0 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the area of urban studies.

While this position is housed in the Urban Studies Program, the candidate will be required to teach two courses per year in the Department of Geography. This position is for two years starting Sept 1, 2019, with the possibility of a one-year extension.

This lecturer will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in a range of urban studies and urban geography topic areas. Graduate courses to be taught include Global Cities and Great Urban Thinkers, among others. Undergraduate courses to be taught should include two of: Urban Planning and Policy, Geography of Transportation, City and Environment, and Cities, Transportation, Infrastructure. A short description of all course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar.

Working with colleagues and with professional staff at SFU, this lecturer will also be expected to develop and run a series of enrichment and professional development activities targeted to graduate students in Urban Studies, including visiting speaker series, career development initiatives, field trips, a podcast series, and other possible engagement work. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA), the lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of both units.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or late stage ABD in an urban-related discipline by the appointment start date. We seek a candidate who has a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, ideally at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

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. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This position is subject to availability of funding. This is an entry-level term Lecturer position. Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered.

Complete applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, teaching dossier (including a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, example course outlines, and teaching evaluations). Applicants should arrange for three reference letters to be sent directly by email or hard copy to the address below.

Applications should be sent to: Ms. Terri Evans, Program Manager, Urban Studies Program, SFU Vancouver, 2nd Floor, 515 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3. Materials can be sent electronically to: urban@sfu.ca. Candidates should not send any additional materials with their applications at this time.

Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2019.

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 – Summer Semester 2019

The Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre campus, is inviting applications for a .125 FTE Term Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the area of urban design. This position is for one semester starting May 1, 2019.

This lecturer will be expected to teach one graduate course in urban design. A short description of our course offerings can be found in SFU’s Academic Calendar. As a member of the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Urban Studies Program’s team of faculty, the lecturer will also be expected to participate in the life of the unit.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. by the appointment start date or equivalent professional experience. We seek a candidate who has an established record as an outstanding teacher at the graduate level in the field of urban design.

Complete applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of at least three referees.  Please include a sample two-page course outline for 13 class meetings of four hours, listing topic headings for each meeting, an example of the readings for one class meeting, and the evaluation / grade breakdown.

Send applications to:
Ms. Terri Evans, Program Manager
Urban Studies Program
SFU Vancouver
2nd Floor, 515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

Materials can be sent electronically to: urban@sfu.ca. Candidates should not send any additional materials with their applications at this time.

Review of applications will begin on Feb 1, 2019.

This is an entry-level 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.

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

Assistant Professorship in Housing Policy (Tenure-Track)

The Graduate Program in Urban Studies and the School of Public Policy invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (50% Urban Studies, 50% Public Policy) with an administrative home in Urban Studies. The ideal candidate will be an urban and public policy researcher whose work addresses housing challenges and public policy applications, conditions and solutions in a dynamic and interdisciplinary manner.

Candidates will show promise in housing policy and planning in some combination of market, non-market, and informal housing systems. We expect expertise in the Canadian context; expertise in housing research in geographically comparative context(s) is an advantage. Candidates should be attentive to the role of housing development in city building, social justice, and economic outcomes.  

Candidates will build an externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to our urban and public policy research strengths, pursue collaboration and community engagement across campus and beyond, and strengthen SFU’s contributions to public policy discourse and outreach.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an emergent record of scholarly accomplishment, as demonstrated by publications in leading academic journals and/or with leading academic presses, or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements from letters of reference.

They will demonstrate capacity for effective graduate teaching in Urban Housing Policy and courses appropriate to their fields in the Urban Studies and Public Policy curricula. Ability to teach research methods and experiential learning courses are assets.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a social science discipline with an urban studies and public policy specialization in hand by the time of appointment.

Visit our respective websites for more information about the School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program which are both located at SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is situated in Metro Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) 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.

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

Applications should be submitted electronically to Professor Meg Holden at urban@sfu.ca. Candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their research strengths and future research and engagement plans as they relate to:

  • both urban studies and public policy
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a representative publication
  • syllabi for a proposed graduate course in Urban Studies and a proposed graduate course in Public Policy
  • teaching evaluations (if available), and,
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy.

They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to urban@sfu.ca. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 22, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Committee’s secretary at urban@sfu.ca.

Search Committee chair
Professor Meg Holden
Graduate Program in Urban Studies
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3

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.  

Assistant Professorship in Public Finance (Tenure-Track)

The School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of September 2019.  The position will be a joint appointment (75% Public Policy, 25% Urban Studies) with an administrative home in the School of Public Policy. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of public finance economics.  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 graduate level in both units.

Candidates will be expected to build on existing strengths and bolster the capacity of the two units. They should demonstrate evidence of a commitment to high quality research and teaching, and community engagement and outreach in a professional school of public policy and a graduate program in urban studies. Ideal candidates will show promise in research and educational leadership in the application of public finance to public policy issues, including economic foundations of policy analysis, social economic policy, urban economics and public management in a Canadian context. The successful candidate will demonstrate an emergent record of scholarly achievement with publications in leading refereed journals, presentations at significant conferences, and strong letters of reference.  

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

Visit our respective websites for more information about the School of Public Policy and the Urban Studies Program which are both located at SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus.

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.

Applications should be submitted electronically to Professor Nancy Olewiler at mpp@sfu.ca. Candidates should submit:

  • a cover letter outlining their research strengths and future research and engagement plans as they relate to both urban studies and public policy
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a representative publication
  • a graduate course syllabus for one course in Public Policy and one in Urban Studies
  • teaching evaluations (if available), and,
  • a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy.

They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to mpp@sfu.ca.  Applications will be reviewed beginning March 21, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Search Committee Chair
Professor Nancy Olewiler
School of Public Policy
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5K3

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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