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The Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2014.
The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be near completion), have a strong research agenda and publication record on work and labour; a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, preferably in work and labour studies; and an ability to instruct a wide variety of social science courses related to work, workers, and labour. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in either (1) labour law and labour unions or (2) global, comparative, or cross-cultural labour issues.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Review of applications will commence on November 29, 2013. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by hard copies of a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, three letters of reference and a teaching portfolio. Applications should be sent to:
Professor Larry Savage
Director, Centre for Labour Studies
c/o Elizabeth Wasylowich, Administrative Assistant Centre for Labour Studies Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA
labour.studies @ brocku.ca
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/1095 and include the completed form with their application.
More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website http://www.brocku.ca. Information on the Centre for Labour Studies can be found at http://www.brocku.ca/labourstudies. Informal queries can be addressed to Prof. Larry Savage.
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE BRETON
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Cape Breton University, an institution with extensive global connections, is located on world-renowned Cape Breton Island, a region highly regarded for creativity, diversity, innovation, and hospitality. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, active community engagement, and strong internal support for faculty research.
The Department of Political Science at CBU invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 2014, subject to budget approval. The teaching and research focus will be within the broad field of Canadian legal studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in criminal justice, Canadian public policy, family policy and human rights. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the Canadian studies section of our introductory political science course. In addition, the candidate should be open to teaching online courses.
Reporting to the Dean through the Department Chair, the successful candidate will possess a PhD in Political Science or a related discipline (although ABDs near completion may be considered). The candidate will have a passion for teaching, an excellent record and program of scholarly activity, and a commitment to service at Cape Breton University and the wider political science and local communities.The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (PSC1303), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, copy of academic transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by Friday, January 3rd, 2014. Email applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). CBU is an equal opportunities employer. CBU encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal People, African Canadians or other persons from a visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who wish to be considered for this initiative should self-identify in their cover letter.
Political Economy - Visiting Professor (Closing date: November 30, 2013)
The Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University invites applications from distinguished scholars for a term-length appointment as Visiting Professor in the 2014-2015 academic year. The Institute is unique in Canada in offering an M.A. and a Ph.D. Specialization in Political Economy. There will be two appointments in the 2014/15 academic year. The first appointment will be in the summer, for either the Early Summer term (May to mid-June 2014) or Late Summer term (July to mid-August 2014). The second appointment will be for either the Fall (September to December 2014) or the Winter (January to April 2015) term. Both appointments involve teaching two graduate courses in an area of political economy, and delivering a public lecture.
The applicant should have a record of internationally recognized published scholarship and a strong record of interdisciplinary teaching at the graduate level. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, plus a short description of two proposed courses, and should be sent to Prof. Laura Macdonald, Institute of Political Economy, 1501 Dunton Tower, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON,K1S 5B6. The closing date for applications is November 30, 2013.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 80 programs of study. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, public policy and administration, and the arts.
Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada's capital city and reflects the country's bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton's location in the nation's capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.
Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
CIDE (the Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, A.C., Centre for Economics Research and Teaching) in Mexico recently (2011) opened a branch in central Mexico, the Region Centro campus (where I am based since July 2012). We are currently experiencing fast growth and we are hiring for a number of positions. This one (to start in July 2014) is focused on public finance but we are open to other applicants. While advertised as tenure-track, it is also an open-rank search, depending on applicants’ qualifications. The full job advertisement is below (and in PDF format in both Spanish and English here). I am happy to answer questions about the position and life in Aguascalientes.
Faculty Opening, Public Administration Division/CIDE-Región Centro
The Public Administration Division at CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in our Aguascalientes Campus (Región Centro) starting July 1st, 2014.
1. About the position
CIDE is advertising for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Public Administration Division, based out of the Region Centro campus in Aguascalientes. We welcome candidates in public administration, public policy, law, economics, political science, or other related fields in the social sciences. The selected candidate’s research and teaching interests’ should be on Public Finance, Federalism and Local Government, Public Policy, or alternatively Public Administration and Public Management. While we especially encourage applicants interested in public finance and budgeting as priority research and teaching interests, other specializations are also welcome and will be considered carefully by the Search Committee. Furthermore, once hired by CIDE, the successful candidate may request admission to the National Researchers System of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico (which offers additional monetary rewards and research funding to its members). CONACYT is the Mexican equivalent to the US´National Science Foundation (NSF) and Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
CIDE is a nationally- and internationally-recognized public research center specialized in the social sciences, offering high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs. Salaries are competitive nationally and internationally. The usual teaching load is one course per semester. Additional bonuses for research and publishing productivity are offered. There are a number of mechanisms to support and fund research, including participation in applied projects with additional remuneration.
2. About the candidates
Candidates should have a strong academic background and interest in empirical research. They should also be committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduate, Masters and PhD students. These mentorship activities include graduate student supervision. Candidates should preferably have already demonstrated ability to publish in internationally-recognized peer-reviewed outlets. Applicants should demonstrate ability to carry out top-notch research projects resulting in high-level published work. They should also be open to engaging in collaborative and interdisciplinary work, and show an interest in positioning him/herself as a national reference in his/her research area.
This is an open-rank search, whereby status as tenured, tenure-track, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be awarded on the basis of his/her publishing record, teaching experience, academic status and Spanish language fluency. We expect candidates to hold a doctorate. Applications from candidates without the PhD in hand will only be considered if they include a letter from the chair of the committee stating a date for the defense of the doctoral dissertation. The latter should occur at the latest before August 2015. Applicants are expected to be fluent in Spanish, or sign a letter whereby the candidate commits to be able to teach in Spanish within 12 months from hiring. If a foreign candidate is chosen, CIDE will provide advice and support to obtain the necessary work permits and visas for the candidate and his/her dependants.
3. How to apply:
Applicants should send the following documents in PDF format to the following email addresses: comite.seleccion @ cide.edu and wendolyn.veana @ cide.edu preferably before, but definitely at the latest by end-of-day December 15th, 2013 (addressed to the Search Committee, Public Administration)
- Research plan for the next three years (no longer than three pages)
- Teaching philosophy (no more than two pages)
- Curriculum Vitae accompanied by a cover letter.
- Writing sample not exceeding 50 double spaced pages (the candidate should be the first author of the text, preferably a refereed journal article). ABD candidates may submit the latest version of their doctoral dissertation).
- Three letters of recommendation written within the year 2013. In the case of early career scholars (2012-2014) or doctoral candidates, at least one of these letters should come from the PhD advisor.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by December 20th to schedule interviews. Interviews will take place in person in Mexico City from January 7th through 10th, 2014. Therefore, shortlisted candidates should be available within those dates. Candidates’ job talk should be about the written sample submitted in the application. CIDE will pay/reimburse interviewees for travel expenses. Decisions will be announced during the third week of January 2014. CIDE is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of diversity, and we especially welcome qualified women and minorities’ applications.
The Región Centro campus of CIDE is located in the city of Aguascalientes, in central Mexico. Aguascalientes is consistently ranked as one of the top three cities in the yearly surveys on urban quality of life of the national newspaper Reforma. The city is considered very safe, culturally diverse, has numerous entertainment options and a vibrant business climate. CIDE (in particular the Región Centro campus strongly encourages multidisciplinary and collaborative research and scholarship. For further information please visit CIDE’s webpage.
School of Public Administration
Faculty of Management
The School of Public Administration at Dalhousie University is a leader in research, teaching and professional development in governance, public policy and public sector management in Canada. Our graduate students enrolled in our Master of Public Administration (MPA) program are recent graduates from various undergraduate disciplines. Our on-line MPA (Management) program is populated by mid-career public servants who want to make a difference through their work and are committed to and engaged by their education and professional preparation for public service. Our administrative and research staff are proactive in their support for students and faculty. Our professors are all active researchers and together with sessional instructors deliver our graduate programs (MPA; MPA (M)) and the public sector dimension in one undergraduate program in our faculty.
We have the pleasure of adding a new professor to our school.
We invite applications for one full-time probationary tenure track or a tenure track position in Public Administration at the rank of Assistant or Associate or full Professor, effective July 1, 2014. Appointment with tenure is a possibility for an exceptional candidate. Our ideal candidate will have a career focus on Public Policy. We are seeking an energetic professor who is enthusiastic about the professional preparation of people who want to serve the public, engaged by research, theory, applied inquiry, policy making and managing, interested in the three levels of government and likes working with other professors and public servants.
The School of Public Administration is part of the Faculty of Management, which has a commitment to values-based management and inter-disciplinary research and learning. The successful candidate will have opportunities to work with like-minded colleagues in the sister schools of Business Administration, Information Management, and Resource and Environmental Studies within the Faculty.
In addition to our academic program we offer our students a career enhancing professional development program. We share an interest in public service and the institution of the public service and we contribute to the profession through outreach, sharing our research and joint projects. We have excellent support from public services at all levels of government and offer our MPA candidates a competitively awarded, paid internship in the public sector.
We are particularly interested in a candidate with research interests and teaching experience in the areas of public policy, organizational design, public management, governance and ethics. Other areas of specialization will be considered. Knowledge of all three levels of government is important. Advanced communication skills and demonstrated success as a team player and leader are valuable assets.
Candidates will have a PhD in public administration or management, or in the cognate disciplines of the social sciences including political science, and sociology. The successful candidates must have a strong commitment to research and a demonstrated capacity for teaching students at the master’s level in both the MPA program and the MPA (Management) program. The latter program, designed for full-time mid-career and senior public servants, is a blended graduate degree program combining electronic learning with end-of-term intensive classroom instruction. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and practical experience.
Detailed information on the School and its programs can be found on the School’s website: http://spa.management.dal.ca/ .
Applicants are invited to send a C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, past teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, a sample of a recent academic publication, academic working paper, or research paper and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly from the referees, to the Director of the School. Review of Applications will begin on December 15th and applications will continue to be received until Jan. 15th 2014. Send applications and all supporting material in both hard copy and electronic format, to:
Dr. Robert (Bob) Moody, Acting Director
School of Public Administration
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
Dalhousie University, 6100 University Avenue,
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia,
Canada, B3H 4R2
E-Mail: Robert.Moody @ dal.ca
Fax: (902) 494 7023
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.
Research Fellow, Grade 2
Element: Centre for Governance and Public Policy / Griffith Asia Institute
Work type: Fixed term (4 years)
Griffith University is looking to appoint a Research Fellow in International Relations/Comparative Politics. The fellowship is for a fixed period of four years. The fellowship position is research-only for the first year, with a one course per year equivalent teaching load in each of the second, third and fourth years.
This is a fixed term (4 years), full time position based at the Nathan campus, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Griffith University is located in South-East Queensland and is one of Australia's largest multi-campus universities, which is home to 43,000 students and 3,500 staff. These positions are based at the Nathan campus, Brisbane. Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland and is Australia's third largest city.
The successful candidate will be expected to publish with the leading journals and/or presses in the field, as well as conduct research broadly oriented around the themes of governance, security and/or development. The empirical focus of this policy-oriented research will be the Asia-Pacific region.
Griffith University has identified research on governance, security and development in the Asia-Pacific as a funding priority within Griffith's broader strategy of maintaining its top-ranked position in political science in Australia.
The Fellow will be located jointly at the Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and associated with the School of Government and International Relations. In 2012 political science at Griffith University received the highest possible ranking in the Australian government's research assessment exercise.
To be successful in the role the candidate must have:
• a doctorate in Political Science/International Relations or related field,
• a significant track record of publications in the leading book presses and/or leading international journals in the field;
• a program of research in governance, security and/or development; and
• a track record and/or planned program of empirical research on the Asia-Pacific region.
It is desirable though not essential that candidates have some focus in one of the following areas: international security; or governance; or international organizations; or human rights and the Responsibility to Protect; or political economy.
The successful candidate should be able to take up the position by 31 May 2014.
Salary range (2013):
Research Fellow, Grade 2: AUD $80,964 - $96,148 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation (pension scheme) contribution: AUD $94,727 - $112,493 per annum.
Obtain the position description and application requirements by visiting http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp and searching for reference number 498082.
For position queries, contact Professor Jason Sharman, Centre for Governance and Public Policy email j.sharman @ griffith.edu.au (enquiries only).
For application queries, contact Mr Justin Ellis, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359.
To APPLY, please visit http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp and searching for reference number 498082.
All applications must be submitted online.
Closing date: 2 December 2013 4.30pm AEST.
HANKUK UNIVERSITY OF FOREIGN STUDIES, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is home to the Graduate School of International Area Studies (GSIAS), consistently named one of the Korea’s best schools for international studies. HUFS has been ranked #1 for Internationalization by JoongAng Ilbo, a prestigious national press for the past six years. Supported by the research centers affiliated with the University, our professors are renowned for giving outstanding presentations at international and domestic conferences. GSIAS faculty is also engaged in publishing high-impact research, including joint-projects with policymakers and businesspeople.
The GSIAS-HUFS invites international scholars’ applications for the position of Assistant / Associate Professor in the Department of Latin American Studies majoring in Politics or Economics.
Business title Assistant / Associate Professor of Latin American Politics or Economics
School/Unit Graduate School of International and Area Studies (GSIAS)
Time Status Full-time
Deadline Please submit by: November 20, 2013
Contract term One-year (March. 1, 2014 –February 28, 2015)
*Renewable at termination and negotiable
Minimum Requirements Candidates are expected to:
- Hold a Ph.D. in Political Science/Comparative Politics/ or Economics with relevant experience
- Be fluent in English
Preferred Qualifications Regional language (Spanish or Portuguese)
Ability to provide thesis and professional career guidance
Required Documents (Preferably in English)Prospective candidates must include:
- Curriculum vitae (With recent photo, e-mail address and contact)
- Cover letter
- Dissertation abstract
- Research statement / List of publications
- A writing sample
- Reference contact information (Three references)
Successful finalists for the interview (phone) will be contacted to submit the following additional documents:
- Copy of passport
- Photo (three recent ID pictures, passport size 3x2.5cm, taken within last 3 months)
- Certificates of previous and current employment status (positions and weekly teaching hours shall be stated)
- Certificate of degree/Diploma (If not, original official transcripts can be also accepted)
- In case any family accompanies: Embassy endorsed certificate of marriage (and birth certificate(s) of children, if applicable); copies of passport(s) of and photo(s) of each family member
Benefits and incentives In addition to competitive salary, HUFS offers:
Airfare support (One-way air ticket to Seoul)
Accommodation (Dormitory within or near the University)
Research support grants (Research articles, academic papers and journals)
Financial support for participation at international conferences overseas
Entitlement to Korea Teachers Pension
Additional payment for extra teaching load
Contact information Application dossiers should be directed to:
Dr. Won-Ho Kim, Chair of Latin American Studies Department
Additional Information HUFS homepage: http://www.hufs.ac.kr/
GSIAS homepage: http://gsias.hufs.ac.kr/
INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY
Call for Post-Doctoral Projects (one year – Quito, Ecuador)
The Institute for Democracy ( http://www.institutocne.gob.ec) is a research centre specialised in election studies and attached to the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador. In the framework of analyses of comparative electoral systems, national and sub-national elections, electronic voting, and direct democracy, we are seeking two (2) Post-Doctoral researchers. The appointment will begin on February 1st, 2014 or upon agreement.
Research Priorities for 2014
The Institute for Democracy is a public institution attached to the National Electoral Council of Ecuador (CNE). The institute is involved in the triple function of scientific research, training and technical assistance to electoral public servants and political parties, and the service to the community in the area of empowerment, political and civil rights, and citizenship.
Our research priorities for 2014 are:
• Quantitative analysis of the 2014 sub-national elections with special emphasis on variables such as gender parity, panachage, district magnitude and proportionality.
• Comparative analysis of the 2014 electronic voting pilot projects in Ecuador with special emphasis on electoral turnout, security, transparency and efficiency.
• Quantitative and qualitative analysis of local institutions with special emphasis on local governance, local governability and direct democracy.
Position / Profile
Candidates should be interested in comparative electoral and democracy studies and have a very good knowledge of quantitative methods. They must have completed a PhD in political science, statistics or related fields including communication science and sociology. Candidates need to be fluent in English. The knowledge of Spanish is an asset. The selected Post-Doctoral researchers will participate to the different scientific activities of the Institute for Democracy (publications, conferences, etc.).
Terms of employment
The work location is the Institute for Democracy in Quito, Ecuador. The selected candidates will be part of the Prometo Program and the salary is determined according to the Senescyt pay scale (4.320 USD/month) plus benefits (health care, travels, housing, etc.). The position is limited to one year. Feel free to contact Felipe Cisneros (felipecisneros @ cne.gob.ec) for further information. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013 or until the position is filled.
Applications should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae (along with a list of publications) and the names and coordinates of three reference persons. Applications should also include a detailed research project on a topic related to the priorities of the Institute for Democracy for 2014 and contain:
- a short bio of the candidate (100 words)
- the objectives of the research project (200 words)
- the research question(s) and its limitation in time and space (500 words)
- the contribution to the discipline and the literature (200 words)
- the methodology (200 words)
- the expected outcomes (publications, teaching materials, resources for public service, etc.) (200 words)
Please send your electronic application (in English) to Felipe Cisneros (felipecisneros @ cne.gob.ec)
Le département de science politique sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur(e) adjoint (e) menant à la permanence au campus de Sudbury débutant le 1er juillet 2014. Les tâches incluront l’enseignement et la recherche sur la politique canadienne et les politiques publiques. Le candidat ou la candidate doivent détenir un doctorat en science politique et avoir une solide expérience en enseignement et en recherche.
L’Université Laurentienne souscrit au principe d’équité et d’égalité en matière d’emploi et soutient fortement la diversité au sein de sa communauté. L’Université s’assure d’une représentation équitable de femmes, d'Autochtones, de personnes ayant une incapacité et de membres des minorités visibles. Nous encourageons donc toutes personnes qualifiées de ces groupes désignés à remplir une demande d’emploi. Les citoyens canadiens et les résidents permanents auront toutefois priorité pour ce poste.
L’Université Laurentienne est un établissement bilingue qui applique une politique de bilinguisme passif (anglais-français) comme condition d’obtention de la permanence. Le corps professoral de la Laurentienne est membre de l’APPUL (Association des professeures et professeurs de l’Université Laurentienne). Pour de plus amples renseignements ainsi que pour consulter la convention collective, visitez le site: http://www.lufapul.ca.
Les candidatures seront acceptées jusqu’au 10 janvier 2014. Les candidates ou candidats devront inclure une lettre de présentation, un curriculum vitae à jour complet, une copie d’un travail d’érudition, un dossier d’enseignement (incluant une description de la philosophie d’enseignement, les évaluations d’étudiants et des exemples de plans de cours), une synthèse des axes prioritaires de recherches, ainsi que 3 lettres de recommandation, par courriel, à l’attention de: Dr. Robert Kerr Vice-recteur aux études au email@example.com.
KING'S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AT WESTERN UNIVERSITY - CANADA
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK POSITION IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
Job Description and Application Instructions:
King’s University College at Western University, a Catholic Liberal Arts College, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Political Science, excellent teaching skills, and an active program of research. The successful candidate will have sustained research interests and training primarily in political theory with the secondary area broadly defined in comparative politics. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio with a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and relevant publications electronically, preferably in a single PDF file to Dr. Jacquetta Newman, Chair of Political Science at http://www.kings.uwo.ca/hiring
Three signed letters of recommendation on institutional letterhead should be sent electronically to the same email address. The deadline for all materials to be received is December 15, 2013. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of London, King’s University College is an equal opportunity employer. The College welcomes faculty and students from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The King’s University College website is http://www.kings.uwo.ca/ Deadline for all material to be received is December 15, 2013.
UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL
Le Département de science politique de l’Université de Montréal sollicite des candidatures pour combler trois postes de professeurs
Les domaines recherchés sont les suivants:
1. politique québécoise et canadienne (niveau adjoint ou agrégé)
2. communication politique (niveau adjoint)
3. relations internationales (niveau adjoint ou agrégé).
Le candidat retenu pour le poste en relations internationales sera mis en candidature pour l’attribution d’une chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau II.
Les informations complètes sur chacun des trois postes à combler sont disponibles à l’adresse suivante: http://pol.umontreal.ca/departement/emploi/
The Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal is seeking applications for three full-time tenure-track positions
Candidacies are sought in the following fields:
1. Quebec and Canadian Politics (assistant or associate)
2. political communication (assistant)
3. international relations (assistant or associate)
The appointed candidate in international relations will be nominated for the Canada Research Chairs program, Tier II.
The full information in English and French on each of the three positions is available here: http://pol.umontreal.ca/departement/emploi/
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Faculty Position: Public Management (Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor)
The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, an autonomous graduate school of the National University of Singapore and a premier Asian public policy institution, invites applications for full-time tenure track position (rank open) in Public Management. Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: leadership; negotiations, public/private partnerships;, and strategic management.
Candidates should possess a PhD Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, Management or a related discipline; have an established record of research and teaching in the field, in the case of more senior applicants; and an ability to engage with policy and research communities in Asia and around the world.
Applicants with a distinguished record of scholarship can also be considered for endowed chair appointments as the Li Ka Shing Professor of Public Policy.
Applicants should submit, in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file) the following:
• Cover Note
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Teaching dossier including teaching evaluations
• Representative samples of course outlines
• Names of three references
• Brief statement of past and current research
• Top 5 publications
• The courses that you would be interested to teach (please refer to http://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/graduate-programmes/ for the list of courses)
Please send electronic submissions to Ms Laura Lim, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants may submit hard copies to the following address:
Ms Laura Lim
Associate Director, Human Resources
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore
469 C Bukit Timah Road
The post will remain open until filled up. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the National University of Singapore and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at http://www.lkyspp.nus.edu.sg or email Professor Kanti Bajpai, Vice Dean (Research) at sppkpb @ nus.edu.sg.
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Academic Research Positions (3 appointments)
3 year contracts, renewable
The Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), a premier research institution of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) at the National University of Singapore, invites applications for three appointments at the levels of Senior Research Fellow*; Research Fellow*. Each of the appointments will initially be for three years (with the opportunity for renewal). Each of the appointments presents researchers with the opportunity to become faculty within the Lee Kuan Yew School in addition to their core research position at CAG.
Candidates applying for the Senior Research Fellow require:
• A Ph.D degree in the social sciences and/or humanities that is relevant to CAG’s research interests (see below)
• A track record of research excellence demonstrated by peer reviewed contributions to highly ranked academic journals and book publishers in areas falling within or relevant to CAG’s research interests (see below)
• An ability to engage with policy and research communities in Asia and around the world
• A strong and demonstrated sense of academic collegiality and, ideally, research leadership
• Language skills in addition to English are preferred but not compulsory
* Only candidates with an excellent record of teaching and scholarship can also be considered for a non-tenured faculty appointment with LKYSPP.
Candidates applying for the Senior Research Fellow require:
• A Ph.D degree in the social sciences and/or humanities that is relevant to CAG’s research interests (see below)
• A track record of research excellence demonstrated by peer reviewed academic publications within or relevant to CAG’s research interests (see below)
• An ability to engage with policy and research communities in Asia and around the world
• A strong and demonstrated sense of academic independence and collegiality
• Language skills in addition to English are preferred but not compulsory
* Only candidates with an excellent record of teaching and scholarship can also be considered for a non-tenured faculty appointment (with an option of applying for a tenure-track or tenured position later on) at LKYSPP.
We invite applications from the candidates with expertise in the following areas in which CAG has research interests:
1. International Law
All aspects of international law that pertain to regional (Asia-Pacific) affairs in global governance of energy, water, and environment, territory disputes, ethnical/religious conflicts, human rights and trade negotiations/disputes. A demonstrated interest in and working knowledge of maritime law and its implications to regional security and territory disputes/conflicts is a strong advantage for this position.
2. Asian Political Economy
All aspects of the political economy of Asia, including but not limited to: understanding the political economy of institutional and other reform agendas of the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the OECD, bilateral development organisations and export-credit agencies in the region; the broader political economy of globalisation and its impact upon/implications for Asia. Expertise in China, South Asia and/or Southeast Asia is an advantage for this position.
3. Public goods issues and global governance
All aspects of ‘public good’ issues and global governance as they pertain to Asia – with specific foci on energy, water, the environment, food and health; policies and approaches of state and non-state players towards these issues; implications of the public goods and global governance agendas for peace and development in the region. Expertise in China, South Asia and/or Southeast Asia is an advantage for this position.
• Internationally competitive salary, 3 year contracts with the opportunity for renewal
• Housing Benefit may be applicable depending on the appointment (for non-Singaporean Senior Research Fellows and Research Fellows)
• Relocation allowance (for non-Singaporeans)
• State of the art research facilities
• Highly collegial working environment with an internationally diverse faculty
• Excellent research support provided by CAG and through annual School and University Research Schemes
• Sufficient travel and conference allowances
Applicants should submit, in electronic form (MS Word or PDF file) the following:
• Cover letter, with a brief statement of research expertise and its relevance to CAG’s existing research interests
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Three academic publications
• Teaching dossier, including samples of course outlines and teaching evaluations (for Senior Research Fellow and Research Fellow candidates interested in join-appointment)
• Three letters of reference
Please send electronic submissions to Ms. Jasmin Kaur (email@example.com)
Alternatively, applicants may submit hard copies to the following address:
Ms. Jasmin Kaur
Centre on Asia and Globalisation
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
All posts will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Interested candidates are encouraged to find out more about the Centre on Asia and Globalisation and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at http://www.lkyspp.nus.edu.sg and http://www.caglkyschool.com/
UNIVERSITY OF OHIO
The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure track position in Politics and Law at the assistant professor level. We are interested in recruiting an active scholar-teacher whose work explores the relationship between politics and law, particularly in areas where conventional boundaries are being challenged by technological innovations and / or shifting identities such as immigration law; cyber law; social media technologies; law and social movements; and / or critical legal theories in the areas of sexuality race, gender, class, and / or disability. The position will also include advising responsibilities for political science majors with a pre-law emphasis. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science. Those with an ABD may be considered.
To apply, please complete the online application located at: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings and send a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness or promise, graduate transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Susan Burgess, Chair, Public Law Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Bentley Annex 264, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701 Review of applicants will begin on October 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Ohio University serves over 20,000 students on a residential campus located in the hills of southeastern Ohio. The Department of Political Science includes 24 faculty members, 432 majors, and 28 graduate students. We strongly encourage applications from those who would complement the diversity of our intellectual community. Queries may be directed to Prof. Susan Burgess at burgess @ ohio.edu. Ohio University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
UNIVERSITY OF ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track)
Appointment Type: Continuing
We invite you to consider joining UOIT’s globally trained and diverse faculty as we further develop and refine our reputation as a centre of scholarly excellence. Our educational philosophy is to challenge, to encourage innovation, and to connect our faculty and students to the community and the world through innovative research and by adopting and respecting the best practice traditions of Canada’s established universities. UOIT is located in a region experiencing one of the highest growth rates in Canada. UOIT also offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live near one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto.
The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities invites applications for two tenure-stream positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level. These positions are subject to budgetary approval, and would start at a mutually agreeable time but not later than July 1, 2014. The successful applicants will hold a PhD in criminology, criminal justice, justice studies or a related discipline with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. The successful applicants will have an established record of research, teaching, service and a history of research funding related to criminology/criminal justice.
The first position seeks a quantitative methodologist at the rank of Associate Professor. Candidates at an advanced Assistant Professor level are welcomed. The substantive area of expertise is open. The successful applicants will have an established record of research, teaching, service and a history of research funding related to criminology/criminal justice.
The second position seeks to hire at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of interest is open, but we invite generalists to apply. Candidates should have interests in developing innovative teaching strategies, actively mentoring students, being a productive scholar, and engaging with the university and the outside community.
The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities offers innovative interdisciplinary Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication, Community Development and Policy Studies, Criminology, Forensic Psychology, and Legal Studies. Our Faculty is UOIT’s largest with over 2,000 students. We offer an MA in Criminology, and are in the process of developing other MA and Ph.D. programs. Candidates are encouraged to refer to http://www.socialscienceandhumanities.uoit.ca.
This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.
For more information about each position and to apply, please visit http://hr.uoit.ca/academic_careers.
Applications will be accepted until January 7, 2014 or until suitable candidates are found. We will be holding information sessions at The American Society of Criminology meeting in Atlanta, GA (November, 2013). Interested individuals should submit their applications in electronic format. The application should include the following: name, competition number in the subject line, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research agenda, names and contact information of at least 3 referees to careers @ uoit.ca.
UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Inuit, and First People’s and Métis, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further the diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
THE ABBY BENJAMIN POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN ANIMAL STUDIES
The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University invites applications for the Abby Benjamin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy, show evidence of teaching potential, and be able to participate constructively in departmental and collegial activities. While we interpret animal ethics, law and public policy broadly, and welcome applications from various disciplines that study human-animal relations including political science, law, philosophy, sociology, geography, and environmental studies, we are looking in particular for research that critically examines the moral, legal and political dimensions of how human-animal relations are governed. A recipient of the Fellowship is expected to reside in Kingston, to teach a University course in animal studies, and to collaborate in developing initiatives related to the promotion of the analysis and understanding of animal rights (such as workshops, conferences, public lectures, etc.) The Fellow will work under the supervision of Prof. Will Kymlicka. The 2014-15 fellowship will start on July 1, 2014. Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within five years of having received their doctorate. The salary for the postdoctoral fellowship will be $40,000, which includes remuneration for teaching a half-course in animal ethics or a cognate subject. Applications are due by February 1st, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/Jobs.html , or contact Prof. Kymlicka ( kymlicka @ queensu.ca).
Quest University Canada, a teaching-focused, liberal arts and sciences institution, invites applicants for five full-time continuing faculty positions in the Social Sciences. These are a Social Science general position, an Anthropology position, Canadian studies, Regional studies including Middle East, South Asia, South America or Africa, and First Nations/Aboriginal studies. We seek applications from individuals who show evidence of innovative pedagogy, collaborative teaching, creative curriculum development across disciplines and are committed to working with diverse student and community populations. The successful candidate will develop and teach interdisciplinary concentration courses and teach at least two Foundation courses across our academic divisions. For more information and application guidelines please visit: http://www.questu.ca/employment/faculty_openings/index.php.
Assistant Professor, International Politics and/or Policy, Ryerson University, Department of Politics and Public Administration
The Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in International Politics and/or Public Policy. The Department particularly encourages applicants with research and teaching interests in international political economy; international economic and financial governance or institutions; and regional specialization in Latin America, Eastern Europe or Russia. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, contributing to the Department’s full-time undergraduate program in politics and governance; part-time program in public administration and governance; and the Masters in Public Policy and Administration. Opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary Faculty of Arts programs are also possible.
The position will commence August 1, 2014 and is subject to final budgetary approval. The candidate should hold a Ph.D. or be close to the completion of a Ph.D. in political science, political studies or in a related field. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of a strong research agenda and profile, commitment to high-quality teaching, and the capacity for collegial service. Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two recent writing samples, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and the names and contact information (e-mail address and telephone numbers) of three referees who may be contacted.
The Department of Politics and Public Administration, consisting of 27 full time faculty members, prides itself both on the breadth and excellence of its research and quality of its teaching. The Department is strongly committed to academic excellence and teaching in the areas of public policy and administration and Canadian, comparative and global politics.
Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.
Please submit your application materials online via our Faculty Recruitment Portalhttps://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/account/login/index.cfm?posting_id=500842&CFID=464964&CFTOKEN=83446395.
Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Sorpong Peou, Department Chair, (speou @ politics.ryerson.ca.
The deadline for submission of applications is December 1st, 2013.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/rfa_agreement/index.html. The RFA’s website can be found at: http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html
Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Online posting: https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=500842
SOKA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA
Open Rank Professor of Political Science
Soka University of America (SUA) is seeking to fill an open rank position in Political Science to be housed within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration (SBS). The expected starting date is August 2014. The successful candidate will teach courses and conduct research in one or more of the following areas: American politics, urban politics, and public law. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching complement the SBS Concentration's emphasis on social justice, race and ethnicity, gender, education, the environment, or poverty and development. Candidates must be strongly committed to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching and be willing to teach both general education and political science courses.
Soka University of America aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty members and students through small class sizes, mentorship of senior theses (capstones), and student involvement in faculty research. The university expects faculty to maintain an active research program and is committed to supporting faculty members to this end. The standard full-time faculty teaching load is five courses per year; two courses per semester and one short (three-week) intersession course (August or January). SUA is tied for 41st place for the Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, ranking first in faculty resources, second in financial resources, fifth in ethnic diversity, and fifth in best value in the 2013 US News and World Report Annual College Rankings. SUA is a selective four-year institution in southern Orange County, California. It offers a challenging liberal arts education with a focus on the Pacific Basin. SUA is an independent, non-profit, public-benefit, comprehensive institution of higher learning.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment and demonstrate excellence in teaching and research. Applicants for the position of Associate or Full Professor are expected to possess broad teaching experience, a sustained commitment to scholarship, and a record of professional accomplishment appropriate to their rank.
Benefits / Salary:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. All regular faculty members are eligible for full medical, dental and retirement benefits.
Deadline for applications:
Applications must be received by the Dean of Faculty by November 30, 2013. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement of research interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly from referees to:
Political Science Position c/o:
Edward M. Feasel, Ph.D.
Dean of Faculty
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Email: facultyrecruiting @ soka.edu
Fax: (949) 480-4263
Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California
Resident in the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California (USC),
the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair will conduct research, write a paper for publication by
the Center, and teach one course in the USC Master of Public Diplomacy Program. In
addition, the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Public Diplomacy will have opportunities to
deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences and related
research, and otherwise contribute to the intellectual life of the university. The USC Center
on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School (CPD) was established in August 2003 as a
partnership between the USC Annenberg School for Communication and the USC Dana and
David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences’ School of International Relations. It is
a joint scholarly research, policy analysis and professional training organization dedicated to
furthering the study and practice of public diplomacy. The Center benefits from its s trategic
location in Los Angeles, a vital center for communication and commerce and an
international entertainment capital that encompasses the motion picture, television, radio
and music industries as well as one of the world’s most vibrant art communitie s. Los
Angeles is a highly diverse city that is home to the nation’s largest international population.
Specializations: Cultural Diplomacy, Soft Power and National Image, International Broadcasting,
Place and Nation Branding, International Exchange, or Cyber Diplomacy.
Contact: Nicholas Cull, Director, Center on Public Diplomacy
cull @ usc.edu
Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program Awards for Canadian Scholars and Senior Professionals
Please consult http://www.fulbright.ca for additional requirements and information.
Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs for Canadian Scholars in the United States
US$25,000 for one semester
For prominent and promising scholars, and experienced professionals.
To conduct research, develop partnerships, and guest lecture at select partner institutions.
Available chairs by research area:
•Arctic Studies: University of Washington
•Canadian Studies: Kennesaw State University, Michigan State University
•Canada-U.S. Relations: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
•Military Social Work: University of Southern California
•Nanotechnology: California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA
•North American Studies: American University
•Policy Studies: University of Texas at Austin
•Public Diplomacy: University of Southern California
•Quebec Studies: SUNY-Plattsburgh
•Science: Illinois Institute of Technology
•War and Peace Studies: Norwich University
•Field Open: University of California-Santa Barbara, Vanderbilt University
Prospective applicants may contact the Chairs partner to explore opportunities for collaboration.
NOTE: Given the interdisciplinary nature of many awards, please consult all awards for opportunities.
Traditional Fulbright Scholar Awards for Canadian Scholars in the United States
US$12,500 for one semester
For emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers, and experienced professionals.
To conduct research, teach, or undertake a combination of these activities.
Award can be held at any University, Research Centre, Think Tank, or Government Agency in the U.S.
Minimum one semester residence at host.
How to APPLY
Applicants interested in applying for a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair or Traditional Fulbright Scholar Award will complete
an online application through the Embark system. Links to Application Instructions and the Application are at our website: http://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-scholars/visiting-chairs-program-can/how-to-apply-canadian-visiting-research-chairs.html The current competition is for awards to be taken up in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Competition Opens May 15, 2013 and Closes November 15, 2013.
General Eligibility Requirements
Limited U.S. experience.
Doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience.
Proficiency in English.
At least 5 years since last Fulbright award.
Faculty sabbatical, leave-of-absence, or retirement pay may be used concurrently with Fulbright support.
SSHRC, NSERC, and other similar awards can be held coincident with a Fulbright.
Selection is open and competitive, based on a combination of the proposed program of reSearch, academic and
professional background, personal statement, letters of reference, and adherence to the aims of the Canada-U.S. Fulbright
Fulbright Canada is committed to recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of every person, and to the provision of equal
rights and opportunities without discrimination of any kind. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion,
ancestry, color, ethnic origin, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or handicap. Fulbright
Canada encourages applications from all interested and eligible candidates.
ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Tenure Track Position in Political Science
St. Mary’s University College
St. Mary's University College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Science, at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1st 2014, pending final budgetary approval. The successful candidate should be able to teach in come combination of the following areas: Canadian politics, International Relations, and/or Comparative Politics. The person hired will be expected to participate in development of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at St. Mary’s University College.
Candidates must have completed a PhD at the time of appointment and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and maintaining an on-going program of research and scholarship.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching dossier, a statement of future research and scholarship plans, and three letters of references to:
Dr. Mark Charlton
Vice-President Academic and Dean
St. Mary’s University College
14500 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z4
Email: mark.charlton @ stmu.ca
Applications should be submitted by January 15th 2014.
St. Mary’s University College is a vibrant and growing student-focused liberal arts and sciences university located in the south of Calgary. We are dedicated to scholarship, teaching excellence, and the development of critical thinkers in the Catholic tradition of the liberal arts. St. Mary’s offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Visit our web site at http://www.stmu.ca for further information about St. Mary’s University College.
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Fellowships for Visiting Scholars, United States Studies Centre
The United States Studies Centre (ussc.edu.au) at the University of Sydney invites applicants for
Visiting Scholar Fellowships for 2014‐15 (June 1 2014‐May 31 2015). A small number of stipends of
up to $35,000 (AUD) will be available for academics who take leave from their home institutions and
wish to spend 1‐12 months at the US Studies Centre. To the greatest extent possible, the proposed
period of the fellowship should fall in the Australian academic year (August‐November 2014; March‐
June 2015). Funds are meant to supplement sabbatical or other salary; we are unable to provide
additional research funds. The deadline for applications is 25 November 2013 for visits to begin as
early as June 2014.
Our criteria for selection include: demonstrated evidence of first‐rate scholarship on any aspect of
American or U.S. studies; potential synergies with academic staff affiliated with the Centre; and
willingness to interact with the larger Australian academic community. We expect that Fellows will
use the stipend to make progress on a serious writing project for which the US Studies Centre will be
credited for support and will, while in residence, make a formal presentation of the research.
In addition to an office, access to the University of Sydney library, and assistance in traveling to
Australia and finding housing, the particular terms of the offer will be negotiated individually
depending on duration of the visit and seniority of the candidate. Please note that we are unable to
provide separate assistance for spouses or partners.
To apply, please send the following materials electronically to ussc.applications @ sydney.edu.au by 25 November 2013:
1) 3‐4 page double‐space proposed plan of work
3) The names and email addresses of 2 references
4) Budget for period proposed
Successful applicants will be notified by the beginning of February.
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
LECTURER IN PUBLIC POLICY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 2028/0913
• Join a leading arts and social sciences faculty
• Opportunity to work in a collaborative and supportive environment
• Full-time, continuing, remuneration package: $104K to $124K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse ranges of humanities and social science studies in the Asia-Pacific region and is regularly ranked in the top 20 faculties of its kind.
The School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) is composed of the departments of Anthropology, Government and International Relations, Political Economy, and Sociology and Social Policy, as well as the Graduate School of Government, the Centre for International Security Studies, and the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. It offers innovative degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that attract the very best students from Australia and overseas. SSPS is the focus for the strategic development of the social sciences at Sydney with a view to us becoming Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching in the area.
The Department of Government and International Relations was the first politics department at an Australian university. Its teaching covers international relations, public policy, area studies, political theory, comparative politics, and Australian politics. In the most recent national research assessment exercise (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2012), Political Science at the University of Sydney was awarded the highest possible 5 rating, indicating “well above world standard”. The department also has considerable success in attracting external research funding. In addition, we are engaged in a series of interdisciplinary networks and projects, including human rights, democratisation, public policy, immigration policy and law, China studies, and environment and climate change.
The Department of Government and International Relations is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B, continuing) in Public Policy. Applicants with expertise in any area of public policy are welcome, however, they must have relevant teaching and research experience in policy analysis and/or public management. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate broad conceptual and theoretical contributions to the field of public policy.
As the successful applicant you will:
• be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs of the department, with a particular focus on policy analysis and/or public management
• pursue a research program that receives international recognition, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
• supervise honours and postgraduate research students
• be a participant in interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders.
To be successful you will possess:
• a PhD (awarded, under examination, or very near completion) in public policy or a closely related field
• demonstrated teaching ability and experience in policy analysis and/or public management, including evidence of teaching effectiveness and potential to contribute to curriculum development
• an established track record of high quality research publications and a promising research trajectory
• the potential to supervise honours and higher degree research students
• the potential to contribute to advanced level programs.
This role presents an excellent opportunity to grow and develop your academic career in a school that offers innovative degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and that attracts the very best students from Australia and overseas.
Remuneration package: Lecturer (Level B): a competitive remuneration package of $104,644 to $124,263 p.a. is available (consisting of a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2028/0913 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 10 November 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
© The University of Sydney
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Assistant Professor – Cities and Innovation
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Closing date: January 10, 2014
The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Comparative Political Economy of Cities and Innovation. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2014.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a field related to Global Affairs. Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests with a broad understanding of the comparative political economy of growth and innovation. The School is especially interested in those candidates whose work relates to how cities and other sub-national units develop innovation-based growth policies, and their implications for growth and equity. The candidate ideally would have demonstrated ability to lead fieldwork globally, and possess in-depth knowledge on the innovation and growth process of more than one region. Familiarity with, and research interests in, the distributive consequences of innovation are encouraged as well.
Applicants must have excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Masters of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Master of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at: http://uoft.me/academicopportunities Job# 1301625.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact munkschool.director @ utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile. Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters, at least one of which should comment on the candidate’s teaching, directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, at munkschool.director @ utoronto.ca by the closing date, January 10, 2014.
For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit us at: http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
The Department of Political Science
Assistant Professor Appointment in Political Theory
The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure track position in Political Theory. The appointment, effective July 1, 2014, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Applicants should have completed or near-completed PhD in Political Science (or related program with a strong political science element). Applicants should have a record and promise of research excellence appropriate to their stage of career, and a well-developed research program in political theory. The candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be joining an active department with vibrant MA and PhD programs. Applicants are encouraged to consult the department website at http://web.uvic.ca/poli for information on the research interests of department faculty and programs it offers. Potential applicants who have questions about the position are encouraged to contact the Chair, Avigail Eisenberg, at chairpol @ uvic.ca
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The deadline for the application to reach the department is November 15, 2013. Please send letters of application, CV, writing sample, and confidential letters from three referees (the latter sent directly under separate cover) by e-mail to poliapps @ uvic.ca or by mail to:
Professor Avigail Eisenberg, Chair
(Re: Job application Political Theory)
Department of Political Science
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
The University of Victoria (http://www.uvic.ca) is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading research universities demonstrating an extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The University has earned a reputation for its commitment to research, scholarship and experiential learning and is widelyrecognized for its innovative and responsive programs, interdisciplinary and international initiatives, a broad based co-op program and a diverse and welcoming learning community. With over 20,000 students and nearly 5,000 faculty and staff, the University of Victoria has established an exceedingly collegial leadership culture with a tangible esprit de corps across campus.
One of the largest Faculties at the University, the Faculty of Social Sciences is a dynamic and multi-faceted community of people. More than 140 regular faculty members, over 200 additional adjunct, emeritus and sessional faculty, and approximately 30 support employees serve approximately 400 graduate and 5,000 undergraduate students. The Faculty offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in seven different disciplines; Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.
Reporting to the Vice-President Academic and Provost, the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences will be a distinguished academic with a passion for excellence in research and teaching. Candidates will possess a doctoral degree and will have a demonstrated record of achievement in academic administration, communication, collaborative leadership and a willingness to engage in robust fundraising and external relations. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to play a leadership role in one of Canada’s most innovative universities.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Should you want to learn more please call Khaleeda Jamal or Maureen Geldart at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in confidence, to info @ thegeldartgroup.com
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO
GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS
Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Government and Business within the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo beginning July 1, 2014. Candidates must have a PhD in Political Science or a related field. The successful candidate must be able to teach in the field of Government and Business, and must have demonstrated research expertise in this area. The successful candidate must also be able to contribute to teaching needs in the department’s Politics and Business undergraduate stream and the department’s graduate programs. Excellence in teaching is expected and candidates must supply with their application a teaching dossier, including teaching philosophy, peer and/or student evaluations, and course syllabi. In addition to teaching and service for the Department of Political Science http://politicalscience.uwaterloo.ca the successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program and to collaborate in the academic life of the department. Applications must include all of the following: a letter of application describing qualifications and the proposed research program; curriculum vitae; teaching dossier; three letters of reference, and a sample of academic writing. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application materials should be sent to Dr. Eric Helleiner via https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PSCI. Reviewing of applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply: however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.
SOUTH ASIAN POLITICS
Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of South Asian politics within the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo beginning July 1, 2014. Candidates must have completed a PhD in Political Science or a related field. The successful candidate must be able to teach in the field of South Asian politics and must have demonstrated research expertise in this area. The successful candidate should also be able to contribute to teaching needs in one or more of the department’s three core streams: global governance, politics and business, and public policy and administration. Excellence in teaching is expected and candidates must supply with their application a teaching dossier, including teaching philosophy, peer and/or student evaluations, and course syllabi. In addition to teaching and service for the Department of Political Science http://politicalscience.uwaterloo.ca the successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program and to collaborate in the academic life of the department. Applications must include all of the following: a letter of application describing qualifications and the proposed research program; curriculum vitae; teaching dossier; three letters of reference, and a sample of academic writing. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application material should be sent to Dr. Eric Helleiner via https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PSCI Reviewing of applications will begin on November 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply: however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.
Tier II Canada Research Chair
Migration and Ethnic Relations
Faculty of Social Science
The Faculty of Social Science at Western University invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in the area of Migration and Ethnic Relations. In accordance with the regulations set for Tier II Canada Research Chairs, the candidate will hold a PhD (obtained within the last ten years), and will be an outstanding emerging scholar who has demonstrated innovation with the potential to achieve international recognition within five to ten years. The candidate must propose an original research program that will attract external funding and excellent graduate students. The competition is open to both Canadian and international candidates.
Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations is broadly conceived as research addressing immigration, integration, and cultural diversity policies and practice; forces driving current and future migration processes; migration’s influence on societies of origin and destination; ethnic diversity, interethnic group relations, and race relations; interethnic and interracial conflict; and ethnic and racial identity. The focus for this position is not discipline-specific or region-specific. The search is being conducted at the Faculty-wide level, with the final home department to be determined by the discipline of the successful candidate.
Western University’s Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations (MER)and its Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations are world leaders in research and graduate training related to migration and ethnic relations. These interdisciplinary efforts provide graduate students with unique training opportunities, while informing public policy and practice that facilitate the well-being of immigrants and ethnic minorities. The MER Centre resides in the Faculty of Social Science. The Faculty is widely recognized for its excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate teaching and the quality of its research programs. It is one of the largest and most diverse Social Science Faculties in Canada, made up of eight core Departments – Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, DAN Management and Organizational Studies, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology, as well as the interdisciplinary Department of Women’s Studies (housed in Arts and Humanities). MER draws members from all of these Departments.
see: http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/MER/MERcentre/ and http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/MER/MERprogram/
The successful candidate will hold a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, as qualifications and experience warrant, with a starting date of July 1, 2015 or later. She or he will be expected to establish a competitive research program and to participate in teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Appointment to a faculty position will be conditional on the selected candidate applying for and being awarded a Canada Research Chair. The candidate will work in conjunction with the Faculty and the Office of Research Services to develop a proposal to be submitted with the Chair nomination to the CRC Secretariat in the fall of 2014. Please refer to the CRC website for detailed information about the Program:
Review of applications will commence on January 17, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A complete application will include: a covering letter and curriculum vitae; copies of up to three publications; the names and contact details (including email addresses and phone/fax numbers) of three referees; and a statement explaining how your background, experience and research qualify you for this position. The application should be sent to:
Dr. Andrew Nelson
Associate Dean – Research
Faculty of Social Science
The University of Western Ontario
London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C2
anelson @ uwo.ca
Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
Centre for Inter-Faculty Programs
Tenure-Track Faculty Assistant Professor Position in Digital Journalism
The University of Windsor, Centre for Inter-Faculty Programs, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Journalism at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing on July 1, 2014. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
Launched in Fall 2011, the University of Windsor’s Digital Journalism program is a combined degree program, with co-major options in Communication, Media, and Film; English Literature; English and Creative Writing; and Political Science. The Chair of the Digital Journalism program reports to the Assistant Provost, Inter-Faculty Programs. Further details of the program can be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca/digitaljournalism/.
The successful candidate will possess:
• PhD or equivalent in Journalism or in another related discipline by date of appointment (Communication, Political Science, or English preferred);
• Professional experience in journalism (broadcasting, print, online);
• Demonstrated expertise in the range of current digital and web-based technologies used in contemporary journalism;
• Relevant management or administrative experience;
• Relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level; and
• A record of both relevant peer-reviewed scholarly and professional journalistic publications.
The Digital Journalism Program Chair’s responsibilities include:
• Teaching courses in the Digital Journalism program;
• Implementing and developing the Digital Journalism program and its curriculum;
• Advising current and prospective students; and
• Promoting and recruiting for the Digital Journalism program, and representing it to the University and the wider community.
Applications must include:
• A letter of application, including statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• A detailed curriculum vitae;
• Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e. official teaching evaluations, awards, letters of assessment);
• A teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines and a concise statement of teaching philosophy;
• Official transcripts if a recent graduate;
• Samples of peer-reviewed scholarly work;
• Evidence of professional journalism, with samples of journalistic work, including work digitally published in different media;
• Three current letters of reference forwarded directly to the Dr. K. Quinsey, Acting Assistant Provost; and
• Candidates who are ABD must provide a letter from their supervisor confirming defence date.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by the deadline date of November 29, 2013 to:
Dr. Katherine M. Quinsey, Acting Assistant Provost, Inter-Faculty Programs Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 2324, Fax: (519) 971-3674 University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Email: jelena @ uwindsor.ca
Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario’s leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca.