Job Postings

Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor- York University

Thu, 2015-09-17 11:43 -- manager

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time tenure stream Assistant Professor position in the Criminology program to commence July 1, 2016. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Criminology or a related field; show promise of excellence in research and publication in the field of Criminology; and demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching including an ability to teach in an interdisciplinary program. The area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The deadline for applications is October 30, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit, in hard copy, a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly. Please include summaries of teaching evaluations and a sample of a recent publication in your application package. Apply to: Professor JJ McMurtry, Chair, Department of Social Science, South 754 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

For the complete job description please visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs.

Two Tenure Track Positions-Ryerson's Criminology Department

Wed, 2015-09-16 15:24 -- manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor, Department  of Criminology

 

 

The Department  of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2016, subject  to final budgetary approval.  Candidates will hold a PhD in Criminology or in a related field. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research, or creative activities.

The areas of specialization include: Indigenous Governance  and Policy and Quantitative Methods (expertise in youth justice is preferred). Additional research and teaching interests are encouraged because the successful candidates will be expected to teach large introductory courses in Criminology and Canadian Criminal Justice as well as other courses that contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the creation of a discipline-based graduate program (MA) which is in the development stages. There are also opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts, including the PhD program in Policy Studies.

Candidates should  hold a strong research profile  (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program), as well as provide evidence  of high-quality teaching and student  training, and a capacity for collegial service. With the department’s rapid growth, contributions to service and administration are valued and thus we look for candidates with interest and capacity to contribute in this manner.

The Department of Criminology welcomes applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship including, but not limited to, visible and ethnic minorities, racialized persons, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

Of the 193 member nations of the United Nations, 146 countries are represented on our campus. The student population of our Department reflects this diversity. Candidates who will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense are encouraged to apply. Aboriginal candidates interested in submitting an application are welcome to contact Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, Ryerson University, at  t26king@ryerson.ca, prior to and during the competition.

How to Apply:

Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Kim Varma at kvarma@ryerson.ca. The review of applications will begin November  1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, 2 recent publications, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please indicate  in your application if you are a Canadian citizen  or a permanent resident of Canada.

About our Department:

The Department of Criminology at Ryerson (www.ryerson.ca/criminology) has built an outstanding reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, law, and social justice. The

faculty are interdisciplinary with backgrounds in sociology, history, women’s studies, law, and

criminology. The Department has undergone extraordinary growth and diversification over the past decade. We are housed in the Faculty of Arts, an integral and thriving contributor to the education of over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

About Ryerson University:

Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically

diverse urban centres, Ryerson’s high quality programs and scholarly, research, and creative

activities extend beyond the walls of the university. The evolution of Ryerson has positioned the university to be ready and able to take on a role in keeping with its success as a connector,

builder, and innovator. This is Ryerson’s time to lead. For more about Ryerson University’s past,

present and future, visit: www.ryerson.ca.

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/index.html. The RFA’s website can be found at:  http://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.

Dean, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

Tue, 2015-08-04 13:29 -- manager

The College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan is looking for a dean who will build on the college’s proud history with a commitment to excellence.

We’re proud of our past success, and we always look for opportunities to grow stronger.

Established in 1912, the U of S College of Law is the oldest university law school in Western Canada. The college is known for its pre-eminence in transnational commercial law, environment and sustainable resources, and Aboriginal law, and our excellence in teaching, research and innovation helps us produce skilled graduates who go on to succeed at home and around the world. Thanks in part to its close relationship with the Saskatchewan legal profession, the college opened a new expansion in 2008—the first LEED Gold building in Saskatoon.

Reporting to the provost and vice-president academic, the successful candidate, as a key member of the university’s leadership, will be an accomplished and visionary scholar, educator, communicator and leader with a history of successful administration. He or she will understand the fundamental importance of collaboration, teamwork and relationship building with a range of internal and external partners. We constantly strive to achieve even more. We are looking for a dean with big ideas who has the ability to bring them to fruition. We want our success as a college to translate to success for our students, alumni and partners, who will shape the future of the law in Canada and beyond.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please call Khaleeda Jamal or Cameron Geldart of The Geldart Group at 604-926-0005 or forward your application package (current CV, letter of application and reference list) in confidence to khaleeda@thegeldartgroup.com

 

Tier 2 CRC, Law and Society, University of Waterloo

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:03 -- manager

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair and tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Law and Society beginning July 1, 2016. 

Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Sociology, Sociolegal Studies, or Criminology. The successful candidate will be appointed as a regular member of the department and will be subsequently nominated for a Tier II Canada Research Chair. Nominations for Canada Research Chairs (CRC) are subject to review by the CRC Secretariat and appointment as a CRC is conditional on their approval (terms of reference are available at www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca). The University of Waterloo is committed to providing the candidate with the support required to successfully secure the CRC. 

The successful candidate will have obtained their highest degree within ten years of their nomination to the CRC position and will be an outstanding emerging scholar with a demonstrated potential to achieve a significant international reputation in the next five to ten years. The candidate is expected to propose an innovative program of high quality research that will attract external funding and excellent graduate students. Evidence of an actively developing research program on Law and Society is required. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and supervising graduate students. 

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies is a research-intensive department with diverse academic programs examining many of the most pressing issues confronting societies today. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (MA and PhD) in Sociology (since 1960) and is home to an interdisciplinary undergraduate Legal Studies program (since 2009). The department provides an intellectually vibrant setting for students and faculty engaging in sociological and sociolegal scholarship and is committed to developing a culture of academic and professional mentorship among students and faculty. Recent growth and change in the faculty complement builds on the department’s foundational strengths in social theory and research methods while advancing research and scholarship in the following thematic areas: social inequality and public policy; crime, law, and security; migration, borders, and transnationalism; and knowledge, education, and digital culture. Preference will be given to candidates whose work contributes to research and scholarship in one or more of these areas. 

The salary range for this position at the Assistant Professor rank is $78,000 to $110,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. 

The closing date for applications is January 15, 2016. Send electronic copies of curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching statement, a four-page outline of planned research activities for the 5-year term of the CRC, up to three reprints of current journal articles or book chapters, and the names and contact information of three referees to rhh@uwaterloo.ca, addressed to Dr. Rick Helmes-Hayes, Acting Chair, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited to interview for the position. 

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.

Job Posting: Assistant Professor, Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto

Sun, 2015-07-05 14:38 -- manager

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor – Criminology and Sociolegal Studies - 1500772
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: 30 June 2015
Job closing: 15 September 2015
Description

The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in the area of Criminology or Sociolegal Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2016. Research and teaching expertise in the area of criminal justice, either in a domestic or international context is preferred.

The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies is internationally renowned for the study of law, crime, order, and security from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical approaches. With backgrounds in sociology, history, law, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, and political science, faculty are actively engaged in Canadian and international criminological research and teaching. We welcome applications from scholars from those and other relevant backgrounds.

The successful candidate will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and they will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research. Candidates must be able to teach a selection of courses in criminology, and law and society, and must have strong communication skills as well as demonstrated success in developing students’ mastery of a subject and of the latest developments in the field.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in criminology, law, or a cognate social science discipline by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter, and must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by letters of reference, teaching evaluations, dossier and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have strong evidence of research of an internationally competitive caliber, demonstrated by publications in leading journals in the relevant field, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, as well as research and teaching statements. If you have any questions about this position, please contact crim.admin@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email to: crim.admin@utoronto.ca by 15 September 2015.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

To apply online please visit https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1500772

For further information on the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, please visit our website at www.criminology.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.

Bourse d’études supérieures ou post doctorales : Partenariat de recherche En mouvement; volet des politiques publiques

Fri, 2014-11-28 18:33 -- manager

ÉCHÉANCE DU CONCOURS : 19 janvier 2015

MONTANT DE LA BOURSE : De 15 000$ par année à 40 000$ par année selon le niveau

DATE DE DÉBUT : À partir du 1er mars 2015 (flexible)

DURÉE DE LA BOURSE : Un à deux ans, selon le niveau

MISSION :

Le partenariat En mouvement : la mobilité géographique pour le travail au Canada est un partenariat financé par une subvention en partenariat du conseil de recherche en sciences humaines (CRSH) de 2,5 millions de dollars, sur une durée de 7 ans, qui couvre 17 disciplines et 22 universités au Canada et dans quatre autres pays (chercheuse principale Barbara Neis, Université Memorial). Ce programme de recherche examine la gamme complète des situations de mobilité géographique pour le travail, du déplacement quotidien de trois heures au travail étranger temporaire et ses conséquences pour les personnes qui travaillent, leurs familles, les employeurs, les communautés et les paliers municipaux, provinciaux et fédéral du gouvernement canadien.

CRITÈRES D’ADMISSIBILITÉ :

Le (la) candidat(e) :

 Étudiera à la maîtrise, au doctorat ou au niveau post doctoral (inscrit(e) ou admissible) en droit, en économie politique ou dans un domaine connexe de recherche;

 Consent à contribuer au développement de la recherche et des activités scientifiques du partenariat En mouvement (volet politiques), tel que décrites plus bas, pour la durée de la bourse.

Il n’est pas nécessaire d’être bilingue, mais la maîtrise du français et de l’anglais serait un atout. Le (la) récipiendaire de la bourse aura une excellente maîtrise de l’une ou l’autre de ces langues.

Le concours est ouvert tant aux personnes détenant la citoyenneté canadienne ou la résidence permanente qu’aux non-citoyen(ne)s qui peuvent démontrer qu’ils ou elles sont en mesure d’obtenir la permission de résider au Canada pour une période d’un an pour des fins d’études.

DESCRIPTION DU CONCOURS :

Cette bourse est offerte grâce au financement du CRSH par l’entremise de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail et du partenariat En mouvement.

Dans le cadre des activités du volet politiques du partenariat En mouvement, une bourse pour études supérieures ou post doctorales est offerte pour poursuivre des travaux de recherche portant sur les politiques publiques en lien avec les travaux en cours. Ce concours est ouvert aux candidat(e)s de niveau de la maîtrise, du doctorat ou du post-doctorat intéressé(e)s à poursuivre des études supérieures en droit, en économie politique ou dans un domaine connexe. Les candidat(e)s sont invité(e)s à soumettre un projet de recherche qui examine l’effectivité du droit (par exemple le droit du travail, de la sécurité sociale, de l’accès aux soins de santé) appliqué à la main-d’oeuvre mobile au Canada.

La personne retenue travaillera avec Katherine Lippel, Chaire de recherche du Canada en droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, Faculté de droit, section droit civil, à l’Université d’Ottawa. Les principales responsabilités incluront le développement et la poursuite de projets de recherche, la rédaction de rapports et de publications, ainsi que la participation aux travaux de l’équipe dans le cadre du volet politiques du partenariat En mouvement, et d’autres activités connexes.

Pour plus de renseignements sur la Chaire de recherche du Canada en droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, veuillez visiter notre site web à :

http://www.droitcivil.uottawa.ca/chaireendroitsst

Pour plus de renseignements sur le partenariat En mouvement, veuillez visiter notre site web à : http://www.onthemovepartnership.ca/

COMMENT POSER SA CANDIDATURE :

Si vous êtes intéressé(e) à présenter votre candidature pour ce poste, veuillez envoyer votre demande avant minuit, le 19 janvier 2015 (HNE) par courriel à Marianne Corriveau, associée de recherche à la Chaire de recherche du Canada en droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail à : mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

Vous devez envoyer les documents suivants :

1. Un CV à jour

2. Une proposition d’une page décrivant le projet que vous souhaitez développer

3. Une lettre décrivant vos intérêts et les raisons pour lesquelles vous souhaitez poursuivre cette opportunité

4. Un échantillon de vos travaux écrit en anglais ou en français

5. Deux références qui pourront être contactées au besoin.

 

Instructions supplémentaires :

 Votre demande peut être présentée en français ou en anglais.

 Pour assurer une cohérence du format, veuillez fournir des fichiers PDF seulement. Assurez-vous d’inclure votre nom de famille dans les titres des fichiers.

 Les demandes peuvent être soumises par courriel seulement. La ligne d’objet du courriel devrait indiquer Bourse d’études supérieures ou post doctorales (Ottawa) comme les courriels seront triés automatiquement.

 

Le non-respect des instructions pourrait entraîner le rejet de votre demande ou le risque qu’elle soit négligée.

Veuillez adresser votre candidature et/ou toute question à propos de cette bourse à Marianne Corriveau à : mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

Scholarship for Graduate or Post-Graduate Studies: Policy Component: On the Move research partnership

Fri, 2014-11-28 18:32 -- manager

CLOSING DATE: January 19th 2015

VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP: From $15,000 per year to $40,000 per year depending on level

START DATE: As of March 1st 2015 (flexible)

DURATION OF SCHOLARSHIP: One or two years depending on the level

MISSION:

The On the Move Partnership: Employment-Related Geographical Mobility in the Canadian Context is a 2.5 million dollar, 7-year partnership grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that spans 17 disciplines and 22 universities across Canada and four other countries (PI Barbara Neis, Memorial University). This research program is investigating the spectrum of employment-related geographical mobility, from the 3 hour daily commute to the situation of temporary foreign workers, looking at its consequences for workers, families, employers, communities, and Canadian municipal, provincial and federal governments. This scholarship is related to research on policy and the mobile workforce

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The candidate:

 Will be a masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral scholar (enrolled, or eligible applicant) in the field or law, political economy, or a related field of research;

 Agrees to contribute to the development and scholarly activities of the On The Move Partnership (Policy Component) as described below for the duration of the scholarship.

Bilingualism is not required but fluency in both French and English is an asset. The successful candidate will have excellent language skills in one of these languages.

The scholarship competition is open to both Canadian citizens and non-citizens. Candidates must demonstrate that they are likely to obtain permission to reside in Canada for the period of one year.

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship is provided through SSHRC funding through the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law and the On the Move Partnership.

Through the activities of the Policy Component of the On the Move Partnership, funding has become available for a graduate or post-graduate position to support the policy component in the ongoing research projects underway. This position is open to students at the masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral levels who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in law or in a related field. Candidates are invited to propose a research project outlined in their application for the position that examines regulatory effectiveness of legislation or policy (for example, labour law, social security, health care) as applied to the mobile workforce in Canada.

The successful individual will work with Katherine Lippel, Canada research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law, Faculty of Civil Law, at the University of Ottawa. Primary responsibilities will include the development and implementation of research projects, drafting of reports and publications, as well as participating in various activities of the Policy Component of the On the Move Partnership, and other related activities.

For more information about the On the Move Partnership, please visit our webpage at: http://www.onthemovepartnership.ca/

For more information about the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, please visit our webpage at:

http://www.droitcivil.uottawa.ca/chairohslaw

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application by midnight, January 19th, 2015 (EST) by email to Marianne Corriveau, research associate with the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, at: mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

You should send the following documents:

1. An up-to-date CV

2. A one-page proposal outlining the project you would like to pursue

3. A letter outlining your interests and reasons for pursuing this opportunity

4. A sample of written work in English or French

5. Contact information for two references

 

Additional instructions:

 Your application may be submitted in French or in English.

 For format consistency, please provide PDF files only. Be sure to include your last name in the files’ titles.

 Applications can be submitted by email only. Your email subject line must be Scholarship for Graduate or Post-Graduate Studies (Ottawa) as emails will be automatically sorted.

Failure to follow instructions may result in your application being overlooked or dismissed.

Please address your application and/or any questions you may have about this scholarship to Marianne Corriveau at: mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

Assistant Professor, Sociology, MacEwan University

Fri, 2014-11-07 12:15 -- manager

 

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Faculty of Arts and Science

Competition # 14.11.155

 

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment in criminology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval.

 

The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more areas within criminology. All areas of such expertise will be considered; however, priority will be given to applicants with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Aboriginal peoples and the criminal justice system; courts and corrections; alternative justice practices.

 

Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number, should be sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca.

 

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Jeff Stepnisky, Chair, Department of Sociology, at StepniskyJ@macewan.ca.

 

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement. The annual salary range for a Ph.D. is $72,834 to $115,975. A review of applications will begin December 8, 2014 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.

 

How to Apply:      

 

Only applications received electronically will be considered.

 

To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Administrative/HumanResources/Careers/index.htm# and select the job posting. 

 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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

 

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

 

 

 

Endowed Chair in Human Rights, St Thomas University

Tue, 2014-11-04 17:48 -- manager

Full posting: http://w3.stu.ca/stu/administrative/hr/employment/job_view_ft_acad.aspx?...

St. Thomas University invites applications for the Endowed Chair in Human Rights, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2015, pending budgetary approval. This appointment will be for a three-year term, with a possibility of renewal.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,100. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the University holds four Canada Research Chairs.

The successful candidate will have research and teaching expertise in Human Rights and Human Rights experience in an international context would be an asset. A PhD or the equivalent in a field directly related to Human Rights is required. In addition to teaching in the Human Rights Program, the holder of the Chair will conduct research in the area of Human Rights, undertake community-based seminars, workshops and other outreach events, and serve as Director of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre. Administrative experience would be beneficial for this position.

Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Amanda DiPaolo, Director, Human Rights Program, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to dipaolo@stu.ca.

Closing date: December 5, 2014, or until the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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