Gerontology - Assistant Professor

Huntington University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-10-19

Position: Full-Time Assistant Professor Tenure-Track
Institution: Huntington University
Department: Gerontology
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Date Posted: October 19, 2012

Huntington University invites applications for a Full-Time Tenure-Track position in Gerontology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013.

The preferred candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in Gerontology or a related field, or be in the process of completing their Ph.D, have a proven track record of working effectively with colleagues and students and is committed to research and undergraduate teaching in gerontology.

Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All Huntington University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The gerontology program offers a certificate, minor, and baccalaureate degree via on campus and distance education. The curriculum is guided by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education's Curriculum Standards and Guidelines with particular emphasis on spirituality, ethics and mental health as they relate to the aging individual. Our students are diverse in terms of their age, education, experience, and culture and they create rich opportunities for teaching and learning gerontology. Experience in developing alternative delivery formats for blended learning and distance education and pedagogies is an asset for this position.

Huntington University, located in the City of Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, is a liberal arts university specializing in Gerontology, Communication Studies, Ethics, Religious Studies, and Theology. It is an independent university and is a founding and federated partner with Laurentian University, Thorneloe University and University of Sudbury.

The faculty at Huntington are members of the Laurentian University Faculty Association.

Please note that applications, including reference letters, sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Applications must include: 1) a letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample publication; 4) teaching portfolio; and 5) at least three academic letters of reference (included in the application) by November 30, 2012 at 4:00 PM. Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be required to provide official transcripts with costs being incurred by Huntington University.

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Application packages must be sent on or before the deadline to:

Karen McBain
Huntington University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Huntington 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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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