International Studies - Limited Term Assistant Professor (Conflict and Development)

Simon Fraser University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-01-29

Limited Term Assistant Professor Position in Conflict and Development
Simon Fraser University
School for International Studies

Home of the influential Human Security Report Project, and of innovative graduate and undergraduate teaching programs, the School for International Studies invites applications from candidates in any social science discipline, for a two-year limited term position at the Assistant Professor level, in the field of Conflict and Development, starting in August 2013. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on insurgency and civil war, humanitarian intervention and peace-building at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and must also be ready to teach foundation courses in International Studies. Preferred candidates will have expertise in Latin America. In addition an ability to employ and teach mixed - quantitative and qualitative - methods will be an advantage.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or expect to complete in 2012-13), promise of excellence in research, and good teaching potential. Applications will be treated in confidence and should include a letter of application with a statement of interest and research and teaching ability, curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of three referees.

All materials should be sent electronically to: Dr Alexander Dawson, Director, School for International Studies by March 31, 2013. In the Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified: 2013 Fall LTaP Application, Applicant Name.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, gay men and lesbians. The position is subject to budget approval.
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