Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor in International Development Studies at York University, Toronto



Position Rank: Full
Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: International
Development Studies

Home Faculty: Liberal
Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Social

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July
1, 2018


The Department of Social Science,
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York
University, invites applications for a tenure-stream
position in International Development Studies at the rank
of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2018. More
information about the Department can be found at http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; information
about the International Development Studies Program can be
found at http://idst.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/;
information about the MA program in Development Studies
can be found at http://dvst.gradstudies.yorku.ca/

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant
social science discipline or interdisciplinary degree
program related to the social sciences and must
demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in
teaching, research, and publication. We are looking for a
critical development studies scholar with expertise in the
determinants, policies, interventions, and/or discourses
of displacement in the Global South. Primary consideration
will be given to scholars working on development-related
dimensions of displacement and forced migration resulting
from economic policies, trade and investment regimes,
large-scale development projects, environmental
degradation, climate change, extractive economic
activities, conservation policies, preferably with
expertise in issues of race/ethnicity, and/or gender in
relation to displacement and development. Preference will
be given to candidates focusing on one or more of the
following regions: Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. 

Candidates will demonstrate an ongoing program of
interdisciplinary research in development in the Global
South and must also have first-hand experience conducting
fieldwork there. Applicants should have publications
appropriate to their stage of career, and ought to be
prepared to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate
programs, including core courses at the undergraduate
level. The successful candidate will be suitable for
prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as
experiential education and technology enhanced learning is
an asset.

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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.
Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and
experience. All York University positions are subject to
budgetary approval. 

Candidates should submit a signed letter of application, a
curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research
interests, samples of scholarly writing, and a teaching
dossier including sample course outlines and institutional
teaching evaluations (where available), and arrange for
three signed confidential letters of reference to be sent
directly to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department
of Social Science, S754 Ross Building, Faculty of Liberal
Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700
Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email:
soscjobs@yorku.ca – (subject line "IDS Appointment") 

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by
downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please
select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms
pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.


Posting End
 November 1, 2017