The Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) Program in Athabasca University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing 1 August 2015. This is a full-time position located in Alberta, Canada. Athabasca University is a fully-accredited, post-secondary institution with a commitment to facilitating open access to education.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies and will complement our current WGST faculty’s expertise in communication/media studies and feminist psychology. PhDs in related disciplines will be considered. Applications are encouraged from those with empirically focused scholarship that critically addresses questions of gender in relation to race, class, nationality, sexuality, and/or ability. In addition, we are seeking a candidate with an active research program in one or more of the following areas: equity studies, feminist cultural studies, masculinity studies, sexualities studies, transnational feminism and/or women’s health. The candidate will be expected to develop new courses as determined by the needs of the program and her/his research interests as well as coordinate and revise existing courses in the program. The candidate should show evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Graduate teaching experience would be considered an asset as would familiarity with online systems of course delivery and distance education. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.
Closing Date 5/15/2015
Please Note: Applications will only be received and accepted through our online recruitment system at https://athabascau.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=1973. When applying, please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, writing sample (ideally of published writing), and evidence of teaching effectiveness (ideally, a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, evaluations if available, and a sample syllabus).
For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Lynda Ross at 1-866-539-8667 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.