School of Humanities
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
The Department of Humanities invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Children's Studies. Applicants must have a completed PhD in a discipline in the Humanities and an active research program in an area of Children's Studies. Applicants should possess a critical, international, comparative perspective, grounded in contemporary theory. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of successful teaching at the university level in Children's Studies.
The Department of Humanities invites applications from qualified candidates for two (2) Sessional Assistant Professor positions in Humanities. Both positions will contribute to the Department's General Education offerings. Applicants for these positions must have a completed Ph.D. in Philosophy, History, Literature or related field, and an active research program in a relevant area. The Humanities Department's six-credit General Education courses in are all entry-level courses. They are designed to improve critical skills while dealing with such topics as western culture, Canadian Studies, and studies in media, religion, and gender. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in at least two of the areas and will demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to the goals and methods of General Education. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching courses that privilege critical skills.
These positions carry a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date is July 1, 2012. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The deadline for applications is March 23, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Doug Freake, Acting Chair, Department of Humanities, 206 Vanier College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3. Please specify which position applying for.