ate teaching. The teaching workload norm
is four one-term courses and the successful
candidate will have the opportunity to teach
in and help to develop our MA Program,
and is expected to maintain an active
research agenda and to engage in academic
service. Applicants should submit a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, sample publications and a teaching dossier (which
includes evidence of teaching effectiveness
and a statement of teaching philosophy).
Applicants should also provide contact
information for three referees. All these
materials should be sent to: Dr. James
Wong, Chair, Department of Philosophy,
Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University
Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5;
Wilfrid Laurier University - The
Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position in Feminist
Philosophy (broadly construed to include
all traditions) at the rank of Assistant Professor (provisional level) beginning July 1,
2014, subject to budgetary approval. The
successful candidate is expected to complement the existing curriculum, in particular
courses at the 200-level, but will have the
opportunity to introduce new courses.
Applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy
by the start of the appointment and should
have a strong research record and a demon-
strated record of excellence in undergradu-
budgetary approval. The University of Brit-
ish Columbia hires on the basis of merit
and is committed to employment equity and
diversity within its community. We espe-
cially welcome applications from members
of visible minority groups, women, Aborigi-
nal persons, persons with disabilities, per-
sons of minority sexual orientations and
gender identities, and others with the skills
and knowledge to engage productively with
diverse communities. We encourage all
qualified persons to apply; Canadian citi-
zens and permanent residents of Canada
will, however, be given priority.
Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, recordings (video preferred) of
recent performances showing a variety of
repertoire, a personal statement about
teaching and learning, and additional materials demonstrating teaching effectiveness.
Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent separately by the referees. (Four letters are required in the case of
appointment at the Associate rank.) Send all
documents (in hardcopy) and recordings by
November 1, 2013 to: Chair, Voice Performance Search Committee, University of
British Columbia, 6361 Memorial Road,
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2. Review of
applications may continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final
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The Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University is seeking
an exceptional health equity scholar, with expertise and experience in
promoting health equity through public health teaching and research,
for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The successful
candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline, notably
sociology, social policy, social epidemiology, social/medical anthropology,
First Nations studies, or gender and sexuality studies. Fields of interest
may include health inequities in relation to racialization, indigeneity,
colonization, gender, class/social position, and social and environmental
determinants of health. He/she will have particular strengths in theories
and methodologies for understanding and addressing social and health
inequities notably mixed methods approaches, intersectional approaches,
participatory-action research and eco-social approaches. He/she will play
a leading role in undergraduate and graduate teaching, maintain an externally funded research program, and actively contribute to the academic
life of the faculty.
To apply for this position, candidates should submit a full curriculum
vitae, a letter of application, and a descriptive statement of teaching background, research activities, and administrative and leadership experience,
strengths and approach. These materials, along with the names of at least
three academic references should be submitted electronically to: email@example.com. The full job specification can be found at: http://www.sfu.
The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013. Only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.
Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible
minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and
permanent residents will be given priority. Positions are subject to final
budgetary approval. Under the authority of the University Act, personal
information that is required by the University for academic appointment
competitions will be collected. For further details of this policy see:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in
Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and
Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total
consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$5 billion per year.
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering (Ref. 13080101)
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a highly motivated
individual with a PhD degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering. The
Department is widely recognised by both the local and the international communities
in conducting world-class and high-impact research in civil engineering, and has
strong connections with industrial partners and government agencies in Hong Kong.
The new appointee will add to the existing research strengths in structural engineering
of the Department.
The Department currently has more than 38 faculty members and about 34 technical
and administrative personnel, and is committed to international standards of
excellence in teaching, research and services. Please visit the website at
http://www.cee.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.
The appointee will be required to (a) teach relevant subjects at various levels;
(b) supervise student projects and theses; (c) secure external research
funding; (d) initiate, lead and participate in research activities; and (e)
undertake relevant administrative duties.
Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in Structural Engineering or Civil
Engineering; (b) have strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research;
(c) have a strong record of research and scholarship in structural engineering; (d)
be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills and have good
interpersonal skills; and (e) possess research interests in, but not limited to, one or
more of the following areas: (i) Concrete Structures / Concrete Technology; (ii)
Earthquake Engineering / Bridge Engineering; and (iii) Finite Element Analysis /
Numerical Methods. Preference will be given to those with an undergraduate
degree in Civil Engineering. Relevant professional qualifications and working
experience as a structural / civil engineer will be an asset.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment for
Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement
thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and
expected salary in the application.
Please submit application form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax at
(852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If
you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete
the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.
Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from
http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm. Recruitment will continue until the position is
filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence on 20 November 2013.
Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can
be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.