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The Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University invites
applications for a one year contractually limited position at the rank of Lecturer
or Assistant Professor, for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
The successful candidate will be required to teach eighteen units (six courses)
which could include large introductory courses. The candidate should have the
ability to teach social science courses which cut across the curricula of both Gerontology and Health Studies. The specific courses to be taught will be negotiated
with the Chair (please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of possible courses)
according to the needs of the Department and the candidate’s background. The
position includes some administrative responsibilities and some courses may be
offered in the evening and/or spring/summer session. The current annual salary
floor is $56,586 for a lecturer (for appointee without an appropriate doctoral
degree) and $68,824 for an assistant professor (for appointee with an appropriate doctoral degree). A package of benefits as well as a professional development
allowance will be provided.
Candidates with a completed (or nearly completed) Ph.D. in an appropriate
discipline in the Social Sciences, or with an appropriate specialization in the Social
Sciences, and a proven teaching record will be considered.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and
permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University
is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting
a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified
candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons,
members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities. If you require any form
of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please
contact the Human Resources Service Centre at ext. 222-HR (22247).
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae,
the names and contact information for three referees, a one-page statement on
teaching philosophy, summaries of teaching evaluations, and a list of courses that
applicants have taught and/or could teach at the first, second, third and fourth
year levels, along with a sample course outline to:
James Gillett, Chair
Department of Health, Aging and Society
Hamilton, ON L8S 4M4 CANADA
The Department will begin reviewing applications on Friday, April 25, 2014 and will
continue until the position is filled.
HEALTH, AGING AND SOCIETY
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