University of Ottawa, Institute of Women’s Studies

Oct 22, 2011 Dec 30, 2011

Institute of Women’s Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
Full-Time Faculty Position (at all ranks)
The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.
The Institute of Women’s Studies at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position.
We are looking for candidates with expertise in one of the following areas:
Applied and/or theoretical issues in feminist studies
Feminist theories
We are looking for candidates with a commitment to working in a multidisciplinary context and with an ability to teach in the area of women’s studies from an intersectional and interdisciplinary perspective.

DUTIES
Conducting research and publishing activities
Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates
Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities
Other activities as specified in the collective agreement

QUALIFICATIONS
Hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field (candidates who are close to completing a Ph.D. could be considered);
Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and research;
Possess a strong publication and research track record in the field;
Active bilingualism is required at the time of hiring.

BILINGUALISM
The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual (French and English) to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

HIRING CONDITIONS AND SALARY
These are set by the current collective agreement. Tenure-track positions are subject to budgetary approval.

STARTING DATE July 1st, 2012
Consideration of applications will begin on November 20, 2011 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.
Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a letter indicating their teaching and research experience and interests. They must also indicate their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover. All information and letters are to be sent directly to:
Claire Turenne Sjolander
Director, Institute of Women’s Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
30 Stewart St., Room 101
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Email: women's institute

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, according to government policy, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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