University of Ottawa

Oct 25, 2007 Dec 03, 2007

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ottawa comprises eight departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 6,000 students, 225 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.
Preferred Fields of Expertise * Gender, power and representations; or
* Women's rights and citizenship in international and global contexts; or
* Transnational feminisms, post-colonial studies or interlocking oppressions; and
* Ability to teach feminist theory or methodology at undergraduate and graduate level

Duties * Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in women's studies
* Supervise master's and Ph.D. students
* Conduct research and publishing activities
* Participate in academic and administrative activities
* Perform other activities as specified in the collective agreement

Qualifications * Hold a Ph.D. and be committed to working in an interdisciplinary context (Candidates who are close to completing a Ph.D. will be considered).
* Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching, research and team work in women's studies, in both applied and theoretical issues in feminist studies.
* Possess a strong publication and research track record.
* Demonstrated experience in designing intersectional teaching materials and methods would be an asset.
* Additionally, teaching and research strengths in the humanities, education or law would be an asset.

Bilingualism: The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution, and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to gain tenure. Passive knowledge of the second language is necessary at the time of hiring. The University offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

Hiring Level: Unless otherwise indicated, hiring is at the assistant professor level.

Hiring Conditions and Salary: These are set by the current collective agreement. Tenure-track positions are subject to budget approval.

Starting date: Starting date: July 1, 2008

Consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2007 and will continue until the positions are successfully filled.

Applicants must submit, before November 15, 2007, a curriculum vitae, a letter indicating your teaching and research experience and interests, a copy of your principal publications and teaching evaluations, and ask three referees to send letters of recommendation in confidence, under separate cover to: Jennie Abell, Director, Institute of Women's Studies, University of Ottawa, 143 Séraphin-Marion Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, 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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