Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Political Theory
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Political Science
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017
The Department of Political Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Political Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2017. The area of research and teaching specialization within Political Theory is open. Expertise in the History of Political Thought is an asset.
The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Political Science or in a related discipline; will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service; and will have publications appropriate to their stage of career. In addition, applicants will have the ability to teach Political Theory survey courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as the breadth and versatility to teach a variety of other undergraduate courses. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in Political Science and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.
The Department of Political Science is internationally recognized as one of the world's leading sites of political scholarship informed by a diverse range of critical intellectual approaches. We encourage applications from candidates whose research complement and strengthen our existing research and teaching.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor David Mutimer, Chair, Department of Political Science, Email: email@example.com (Subject line: Tenure-Stream Political Theory)
The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
Posting End Date: November 15, 2016