The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver campus) invitesapplications for a continuing research faculty position at the level of full professor or associateprofessor, to begin in July 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with research that is grounded in one or more regions of the world. Applicants should have a PhD in a social science discipline, with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of leadership and program administration.
The School for International Studies is an interdisciplinary unit with research and teachingprograms focused on peace and security; international development; human rights andinternational law; and governance and civil society. The normal teaching load for this full-timeposition is four courses per year, taught in two of three terms, with the third for research. Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to contribute to the leadership and administration of theSchool.
Simon Fraser University is a leading Canadian public research university (consistently ranked #1by Maclean’s Magazine for best comprehensive university in Canada). We earn top marks forour world-class social science research, award-winning students and faculty, and new libraryacquisitions.
Applications will be treated in confidence and should include: a letter of application, a statement of research and teaching, and a curriculum vitae. Letters of reference will be requested of applicants who are long-listed for the position. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 1, 2019 until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding and approval by the Board of Governors.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanentresidents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from allqualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, IndigenousPeoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.
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About Simon Fraser University | School for International Studies
Established in 2006, the School for International Studies offers interdisciplinary research and teaching on international affairs. Drawing from the disciplines of Economics, Comparative Politics and International Relations, History, Sociology, and Anthropology, the School is interested in the interconnected areas of peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society.
Faculty members research and write on themes that include global trends in political violence; security; trafficking; international relations theory; the causes and consequences of state failure and of civil wars; post-conflict reconstruction; civil society and democratization; international criminal justice; the history of intelligence; Islam and politics; and growth and poverty in the context of economic globalization.