CROSS-APPOINTMENT TO INTERDISCIPLINARY DEVELOPMENT STUDIES AND WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES PROGRAMS
The Interdisciplinary Programs of Women and Gender Studies and Development Studies, at St. Francis Xavier University, invite applications for a probationary tenure track cross-appointment in the area of Gender and Development at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2019. Subject to final budgetary approval. Applicants should possess a background in experiential and practice-based learning, and have a clear commitment to feminist scholarship. Applicants should have a PhD completed by the time of appointment, with a clearly articulated interdisciplinary concentration in both research and teaching; the successful candidate is expected to contribute to as well as teach core undergraduate courses in both the Development Studies and the Women and Gender Studies Programs. Ability to teach with a global as well as a local focus is an asset, as is a critical race and/or indigenous studies focus.
The Program is seeking candidates who are committed to contributing to StFX’s priorities of equity and inclusion. Both Women and Gender Studies and Development Studies programs have a history of serving underserved groups at STFX. Candidates are asked to indicate concretely in their applications how they will contribute to the diversity efforts of our university.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching interests and philosophy, research interests and plans, and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three references. Applicants should speak clearly to their approach to Gender and Development as well interdisciplinary experience in their applications. Applications should be sent via email to:
St. Francis Xavier University
P.O. Box 5000, Antigonish NS B2G 2W5
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone: (902) 867-2251
Specific questions related to the position should be directed to either Dr. Jonathan Langdon (email@example.com), Coordinator of the Development Studies Program, or Dr. Nancy Forestell (firstname.lastname@example.org), Coordinator of the Women and Gender Studies Program.
Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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