Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Simon Fraser University

[Department Website][CPSA listing] The Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a primary specialization in Global Political Economy, with secondary interests in International Relations or a related area in Comparative Politics. This appointment will begin on September 1, 2006. Applicants should have a completed PhD at the commencement of the appointment, a well-developed research program in Global Political Economy and a record of research and teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a graduate core course in the Global Political Economy area, as well as undergraduate courses. Candidates should forward their applications to Professor David Laycock, Chair, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, V5A 1S6. Applications are due no later than September 30, 2005 and must include (1) a letter of application outlining the candidate’s qualifications (2) the candidate’s curriculum vitae (3) one article-length sample of the candidate’s scholarly work and (4) the names of three referees, at least one of whom can comment on the candidate’s teaching ability in addition to their scholarly qualifications. If available, other evidence of teaching performance such as course evaluations is welcome. Candidates must contact their referees and have their referees’ letters sent directly to the Chair, to be received by September 30. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. This position is subject to approval by the University Board of Governors and final budgetary authorization.

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