Friday, October 28, 2005

Laurier Brantford

[CPSA elisting] Human Rights and International Relations

Laurier Brantford invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Human Rights and International Relations, subject to final budgetary approval. The appointment will commence July 1, 2006.

Laurier Brantford is a fast-growing campus of Wilfrid Laurier University located in Brantford, Ontario, approximately a one-hour drive from the Waterloo campus. Laurier Brantford has begun to offer a minor program in Human Rights and Human Diversity which is proving very popular. The successful candidate will be expected to offer an introductory course on human rights and a course on the United Nations as well as develop and teach some combination of more specialized courses in areas related to human rights such as: war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity; children's rights; indigenous people's rights; and speech/press freedoms. An ideal candidate would also be interested in organizing students to participate in a model U.N. program.

As a member of Wilfrid Laurier University, the successful applicant may be eligible to participate in graduate programs offered at the Waterloo campus and to take advantage of human rights and international relations-related institutions at Laurier.

A Ph.D., or near completion, in a relevant discipline is required. Evidence of successful teaching and a productive program of research are essential.

Applicants are required to send TWO COPIES of their application package, including cover letter, CV, sample publications, three letters of reference and evidence of effective teaching to:

Human Rights and Human Diversity Hiring Committee Laurier Brantford 73 George St.
Brantford Ontario, N3T 2Y3

Email applications will not be accepted; however, letters of reference from referees may be emailed to Julie Sutherland at

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

The deadline for applications is November 25, 2005.

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