Tuesday, December 20, 2005

University of British Columbia

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Faculty of Graduate Studies Director Liu Institute for Global Issues The University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) invites applications for the tenured position of Director of the Liu Institute. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of leadership and scholarship in global issues. The Liu Institute (www.ligi.ubc.ca) pursues interdisciplinary research on global public policy issues. Its activities currently include international relations, human security, disarmament and non-proliferation, conflict, gender and development, the environment, global health and international justice. The successful candidate will have an exceptional international reputation in her/his field, a broad understanding of global issues, a capacity to provide leadership within an interdisciplinary setting, and a commitment to graduate program development. A record of fundraising ability is desirable. The new Director will take up the Directorship on July 1, 2006, or as soon as possible thereafter. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Applicants should send a letter describing their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to: Dr. Frieda Granot, Dean Faculty of Graduate Studies The University of British Columbia 6371 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada Fax: +1-604-822-9202 Email: lisa.francis@ubc.ca The application deadline is February 28, 2006. For more information, please visit our website at www.grad.ubc.ca