[URBANTH-L]FW: position in women's studies and African studies
Rudolf.Gaudio at purchase.edu
Tue Oct 7 23:47:34 EDT 2008
The University of Toronto is advertising a position in women's studies
and African studies. Area of specialization is open.
Women and Gender Studies/African Studies Tenure Stream Faculty Position
The Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) and the Program in
African Studies at New College, Faculty of Arts and Science,
University of Toronto, invite applications for a tenure-stream
position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2009.
The successful candidate will have a research program and teaching
experience in feminist studies with a focus on Africa. We especially
encourage applications from scholars in any discipline who will
enhance WGSI's strengths in transnational feminist studies and the
existing African Studies Program at New College. We would welcome
expertise in the following areas, but not limited to: postcolonial
studies or literature; cultural production and media; migration and
diasporas; economics, geography, and the politics of the region.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. completed or near
completion in Women and Gender Studies, African Studies, or any
relevant area, demonstrated potential for excellence in research and
in teaching. We anticipate a teaching load equivalent to two full-year
courses. The majority of the teaching and administrative
responsibilities will lie in WGSI (70%), with one half course and
light administrative responsibilities in the African Studies program
(30%). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Additional information on the Institute and College can be obtained
through our respective websites: http://www.utoronto.ca/wgsi/ and http://www.newcollege.utoronto.ca/
Applications will be accepted online until 1 November, 2008. We
encourage you to submit your application online at: http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm
See Ad# 800817.
Please ensure that you include a covering letter with a curriculum
vitae, a writing sample, an outline of your research program, and a
teaching portfolio including evaluations. Please arrange for three
letters of reference to be sent directly by the referees to the
mailing address below. If you are unable to apply online (or
alternatively have large documents to send), please submit your
application and other materials to:
Professor Bonnie McElhinny,
Director, Women and Gender Studies Institute,
New College, 40 Willcocks Street
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,
M5S 1C6, CANADA.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within
its community and especially welcomes applications from visible
minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may
contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies
Director, Women and Gender Studies Institute
Co-editor, GENDER AND LANGUAGE
WGSI: Rm 2033, Wilson Hall, New College
Ph: 416-946-383; Fax: 416-946-5561
Anthropology Office: Room 364, Anthropology Building, 19 Russell St.
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