Assistant Professor, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University

Assistant Professor Position
School for International Studies
Simon Fraser University

The School for International Studies invites applications for a full time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, in the Politics/Sociology of Development. The successful candidate will hold, or expect to complete by Fall 2012, a doctoral degree in political science, sociology or social/cultural anthropology, or human geography; and will be required to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including foundation courses in International Studies. Candidates will be expected to have expertise regarding a region of the developing world. In addition an ability to employ and teach mixed – quantitative and qualitative – methods will be an advantage.Applications will be treated in confidence and should include a letter of application with a statement of interest and research and teaching ability, curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange for three reference letters to be sent independently.

All materials should be sent electronically to: Dr John Harriss, Director, School for International Studies ( by October 31, 2011.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. The position is subject to budget approval.

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Contact: Dr John Harriss, Director, School for International Studies (

Primary Category: Sociology
Secondary Categories: Anthropology, Political Science

Posting Date: 06/17/2011
Closing Date 10/31/2011