Postdoc in gender and work, York University, Canada

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Gender and Work

The Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work, Political Science, Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, York University is pleased to announce a competition for a Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable at York University for the 2012-2013 academic year.

The Chair invites applications from scholars who have earned a doctorate in the Social Sciences and who have a research background in fields such gender & work, work & society, labour studies, or political economy. The Fellow’s research program will involve participating in the various projects directed by the Chair, such as the Global Employment Standards Database, and a research group on Employment Standards Enforcement. Experience using both qualitative and quantitative research methods would be an asset.

The Fellow will receive a stipend of $40,000, office space, use of a computer and full access to university libraries.

Applications will be reviewed starting on June 8, 2012 for a position to commence August 1, 2012. Applicants should submit a cover letter, including a brief research statement, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three academic references to:

Dr. Leah F. Vosko
Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work
618 (Gender and Work Unit)
York Research Tower
York University
Toronto, ON Canada
M3J 1P3

Applications from non-Canadian scholars, as well as scholars with diverse work experience in public sector organizations or NGOs, are welcome.

The position will commence as early as August 1, 2012 (or to be negotiated), and is subject to budgetary approval.