St. Jerome's University, Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies
Assistant Professor, Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies
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St. Jerome’s University, situated in the heart of the University of Waterloo campus, is a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo since 1960. The Department of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies (SMF) at St. Jerome’s University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2013. The SMF program examines human interactions within relational and sexual contexts and how these interactions relate to historical, theoretical, and ethical discussions. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a Humanities discipline or in disciplines such as Anthropology, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Public Health, or Education with expertise in one of the areas of the SMF program. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the areas of disability studies, aging, gender and critical theory, cultural studies, or sexual health education. Demonstrable teaching and research excellence and a keen interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching are desired. A clear history of innovation in the area of teaching and learning is also desirable. An ability to teach research methods and/or statistics would be an asset.Given the interdisciplinary nature of the program, the successful candidate will work with colleagues across disciplines within a Catholic institution committed to its mission “to educate the whole person.” Faculty members must meet a high standard of both teaching and research excellence, have a strong sense of collegiality, demonstrate a commitment to service, and contribute a strong research agenda. As of May 1, 2012 the base salary for an Assistant Professor is $72,309.
Candidates should send a letter detailing their interest in and suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio/dossier with a statement of teaching philosophy, an outline of a research agenda, one or two sample publications, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The University is committed to advancing the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes faculty and students from all faiths and backgrounds. Please send applications to Dr. Toni Serafini, Acting Chair, Department of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies, St. Jerome’s University, 290 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3G3. St. Jerome’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity and in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact the Human Resources Manager. All applications must be submitted by April 5, 2013. For further information on St. Jerome’s University visit www.sju.ca.
Dr. Toni Serafini, Acting Chair, Department of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies, St. Jerome’s University (in the University of Waterloo), 290 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3G3