University of Toronto - Scarborough, Human Geography
Urban Geography and City Studies - Urban Space and New Data Flows
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Position Title / Rank: Urban Space and New Data Flows- Tenure-track Assistant Professor – Human Geography (Req. #1301339)
Faculty: University of Toronto Scarborough
Deadline: December 10, 2013
The Department of Human Geography at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream appointment with primary interests in Urban Geography and City Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2014.
Consistent with the Department’s clusters in urban, socio-cultural, and environmental geography, applicants with a research focus in one or more of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: Urban space and big data, Ubiquitous sensors, Geographies of surveillance, Monitoring and privacy issues, Politics of data use, Spatial analysis, Crowd-sourced spatial data and verification, Quantitative research methods.
The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a range of collaborative programs and centers of research.
Applicants must have must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates must also have a record of excellence in research and teaching and be able to communicate effectively as an undergraduate and graduate teacher. The successful candidate will be expected to teach large introductory and senior undergraduate courses on urban geography and city studies in the Department of Human Geography at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. As a member of the graduate department of Geography and Programme in Planning, he/she will also do graduate teaching and supervision at the St. George campus of the University of Toronto and will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UTSC is strongly committed to maintaining a research-intensive home for its faculty and students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research that furthers the academic mission of the Department of Human Geography at the UTSC. Competitive research funding is available both internally and through Canada’s SSHRC and other research funding organizations. (See http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting http://www.uoftcareers.utoronto.ca/ (ref # 1301339). Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests.
Applications should include the names and contact details of three referees. If you have questions about this position, please email GeogSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca . All application materials must be submitted online, by the closing date, December 10, 2013.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
For more information about the Department of Human Geography, University of Toronto Scarborough please visit our home page: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~geography/
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.
Prof. André Sorensen