University of Toronto - Mississauga, Historical Studies
Assistant Professor, Sexuality Studies
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The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sexuality Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015.
This position will be affiliated with the Department’s Women and Gender Studies Program. Preference will be given to scholars doing interdisciplinary work using feminist research methodologies in the intersection of sexuality and fields such as queer studies; trans studies; critical area studies; dis/ability studies; Aboriginal studies; critical race theory; and/or diaspora and transnational studies. Candidates must display theoretical mastery of the subject area, as well as engagement with current debates and initiatives in the field. They must demonstrate evidence of excellence in and commitment to both research and teaching. Demonstrated commitment to students and to university service and community engagement are important qualifications. Research and teaching interests that complement and enhance existing departmental strengths would be an asset. A PhD is required by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter.
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of courses from the introductory to advanced levels about diverse aspects of Women and Gender Studies, contributing to the undergraduate program on the Mississauga campus, and will hold a graduate appointment at the Women and Gender Studies Institute. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is one of the most fascinating, diverse, and “livable” places in the world. Information about the Department of History and Historical Studies is available at: www.utm.utoronto.ca/historical-studies/ and www.history.utoronto.ca.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online on the University of Toronto Careers web site: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobsearch.ftl. Applications should be addressed to Professor Rebecca Wittmann, Chair, Department of Historical Studies, and must be submitted by October 31, 2014. The application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of academic writing, statement of research interests, all academic transcripts, and a teaching dossier (i.e. all teaching evaluations; sample syllabi, assignments and/or tests; descriptions of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.).
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
Arrangements should be made for three letters of reference, at least one of which must comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities, to be submitted by the deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the candidate’s name and “Women and Gender Studies Search” in the subject line. Questions about this position may be addressed to the same email address.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality