Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Black Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University invites applications for nomination to a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Black Studies. Applicants can be external to York University or tenured faculty with a current appointment in a LA&PS-based Department or School. Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications for this position is August 31, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
The full posting can be reviewed online at York University’s Academic Careers webpage here:
Tier 1 CRCs are expected to be recognized internationally as leaders, have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (taking into account different practices in the relevant field or discipline) and, as chairholders, be expected to attract, develop and retain excellent trainees, students and future researchers; and be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality. Tier 1 CRCs are tenable for seven years, renewable once and the position comes with course release and enhanced research support from the program
Applications should include the following materials, to be submitted directly by email to Dr. David Cuff, Director, Strategic Research & Partnerships in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (email@example.com). Please ensure that ‘CRC in Black Studies’ is in the subject line.
1) An updated CV;
2) A statement of qualifications for the CRC (of no more than 1500 words) which should include:
a. evidence of involvement in broader intellectual leadership activities, such as the stewardship of initiatives at a national or international level that have had an influence or impact that extends beyond your current institution; and
b. a description of the five most significant research contributions that you have made during your career, with an explanation of their significance.
3) A description of the proposed research program (of no more than 1500 words);
4) A description of your existing and/or expected contributions to research leadership at York University and beyond (of no more than 250 words); and
5) Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover to Dr. David Cuff at the email above by the August 31 deadline. Letters must be from established authorities in the field who are not in a conflict of interest and should address your international status and the specific impacts of your research, and the broader value of your research contributions. At least one letter should be from a recognized authority in your field who does not reside in the country in which you are currently working.
Please refer to the full posting at the url provided above for complete position details.
David B. Cuff, Ph.D. • Director, Strategic Research & Partnerships
S936A Ross • 4700 Keele Street
firstname.lastname@example.org • http://laps.yorku.ca/
|Primary Category:||Black History / Studies