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Endowed Chair in Human Rights, St Thomas University

Tue, 2014-11-04 17:48 -- manager

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St. Thomas University invites applications for the Endowed Chair in Human Rights, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2015, pending budgetary approval. This appointment will be for a three-year term, with a possibility of renewal.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,100. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the University holds four Canada Research Chairs.

The successful candidate will have research and teaching expertise in Human Rights and Human Rights experience in an international context would be an asset. A PhD or the equivalent in a field directly related to Human Rights is required. In addition to teaching in the Human Rights Program, the holder of the Chair will conduct research in the area of Human Rights, undertake community-based seminars, workshops and other outreach events, and serve as Director of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre. Administrative experience would be beneficial for this position.

Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Amanda DiPaolo, Director, Human Rights Program, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to dipaolo@stu.ca.

Closing date: December 5, 2014, or until the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.