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Job Posting: Tenure-track position in Human Rights, St Thomas University

Thu, 2013-10-03 16:02 -- manager

St. Thomas University invites applications for the Tenure Track position in the Human Rights Programme, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin July 1, 2014, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,400. 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. Candidates with expertise in Canadian, comparative, and/or international human rights law and institutions, and a focus on contemporary human rights issues will be preferred. The successful candidate must have a track record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and student engagement. A commitment to the principles of a liberal arts education is required. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the development of the Human Rights Programme at St. Thomas University.

A PhD, or equivalent, in Human Rights or a related field is required. 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. Sara MacDonald, Acting-Director, Human Rights Programme, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, E3B 5G3.

Closing date: October 31, 2013. 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 peoples, 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.