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Political Science – Indigenous Politics, University of Calgary

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Political Science – Indigenous Politics

 

*** PLEASE NOTE: This is an extension to an earlier deadline due to the discovery of an error in the email link included in the first ad. If you sent an application but have not received a reply, please resend your application to polihire@ucalgary.ca. ***

 

The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2015. The Department of Political Science is looking to strengthen and expand its research areas, and seeks applicants with demonstrated expertise and an ongoing research programme in Indigenous Politics.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research and teaching excellence and will be expected to develop courses in their research area, teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervise graduate students. A commitment to departmental and university service is expected, as is a willingness to engage with the wider community. A completed PhD at the time of appointment is expected.

 

The Department of Political Science is a dynamic and intellectually diverse teaching and research-oriented department. It is also one of the largest in the Faculty of Arts, with over 500 majors in Political Science and over 300 in its interdisciplinary International Relations Program. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled at any given time in its MA and PhD programs. Faculty are also responsible for supervision and teaching in a number of interdisciplinary programs, the School of Public Policy, and the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. For more information go to poli.ucalgary.ca.

 

The University of Calgary is a young, dynamic, comprehensive research university that has embarked on an ambitious plan to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016. Human Dynamics in a Changing World: Smart and Secure Cities, Societies and Cultures has been identified as a targeted multidisciplinary research theme in pursuit of this goal. Vibrant, diverse, safe and community-minded, the City of Calgary has a population of just over 1 million and is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

 

Applicants should include a letter of application that outlines their current research activities, future research plans and teaching and supervisory experience. Applications should include this letter, along with a curriculum vitae, a sample of published work, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded under separate cover. Inquiries and materials (electronic preferred) should be directed to:

 

Dr. Brenda O’Neill, Head

Department of Political Science, University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada  T2N 1N4

Phone: 1-403-220-6710 Fax: 1-403-282-4773

Email: polihire@ucalgary.ca

 

The review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.