The Centre for Peace Studies
Lecturer/Assistant Professor - Contractually Limited Appointment
The Centre for Peace Studies at McMaster University invites applications for a one-year contractually limited appointment in Peace Studies, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2013. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of effective teaching at the university level.
McMaster University is a student focused, research-intensive university with a clear purpose: the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge and has a long standing reputation as Canada’s most innovative university.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Peace or cognate discipline, complete or near completion, with demonstrated strengths in peace education, peace advocacy, human rights and social justice.
Applications should include: a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice, an indication of successful university level teaching (course outlines for courses previously taught, summaries of student evaluations, etc.), and the names and complete contact information for three referees. Candidates must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the address below.
Applications and supporting documentation should be addressed to:
Director, Peace Studies
Togo Salmon Hall 301
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4M2
Complete applications, including supporting documentation, which are received by April 30, 2013 will be assured of full consideration. All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.
Posted March 18, 2013
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.