Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position in International Studies (East Asia or Southeast Asia) Simon Fraser University School for International Studies
The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in East Asia or Southeast Asia to begin September, 2018. We invite applicants from any social science discipline with research focused on issues of security and conflict, governance, or development.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in research, and strong teaching potential. Applications will be treated in confidence and should include: a letter of application, statements of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 27, until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding.
Materials should be sent in one pdf file via email only to email@example.com (letters of reference should be sent directly from the letter writers). In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information: “2017 Assistant Professor Application, (Applicant Name).” Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Tamir Moustafa.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ identified persons.
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Established in 2007, the School for International Studies is located in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It is one of very few centres in Canada offering interdisciplinary research and teaching on international affairs.
Drawing from the disciplines of Economics, Comparative Politics and International Relations, History and Anthropology, the School is interested in the interconnected are...as of peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society.
Faculty members research and write on themes that include global trends in political violence; security; trafficking; international relations theory; the causes and consequences of state failure and of civil wars; post-conflict reconstruction; civil society and democratization; international criminal justice; the history of intelligence; Islam and politics; and growth and poverty in the context of economic globalization.