York University position in Gender, Indigenous People and Feminism - Application deadline: August 15, 2018

The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, York University (Toronto) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Gender, Indigenous people and Feminism to commence July 1, 2019.

The full posting can be found here: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=1789

The School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (York University) acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Huron-Wendat, and the Métis. It is now home to many Indigenous Peoples. We acknowledge the current treaty holders, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region.

For this position, all areas of expertise are open. The ideal applicant must include a PhD (or near completion) in Indigenous Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies and/or Sexuality Studies and/or related fields; must demonstrate engagement with Indigenous communities and in their research and teaching with knowledge of indigenous methodologies and pedagogies; and are expected to demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service, and have publications appropriate to their stage of career. The successful candidate will be expected to teach interdisciplinary courses in their own areas of expertise as well as contribute to the program by teaching in some of our compulsory courses in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. The successful candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and to contribute to the School’s Graduate program of Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies.

The due date for this application is August, 15th 2018. Applications should be sent to Jacinthe Michaud, Chair or Sue Sbrizzi, Administrative Assistant of the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, 206 Founders, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approvals. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416 736 5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline Date: August 15, 2018