Assistant / Associate Professor – Transnational Feminisms and Qualitative Research in Education

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Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department: Social Justice Education

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Sep 12, 2014

Job Closing: Nov 14, 2014


The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in Transnational Feminisms and Qualitative Research in Education, in the Department of Social Justice Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

OISE is particularly invested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our scholarly community through research, teaching and service. In addition, candidates who can contribute to OISE’s Centre de recherches en éducation franco-ontarienne (CREFO), are especially welcome.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and expertise in transnational feminisms, with a focus on gender, sexuality, race, migration, and/or civic engagement. The successful candidate will have an intellectual focus on transnational feminisms and qualitative research (such as ethnography, discourse analysis) in education. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. In addition to English, proficiency in French and/or other language(s) is desirable.

Responsibilities of the position will include: developing and maintaining an active research program; seeking external funding; teaching at the graduate level; undertaking graduate supervision; and working collaboratively with related units across OISE and the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and three representative publications. These materials should be submitted online by clicking on the link below.

Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the department chair, Abigail Bakan, c/o Cindy Sinclair, via email at For questions about this position, please contact the chair using the same email address. The closing date to submit application materials is November 14, 2014.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 20 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the most diverse regions, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community. The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE), has for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With over 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 18 research centres, OISE is home to the University of Toronto’s Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development where OISE is a lead faculty. Ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and commitment to equity and social justice.

For more information, please visit the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education homepage or the Department’s website at:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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