Job – Tenure Track Position in Aboriginal Youth, Due: Nov. 1, 2014

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Applied Human Sciences – Strategic Hire in Aboriginal Youth

Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for a tenure track position in Aboriginal Youth.

Applicants for this position must have a superior record of research and leadership in the field of Aboriginal/Indigenous Youth Work. The successful candidate has a PhD (or ABD) and is expected to have demonstrated abilities to secure external funding for research, to work in collaborative community-university settings, and attract graduate students.  S/he will also be expected to take a leadership role within an emerging research focus area at Concordia (in Sociology, Sustainability Studies, First Peoples Studies and Youth Work) in applied research working with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities and/or research in northern communities.  This position will be located in the Department of Applied Human Sciences (which has programs in youth work, human relations, leisure sciences, therapeutic recreation and human systems intervention). It will also involve working with faculty from multiple disciplines interested in developing interdisciplinary cross-faculty research dedicated to advanced research and graduate training in working with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements and plans, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the departmental contact:

Dr. Don de Guerre
Chair, Department of Applied Human Sciences
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. All applications should reach the department no later than November 1, 2014.All inquiries about the position should be directed to the Dr. Don de Guerre (514-848-2424 ext. 2270).

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