Position Title: Assistant Professor, Department of International Multicultural Education
The University of San Francisco (USF) is a private, urban University with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. The core mission of the University is to promote learning in the Jesuit tradition. The University offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and the values and sensitivity necessary to serve others. The University draws from the cultural, intellectual, and economic resources of the San Francisco Bay Area and its location on the Pacific Rim to enrich and strengthen its educational programs.
The Department of International & Multicultural Education (IME) in the USF School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position commencing Fall 2015 in: Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) studies in education with particular expertise in qualitative/participatory action research methods.
Since its inception in 1975, the International and Multicultural Education (IME) Department has been committed to understanding inequalities based on race, class, gender, and nationality as a way of promoting educational scholarship and research based on principles of equity and social justice. IME provides students with educational experiences that generate leadership, ethical responsibility and service to all communities with focused studies on formal and informal education within social, cultural, and linguistic contexts in both the United States and abroad. TheIME Department has always been innovative in its curriculum and scholarship, by utilizing a comparative lens to examine educational issues and by promoting critical pedagogy and participatory action research. IME offers three MA degree programs: MA in Human Rights Education (unique in the US), MA in IME, and MA in TESOL, in addition to the Ed.D. in IME, with possible concentrations in Human Rights Education and Second Language Acquisition.
Responsibilities include developing and teaching LGBTQ studies in education (aligned with the critical lens of IME and intersectional in nature), qualitative and participatory action research methods, and other courses for the Masters and doctoral programs; contributing to program, curriculum, and policy development ofLGBTQ issues throughout the School of Education; conducting research and publishing scholarly work in education; supervising students on capstone projects and doctoral dissertations; assisting with student recruitment and advising; and contributing to School of Education and university initiatives and mission, including building partnerships with schools and communities.
The successful candidate should have a program of research that utilizes qualitative and participatory methodologies to address problems of educational inequalities based on race, class, gender, and sexuality through engaged scholarship that is collaborative and innovative. Candidates are sought who work with the themes of globalization, migration, transnationalism, and/or urbanization with a focus on LGBTQ issues vis-à-vis education and whose research is social justice-oriented. We are especially interested in candidates who use queer theory as an analytical tool, and who will complement and strengthen our existing scholarship in this area. These methods may include, but are not limited to participatory action research, visual methodologies, oral histories, testimonios, individual and focus group interviews, critical ethnography (including digital ethnographic research), and critical discourse analysis. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in education with expertise in LGBTQ issues in education and qualitative research methods; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; and excellent higher education teaching experience or potential.
Special Instructions Summary
Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2014.
Applicants must complete the online application process on the USF Human Resources website: https://www.usfjobs.com/ All required application documents (letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts) are to be uploaded with the exception of the three letters of reference. Reference letters detailing research, teaching, and other professional qualifications should be sent directly to:
Alison Rodrigues, Assistant to the Dean
Search Committee: International & Multicultural Education Department
School of Education
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Job Close Date: Posted until Filled
The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit www.usfca.edu.
The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
Department of Sociology and Anthropology (Anthropology) – Assistant Professor (Applications Closing
Date: January 9, 2015)
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, invites applications from qualified
candidates for a preliminary tenure‐track appointment in Anthropology at the rank of Assistant
Professor, to commence July 1, 2015.
We seek a broadly trained scholar whose research engages Indigenous people in North America. The
candidate’s work should be grounded in socio‐cultural anthropology and social theory, and address both
Indigenous practices and colonial regimes. Specific themes addressed in the candidate’s research might
include (but are not limited to) urban indigeneity; community; identity and expressive culture;
environmental stewardship and land‐based activism; cultural, artistic, and linguistic revival; cultural
property rights; livelihood practices; Indigenous and comparative political ontologies; kinship and
relatedness; sovereignty, treaty rights and land claims processes; and trauma, healing and reconciliation.
We are especially interested in candidates who work with First Nations in Canada.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers programs in the two disciplines at the Bachelor,
Master and Doctoral levels. Our anthropology faculty members specialize in sociocultural anthropology,
and study all dimensions of social and cultural life, including cross‐cultural interactions, responses to
political‐economic conditions and globalization, and culture change.
The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment and an active research
profile oriented towards significant peer‐reviewed publications. This candidate must also demonstrate
teaching excellence, have a scholarly and teaching background sufficient to immediately assume core
teaching duties in Anthropology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute
effectively to graduate supervision and academic life in the Department. The preferred candidate will
also complement existing expertise in the Department.
Applications should be submitted electronically in three separate PDF files including: 1) a C.V. and
covering letter; 2) writing samples; and 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also
arrange for the arrival of three letters of reference by January 9, 2015, when review of applications will
begin, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to Karen.Tucker@carleton.ca
and letters of reference should be addressed to: Neil Gerlach, Chair (attn: Anthropology position),
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa,
Ontario, K1S 5B6.
Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
Job – Psychology Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows, postdoc & tenure track appointment, Due Nov. 30, 2014
Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan
2239 East Hall, 530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
Tel: (734) 647-3958
Fax: (734) 615-0573
Cell: (734) 255-1420
The Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, is looking for a Graduate Research Assistant to evaluate the short-term impact of a new course, CAPS 200, on student¹s ability to effectively understand and communicate the thought process, logic motivation and scientific techniques used in biomedical sciences.
A full description of the position can be found in the attached PDF: GRA job ad Osborne
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT – GENERAL (Spareboard)
During the school year, Education Assistants play a key role in the success of our students. If your personal and family commitments allow you to be available between 8:00 AM and 3:15 PM then this may be the opportunity to make your knowledge and expertise count. On an as-needed basis you may work Monday through Friday for 16 to 25 hours but not on major holidays, Christmas or Spring Break or during the summer months. It could be a perfect fit for you.
The Aboriginal Education Assistant – General is a member of CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Local 947 and is paid at a rate of $21.37 per hour plus 11% in lieu of benefits. Starting on our spareboard will allow you to gain experience in any of our 45 schools and can lead to continuing employment when you are ready.
You must have:
- Grade 12 or equivalent.
- One (1) year Indigenous Community Studies program;
or Community Support Worker program;
or a Teaching Assistant Program certificate;
or equivalent post-secondary courses in child and adolescent development or behavior management.
- One (1) year specific experience working or volunteering in a leadership role with Aboriginal students, parents and the community.
- Ability to transfer knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture, heritage, values and history.
- Transportation to any of the schools within the District that will allow you to start as early as 8:00 AM and finish as late as 3:15 PM.
Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry.
For a detailed job description, please go to http://www.sd61.bc.ca – Departments – Human Resource Services – Employee Groups.
Please send cover letter, resume, proof of qualifications and references to:
Human Resource Services, Greater Victoria School District #61
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Fax: 250-475-4113
Deadline for submission: 4:00 PM, Friday, October 24, 2014.
While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted
The Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full time, tenure track appointment in International Education. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2015 and will be made at the Assistant Professor level.
The Department of Educational Policy Studies is a multidisciplinary department that excels in developing and disseminating scholarship that explores educational policies and practices as they pertain to leadership, society, culture, and lifelong learning. The Department enrolls a large number of graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs and fulfills a major commitment to the undergraduate programs of the Faculty of Education. In graduate studies, the Department fosters flexible and collaborative programming for specializations in Adult & Higher Education, Educational Administration and Leadership, Indigenous Peoples Education, and Theoretical, Cultural, and International (TCI) Studies in Education.
For many years, the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta has been a leader in the research and the practice of International Education at the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful applicant would be based in TCI specialization (formerly Foundations of Education) which focuses on the theoretical, philosophical, historical and ideological underpinnings of education as well as critical analysis of the social and cultural contexts in which education takes place.
The candidate must be well grounded in aspects of Foundations of Education. Responsibilities of appointment would include: continuing to build a demonstrated scholarly record of funded research and publications in the specialization area, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, graduate student advisement and doctoral supervisory committees, participation in department administration and committees and other duties as negotiated with the Chair of Educational Policy Studies.