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Job – Assistant Professor, Department of International Multicultural Education

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Position Title: Assistant Professor, Department of International Multicultural Education

Job Summary

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.

Job Responsibilities

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.

Other Responsibilities/Requirements

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.

EEO Policy

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.

Job – Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Due Jan. 9, 2015

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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

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Psychology Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows
The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan invites applications for a combined postdoc and tenure track faculty appointment.  Fellows will have up to 2 years to develop his or her independent research program without teaching and service responsibilities before entering the tenure track.  Pending a positive review during the second year of the post-doctoral period, the fellow will be invited to move into a tenure track assistant professor position. 
The fellow may affiliate with any area of Psychology (i.e., Biopsychology, Clinical, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental, Education and Psychology, Personality and Social Contexts, Social Psychology, Psychology and Women’s Studies). The Psychology Department is committed to providing mentoring and research resources that will support fellows in establishing independent research programs. 
We seek applicants whose research, teaching and service will contribute to our diversity mission. We are particularly interested in scholars who are members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in Psychology or whose research interests bring a critical perspective to understanding the experiences of groups that are historically under-represented (by race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexual orientation etc.).
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by the time the position starts (September 1, 2015). Fellows will be expected to establish an independent research program but will be encouraged to establish productive collaborations with colleagues. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence.  In addition, all applicants should prepare a brief (1 page or less) statement describing how they will contribute to the diversity mission of the Psychology Department. Applicants should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by November 30, 2014 as PDF attachments to https://psychology-lsa.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2s9hql5cdsl. For inquiries about the positions please contact Denise Sekaquaptewa (dsekaqua@umich.edu). The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.
 
2014-15 Academic Year Contact Info:
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Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.
Katz Endowed Chair (Visiting Professsor)
Department of Native American Studies
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172340
Bozeman, MT 59717-2340
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Permanent Contact Info:
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Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan
2239 East Hall, 530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
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Tel: (734) 647-3958
Fax: (734) 615-0573
Cell: (734) 255-1420
Email: jgone@umich.edu
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Website: http://gonetowar.com/

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R.A. Opportunity, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

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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, Greater Victoria School District

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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: hrs@sd61.bc.ca / 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

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Critical Race/Indigenous Studies 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

Description:

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 Critical Race/Indigenous Studies 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.

The successful candidate will have an intellectual focus on critical race/anti-racist and/or indigenous studies in education. We seek applicants with a Ph.D or equivalent at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and expertise in the following areas: anti-colonial approaches to indigeneity and critical race in education; cultural studies and decolonization. Capacity to teach political theory and philosophy is an asset. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. In addition to English, proficiency in French and/or an indigenous language 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 letter of application, 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 sje.appointments@utoronto.ca. 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 (OISE) of the University of Toronto, 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 Educationhomepage and the Department’s website at: http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/sje/.

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.

Apply online.

https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1401944

Position: Assistant Professor – International Education University of Alberta

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Competition No.  – A107524365
Closing Date  – Oct 10, 2014

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.

 

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