8-Month LTA - Int. Development Studies Program
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, NS
The International Development Studies Program at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2019. The successful applicant will teach five one-semester courses (equivalent to a 3/2 or 2/3 load).

The successful applicant should be able to teach third-year level contemporary issues in development; an undergraduate methods class; a regional specialization course preferably on Latin America, and two other special topics courses (preferably on labour and development and migration and development respectively).

Preference will be given to applicants specializing in critical and social justice approaches to development and the political economy of development. Applicants should hold a PhD (or be ABD and close to completion of the PhD), with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

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Details on the Program and current course offerings can be found on our website: http://www.smu.ca/academics/departments/international-development-studies.html. The International Development Studies Program offers degree Programs at the undergraduate, Master's, and PhD levels, making it the largest interdisciplinary Program at Saint Mary's University.

Applicants should submit an application package consisting of the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness and course evaluations; 4) one example of recent scholarly writing; 5) graduate transcripts; and 6) names and contact information for three referees. Please merge these documents into one PDF file.

Applications are to be submitted online using the CareerBeacon application system. Applicants should visit www.smu.ca/employment, select the position for which they are applying, and click on the 'Apply Online Now' button.

If you require further information, please contact the IDS Program Coordinator: Dr. Evangelia Tastsoglou, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, International Development Studies Program: evie.tastsoglou@smu.ca

We will start reviewing applications by June 5 and continue the search till the position is filled .