Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Jobs: York University (Toronto)



Dear Colleagues in Children's and Childhood Studies and in Children's Literature,

It is my pleasure to draw your attention to two new postings for Full-Time Tenure-Stream - Assistant Professor positions at York University in Toronto, Canada, in the Children's Studies Program in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. One position is in Children's Studies (Contemporary Children's Culture) and the other is in Children's Studies (Children's Literature). Both are for a start date of July 1, 2011, with an application deadline of October 30, 2010.

Here are links to the two complete postings:
Children's Studies (Contemporary Children's Culture)
http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=1161
Children's Studies (Children's Literature)
http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/viewposition.jsp?positionnumber=1162

I would appreciate it if you would forward this message to potential candidates. We are conducting a broad search for these positions and welcome applicants from a range of specialties and backgrounds.

Please note that "All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority."

Sincerely,
Peter Cumming

And yet other disciplines . . . and increasingly the humanities . . . have brought their particular epistemologies to bear on the study and understanding of childhood. (Alison James and Adrian James, Key Concepts in Childhood Studies, 2008)

Dr. Peter E. Cumming
Associate Professor, Children's Studies Program
Coordinator - Humanities Program, Department of Humanities
Vanier College 212, 416-736-2100 ext. 60498
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
York University, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3
President, Association for Research in Cultures of Young People (ARCYP)
ARCYP WEBSITE: http://arcyp.ca/
cummingp@yorku.ca
ACADEMIC WEBSITE: http://www.arts.yorku.ca/huma/cummingp/
HUMANITIES WEBSITE: http://www.yorku.ca/laps/huma/
CHILDREN'S STUDIES PROGRAM WEBSITE: http://www.yorku.ca/laps/huma/chst/
CHILDREN'S AUTHOR & PLAYWRIGHT WEBSITE: http://www3.sympatico.ca/peter.cumming/

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the info. It sounds pretty user friendly. I guess I’ll pick one up for fun. thank u...


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