Thursday, February 9, 2012

One-Year Children's Studies Job at York University

CHILDREN’S STUDIES One-Year Contractually Limited Appointment – July 1, 2012

(York University, Toronto, Canada)

Position Rank: Contractually Limited Appointment
Discipline/Field: Children's Studies (1 position)
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Humanities
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2012
Position End Date: June 30, 2013

Department of Humanities
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
York University, Toronto, Canada

The Department of Humanities invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Children's Studies. Applicants must have a completed PhD in a discipline in the Humanities and an active research program in an area of Children's Studies. Applicants should possess a critical, international, comparative perspective, grounded in contemporary theory. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of successful teaching at the university level in Children's Studies.

This position carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date is July 1, 2012. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

The deadline for applications is March 23, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Doug Freake, Acting Chair, Department of Humanities, 206 Vanier College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3. Please specify that you are applying for the Children’s Studies position.

Posting End Date: March 23, 2012


Dr. Peter E. Cumming
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities
Coordinator - Children's Studies Program
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)

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