Assistant Professor

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Posting #:F 06/2014
Posted:Mar 21, 2014
Employment Status:36 month Limited Term Appointment
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Department:Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
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Job Summary

The Centre for Women’s Studies at Brock University invites applications for a Limited Term Appointment for a 36 month period at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective January 1, 2015. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies or any related area with demonstrated university training in Women’s and Gender Issues and/or Feminist Issues (i.e. course work, dissertation topic). The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly activity in the fields of women’s health and rural women’s issues in Canadian and/or international contexts through a record of publications, scholarship funded through external grants, and conference presentations. Success can be demonstrated via reprints/preprints of publications and letters confirming scholarly grant awards. On-Line course development and delivery expertise in the area of Women’s and Gender Studies is desired. Success can be demonstrated via course evaluations, letters of reference and/or other components of a teaching dossier. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 2.0 credits (ie: the equivalent of 4 one-semester courses in total). The Centre has specific teaching needs for the following courses: WGST 2P00 “Women’s Issues: Sexuality, Class, Ethnicity”; WGST 2P86 (on-line course delivery) “Women in the Economy”; WGST 2P90 “Women’s Issues: Sexuality, Class, Ethnicity”; WGST 2P99 “Canadian Women in a Global Context” and WGST 3P68 (On-line course delivery) “Health Issues for Women and Girls”.


Applicants should submit by March 31, 2014 a letter of application (indicating file number stated above), curriculum vitae, selected reprints/preprints of publications, evidence of successful scholarly grants and awards, evidence of successful on-line teaching experience, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dr. Shannon Moore, Director
Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
Fax: (905) 984-4840

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at and include the completed form with their application.

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