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Senior lecturer in Peace and Development Research with a focus on Global Political Economy

School of Global Studies
The University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg, Sweden
Application Deadline: 8 December, 2016

Type of employment: Permanent post
Extent: 100 %
Location: School of Global Studies, Gothenburg
First day of employment: By agreement
Reference number: PER 2016/402

The School of Global Studies is an innovative university environment for research and education in globalization and global issues. We seek a person who would find it stimulating to work in a dynamic, international and interdisciplinary setting.

The School now invites applicants for a position in its peace and development research group with a focus on Global Political Economy (GPE). Areas of expertise can include, but are not limited to, the global political economy of the environment, health, intellectual property, investment, militarism and trade.

Subject area
Peace and Development Research with a focus on Global Political Economy

Specific subject description
Peace and Development Research at the School of Global Studies explores the intersections of peace and development broadly conceived. Launched in the 1970s, the group today comprises 30 faculty and 19 PhD students. Peace and Development at SGS is known for its interdisciplinary, critical, action-oriented research spanning all world regions. Theoretically, the group's work encompasses for example critical security studies, global political economy, institutional analysis, peace research, post-colonialism, and resistance studies. Prominent substantive concerns include civil society, gender relations, global governance, human rights, identity politics, migration, militarism, peacebuilding, and regionalism.

Job assignments
The School offers education at the undergraduate level in International Relations, Global Development Studies, Global Studies, Social Anthropology, Human Ecology, Regional Studies and Global Gender Studies. The school also has Master's level programs in Global Studies and Human Rights, and three doctoral programs in Peace and Development Research, Social Anthropology and Environmental Social Science. The holder of this position is expected to contribute to developing the subject of GPE within peace and development research, to participate in interdisciplinary teaching and research across the department, and to secure external funding.

Tenure-Track Position in Political Science, Specializing in Human Rights

The Department of Political Science
Concordia University
Montreal, Canada
Application Deadline: 12 December, 2016

The Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment in Political Science, with a specialization in human rights. Preference will be given to research in International Relations. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in Political Science or International Relations. The ability to fulfill core teaching needs in the undergraduate and graduate (MPPPA and Ph.D.) curriculum is an asset. The successful candidate will provide evidence of a productive research agenda and teaching effectiveness.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the department contact.

Dr. Marlene Sokolon
Chair, Department of Political Science
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1M8


PoliticalScience.Chair@concordia.ca
http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/polisci.html

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2017. Completed applications are due by December 12, 2016, but will be considered until the position has been filled. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Sokolon:
PoliticalScience.Chair@Concordia.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

Employment equity
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.