IGSF Job Postings


Assistant Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies  

Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies

McGill University

2017-2018
 

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada invites applications for a joint-appointed, tenure track assistant professor position in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies with an emphasis on social justice. The successful candidate will hold a position in the Institute AND a department in the Faculty of Arts that is best aligned with the candidate’s teaching and research. Applicants from the social sciences will receive particular consideration. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding research potential and publication records in these disciplines, substantial and relevant teaching experience or potential (including graduate training), and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry and the support of diverse intellectual communities. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear this out.

The hiring committee welcomes applications from qualified candidates working in critical approaches to intersectionality and social justice. We particularly welcome candidates whose work addresses any of the following areas: indigenous studies, postcolonial studies, race and/or ethnicity, disability, transgender studies, sexuality and queer research, social inequalities or social movements.

In addition to developing undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise in the relevant department and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist teaching program, the successful candidate will teach a variety of GSFS core courses, including introductory courses such as GSFS 200 Feminist and Social Justice Studies or GSFS 250 Sexual and Gender Diversity Studies, and supervise students and contribute to the intellectual life of IGSF and the university.

Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment. The appointment begins 1 August 2018. Inquiries about this position can be sent to IGSFhire [at] mcgill.ca.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (for example: summaries of teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, courses as instructor or teaching assistant, etc.; three pages max) and a writing sample (20-30 pages).

Applications received after October 1, 2017 will not be considered. All materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9349

McGill is an English language institution, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset for this position.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For further information: 
http://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/
http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/ 

 

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Professeur adjoint en études féministes, des genres et des sexualités

L’Institut Genre, sexualité et féminisme de l’Université McGill à Montréal, Canada, sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeur adjoint menant à la permanence en études féministes, des genres et des sexualités avec une emphase marquée sur la justice sociale. Le candidat ou la candidate retenue occupera un poste conjoint entre l’Institut ET un département au sein de la Faculté des Arts correspondant à l’expertise d’enseignement et de recherche de la candidate ou du candidat sélectionné. Les candidats des sciences sociales recevront une attention particulière. Les candidats doivent faire preuve d’un potentiel exceptionnel en matière de recherche, posséder un excellent dossier de publications dans l’une de ces disciplines, de même qu’avoir une expérience significative et pertinente (ou démontrer un potentiel certain) en matière d’enseignement au premier cycle et d’encadrement d’étudiants et d’étudiantes de cycles supérieurs. Les candidats devront attester d’un engagement soutenu envers la recherche interdisciplinaire et les diverses communautés intellectuelles. Nous sommes à la recherche de candidats et de candidates qui valorisent la diversité et dont les travaux de recherche, les expériences d’enseignement et les services rendus à la collectivité peuvent en attester.

Le comité de sélection accueillera favorablement les candidatures de personnes qualifiées œuvrant dans le domaine des approches critiques de l’intersectionalité et de la justice sociale. Nous invitons particulièrement les candidats et les candidates dont les travaux s’inscrivent dans l’un des domaines suivants : études autochtones, études postcoloniales, études de la race et/ou de l’origine ethnique, études sur l’incapacité/handicap, études transgenres, recherches sur la sexualité et la théorie queer, recherches sur les inégalités sociales ou les mouvements sociaux.

En plus de développer et dispenser des cours dans ses domaines de spécialisation dans le cadre du département concerné et pour le programme de l’Institut Genre, sexualité et féminisme, le candidat ou la candidate retenue devra enseigner un éventail de cours de premier cycle relatifs au programme de l’Institut : par exemple les cours d’introduction GSFS 200 ‘Feminist and Social Justice Studies’ ou GSFS 250 ‘Sexual and Gender Diversity Studies’. La candidate ou le candidat sera également appelé à encadrer les étudiantes et les étudiants et à contribuer de manière active à la vie intellectuelle de l'université.

Le candidat ou la candidate retenue devra être titulaire d’un doctorat au moment de sa nomination. La date prévue d’entrée en fonction est le 1er août 2018. Les demandes de renseignements au sujet de ce poste doivent être envoyées à l’adresse suivante : IGSFhire [at] mcgill.ca

Les dossiers de candidature doivent comprendre une lettre de présentation, un curriculum vitae, trois lettres de recommandation, des documents attestant de l’expérience et des compétences dans le domaine de l’enseignement (par exemple, évaluations de l’enseignement, syllabus, cours offerts comme instructeur ou assistant d’enseignement, et dont le contenu ne devant pas dépasser trois pages) ainsi qu’un exemple de publication (de 20 à 30 pages).

Les candidatures reçues après le 1 octobre 2017 ne seront pas considérées. Tous les documents requis, incluant les lettres de recommandation, doivent être soumis par voie électronique à l’adresse suivante: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9349

L'Université McGill est un établissement de langue anglaise, mais une bonne connaissance du français sera un atout pour ce poste.

L’Université McGill souscrit à la diversité et à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Elle accueille favorablement les demandes d’emploi : des femmes, des peuples autochtones, des minorités ethniques, des personnes handicapées, des personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles, des minorités visibles, et d’autres personnes qui pourraient contribuer à une plus grande diversité. Tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à postuler. Toutefois, conformément aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidents permanents.

Pour plus d’information:
http://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/ 
http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/

 

GSFS 406

Course Lecturer in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies (GSFS)

Winter 2018

Deadline for receipt of complete applications: November 20th, 2017

McGill’s Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies program is seeking a Course Lecturer to teach GSFS 406 Trans*Feminisms. The class will be held in the winter semester, January 8-April 16, 2018 on Tuesdays from 2:35 PM - 5:25 PM. The registration cap will be approximately 35 students. Salary will be commensurate with the salary scale for Course Lecturers, as described in the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union Collective Agreement currently set at $8,220 per course. The course is a part of the core (but not required) offerings for students enrolled in the Gender, Sexuality, Feminist & Social Justice Studies program. The official course description is as follows: “Contemporary debates in the field of trans*feminist studies, with an emphasis on the historical emergence of trans studies in relation to feminist and queer scholarship and activism. Consideration of the politics of sex/gender transformation vis-à-vis race-racism, sexuality, class, culture, nation, and social justice.”

If you are interested in applying for the Course Lecturer position for GSFS 406, please send:

· a cover letter that addresses how you would approach the course

· a C.V.

· teaching evaluations (if available)

· one letter of recommendation

Please arrange for all application materials to be sent directly to andrew.folco [at] mcgill.ca

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.

L’Université McGill souscrit à la diversité et à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Elle acceuille favorablement les demandes d’emploi des peuples autochtones, des minorités visibles, des minorités ethniques, des personnes handicapées, des femmes, des personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles et d’autres personnes qui pourraient contribuer à une plus grande diversité.

The language of instruction at McGill is English, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset.

MURIEL GOLD SENIOR VISITING PROFESSORSHIP
Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
McGill University
2018-2019


The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University, Montreal, Canada invites applications for the position of Muriel Gold Visiting Professor. This position is open to professors who wish to spend one or two academic terms in a university environment in order to carry out research on gender, sexuality or feminist studies. The Institute offers work space and support, an ongoing seminar program, contact with other professors within McGill and in neighbouring universities - all this located at the centre of a stimulating, bilingual, urban environment.

The Visiting Professor position is ideal for faculty with research leave funding, a portable research fellowship, or sabbatical. Preference will be given to professors who already hold faculty positions. Research funding in the amount of $5,000 for the Muriel Gold Senior Visiting Professor is available from the IGSF. Visiting professors also participate in our Esquisses works in progress talks series, and have an opportunity to present and discuss their research with an engaged and enthusiastic research community.

If interested, please send a one page proposal via email with the header “Muriel Gold Visiting Professorship”, describing the research that would be undertaken while in residence as a Visiting Professor, a copy or link to a recent publication, an up-to-date curriculum vitae and an indication of what period you would like for your tenure as IGSF Visiting Professor to:

Alanna Thain, Director
Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF)
3487 Peel Street, 2nd floor
Montreal, QC H3A 1W7
e-mail: Alanna.Thain [at] mcgill.ca

While we may be able to provide administrative advice on the following matters, we ask that IGSF visiting professors assume full responsibility on matters relating to visa applications, health insurance, housing and living expenses. Please note in particular that Canada does not pay for hospital or medical services for visitors. We ask all visiting professors to ensure to have health insurance to cover any medical costs for the duration of your visit to Canada.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: January 10, 2018 Please submit your application and all documents electronically.