8-Month LTA - Int. Development Studies Program
Saint Mary’s University
Halifax, NS, CA
6d ago

The International Development Studies Program at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2019.

  • The successful applicant will teach five one-semester courses (equivalent to a 3 / 2 or 2 / 3 load).ResponsibilitiesThe successful applicant should be able to teach third-year level contemporary issues in development;
  • an undergraduate methods class; a regional specialization course preferably on Latin America, and two other special topics courses (preferably on labour and development and migration and development respectively).

    QualificationsPreference will be given to applicants specializing in critical and social justice approaches to development and the political economy of development.

    Applicants should hold a PhD (or be ABD and close to completion of the PhD), with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

    About Saint Mary’s UniversityFounded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world.

    Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

    Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.

    Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at

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