Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Home Office
Permanent Full Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE 1.0
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1386
Posted 05/14/2018 Wage Min 71506.0000
Closing Date 06/08/2018 Wage Max 100202.0000
Athabasca University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies, commencing July 1, 2018. This is a full-time position located in Alberta. Athabasca University is a fully-accredited, comprehensive academic and research post-secondary institution with a commitment to facilitating open access to education. 
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies. PhDs in other disciplines will also be considered provided that the candidate has a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines as an interdisciplinary scholar. Applications are encouraged from those whose scholarship critically addresses, and with an active scholarly research program in, one or more of the following areas – Community Studies; Indigenous studies; Canadian, Northern and/or Global Studies; Environmental Studies. The candidate will be expected to develop new courses as determined by the requirements of program development and their research interests, as well as teach and revise existing graduate courses in one or more of these areas. The candidate will also be expected to coordinate, teach and revise existing undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required, and commitment to exploring and advancing the use of contemporary digital technologies in teaching and learning at a distance is preferred. As the candidate will teach and coordinate courses in the Master of Arts – Integrated Studies program, experience teaching and advising professional working students and graduate students would also be considered assets. All faculty members are expected to participate in administrative committees, including those pertaining to centre, faculty, or university-wide endeavors. Additionally, members are expected to participate in service to the greater external community.
The full job profile can be viewed at: Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies
For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Paul Kellogg at 1-866-916-8664 or via email:
Applications will only be received and accepted through our online recruitment system. When applying, please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, writing sample (ideally of published writing), and evidence of teaching effectiveness (ideally, a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, evaluations if available, and a sample syllabus).