Assistant Professor, Labour Studies

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sci
Home Office
Permanent Full Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sci Wage Min 71506.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 100202.0000
Location Home Office, Alberta Position Type Permanent Full Time
Posted 04/16/2018 FTE 1.0
Closing Date 05/17/2018 Job ID 1293
The Labour Studies Program in 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, 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 Labour Studies or a PhD in a relevant social science discipline with an active teaching and research program in the field of labour studies. Applications are encouraged from those whose scholarship critically addresses, and with an active scholarly research program in, one or more of the following areas – industrial relations, contemporary social democracy, and/or labour history, with a focus on North America. The candidate will be expected to coordinate the Labour Studies Program and develop new courses as determined by the needs of the program and their research interests. The candidate will also coordinate and revise existing courses in the program. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required, and familiarity with online systems of course delivery and distance education preferred. The candidate must also be prepared to participate in teaching and course coordination in the Master of Arts – Integrated Studies program, so experience teaching and advising professional working students and graduate students would also be considered assets. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.
The full job profile can be viewed at: Assistant Professor, Labour Studies
For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Paul Kellogg at 1-866-916-8664 or via email:
When applying, please provide a 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).