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Friday, December 30, 2011

Job posting - Human Rights Program, Carleton University

The Human Rights Program in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at
Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the level of Assistant Professor, to commence on July 1st, 2012.

The Human Rights program is one of only two interdisciplinary
undergraduate programs in Human Rights in Canada, and has over 400 majors
currently registered. The successful candidate will be expected to
contribute to the growing needs of this expanding program.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a related field; evidence of demonstrated
excellence in teaching; a track record of research and publication; and
experience in the field of Human Rights.

We are seeking candidates whose expertise lies in Health and Human Rights,
in one or both of the following areas of specialty:

1. Social, cultural, and economic rights
2. Indigenous Populations in Canada and/or in transnational communities
and the health implications of income inequality, environmental
vulnerability, and the allocation of health-sustaining resources.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research
leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, and to contribute
effectively to academic life in the Institute. A demonstrated
interdisciplinary and critical approach to human rights frameworks in both
teaching and research is required.

Applications will be reviewed beginning 13 February 2012. Please include
the following in your application package: a letter of application, a
curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of
writing or published work. At the same time, candidates should arrange to
have three referees forward supporting letters. Materials can be mailed to:
Patrizia Gentile, Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies,
Carleton University, 2201 Dunton Tower, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa,
Ontario, K1S 5B6 or sent electronically to

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its
community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social
strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further
diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not
limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with
disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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