Inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility and an enduring
commitment to the advancement of women, Mount Saint Vincent University
promotes academic excellence and the pursuit of knowledge through
scholarship, teaching, and intellectual endeavour of the highest quality.
Recognized as a leader in flexible education, applied research, and a
personalized approach to education, Mount Saint Vincent University (the
Mount) prides itself on its low student-to-professor ratios. Located on
Canada's east coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Mount Saint Vincent University
attracts outstanding faculty, staff and 4,000 students from around the
world. For more information visit www.msvu.ca.
The Department of Women's Studies seeks candidates for a 9-month full-time
term position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to begin
August 1, 2012. Applicants should have a doctorate in Women's Studies (or a
related discipline) or be very near completion of their degree. Teaching
experience at the university level, in particular teaching graduate and
undergraduate courses in feminist methodology and/or feminist theory is
also required, along with one or a combination of the following areas of
specialization: sexualities, Aboriginal studies, race and ethnicity,
health, aging, cultural studies, or transnational feminism.
Workload includes teaching, research, and collegial service. Salary and
benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement. This position is
subject to final budgetary approval. All positions remain open until filled.
Applications should include a statement of teaching and research interests,
curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three
The Department will begin considering applications on April 5, 2012. Send
applications by mail or email to:
Dr. Meredith Ralston
Chair, Department of Women's Studies
Mount Saint Vincent University
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax, NS B3M 2J6
Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment
equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including
women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with
disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.