Assistant / Associate Professor - Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies

Location
Canada, North America
Posted
May 02, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate Professor - Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies - 1300848

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Arts and Science
Department:University College
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Jul 30, 2013
Job Closing:November 1, 2013

Description:

  

University College at the University of Toronto invites applications for the Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies, a tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor.  The appointment will begin on July 1, 2014, by which time the successful candidate must hold a Ph.D.

The Richard Charles Lee Chair is open to scholars in Chinese Canadian Studies in a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in and commitment to research and teaching in an interdisciplinary environment at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Richard Charles Lee Chair will be expected to teach a range of courses in University College's Canadian Studies Program and to take a lead role in developing the recently launched Asian Canadian Studies Minor.  In addition, her or his teaching and research will be expected to draw upon and expand the already strong existing partnerships with Chinese and Asian communities in Toronto.

The successful candidate will be offered a graduate appointment in one of the Departments of Anthropology, Art, English, History, Political Science, Religion, or Sociology, or in the Cinema Studies Institute or the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies.  He or she will participate in teaching and supervision in the graduate unit.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto has both a collegiate and departmental structure.  University College is the founding college of the University and has a long-standing commitment to challenging its diverse body of over 4200 undergraduate students to excel intellectually and to preparing them to engage in the wider world.  In addition to the Canadian Studies Program, University College sponsors two other interdisciplinary undergraduate programs - Cognitive Science and Health Studies - and is affiliated with the Drama Centre and the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting:  http://uoft.me/academicopportunities. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a sample of academic writing, and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact uc.searches@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two clearly labelled files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  

Applicants at the associate professor level should provide us with the names of at least three referees whom we should contact for letters in support of your application.  Applicants at the assistant professor level should ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the College via e-mail to uc.searches@utoronto.ca.  

This address may also be used to send additional documents that cannot be accommodated using the online application system.

To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1, 2013.

 

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan areas in the world.  For more information about University College, please visit http://www.uc.utoronto.ca/; for the Canadian Studies Program, please visit www.uc.utoronto.ca/canadianstudies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priorityPI76718560