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Positions/Postes : Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Community Engaged Scholarship, University of Guelph

Source: University of Guelph.
Deadline: January 2, 2013. The University of Guelph, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Community Engaged Scholarship, effective July 1, 2013.

Responsibilities include supervision of undergraduate and graduate students involved in community-engaged learning and research projects, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Particular emphasis is on teaching in the University’s new Certificate in Community Engagement and Global Citizenship and in the College’s Institute for Community-Engaged Scholarship ( Research and service responsibilities will include providing leadership in community engaged research, partnership building, and experiential and community engaged learning in the College.

The successful applicant must possess significant expertise in the principles and practices of community engaged learning and community engaged scholarship. Experience in supervising experiential, service and/or community engaged learning and the integration of co-curricular activities within curricula for undergraduate students would be an asset. The successful applicant should hold a PhD, have a strong record of community based and/or community engaged research activities in a social science discipline or related interdisciplinary field of study, and be appointable within one of the College’s five departments (Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology). See for more information about the College and its departments.

The University of Guelph has long been engaged with communities to address local and global issues and has adopted community engagement as a core mandate. The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, the college with the largest student enrolment at Guelph, is a national and international leader in promoting community engagement in research, teaching and learning. Its core strengths include its commitment to experiential learning outside the classroom, the promotion of socially responsive research and education, interdisciplinarity, collaboration with partners on and off campus, and the mobilization of knowledge to improve lives. See for details about the College, its teaching and research strategies.

Applications must include a letter of application (including a statement of teaching philosophy/ performance and research interests), a curriculum vitae, and selected recently published scholarly work and evidence of community engaged products. Applicants should provide contact information from one community-partner and three academic referees. Applications should be submitted no later than January 2, 2013 to:

Dr. Clare MacMartin,
Associate Dean (Academic)
College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
Room 105, MacDonald Institute
University of Guelph,
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1 (Tel: 519-824-4120
Ext. 52419; FAX: 519-766-4797;

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

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