Limited-Term Position in Catholic Studies and Human Rights (INTERNAL)
Published: Monday, Apr 16, 2012
The Human Rights Programme and Catholic Studies, St. Thomas University, invite internal applications for a 12-month, limited-term appointment at the rank of assistant professor to begin July 1, 2012. The appointment is under the auspices of, and funded by, the John XXIII Chair in Catholic Theology and the Chair in Canadian Citizenship and Human Rights.
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the University holds four Canada Research Chairs.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses, such as introductory courses in Catholic Studies and in Human Rights, Catholic Social Thought, and Human rights and the Church.
A PhD, including graduate or advanced professional studies in fields cognate to both Catholic Studies and Human Rights, is required. Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and samples of scholarly work, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Martin Kutnowski, Acting Director, Human Rights Programme, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3.
Closing date: April 27, 2012, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.
An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Full-Time or Part-Time:
You must be teaching full-time or part-time at the University to be eligible to apply for full-time internal postings.