Civil Engineering – Assistant Professors

The University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus

Location: British ColumbiaDate posted: 2021-03-01Advertised until: 2021-04-30

The School of Engineering at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia invites applications for three tenure track positions in Civil Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2022.

Location
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated in Kelowna on the unceded lands of the Okanagan people, and Kelowna is surrounded by agricultural areas, lakes, forests, and mountains. Kelowna is a four-season playground for a diversity of outdoor activities.

Our values
Our work is shaped by our values: professionalism and integrity; scholarship and teaching excellence; commitment to students; partnerships and collegiality; initiative, innovation, and willingness to change; community, the environment, and sustainability. We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to Indigenous engagement. As part of the University’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, UBC Okanagan has committed to supporting and implementing five key commitments, which can be found at https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/.

Workday Ad #JR1101: Fate and Transport of Trace Contaminants of Emerging Concern
Growing environmental pressures and anthropogenic impacts on water resources require consideration for risk, transport, and removal of trace contaminants of emerging concern (TCEC) (e.g., pharmaceuticals and personal care products, pesticides, flame retardants, microplastics). This position is intended to support water resource engineering and environmental engineering at the Okanagan campus with a focus on the transport, fate, and remediation of TCEC in the environment and engineered systems. The candidate is expected to conduct multi-disciplinary research to couple experimental and modelling investigations at various scales, from bench to field. Data analytics is a key area of strength for the Okanagan campus, and the successful candidate will strengthen this growing research cluster with applications to water resources engineering.

Specific areas of interest and expertise include fate and transport of contaminants in aquatic environments, soil, groundwater, drinking water, or wastewater; anthropogenic and climate change impacts on water resources; water sustainability; water reuse. Candidates are sought with a background in environmental chemistry and toxicity, numerical modelling, and data analytics.

Research addressing challenges faced by small, rural, and Indigenous communities is encouraged.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Workday Ad #JR1103: Water Resources and Water Supply

Water research is a strong focus for the Okanagan campus. This position will support water resource engineering, environmental sustainability, and resilient infrastructure management research in the School of Engineering. This position will mainly focus on the applications of hydroinformatics and data analytics to solve diverse aquatic problems in the built and natural environment.

Areas of interest include hydraulics, hydrology, open channel flow, urban and stormwater management, flood and drought management. Research applications in the following areas are especially welcomed: climate change impacts on the water cycle, water sustainability, water distribution and wastewater collection, irrigation engineering, flood inundation modelling, hydro- technical aspects of dams, and other areas related to water resources engineering. Expertise in stochastic modelling, data analytics, numerical modelling, and geographic information systems will be considered assets.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.

Workday Ad #JR1099: Thriving, Resilient Cities & Communities

The Resilient Infrastructure Management option in the Civil Engineering program incorporates advanced modelling of infrastructure. The School of Engineering is creating core expertise in big data analytics, Internet of Things, cloud computing, blockchain technology, and digital twins for Smart Building and Smart City applications. This position will augment our strengths in big data analytics, smart energy, and smart cities.

Specific areas of interest include integrated BIM and GIS modelling, resiliency-based decision making, life-cycle cost, agent-based modelling, digital design/operation of smart buildings and cities, automated construction progress and performance monitoring, modelling of interconnected physical and social infrastructure, and computer vision applications in civil engineering.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility and duties
Applicants must have a PhD in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related disciplines and have either a demonstrated track record or possess a clear potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. students, and provide service to the University and the community. The successful candidate is expected to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia.

Diversity and inclusion
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence, and UBC seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged and offers students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Application submission
Interested applicants should submit a CV, a list of four references, and research and teaching statements. In addition, please include a statement about your strengths and experiences in increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your research and the curriculum and in supporting diverse students. Applications must be submitted online at https://hr.ubc.ca/careers-and-job-postings/faculty-careers.

Search and apply for the Workday Ad #; emailed applications will not be considered. Our department welcomes and encourages applications from members of marginalized groups. Accessibility or special consideration accommodations are available on request for all applicants at all stages of the selection process. To confidentially request accommodations, please contact Teija Wakeman via email Teija.wakeman@ubc.ca.

Details to include on research, teaching, and diversity statements:

Research Statement – Please include information about your research expertise and experience and about your research plan as a new faculty member, including as appropriate current and potential collaborators (at UBC and elsewhere) and sources of funding.

Teaching Statement – Your teaching statement should describe your teaching interests and experience. Also, explain your teaching philosophy, including specific examples that have informed the evolution of that teaching philosophy.

Diversity Statement – In your application, please include a statement describing your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus or within your discipline.

Review of applications:
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2021; all applications received by April 30, 2021, will receive full consideration.

Assistant Professor in International Migration

London School of Economics and Political Science; United Kingdom

Updated: about 14 hours ago

Location: London, ENGLAND

Job Type: Full Time

Deadline: 11 Apr 2021

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university.

Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department.

The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website .  

The LSE’s European Institute is an internationally-recognised centre of excellence for research and teaching on contemporary Europe in a global context. We are seeking to appoint a scholar who specialises in the migration of non-Europeans into Europe. We would be particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on migrant experiences, as well as the causes and management of migration flows, or related questions on immigrant incorporation, migration networks, and diaspora communities. 

Based in the European Institute, the post holder will contribute to the intellectual life of the Department and the School. They will undertake methodologically rigorous empirical research, publish outstanding research in top journals and/or with leading academic presses, and engage in high quality teaching. They will also be a good citizen by contributing to departmental administration, committees, and student engagement activities. 

Candidates should have the ability to undertake methodologically rigorous empirical research, qualitative or quantitative; a trajectory of internationally excellent research, including the potential to publish in top journals and/or with leading academic presses; a clear and viable strategy for future research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications; and the ability and willingness to teach in related areas. 

Candidates will need to have a completed PhD or have submitted their final doctoral thesis by 1 August 2021, in political science, sociology, anthropology, or a related discipline. The ability to contribute to other cross-disciplinary teaching within the European Institute is desired. They will also have expertise and research interests in the politics of and policy issues relating to international migration to Europe, the experience of non-European migrants, and/or the impact of migration on European politics and immigration policy. 

We would particularly welcome applications from people from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. LSE is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments are made on merit and suitable experience for the vacancy.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification. 

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Carl-Ludwig Campbell, the European Institute Manager, at c.l.campbell@lse.ac.uk .

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 11 April 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Gender and Global Social Justice – Assistant Professor

McMaster University

Location: Ontario

Date posted: 2021-03-01

Advertised until: 2021-05-01

The Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University invites applications for a three-year, contractually limited appointment as Assistant Professor of Gender and Global Social Justice to teach in the Gender Studies and Feminist Research and Global Peace and Social Justice (formerly Peace Studies) programs.

The successful applicant must hold a doctorate in a Humanities or cognate discipline. We seek applicants with a strong interdisciplinary teaching and research agenda to teach courses employing feminist, anti-racist, anti-colonial, disability studies, and/or queer social justice lenses. Preferred areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, human rights, transnational feminism, transformative and/or restorative justice, global social justice movements, peace studies, and community-engaged research and praxis.

The successful candidate will teach in the Gender Studies and Global Peace and Social Justice undergraduate programs, including courses such as “Gender, Race, Culture, Power”; “Peace, Justice, and Human Rights”; “Feminist Thought”; “Creating Social Change”; “Human Rights and Social Justice”; and special topics courses. The position may also include opportunities for graduate-level teaching and supervision in the Gender Studies and Feminist Research program. Service contributions will be an important component of this position, and we seek a candidate who can work collaboratively with the program directors to provide academic leadership and service to these programs. The applicant must demonstrate a willingness and ability to support the university-wide goals of equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world. A research-intensive university, McMaster is dedicated to teaching, learning and service. With a total full-time student population of close to 30,000, McMaster welcomes students from 98 countries as well as Canada. The Faculty of Humanities offers 16 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs, including PhD programs in Classics; Cognitive Science of Language; Communication, New Media and Cultural Studies; English and Cultural Studies; French; History; and Philosophy. We also offer a concurrent Graduate Diploma (PhD) in Gender Studies and Feminist Research.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey, which takes approximately two minutes to complete, through McMaster’s application submission portal. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer. All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey – Statement of Collection at: https://hr.mcmaster.ca/app/uploads/2020/06/Applicant-Diversity- Survey-Statement-of-Collection_Final-07.July_.2020.pdf for additional information.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted by Monday April 19th, 2021 through the McMaster University on-line Academic Careers website found at: Work@McMaster – Human Resources Please scroll down and select “Faculty” to find the job posting then click “Apply”. Applicants will need to create a Mac ID if they do not currently have one by selecting “Register Now”.

Interested applicants must submit in one PDF file the following:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement describing how the candidate will advance the university’s commitment to equity, inclusivity and accessibility and to fostering a culture which embraces and promotes the rich diversity of the campus community (up to 2 pages)
  • statement about how the candidate’s research connects with their teaching (up to 2 pages)
  • statement describing how the candidate employs (or has employed) diverse teaching practices (inclusive, accessible, anti-colonial, etc.) in the classroom. This statement may include references to course evaluations (quantitative and/or qualitative).
  • the names and contact information of three referees (with postal and email addresses) who would be willing to provide a reference or letter of recommendation upon request.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

Inquiries about uploading applications and other inquiries may be directed to Antoinette Somo at: humappt@mcmaster.ca

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE (COMPARATIVE/INTERNATIONAL POLITICS)

Job description

Internal Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science (Comparative/International Politics)

Position Type:

Visiting

School/Area:

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department:

Political Science

Position Description:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Comparative/International Politics, College of Charleston
Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one year visiting assistant professor position in comparative/international politics, with regional specialties in either Latin America or the Middle East, beginning August 2021. The ideal candidate will teach courses that incorporate some combination of the following issues areas of migration, race/ethnicity, religion, and/or comparative democratic systems and regime transitions. Additional teaching requirements include World Politics, International Relations Theory and Introduction to Comparative Politics. Ability to teach the department’s undergraduate research methods course a plus. An M.A. in Political Science, Geography or a related discipline is required, but a PhD is preferred. The teaching load is four courses per semester.

The Political Science Department has 20 full-time faculty, over 360 undergraduate majors (http://polisci.cofc.edu/), and a Geography Minor (http://geography-minor.cofc.edu/). The department also supports a NASPAA Accredited Master of Public Administration (http://puba.cofc.edu/) and Master of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Studies (http://mes.cofc.edu/) program.

The College of Charleston is located in historic downtown Charleston in a coastal metropolitan area of 800,000. The College is a public, liberal arts and sciences institution with a student body of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students, 20% of whom identify as minority, and 140 international students from 34 different countries. Additional information about the institution, the student body, and the surrounding area is available at https://www.cofc.edu/.

Applicants should apply online at https://jobs.cofc.edu/ and submit a cover letter; a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, sample publication/example of scholarly research, a teaching portfolio (with a teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness including, but not limited to course syllabi and course evaluations) and contact information for three references.

Questions about the search can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Hollis France (franceh@cofc.edu). Review of applications will begin March 16, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The College of Charleston is an AA/EO employer and seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects the society and community in which it is located, and a climate for the success of every employee and student by appreciating the uniqueness that each one brings to the learning environment. To that end, we actively encourage applications from all groups underrepresented in higher education.Posting Date:

02/18/2021Open Until Filled?:

YesPosting Number:

F2016231PEEO Statement:

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/10319

Assistant Professor of Sociology for four years (1.0 FTE)

PublishedDeadlineLocation
24 Dec24 JanUtrecht

Are you a real teamplayer and do you want to teach in our Bachelor’s and Master’s programme? Read more and apply!

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Sociology has a job opening for two assistant professors.

The assistant professor works at the Department of Sociology, which has strong research traditions in a wide range of topics in sociology including social inequality, crime, migration and integration, social networks, cooperative relationships, families and work, and computational sociology. It is part of the Dutch research school Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS).

We teach a bachelor programme in sociology and two master programmes: the one-year master: “Sociology: Contemporary Social Problems” and a two-year research master “Sociology and Social Research”.

The position has 60% teaching and 40% research time.

Tasks

The core tasks include:

  • participating in teaching at a bachelor’s and master’s level. The candidate will give lectures and independently contribute to teaching on different topics and curricula (the bachelor, the one-year academic master and the two-year research master);
  • participating in the research programme ‘Social Networks, Solidarity and Inequality’;
  • publishing research findings in (high impact) international scientific journals;
  • contributing to the acquisition of external research funding for the benefit of the research programme.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A PhD degree in Sociology or a closely related field, e.g., social psychology, economics with affinity to problem-driven quantitative sociology.
  • Excellent track-record in research.
  • Demonstrable teaching skills. Being able to teach in Dutch as well as English will be an asset. Candidates who do not speak Dutch will be requested to learn to speak Dutch as soon as possible such that also teaching in Dutch is possible after some time.
  • Background in crime, families and work, migration and integration, or computational sociology.
  • Have obtained the Basic Teaching Qualification (at Utrecht University or equal) or willing to achieve this qualification in the near future.
  • Experience with writing research proposals to obtain research grants is an asset.
  • Being a team player.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

We offer two positions for four years. The gross salary depends on qualifications and experience and will range from a minimum of €3,746 to a maximum of €5,826 per month based on a full-time employment (i.e. salary scale 11/12 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities).

The salary is supplemented with an annual holiday pay of 8%, and an end-of-year bonus of 8,3% per year. We offer flexible working conditions and terms of employment to support a good work – life balance of our employees. Other secondary conditions include a pension scheme and partially paid parental leave. For more information, please visit Working at Utrecht University.

EMPLOYER

A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences, and Sustainability.

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is one of the leading faculties in Europe providing research and academic teaching in cultural anthropology, educational sciences, interdisciplinary social science, pedagogical sciences, psychology, and sociology. Almost 6.000 students are enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programmes. The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences has some 850 faculty and staff members, all providing their individual contribution to the training and education of young talent and to the research into and finding solutions for scientific and societal issues. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information, please contact Prof. Tanja van der Lippe by email: t.vanderlippe@uu.nl.

Assistant Professor in Sociology-Social Movements

Employer: Susquehanna University

Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Salary: Salary Not specified

Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Position Type: Faculty PositionsSocial & Behavioral SciencesSociology

Employment Level: Tenured/Tenured Track

Employment Type: Full Time

Assistant Professor in Sociology-Social Movements

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary:
Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in August 2021.

Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates in a small, residential liberal arts college is essential, as is ongoing scholarly productivity and institutional and departmental service.

The candidate will also supervise senior capstone and other independent student research projects as necessary.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in sociology, with a research focus related to social movements, is required.

The candidate must be able to teach introductory classes in sociology, an upper-level course in sociological theory, qualitative research methods, and upper-division electives in their field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional expertise in the intersections of social movements and race, class, and gender is preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, a statement on how the applicant will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including applicant’s knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring, and three letters of recommendation online athttps://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. John Bodinger de Uriarte, bodinger@susqu.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: F00113

To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2161