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FACULTY OF ARTS POSITION #: VPA-ARTO-2013-001 Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation
Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation. The Chairholder will be appointed to a tenured or tenure-track position at the Associate Professor or Professor rank in a relevant department within the Faculty of Arts. The Jarislowsky Chair will be held for an initial five-year term and may be renewed. We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity for excellence in research and teaching, and who are or are becoming internationally recognized in their field. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate a dynamic research program focused upon Newfoundland and Labrador that includes graduate recruitment and supervision. The Chair holder will be expected to promote interdisciplinary research and teaching, and provide leadership in advancing research in the areas of cultural and economic transformation, and develop strong government and community partnerships with academ-ic institutions in this field. The Jarislowsky Foundation has established 20 different research and teaching chairs at universities across Canada. The Jarislowsky Chair at Memorial University was created to fund and promote research in the areas of global and local cultures, immigration, diasporas, demographic change, cultural change and strategies for immigrant retention and integration. The Chair will be supported by the Jarislowsky Foundation Culture Change Endowment fund and by an Advisory Committee composed of faculty members from Memorial and other universities, the Jarislowsky Foundation board, and other funding partners.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of present and future research interests, a one-page synopsis of their vision for the Jarislowsky Chair, copies of their three most important writings and a teaching dossier. In addition, the names and contact information of three referees should be provided. The closing date for all materials is October 15, 2013, and they should be directed to:
Dr. Lynne Phillips, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7, Canada (email: email@example.com).
Applicants can learn about the Faculty of Arts at www.mun.ca/arts/about or www.mun.ca. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visi-ble minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.