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Tenure-Track Position in Global Environmental Politics at Concordia University

The Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in Political Science, with a specialization in global environmental politics

The Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in Political Science, with a specialization in global environmental politics. Preference will be given to research on the international political economy of, or foreign policymaking regarding, sustainability or climate change. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in Political Science or International Relations. Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. This position builds on existing strengths in Sustainability at Concordia, including the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre, the Loyola College of Sustainability and Diversity, and Canada Excellence and Concordia Research Chairs in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities and Sustainability and Climate Change. Commensurate with their rank, candidates will be assessed on their demonstrated potential to conduct internationally-recognized research, secure research funds, teach and drive curricular development within their respective area(s), and attract diverse students and collaborators to Concordia. The ability to fulfill core teaching needs in the undergraduate and graduate (MPPPA and Ph.D.) curriculum is an asset, particularly in research methods. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, however, knowledge of French is an asset.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should be addressed to the Hiring Committee. As part of a commitment to providing students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next-Generation University, all applicants must articulate in their cover letter how their professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to conduct innovative research and to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:
Dr. Elizabeth Bloodgood Chair, Department of Political Science Concordia University 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. H1225-17 Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1M8 PoliticalScience.Chair@concordia.ca

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2020. Completed applications should reach the Department by November 15, 2019 at PoliticalScience.Chair@concordia.ca. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Bloodgood: PoliticalScience.Chair@concordia.ca.

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