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Queen's University

Department of Global Development Studies

DEVS:  39X/3.0 - Social Movements in the Contemporary Middle East
Department of Global Development Studies
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

The Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching Social Movements of the Contemporary Middle East course.  This is an on-campus, seminar course with an expected enrolment of 22 students.  Candidates should have a M.A. or M.Sc. or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Global Development Studies.  This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014, with classes in session from January 6, 2014 to April 4, 2014, followed by an examination period.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Graduate Teachings Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows between PSAC Local 901 and Queen's University.  Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, and a letter of reference from one (1) referee, as well as any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, or student evaluations, etc.  Please arrange to have applications and supporting documentation sent directly to:

Dr. Marcus Taylor, Acting Head
Department of Global Development Studies
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Note: The letter of reference should be sent separately by a qualified referee who is familiar with the applicant's teaching experience. Review of applications will begin on June 24, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.   Additional information about the Department of Global Development Studies can be found at

Posted: June 17, 2013

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000