Department of Global Development Studies


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DEVS 240:  Culture and Development
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 a second year lecture course entitled “Culture and Development” (DEVS 240). This is an on-campus, lecture course with an expected enrolment of 200 students. Candidates should have a MA or PhD, and teaching experience at the University level in Global Development Studies. This is a winter term appointment for the period of January 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019, with classes in session from January 7, 2019 to April 5, 2019.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Department of Global Studies, Barbra Brousseau,, 613-533-6000 x77210.

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.  Please note that the letters of reference should be sent separately by a qualified referee who is familiar with the applicant's teaching experience. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Barbra Brousseau, Department Administrator
Department of Global Development Studies

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, B401, Queen’s University
68 University Avenue
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N9
Email: (preferred method)

Applications will be received until May 25, 2018.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the Department of Global Development Studies can be found at


Course Description:

DEVS 240 Culture and Development

Provides students with a broad overview of debates relating to development and culture, including issues of religion, music, sport, art and literature, and how these interact with economic policy and political change.

LEARNING HOURS    120 (24L;12T;84P)