Department of Global Development Studies


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DEVS 393:  Historical Perspectives on Development in Arctic Canada

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 course in Historical Perspectives on Development in Arctic Canada.  This is an on-campus, lecture course with an expected enrolment of 100 students.  Candidates should have a MA or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Global Development Studies or related discipline.  This is a winter term appointment for the period January 1 to April 30, 2021, with classes in session from January 4 to April 2, 2021. 

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 Barbra Lalonde, Department Manager via email: or phone 613-533-6000, ext. 77210.

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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 (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. 

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Department of Global Development Studies
Barbra Lalonde, Department Manager
Telephone:  613-533-6000, ext 77210

Applications will be received until March 17, 2020.  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 393/0.5 Topics in Development Studies I

Seminars offered by regular and visiting faculty on development topics related to their research interests. Consult the departmental homepage for further details of specific course offerings each year.
LEARNING HOURS    132 (24L;12T;96P)
PREREQUISITES:  Prerequisite Level 3 or above in any DEVS plans

Posted March 2, 2020

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