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U of Toronto seeks Assistant Professor in Peace, Conflict, and Justice (Canada)

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    Marina Duka

    Institution Type: College / University
    Location: Ontario, Canada
    Position: Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor – Teaching Stream
    The Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice
    Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
    Closing Date: November 27th, 2017

    The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the field of Peace, Conflict, and Justice. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018.

    The School seeks a scholar with an emerging record of exceptional teaching and pedagogical research, with experience and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in any field, with a focus on peace, conflict, and justice, by date of appointment or shortly thereafter.

    Evidence of excellence in teaching is necessary, as demonstrated through strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and the teaching dossier also submitted here as part of the application. Candidates should also provide evidence of pedagogical research of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees.

    The successful candidate will be expected to be committed to both undergraduate and graduate education. Applicants should also show well-articulated and innovative pedagogical practices and research and teaching interests that speak to the broad field of global peace, conflict, and justice. Areas of specialization could include post-conflict labour markets, poverty and inequality as drivers of conflict, and the effects of economic inequality. The School is particularly interested in a candidate with interests in the global south.

    The successful candidate will be appointed in the Munk School of Global Affairs. The Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice hosts an undergraduate program that attracts outstanding students. The successful candidate would be expected to teach in the Peace, Conflict and Justice program. Collaboration with colleagues in disciplinary departments of the University of Toronto is encouraged.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    All qualified candidates are invited to apply online.

    Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, course evaluations, as well as samples of syllabus), a statement outlining current and future pedagogical research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact Submission guidelines can be found at The university recommends combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.

    In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Randall Hansen, Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, at Letters must be submitted by the closing date of November 27, 2017.

    For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit them at

    The University of Toronto is a preeminent research university and located at the center of one of North America’s largest and the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, offering the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most vibrant intellectual and cultural settings in the world.

    The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

    As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Closing Date: 11/27/2017

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