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Assistant Professor, Probationary Tenure Track, Labour Studies

Brock University

Assistant Professor, Probationary Tenure Track, Labour Studies

This position is part of the
BUFA (Employee Group)

Post End Date:
Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed.
February 17, 2023.

About the Position
The Department of Labour Studies at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in Labour Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence July 1, 2023.
The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be near completion), have a strong research agenda and publication record in the field of work and labour studies; a demonstrated track record of teaching excellence, preferably in work and labour studies; and an ability to instruct a wide variety of social science courses related to work and labour.

The Department of Labour Studies
The Department of Labour Studies at Brock University is a multidisciplinary unit housed in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department boasts award-winning teachers and researchers and is home to the only Labour Studies co-op program in Ontario.
Learn more about the Department of Labour Studies here:
Application Process
Applicants will submit a letter of application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio via the online application system (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload). In addition, candidates will arrange to have letters submitted from three academic references all in electronic format to Three letters of reference to be submitted via email to:

Professor Larry Savage
Chair, Department of Labour Studies
c/o Elizabeth Wasylowich, Administrative Assistant

Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:
For additional information, please contact Dr. Larry Savage, Chair in the Department of Labour Studies

Hiring decisions will be made on the basis of excellence in research and teaching and meeting departmental needs. The final date for applications is February 16, 2023, and the review process will begin February 17, 2023. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

What we Offer
Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research and sabbaticals. Research resources include; conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research funding vehicles. For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

Brock University’s strategic plan for 2018 – 2025 may be found on our website at the following link:

Our Commitment
Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. LGBTQ is an umbrella category and shall be read to include two-spirited people. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application.

Brock University recently paused its COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirement although masks are still required in instructional spaces. This decision is subject to change on short notice should the public health situation require it. If the University once again requires all employees working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students, or members of the public to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. Those who meet specific and limited medical or human rights accommodation criteria may be required to participate in rapid antigen testing and enhanced screening protocols.

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

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy Please advise: to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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