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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Human Rights, Global College

University of Winnipeg

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Human Rights, Global College
Competition Number: U11.24
Employee Group: UWFA-RAS
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Tenure Track
Date Posted: February 1, 2024
Closing Date: 03/03/2024
Tenure Track Position
Assistant Professor of Human Rights
Global College, The University of Winnipeg

The Human Rights Program at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and in accordance with the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association Collective Agreement. The effective date of appointment is anticipated to be July 1, 2024.
Candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree in human rights or a related discipline, including but not limited to history, law, political science, and public policy. Human rights related scholarship and teaching that contributes to the interdisciplinary approach of the program and complements the expertise of existing faculty is of particular interest. The successful candidate will have a strong research record and a demonstrated commitment to excellent and innovative undergraduate teaching with expertise to teach undergraduate human rights courses related to both Canadian and international contexts.
Located in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, and on original Treaty One land, in the heart of the Red River Métis homeland, The University is home to approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 340 full-time faculty, 323 instructional staff, and 489 support staff. It has an established reputation for providing a supportive learning and working environment, combining a commitment to academic and research excellence, dedication to Indigenous engagement and success, and connections with diverse communities.
The Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights offers 3 and 4-year degrees in The University of Winnipeg’s Global College. The program places a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as creating opportunities for students to gain experience outside the classroom through field courses, practicum placements, community engagement initiatives and research with faculty members. In addition to the B.A. in Human Rights, Global College is home to the Indigenous Languages thematic major, Master's in Development Practice: Indigenous Development and the Joint Master's in Peace and Conflict Studies.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Additional information on the University of Winnipeg is available at
Applicants should submit a complete application package that includes:
• Curriculum vitae
• Contact details of three referees
• A statement of research and teaching interest
• Samples of two publications under 50 pages each, and;
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system.
Review of applications will begin on 4 March 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. We appreciate all applicants’ interest but please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For any queries, please contact:
Dr. Saad A. Khan, Program Director (Acting), Human Rights

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