Full-Time Probationary Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Disability Studies

TITLE:    Full-Time Probationary Tenure-Track – Assistant Professor Disability Studies

DEPARTMENT:    Interdisciplinary Programs

DESCRIPTION:    King’s University College at Western University, a Catholic Liberal Arts College, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Department of Interdisciplinary Programs effective July 1, 2019 (subject to budgetary approval). The successful candidate will be required to teach existing Disability Studies courses (lectures and seminars). Disability Studies at King’s is rooted in several core principles including: Inquiry/Problem-based learning, theoretical plurality, and constructive orientations that includes praxis cases. See full vision statement here.

QUALIFICATIONS:    Candidates should have a Ph.D. or post-doc that engaged explicitly with the field of Disability Studies. PhD discipline is open. King’s espouses a teacher- scholar model. Candidates should have 2+ years of excellent university-or college-level teaching experience that is interdisciplinary and innovative. Online, Experiential or Community-collaborative experiences are valued.

COMPENSATION:    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

EFFECTIVE DATE:    July 1, 2019

APPLICATION:    Please submit the following in a single pdf file to Application letter addressed to Dr. Sally McNamee, Chair (up to 2 pp); curriculum vitae (up to 4 pp); statement of research plan (1 p); teaching portfolio (include evaluations, a sample outline); contact details of three academic referees; and 2-3 relevant publications. Candidates should discuss how their research and teaching experiences position them well to teach Disability Studies and which of our courses you are qualified to teach. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Disability Studies Coordinator, Dr. John Heng

DEADLINE:    January 12, 2019

The College is committed to advancing the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes faculty, staff and students from all faiths and backgrounds.

King’s University College is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and racialized people.

King’s University College is committed to recognizing the dignity and independence of all and seeks to ensure that persons with disabilities have genuine, open and unhindered access to the College’s employment opportunities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 519-433-3491 for assistance.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.