Job posting!! Labour Studies, Brock University


Job Summary

The Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2014.


The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be near completion), have a strong research agenda and publication record on work and labour; a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, preferably in work and labour studies; and an ability to instruct a wide variety of social science courses related to work, workers, and labour. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in either (1) labour law and labour unions or (2) global, comparative, or cross-cultural labour issues.


The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Review of applications will commence on November 29, 2013. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by hard copies of a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, three letters of reference and a teaching portfolio. Applications should be sent to:

Professor Larry Savage
Director, Centre for Labour Studies
c/o Elizabeth Wasylowich, Administrative Assistant
Centre for Labour Studies
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA
L2S 3A1

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form at and include the completed form with their application.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website Information on the Centre for Labour Studies can be found at Informal queries can be addressed to Prof. Larry Savage.

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