University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs
Professor – Innovation & Global Affairs
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Academic Employment Opportunity
Requisition Title: Professor – Innovation & Global Affairs
Job Field: Tenure
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: Munk School of Global Affairs
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: 01/Nov/2012
Closing Date: 15/Jan/2013
The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Professor in the fields of Innovation, Science, and Technology Policy, and/or Economic Development. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013.
Applicants must have a PhD and demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence in the field of innovation studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches, particularly those which bridge the technological and social science fields, are especially welcome. Applicants must demonstrate comparative breadth in their research and teaching capacities, providing analytical coverage of both the developed and developing worlds. The Munk School is seeking a scholar with a broad understanding of innovation, including technological, industrial, process and organizational innovation. Familiarity with and research interests in the distributive consequences of innovation are encouraged as well. Successful applicants are expected to demonstrate networks of academic and professional excellence which can be integrated into the Munk School’s research programs and its Master of Global Affairs teaching program.
The successful candidate will teach in the Munk School of Global Affairs, at the graduate and undergraduate levels and in an affiliated department. The Master of Global Affairs at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at: http://uoft.me/academicopportunities. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact Lucinda.Li@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters, at least one of which should comment on the candidate’s teaching, directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, care of Lucinda Li at Lucinda.Li@utoronto.caby the closing date, January 15, 2013.
For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit our web page at www.munkschool.utoronto.ca
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
Lucinda Li | firstname.lastname@example.org | 416-946-8450
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