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The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2019. We invite applicants from any social science discipline with research on post-conflict dynamics and processes of reconstruction (e.g., transitional justice, peace-keeping/peace-building, social integration and reconciliation, state building, economic development in post-conflict contexts). We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Africa, the Middle East, and South or Southeast Asia.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in research, and strong teaching potential. Professional experience in applied research, practice, or policy will be considered an asset.

Simon Fraser University is a leading Canadian public research university (ranked #1 by Maclean’s Magazine for best comprehensive university in Canada for 2016, 2017, and 2018). We earn top marks for our world-class social science research, award-winning students and faculty, and new library acquisitions. The normal teaching load for this full-time position is four courses per year, taught in two of three terms, with the third for research.

Applications will be treated in confidence and should include:  a letter of application, statements of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding.

Materials should be sent in a single pdf file via email only to (letters of reference should be sent directly by the letter writers).  In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information: “2018 Assistant Professor Application, (Applicant Name).” Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Tamir Moustafa, at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the university for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

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