Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Twenty-Four Month Limited Term Position, Department of Child & Youth Studies

About the Position
The Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario invites applications for a twenty-four month limited term appointment as Lecturer/Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2022.

Our department aims to build inclusivity and equity through understanding and respect for diverse identities, and to reflecting this in our approaches to teaching and learning, research and creativity, administration and service provision, and community engagement. Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is grounded in the recognition that the strongest research, scholarship, and creative activity and the best research training environment require engagement of scholars from diverse backgrounds.

A scholar with a completed PhD (ABD may be considered) in Child and Youth Studies or a related discipline within Social Sciences is preferred (e.g., Social Work, Anthropology, Education, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Black Studies, and/or Indigenous Studies. The successful candidate must be familiar with sociocultural approaches to the study of childhood and youth, with a demonstrated record of successful research and teaching in the areas of systemic issues, culture, and inequality. Applicants will provide evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate university level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the courses listed below, to assist in undergraduate student supervision as required, and to participate in the affairs of the department.

CHYS 3P96 (D2, Fall)
Racism and Constructions of Race
Historical and current construction and effects of race and ethnicity in the lives of children and youth in
Canada and globally.
CHYS 3P27 (D2, Fall)
Policies of Childhood and Youth: Canadian Perspectives
Canadian initiatives in child welfare, education, health and children’s rights within a broader global
context. Roles of national and local governments, non-governmental organizations, professionals, adults and
CHYS 3P31 (D3, Winter)
Practical and Theoretical Issues in Child and Youth Work
Introduction to key issues in policy and programmatic responses, philosophy, values, roles, ethics and tasks.
CHYS 3P38 (D3, Winter)
Children, Youth, and Families
Research on children and youth in families from historical, comparative and contemporary perspectives.
Topics may include theories of the family, comparative family relations, issues of social change and policy
and their impact on children and youth in the context of family life.

The Department
The Department of Child and Youth Studies offers undergraduate programs (BA Pass or Honours, BA with Major, BA/BEd) that provide a broadly based interdisciplinary approach that considers theoretical and applied approaches to children and youth within the multiple contexts of culture, the economy, the law, family, school, peer group, and community. With roots in anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, education, psychology, and sociology, the academic focus provides an integration of approaches through which a comprehensive understanding of children and youth can evolve. In addition, the CHYS Graduate Program (MA, PhD) offers a unique multidisciplinary approach to the study of children and youth, providing a theoretical foundation and the application of social science research methods.

About Brock University
Brock University is located on the Traditional Territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This Territory is covered by the One Dish One Spoon Wampum Agreement and the Upper Canada Treaties. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working with Indigenous people. In all that we do, Brock University strives to honour and support the Indigenous peoples of whose Traditional Territory Brock University is located. Our commitment to Reconciliation and Decolonization are one of four strategic priorities of Brock’s 2018-2025 Strategic Plan. These priorities include fostering a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization. At Brock, “we believe that a diverse and welcoming learning community is built upon the foundation of exceptional students, faculty, staff and alumni. This requires that Brock be attractive and welcoming to people of all identities and accepting of the unique histories and experiences of Indigenous people within the Canadian state.”

The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over 19,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences.

Our Geography
Brock University’s main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that recognize our nation’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional location to call home.

What We Offer
Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits and ample support for research. Research resources include conference support, start-up funding, subscriptions to major databases, and access to various research funding vehicles. For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Collective Agreement.

Application Process:
Please apply online using the “Apply” button. Within the online application system candidates must submit a letter of application, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests related to departmental programs, selected reprints/preprints of publications, evidence of successful high quality teaching, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references as part of their application (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per upload). Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to chysrecruitment@brocku.ca. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of academic reference to be sent electronically to chysrecruitment@brocku.ca. The closing date for applications is 12:01am on June 1, 2022. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:

https://brocku.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/brocku_careers/job/Lecturer-Assistant-Professor–Twenty- Four-Month-Limited-Term-Position–Department-of-Child—Youth-Studies_JR-1011436

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Heather Chalmers, Chair of Child and Youth Studies, 905-688- 5550 x3191, chyschair@brocku.ca.

Our Commitment
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, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. LGBTQ is an umbrella category and shall be read to include two-spirited people. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application.

Please note that Brock University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they are working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students or members of the public. As a condition of being hired, employees in these types of roles will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide medical or Human Rights Code exemption.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation Policy https://brocku.ca/policies/wp-content/uploads/sites/94/Employment- Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: talent@brocku.ca to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. At this time, initial interviews will be conducted virtually.

Learn more about Brock University by visiting http://www.brocku.ca.

Managing editor: Tong Meng

Open rank posts in sociology, anthropology, social policy etc in Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in China


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  址:中国 四川 成都温江柳台大道555
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联系人: 缪芳              
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Open rank positions in Education at Graduate School of Education, Shanghai Jiaotong University



 一、学科方向1. 教育基本理论2. 课程与教学论3. 学生心理健康与促进研究4. 教育政策与实践研究5. 教育管理与领导力研究6. 教育大数据与评价7. 未来教育研究





1. 在世界一流大学、一流学科或科研机构担任教授或相应职务;

2. 在相关领域内取得同行公认的研究成果和较高的国际影响力;

3. 身心健康,为人正派,具有良好的职业道德和团队合作精神。


1. 在世界一流大学、一流学科取得博士学位,并具有三年以上工作经历;

2. 具有良好的教书育人能力,有主讲课程和指导博士生经验;

3. 已体现出优秀的学术研究能力,并取得突出的研究成果;

4. 身心健康,为人正派,具有良好的职业道德和团队合作精神。


1. 在世界一流大学、一流学科取得博士学位;

2. 具有较强的学术研究与教学能力,具有成为本学科领域优秀教师的潜力;

3. 身心健康,为人正派,具有良好的职业道德和团队合作精神。



  1.  个人简历;

  2.  个人陈述;

  3.  三篇代表性成果(五年以内)。







Jobs: HKUST (Guangzhou) Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Urban Governance and Design

Job Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-renowned international research university. The Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China officially approved the preparatory status of HKUST (GZ) in September 2019. The Guangzhou campus covers 1.13 square kilometers and the first phase of construction is expected to be completed in 2022. At steady state, the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students will reach a total of 10,000. The intended areas of focus in the GZ Campus will be thematic and cross-disciplinary in nature, synergistic with HKUST without overlapping academic degrees or structures. 4 Academic Hubs (equivalent to school) with 16 Thrust Areas (equivalent to department) are being planned.

As one of the four transdisciplinary hubs at GZ campus, the Society Hub, aims to conduct cutting-edging research and disseminate knowledges to assist in the economic and social development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond. The Society Hub now invites applications or nominations for faculty openings at all levels of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the Thrust Area Urban Governance and Design. We welcome applicants who employ quantitative methods to conduct transdisciplinary research on social and economic issues (e.g., education/human capital, health and aging, inequality/poverty, population and migration, transportation and communication networks, smart city, etc.).

Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields. Senior academics should have proven teaching commitment and performance, experience and readiness in cross disciplinary curriculum and program design, and demonstrated service to the academic community and/or the public. Successful candidates will contribute to a post-graduate training program focusing on urban research and policy.

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start-up research funds and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.

English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST (GZ) campus. HKUST (GZ) is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to submit their applications.

Application Procedure
Applications/Nominations should be sent to gzrecruit soc @ust.hk toget h er with (i) full CV; (ii) a statement of research, t eaching, and service , if any ; (i i i ) three most representative samples of research, all in PDF formats; (iv ) record s of teaching performance, if any . Junior and m id career applicants should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent.

Deadline: Review of applications will commence on March 2nd 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

HKUST (GZ) Campus under Construction

Postdoc Opportunity at National University of Singapore (Second Call; Deadline 27 Sep 2019)

National University of Singapore

Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Project on ‘Peopling Infrastructure:

Aeromobilities, Automation and Labour Mobilisations in Asia’

(Deadline: 27 September 2019)

Awarded by Singapore’s Social Science Research Council (SSRC), a Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship, led by Principle Investigator Dr Lin Weiqiang (National University of Singapore) with collaborators Professor Peter Adey (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Dr Tina Harris (University of Amsterdam), is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to the team’s research activities on airport infrastructure, automation and labour.


Motivated by the rapid acceleration of aeromobilities in Asia, the SSHR Fellowship project aims to better understand the inner-workings of the aviation industry as well as inform related policies surrounding infrastructure building, technology and airport labour in the region. In particular, the project will focus on the daily labour that goes into the maintenance and reproduction of airport infrastructure as well as its relationship with technological (automative) counterparts. Our focus is on contemporary Asia and is concerned with the sustainability of the present turn towards mega-infrastructures.

Area of Expertise and Job Scope

The successful candidate should ideally be well-versed in the aeromobilities literature, and should have undertaken research demonstrating a focus on either:

–          The social, cultural and political intersections between labour and automation

–          Infrastructural politics (especially in transport) and its theorisations

He/she should have:

–          A PhD in Anthropology, Geography, History, Sociology or another relevant (Social Science or Humanities) discipline, or be awaiting conferment of a PhD (the PhD must be awarded by the time the post is taken up). An official letter from the Registrar’s Office of your university will be required to confirm the award of your PhD degree before contracts are issued.

–          Research interests and experience on any or combinations of airports, infrastructure, automation and labour

–          Regional expertise and/or demonstrable interest in Asia’s infrastructural projects

–          A promising trajectory in research and publication; a publication record in areas related to the above specified research interests and field areas is a significant advantage.

–          Excellent communication skills in English and preferably language proficiency in Arabic, Bahasa Melayu and/or Mandarin Chinese.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the SSHR Fellowship project besides carrying out his/her own research plans. This includes, but is not limited to:

–          Conducting international fieldwork (predominantly in the form of semi-structured interviews) with up to 180 research participants.

–          Contributing to fresh research directions and co-writing.

–          Co-organisation of and/or paper presentations in workshops and conference sessions.

–          Collaborations with other researchers (in the department and beyond) where appropriate.

Terms and Conditions

The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with the SSHR Fellowship project team in the roles listed above. Detailed terms and conditions are as follows:

–          Contract to be awarded for 24 months in the first instance, starting January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

–          There is a possibility that the appointment will be eligible for a 6 to 12 month extension (to be awarded on the basis of research progress and funding availability).

–          An annual salary of up to Singapore S$60,000. All salary and benefits-in-kind are subjected to taxation in accordance with local tax laws. Please note that University Housing will not be provided and appointees will have to make their own private housing arrangements. A small monthly contribution (of up to S$500/month) for housing expenses may be available, however this is not guaranteed.

–          Singapore citizens and permanent residents are eligible for Provident Fund benefits.

–          Medical benefits in accordance with the Medical Benefit Plan. See: http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whatyougettoenjoy.html

–          Formal vacation leave of 28 days per calendar year and capacity to apply for fieldwork and conference leave of up to 90 days per year.

–          Conference travel expenses will be available (a minimum of S$3,000 over the period of the postdoc). Further conference and research travel expenses may be available, subject to budgets).

–          There are opportunities to develop synergies with and/or participate in the activities of the FASS Max Weber Foundation Research Group (MWS RG), whose cognate focus is on ‘borders, mobility and new infrastructures’.

Application Procedures

Candidates should send the following documents with their application:

–          A cover letter detailing research background and interests, envisaged publication plans and proposed start date.

–          Full curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications and details of any relevant teaching experience.

–          Names and contact details of two referees.

Candidates should email their application to Ms WONG Lai Wa (geowlw@nus.edu.sgno later than 27 September 2019. Informal enquiries can be directed to the PI (Dr Lin Weiqiang at geolinw@nus.edu.sg).

Please visit our websites at https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/press-releases/results-of-the-inaugural-social-science-and-humanities-research-fellowship-call-and-2018-social-science-research-thematic-grant-call for information on the SSHR Fellowship project, and http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/geog/ for information on the Department of Geography. Details of the MWS RG can be found at: https://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/researchclusters/max-weber-foundation-research-group-on-borders-mobility-and-new-infrastructures.html

Other benefits that the University provides and other information about working in NUS and living in Singapore are available at http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/whyjoinus.htm. Terms and conditions, according to university guidelines, are subject to changes without prior notice.