Job and Opportunities

Jobs & Opportunities

This page provides information on jobs currently available of interest to our members. Please contact the organisations directly via the contact information given, rather than address any queries to the DSA.

Further general opportunities are available here.


Limited Term Assistant Professor Position in Conflict and Development

Simon Fraser University
School for International Studies

The School for International Studies invites applications from candidates in any social science discipline, for a one-year limited term position at the Assistant Professor level, in the field of Conflict and Development, starting in August 2014. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on insurgency and civil war, humanitarian intervention and peace-building at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and must also be ready to teach foundation courses in International Studies. Candidates will be expected to have expertise regarding a region of the developing world. In addition an ability to employ and teach mixed – quantitative and qualitative - methods will be an advantage.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or expect to complete by August 2014), promise of excellence in research, and good teaching potential. Applications will be treated in confidence and should include a letter of application with a statement of interest and research and teaching ability, curriculum vitae, and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange for three reference letters to be sent independently.

All materials should be sent via e-mail only to intst@sfu.ca to the attention of Professor Alec Dawson, Director, School for International Studies, by May 16, 2014. In the Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified: 2014 Fall LTaP Application, Applicant Name.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ communities. The position is subject to budget approval.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected.

Information pack available from:

Further particulars can be obtained by the following email address or website

website: www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html
telephone:

Closing date:

The closing date is 16 May 2014


Teaching Fellow (fixed-term post)

Salary:

Starting from 30,728, rising to 36,661

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences (http://www.bath.ac.uk/sps) is one of the leading centres for social sciences in the UK. It has an excellent reputation for cutting-edge, theoretically informed and interdisciplinary research, as well as innovative teaching. The Department offers teaching on highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in International Development. The purpose of this post is to provide high quality teaching and supervision in Development Economics.
 
We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual with a clear commitment to the field of international development and a level of professional achievement commensurate with the post. The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant subject area, teaching experience at University-level in the area of Development Economics, and be able to satisfy the essential criteria detailed in the job description.
 
For more information about International Development within the Department, please go to http://www.bath.ac.uk/cds/
 
This is a fixed-term post for one year to cover maternity leave.
 
Proposed start date: 1 July 2014

Contact details:

For informal enquiries please contact:
Dr Joe Devine, Head of Department, at (J.Devine@bath.ac.uk or +44(0)1225 383539); or
Prof James Copestake, Head of the International Development Group, (J.G.Copestake@bath.ac.uk or +44(0)1225 383859)

Information pack available from:

Further particulars can be obtained by the following email address or website

website: www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC2290
telephone:

Closing date:

The closing date is 6 May 2014


Director of the Child Poverty Global Initiative (0720)

Save the Children is looking for a dynamic and experienced candidate to take on the role of Director of the Child Poverty Global Initiative (GI). You will provide the strategic leadership required to drive forward international learning, strengthen capacity to deliver quality programmes in the Save the Children  membership, and advance the global child poverty priorities of Save the Children in development and humanitarian settings around the world.

 



 

Information pack available from:

Further particulars can be obtained by the following email address or website

website: /jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/746/description/
telephone:

Closing date:

The closing date is 15 May 2014