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One-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Children’s Studies at York University

The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Children’s Studies to commence July 1, 2015. Applicants must have a PhD in the humanities or a related discipline in children’s, childhood, and youth studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate a vigorous research agenda on contemporary children’s and/or youth cultures, grounded in current theory, children’s rights, and research with children and/or youth. Applicants must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research and preference will be given to applicants with evidence of successful teaching at the university level in children’s, childhood, and youth studies.
The deadline for applications is February 27, 2015.
Please share widely. Although this is a one-year appointment there may be opportunities to extend.

TT Position in Dept. of Child & Youth Studies – Brock University (Ontario, Canada)

Job Summary

The Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University invites applications for a probationary (tenure track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2015. The position is subject to budgetary approval.


A completed Ph.D. in Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Human Geography, Sociology or a relevant discipline is preferred. Evidence of demonstrated expertise in cutting edge socio-cultural theories of childhood and youth, linked to a strong research program, and high quality teaching and is also required. In addition to undergraduate teaching and supervision, the successful candidate will be expected to support the MA program in Child and Youth Studies, and embrace the department’s diverse multi- and transdisciplinary ethos.


Applications will be reviewed starting on January 31, 2015 until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application (indicating the file number stated above), curriculum vitae, selected reprints/preprints of publications, evidence of successful, high quality teaching, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Professor Rebecca Raby
Department of Child and Youth Studies
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1

Fax: (905) 641-2509

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 self 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 available at and include the completed form with their application.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process, per the University’s Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities Policy ( Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website

Postdoctoral Fellowship (Barcelona, Spain)

Beatriu de Pinós Postdoctoral Fellowship
Barcelona, Spain

The AFIN research group (Autonomous University of Barcelona) seeks a candidate to sponsor in applying for a competitive two-year postdoctoral research fellowship from the Catalan government. The fellowship contract will begin no later than October 1, 2015. The fellowship provides compensation and Spanish social security contributions totaling 85,000 euros over two years. Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellowship (Barcelona, Spain)

Lecturer – Early Childhood Studies

University of Roehampton, School of Education

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Early Childhood Studies (1.0 FTE)
Salary:  £37,633 to £49,354 pa inclusive of London Weighting

The University of Roehampton has a beautiful parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London, and offers excellent facilities for staff and students.

Applications are invited for a full-time without term Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Early Childhood. Roehampton has a well-established and international reputation for its work in Early Childhood. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates who have research and teaching interests complementary to those of current staff in the multi-disciplinary Early Childhood Studies team.  We are particularly looking for experience in the areas of play, children under 3, working with families, history and philosophy of early childhood and equal opportunities.  The successful candidate will contribute to the Early Childhood Studies subject area, which includes BA Early Childhood Studies, MA Early Childhood Studies, Initial Teacher Training including Early Years Teachers Status and the supervision of PhD students. Continue reading Lecturer – Early Childhood Studies

Asst. Prof in Curriculum and Instruction, ECE, Penn State

The Pennsylvania State University
College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Position Available: Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction, with specialization in Early Childhood Education

Beginning:  Fall Semester 2015, negotiable

This is a tenure-track, 36-week appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in research and/or teaching.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience; full University benefits apply.  Penn State has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce.  We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Continue reading Asst. Prof in Curriculum and Instruction, ECE, Penn State