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Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies, Faculty of Humanities

McMaster University

The Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University invites applications for a three-year, contractually limited appointment as Assistant Professor of leadership studies. We seek applicants who are well positioned to develop and teach leadership courses for our Concurrent Certificate in Leadership and Cross-Cultural Literacy and for McMaster University’s Integrated Business and Humanities program. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in the liberal arts.
Applicants, must have a completed or nearly completed PhD, must demonstrate how their scholarly and teaching interests connect to the study of leadership. Ideally, they will have completed some leadership training with a focus on strengths assessment, mentorship, and/or developing student leadership capacity. They will be expected to lead courses such as Foundations of Leadership, Insight and Inquiry: Questions to Change the World, and Leadership: Relationship Management, and conduct leadership workshops for undergraduate students.

Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world. A research-intensive university, McMaster is dedicated to teaching, learning and service. With a total full-time student population of close to 28,000, McMaster welcomes students from 98 countries as well as Canada. The Faculty of Humanities offers 16 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs, including PhD programs in Classics; Cognitive Science of Language; Communication, New Media and Cultural Studies; English and Cultural Studies; French; History; and Philosophy.

How to Apply
Applications should be submitted by June 13th, 2018 through the McMaster University on-line Academic Careers website found at: . Interested applicants must submit in one PDF file the following:
• a letter of application demonstrating how the candidate’s training, research, teaching and other experience connects to the study of leadership
• curriculum vitae;
• statement describing how the candidate has or will advance the University’s commitment to building an inclusive community and to fostering a culture which embraces and promotes the rich diversity of the campus community;
• up to five supporting documents, which could include publications and detailed course outlines related to leadership;
• the names and contact information of at least three referees (with postal and email addresses) who would be willing to provide a reference or letter of recommendation upon request.
Inquiries about uploading applications may be directed to Antoinette Somo at

Employment Equity Statement:
To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.