Job Opening: Assistant Professor Tenure Track in International Studies (East Asia or Southeast Asia), School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University

Institution: School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Position: Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Position in International Studies
(East Asia or Southeast Asia) 

Simon Fraser University 
School for International Studies 

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) invites applications for a full time, tenure track Assistant Professor position with expertise in East Asia or Southeast Asia to begin September, 2018. We invite applicants from any social science discipline with research focused on issues of security and conflict, governance, or development.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in research, and strong teaching potential. 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 27, until the position is filled. This position is subject to the availability of funding.

Materials should be sent in one pdf file via email only to (letters of reference should be sent directly from the letter writers). In the subject line of the email, indicate the following information: “2017 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.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ identified persons.

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:

Contact: See details above.


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