The Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work, Political Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University is pleased to announce a competition for a Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable at York University for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Chair invites applications from scholars who have earned a doctorate in the Social Sciences and who have a research background in fields such gender & work, work & society, labour studies, or political economy. The Fellow’s research program will involve participating in the various projects directed by the Chair, especially the development of a Global Employment Standards Database. Graduate level training in qualitative and quantitative social science research methodology is thus required. Experience in survey research, statistical analyses of large datasets and the use of statistical analysis software would be an asset.
The Fellow will receive an annual salary of $45,500, office space, use of a computer and full access to university libraries. S/he will be supervised by Professor Leah F. Vosko and will work closely with other university-based researchers and staff, as well graduate and undergraduate students.
Applications will be reviewed starting on May 24, 2013 for a position to commence July 1, 2013 (or to be negotiated). Applicants should forward a cover letter, including a brief research statement, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample, as well as have three confidential academic letters of reference sent, to Kim McIntyre at email@example.com. All correspondences should be addressed to:
Professor Leah F. Vosko
Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work
618 (Gender and Work Unit)
York Research Tower
Toronto, ON Canada
Applications from non-Canadian scholars, as well as scholars with diverse work experience in public sector organizations or NGOs, are welcome.
The position is subject to budgetary approval.