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Associate Director position – SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY


The Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures >at Simon Fraser University invites applications for an appointment as >Associate Director of the Centre at the rank of Lecturer. This is a >half-time administrative position, although the individual may arrange >to teach a course within specific departments in the Faculty of Arts >and Social Sciences. The position has a term of two years. The >successful candidate will have the responsibility for implementing the >strategic reorientation of the Centre under the authority of the >Director, facilitating faculty and community communications, and >developing his/her own research interests in Muslim Studies. >
Preferred qualifications include a completed PhD in some area of the >study of Muslim societies and cultures, knowledge of a relevant >language, an active research record, administrative and outreach >experience, and demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse >backgrounds and ideas.

The position will begin in September 2014 and will be made at the >Lecturer level at a salary that matches qualifications. The half-time >salary scale ranges from $29,755 to $38,974, plus benefits, depending >on qualifications.

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 encourages >applications from all qualified women and men, including visible >minorities, Aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. This >position is subject to approval by the University Board of Governors >and final budgetary authorizations.

The deadline for complete applications is 1 July 2014. Applicants >should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of >research interests, and three letters of reference to:

Derryl N. MacLean, PhD
Director, Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and >Cultures
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

The Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures >was established at Simon Fraser University in 2006 to encourage the >academic discussion and public understanding of the cultures and >societies of Muslim peoples in the past and the present. It is located >within the Department of History for the purpose of facilitating and >communicating collaborative research mainly based on the resources of >the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, but it supports research and >communication at the University, among British Columbian academics and >the larger public, and increasingly at the international level. For >further information, consult

The information requested is collected under the authority of the >University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 468, s. 27(4) (a)), and the >University¹s policy on Collection of Personal Information. (I 10.05). >The information is directly related to processing your application for >a Senior Lecturer appointment and to offers of employment for >successful applicants. If you have any questions about the collection
and use of this information, please contact Derryl MacLean at the above address. >

Derryl N. MacLean, PhD
Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures >Associate Professor Department of History Simon Fraser University >8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
tel 778-782-4437
fax 778-782-5837

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