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York University

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Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Global Urbanism

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452147
Date Posted: 11/10/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Global Urbanism
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Canada Research Chair (Tier 1): Global Urbanism

Full Text of JOE Listing:

York University is an internationally recognized research university with well‐ established partnerships with leading universities worldwide. With a community of 65,000 and more than 270,000 alumni, York is the third largest university in Canada.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies is seeking an internationally recognized expert in the study of political, social, geographic and/or economic relationships between the global and the urban as a specific space of capital, ideas, culture, social networks, and people, for nomination to a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Global Urbanism. The ideal candidate will bring a new perspective to our internationally leading research capacity in the social scientific study of the urban as a core site of globalization and transnationalism, with an original and innovative program of research that may focus on a range of urban issues, including, for example: citizenship and belonging, civil society, gender, governance, inequality, migration, infrastructure, politics, social justice, surveillance, sustainability, and work. Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs at York provide an enhanced, focused and collaborative environment for outstanding senior scholars to further their internationally renowned program of research. The deadline for applications is January 30, 2015. For a complete job description and application details, visit

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/30/2015
Reference Instructions:
See Application Instructions.
Application Instructions:
Candidates should submit a signed letter of application, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae, three most influential publications, a comprehensive vision statement (no longer than 10 pp.) of the CRC in Global Urbanism’s research mandate (including a specific research plan; a statement of research leadership, including mentoring faculty and graduate students; and a plan for developing or fostering research intensification across boundaries and/or disciplinary strengths)and arrange for three signed letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Professor Linda Peake, Chair, CRC Recruitment Committee
c/o Nancy Giatti
Office of the Dean
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
South 900 Ross Building
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

Email: — (Subject Line “CRC Tier 1”)