Area: Masculinities Studies in Education
Duration: Two (2) years with the possibility of renewal, upon review
Start Date: July 1, 2022
Salary: $50,000 per annum plus Plan C benefits and a research stipend of $2,500 plus a one-time moving stipend $2,500. Additionally, funding for knowledge mobilization is available in consultation with Dr. Kehler.
The Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Masculinity Studiesin Education.
The Werklund School is a leader in teacher education. Ranked in the top five of Canada’s Education programs (2021), the Werklund School prides itself on providing teacher candidates with a balance of both theoretical and practical understanding of what it means to teach critically and thoughtfully for the youth of the future.
The successful candidate will have expertise in masculinities studies in education, gender, sociology of education, intersecting with qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies, teacher education, practitioner-oriented research, and scholarship.
This position will work closely in collaboration with Dr. Michael Kehler, Werklund Research Professor of Masculinities Studies and provides an opportunity to develop the current research agenda within Masculinities Studies in Education. Research, current and ongoing, addresses areas intersecting masculinities and gender more broadly with specific lines of inquiry into: body image, adolescent masculinities, homophobia, sport, physical health education, and allyship. This is not an exhaustive list and is open to further areas of inquiry that build on already established research. In addition to building a clear research agenda, the candidate will work closely with Dr. Kehler to develop and submit collaborative research grants at both the provincial and national level. With a focus on research development, publications and scholarship, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong emerging research record and moreover, demonstrate excellent initiative in both analytical, organizational, and writing abilities.
In addition to scholarly writing the position lends itself to considerable knowledge mobilization in both the academic and more general public arenas. Under the guidance of Dr. Kehler, the candidate will participate in collaborative efforts to develop, create, and mobilize research in accessible ways.
This position is supported by the University of Calgary and the Silver Gummy Foundation.
Please submit your application as a single pdf. document via email to Dr. Michael Kehler [email protected]
All applications must include:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted further. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, although others are encouraged to apply.
Please review the Postdoc Eligibility Guidelines for more information prior to applying for this position.
To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.
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