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  • 1.  Position Posting - University of Toronto

    Posted 12-12-2021 21:08
    Assistant Professor - Adult Education for Equity in Organizations and Communities

    The Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education (LHAE) at the Ontario Institute for
    Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure
    stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Adult Education for Equity in
    Organizations and Communities. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

    Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Adult Education, Community
    Development, or a related discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a
    demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and
    teaching interests complement and enhance existing strengths in LHAE's Adult Education and
    Community Development (AECD) program, and who are able to contribute to AECD program areas at the
    graduate level. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue innovative and independent
    research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and
    externally funded research program. We are particularly interested in candidates who have
    demonstrated research expertise, including an established or emerging research program, that is
    focused on adult education for equity in organizational and/or community settings. While priority
    is given to the scholarly area listed above, we also welcome applicants whose adult education
    scholarship, community-building expertise, research and/or teaching is in one or more of the
    following areas: environmental justice, anti-Black racism, Indigenous knowledge, and workplace
    training/organizational development.

    Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of
    publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high
    international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant
    conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

    Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching
    dossier (with required materials outlined below) submitted as part of the application, as well as
    strong letters of reference.

    The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory and advanced graduate level
    courses and supervise graduate students in AECD's graduate degree programs (MA, MEd, PhD). The
    successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the scholarly community and
    service work of the AECD program, LHAE, OISE, and the University as a whole.

    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    The Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education offers graduate programs in Adult
    Education and Community Development, Educational Leadership and Policy, and Higher Education, in
    addition to participating in a number of collaborative specializations with other OISE and
    University of Toronto degree programs. For more information, please visit the web pages of LHAE at

    The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has, for more than a century, made major
    contributions to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world.
    OISE was ranked 3rd in the world for the subject of Education by the 2021 QS World University
    Rankings, holding first rank in the subject among Canadian institutions and among public
    universities in North America. With a network of approximately 100,000 alumni, over 3,000 students,
    4 graduate departments, and 17 research centres, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive
    community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to equity and social
    justice. For more information, please visit OISE's homepage at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca.

    Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest and most research-intensive
    university and the only Canadian university to be ranked among the top 20 universities in the world
    by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the
    world's most diverse cities, the University of Toronto's vibrant academic life is enhanced by the
    cultural diversity of its own and surrounding community.

    All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at this link:
    Organizations-and-Communities-ON/551515417/. Applications must include a letter of application
    clearly indicating the contributions the applicant would make to the AECD program, a current
    curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, three
    recent samples of scholarly writing, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching
    philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample course materials).

    Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of
    Toronto's recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each
    once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for
    ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the closing date.

    Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should
    be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or
    two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact the
    department at lhae.chair@utoronto.ca.

    All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by Tuesday,
    January 4, 2022, 11:59pm EST.

    Kiran Mirchandani
    (416) 923-6641 x2309

  • 2.  RE: Position Posting - University of Toronto

    Posted 12-13-2021 09:33
    I'm happy to share the recording of our last webinar on Strengthening the Nexus of Business and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. The webinar focused on the intersection between business and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Dr. Christina Bache, Chair of the B4P Working Group and Research Affiliate at Queen's University and Ms. Benafsha Delgado, Senior Programme Manager, Business and Human Rights for Global Compact Network UK presented responsible business frameworks that can bolster the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. The webinar drew on conclusions as outlined in the Women, Peace and Security: Guidance for Business, a recent publication of the Global Compact Network UK.

    Please let us know your thoughts on the topic! 

    This webinar focuses on the intersection between business and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Dr. Christina Bache, Chair of the B4P Working Group and R...

    All the best,


    Dr. Christina Bache
    Research Affiliate, Queen's University 
    Chair, United Nations, Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working Group on Business for Peace
    Tel: +32 (0) 460 94 6307
    Twitter: @peacemissions