Call for application for a CRC T1 Humanities UVic Critical Disability and Social Justice Studies.
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), invites applications from external candidates for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Critical Disability and Social Justice Studies. The successful applicant will be nominated by the University for a CRC chair and, upon approval by the CRC Secretariat, will then be offered an appointment at the rank Full Professor. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2025.
The successful candidate’s research program will contribute to the University of Victoria’s existing world-class interdisciplinary research and will expand expertise in the Faculty of Humanities relating to critical disability studies and social justice theories and praxis. Areas of particular interest to the Faculty include crip studies, queer theory and/or trans studies and disability, race studies and disability, disability arts and culture, and disability justice.
This individual will also be the inaugural Director of the Critical Humanities Commons, an interdisciplinary research and training hub. The successful applicant will foster interdisciplinary, collaborative and innovative links between Faculties, and they will mobilize their research networks to attract and build both local and international collaborations with the Commons and expand its reputation for excellence while continuing to pursue a vigorous and innovative program of research in the field of critical disability studies, with an emphasis on social justice.
Question about the position can be directed to Appointment Committee Chair: Dr. Alexandra D’Arcy
Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Humanities
University of Victoria
The deadline for application is 4:00 pm PST on October 16, 2023. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2023.