Assistant or Associate Professor

he Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) invites applications for a three-year limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of decision making.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will be expected to take an active part in a research program on evidence-informed decision-making and public engagement supported by the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation.  They should also expect to teach three graduate level courses per year and be prepared to indicate which of the core courses of the school’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) curriculum they are qualified to teach. The school offers courses throughout the year in a variety of formats; and the start date for the appointment is flexible.  This position will be based at the University of Saskatchewan.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have a PhD in any relevant subject area. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who are close to completion of a PhD may be considered. Considerable professional experience and/or research expertise in a policy-relevant field will also be considered. University teaching experience at the graduate level is an asset, as is a record of publications. Relevant experience working with government or industry will also be taken into account.

Salary and Benefits: The current salary range for an Assistant Professor is $90,796 - $109,108; and for an Associate Professor, $109,108 - $127,420.  This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary),sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program, and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, fully describing their qualifications and experience; teaching portfolio (including evidence of teaching effectiveness); curriculum vitae; and contact information for three referees to:         

Jeremy Rayner, Director
Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
University of Saskatchewan campus
141 – 101 Diefenbaker Place, Saskatoon, SK  Canada, S7N 5B8 

Consideration of applications will begin on July 1, 2016 and continue until a suitable candidate has been appointed.