Assistant Professor, Limited Hire – Indigenous Public & Community Sector Administration
University of Victoria
The School of Public Administration, UVic, is among Canada’s leaders in the delivery of programs in public and non-profit sector administration and community development. We invite applications for a full-time assistant professor position (tenure-track). We are looking for candidates with an expertise in Indigenous public and community sector administration, policy, governance, or community development, financial and quantitative analysis. The preferred start date is July 1, 2021.
The School of Public Administration is dedicated to educating public sector and community leaders who are able to effectively navigate complex settings. We contribute to the development of innovative thinkers and professionals who will have a positive impact on governments and communities through their commitments to the values of democracy, engaged and courageous scholarship, sustainability and inclusivity.
The School of Public Administration offers multi-disciplinary programs for practicing or prospective leaders, managers and analysts seeking the skills necessary for effective and responsible public management and policy analysis. We offer five undergraduate Professional Specialization Certificates and three Diplomas, as well as graduate-level Master’s degrees in Public Administration (MPA) and Community Development (MA), a Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Evaluation, and a PhD in Public Administration. Our programs are offered on campus and online. Additional information can be found at publicadmin.uvic.ca.
In accordance with the university's equity plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, the selection will be limited to Indigenous peoples. Candidates from this group must self-identify.
Candidates for the appointment should hold a Ph.D., or have a fixed dissertation defense date when they apply.
We seek candidates with pertinent expertise in Indigenous public and community sector administration, policy, governance, community development, financial and quantitative analysis. Candidates must have a promising research program. Post-doctoral training and teaching experience will be considered assets. We are interested in recruiting a person who collaborates well and is interested in making a difference in their academic and community environments through teaching, research, and university and community service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the graduate and undergraduate programs, in both online and on campus formats, supervise graduate students, conduct research and participate in the administrative life of the School.
Applications should be provided as a complete package and must include:
(1) a cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications, experience, research program,
teaching expertise, and including a statement of self-identification;
(2) a curriculum vitae;
(3) course evaluations if applicable;
(4) evidence of the dissertation defense date if applicable;
(5) the names of three referees who could be contacted if the candidate is short-listed.
Applications and supporting documentation should be sent to:
Astrid Brousselle, Director School of Public Administration University of Victoria: email@example.com
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (http://www.uvicfa.ca).
Questions regarding this competition should be directed to Astrid Brousselle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application packages must be complete and submitted by March 29, 2021.
Accommodation Statement: Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Faculty Relations and Academic Administration in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at FRrecruit@uvic.ca. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.