The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.
The School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position in any field of development studies, with preference for the following themed areas: Economic Growth, Private Sector and Social Inclusion; Conflict, Transitions and Peace; Social Movements, Equity and Human Rights. Priority will be given to candidates who can teach in French the first year.
Conduct research and publishing activities;
Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
Supervise M.A and Ph.D. candidates;
Participate in the University’s academic and administrative activities;
Carry out other activities as specified in the collective agreement.
Hold a Ph.D. in International Development Studies, or a relevant field;
Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and research;
Possess a strong publication and research track record in the field; and.
Professional experience in development practice would be an asset.
The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual (French/English) to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.
July 1st, 2020
Location of work
School of International Development and Global Studies University of Ottawa 120 University Private Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.
Consideration of applications will begin on December 6th, 2019. We cannot guarantee that applications received after this date will be considered.
Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a letter describing their teaching and research experience and interests, an example of their current research, an indication their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.
All information and letters are to be sent directly to:
Susan Spronk Interim Director, School of International Development and Global Studies Faculty of Social Sciences University of Ottawa 120 University Private, 8037 Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
Additional Salary Information: Tenure-track positions are subject to budgetary approval.