University of Saskatchewan - Assistant Professor, Ethics and Global Politics

Sep 20, 2019 Nov 01, 2019

The Department of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of ethics and global politics, starting July 1, 2020.
The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Candidates must have a completed doctoral degree in Political Science or a related discipline and a record of demonstrated excellence in teaching and research,
with a specialization in the area of ethics and global politics, and the ability to teach in the area of classical and contemporary political theory.
We are seeking a collaborative-minded teacher-scholar who is building a reputation for excellence who can contribute to the department’s broad thematic area of Governance
in a Global Era. Ability to teach in any of the following areas would be an asset: Indigenous politics, gender and politics, politics and law, global justice, human rights,
international studies, or environmental politics.

The core of the Department consists of ten faculty members, with additional colleagues in the affiliated St. Thomas More College.
We offer undergraduate degree programs in Political Studies, International Studies, and Aboriginal Public Administration, certificate programs in Global Studies,
Indigenous Governance and Politics, and Politics and Law, and are centrally involved in various interdisciplinary programs across campus. We have a MA program in Political Studies.
Our faculty members are also involved as graduate supervisors and committee members in other units across the university. Further information about the Department
can be found at website

The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.
There are over 10,000 students in the College and 312 faculty, including 7 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research,
interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.
The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities.
The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student
population of over 25,000.

Salary bands for this position for the 2020-2021 academic year are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $96,301 to $115,723; Associate Professor: $115,723 to $135,145; and Professor: $135,145 to $157,804.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan, pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary),
academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications should be sent electronically to

The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement (including current and projected research activities),
a sample of recently published work, a teaching dossier, and contact information for three academic references.

Dr. Loleen Berdahl, Department Head   
Department of Political Studies    
College of Arts & Science    
University of Saskatchewan    
9 Campus Drive, Saskatoon SK S7N 5A5    
Phone: (306) 966-1666     



Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized
to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin October 31, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university
community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those
who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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