Chair, Department of Politics
and Public Administration
We invite applications and nominations for the Chair position, with an
accompanying tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Associate or
Professor, effective July 1, 2013, or as soon thereafter as possible. The Chair
appointment is for a term of three years from the date of appointment.
The Chair is the academic leader of the department, responsible to the
Dean of Arts for the academic, research, and operational functions of the
department’s programs in accordance with the University’s mission and
policies. The Chair will be responsible for the continued development
and promotion of its programs, students, faculty, and internal/external
partnerships, as well as for nurturing its research profile in the region, nation,
and beyond. Candidates should have strong academic qualifications (PhD in
Political Science, Public Policy, Public Administration or equivalent), a strong
research record and teaching portfolio, demonstrated capacity for collegiality,
and an excellent record of academic and administrative leadership.
One of the largest departments in the Faculty of Arts ( 26 tenured/
tenure-track faculty and 3 full-time staff), the Department of Politics and
Public Administration ( www.ryerson.ca/politics/) offers comprehensive
programming at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with a BA in Politics
and Governance (full-time), a BA in Public Administration and Governance
(part-time), an MA in Public Policy and Administration, and a central role in the
interdisciplinary PhD in Policy Studies that is housed in the Faculty of Arts.
Applicants should visit www.ryerson.ca/jobs for more information on the
application process. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Boudreau
at firstname.lastname@example.org. The review of applications will begin on January 25,
2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association
(RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/
teaching/agreements/rfa_agreement/ index.html. The RFA’s website can be
found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/rfa. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:
Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community.
We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our
faculty and its scholarship, including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities,
Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or
gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but
applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
For more information, please
visit ryerson.ca/arts/careers and
Thunder Bay Campus
Lakehead University invites applications and nominations for the position of
University Registrar. This position has a desired start date of July 2013. Lakehead
University seeks a dynamic and visionary leader and talented administrator who has
a desire to influence the student experience and provide direction of institutional
systems and practices to advance the academic mission of a comprehensive,
research-intensive, and multi-campus university.
Reporting to the Vice-Provost (Student Affairs), the University Registrar plays a vital
role in strategic enrolment management and leading the Office of the Registrar in its
mandate to provide excellent services to students and the university community. The
University Registrar is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and
evaluating policies, processes, systems, and technologies that enhance student
matriculation, records maintenance and retrieval, registration processes, progression
towards degree completion and convocation, development of scheduling, processing
of student grades, and maintaining student records. Possible restructuring may result
in the University Registrar also having the primary responsibility for student awards
and financial aid and a one-stop shop service centre, currently under development.
The successful candidate has proven expertise in strategic enrolment management.
A demonstrated commitment to the continuous improvement of student experience
and service excellence are critical to this role. The successful candidate holds a
master’s degree and has a minimum of five years of management experience in a
university registrar’s office. Experience as a Registrar or Associate Registrar with a
substantial record of accomplishment and experience in supervision and
management of office staff are desirable. A focus on exceptional customer and
student service is critical. Extensive experience with a student information system
(Ellucian/Datatel's Colleague system) is preferred.
Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, plus
the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2013.
We appreciate your interest, however, only those interviewed will be notified.
For more information on this and all current opportunities, please visit our
website at: http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/employment.php
Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with campuses in Thunder Bay and
Orillia. It offers post-secondary undergraduate and graduate programs as well as
research expertise that meet specific regional needs. The University is known for its
multidisciplinary teaching approach that emphasizes collaborative learning and
independent critical thinking.
Lakehead University is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Aboriginal people, persons with a disability,
racially visible persons and women.
The University of British Columbia -
Postdoctoral Fellow: Democratic Innova-
tions. The Department of Political Science
and Centre for the Study of Democratic
Institutions at the University of British
Columbia seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral
Fellow for a two-year period, with a starting
date between April 1, 2013 and August 31,
2013. Field of specialization is open, but
candidates should have a demonstrated
interest in democratic innovations. The
Postdoctoral Fellow's primary responsibil-
ity, estimated at approximately half-time,
will be to help an international team
develop a project entitled Participedia
( www.participedia.net), the purpose of
which is to develop an internet platform to
collect data and descriptions of new partici-
patory processes and related democratic
innovations. Responsibilities include con-
tent development, developing the website's
data collection capacities, testing the reli-
ability and validity of data collected through
the website, and website management.
Experience with survey research and com-
fort with website management is desirable.
Salary is $50,000/year plus benefits. UBC
hires on the basis of merit and is committed
to employment equity. All qualified persons