Chair (Associate or Full Professor) in Student Success and Wellness
Tenured Faculty Position - Chair in Student Success and Wellness
The Faculty of Education at Queen’s University invites applications for its inaugural Chair in Student Success and Wellness. This is a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2023.
Queen’s is seeking an outstanding researcher who has demonstrated significant contributions to scholarship focusing on student success and wellness with an emphasis on historically excluded populations. The Chair will be expected to demonstrate experience working with community organizations (e.g., school districts, NGOs, public health, etc.), and will have emerging or established networks to advance the field of student success and wellness. The incumbent will contribute to a planned research centre and play a leadership role in the development of curriculum, workshops, and mentorship.
The Chair will champion student success and wellness in alignment with the mission of the Faculty of Education (educ.queensu.ca/about), the Principal’s Strategic Framework (www.queensu.ca/principal/strategy), and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (sdgs.un.org/goals). The role includes a reduced teaching load for a five-year term with the possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output, independent and collaborative research, peer-assessed publications and secured external research funding. They should also provide evidence of excellent teaching contributions. The successful candidate will be expected to make contributions through service to the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
A complete application consists of:
1. A cover letter, addressing how your career achievements (including teaching and research) align with the Chair criteria noted above, and including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified below (maximum 3 pages).
2. A research statement (maximum 5 pages).
3. A Chair strategy statement (maximum 3 pages).
4. A current curriculum vitae.
5. Three relevant publications.
The deadline for applications is February 3, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed only if the position remains unfilled.
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to email@example.com.
Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website (www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment). The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s (www.queensu.ca/inclusive/) for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/qufa/collective-agreements-lous-moas and at www.qufa.ca.