Faculty Lecturer - Sydney Duder Professorship in Program Evaluation
The Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University invites applications for the Sydney Duder Professorship in Program Evaluation. This is a ranked contract academic position for an initial three-year term with possibility of renewal. The anticipated position start date is September 1, 2021 or January 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position is open to professors, scholars or senior policy practitioners who through research, teaching or professional experience are engaged and knowledgeable in program evaluation as it is applies to public policy. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level seminars and executive courses on program evaluation; and to develop, coordinate and oversee an annual challenge to promote applied policy-related problem solving. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the academic activities of the School, such as student mentoring, developing research, and delivering webinars or workshops.
Please include the following required documents with your application:
• Cover letter and curriculum vitae
• Statement of research and teaching
• Names and contact information of three referees
Applications must be received through Workday at this link:
Please use a personal email address when creating an account in Workday to submit your application. Do not use @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca email accounts to apply.
Review of applications will begin August 1 and continue until the position is filled or terminated.
This professorship is funded with a generous donation to the Max Bell School from Dr. Sydney Duder, a long-time professor in McGill’s School of Social Work who has a passion for public policy and especially for program evaluation.
The Max Bell School of Public Policy launched in 2017 with a teaching and research mandate that extends to policy engagement and public education. At its core is the School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) program; an 11-month professional graduate program. For more information about the Max Bell School of Public Policy, please visit our web site at www.mcgill.ca/mbspp.
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.
McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Teaching graduate-level seminars in program evaluation in a professional Masters of public policy program.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
PhD or equivalent. Demonstrable knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods.
Max Bell School of Public Policy
Contract Academic Staff
Length of Appointment:
3 years, with the possibility of renewal