Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Political Science & Economics
Royal Military College of Canada
The Department of Political Science and Economics at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston, wishes to hire up to three indeterminate faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (UT-02, UT-03 or UT-04) from all subfields in political science. For economics, preference may be given to an economist who can teach courses in public economics, public choice and political economy. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in Political Science, Political Studies, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy or Economics from a recognized university at the time of hiring. Anticipated start date is January 1, 2025. For the purposes of designated group hiring, candidates with Indigenous lived experience are especially encouraged to apply and will be explicitly solicited through a parallel process.
Intent of the process:
This process will be used to fill immediate vacancies and may be used to staff future vacancies with various employment tenures (temporary and permanent), language profiles, security requirements, and conditions of employment.
Number of positions to be filled: up to 3.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses and supervise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability, or demonstrate the potential to develop the ability, to contribute to the RMC Core Curriculum and the Political Science and/or Economics undergraduate programme. Ability to teach in the MPA and/or War Studies graduate programs is considered an asset.
Applicants must provide evidence of a strong teaching portfolio and a commitment to excellence in pedagogy. RMC is a bilingual national institution.
The successful candidates will demonstrate an active independent research program. A commitment to research will be demonstrated by a robust peer-reviewed publication record measured by both quantity and/or rate of publication as well as success in attracting competitive extramural research funding.
In addition, the successful candidate will be required to contribute through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and the broader community. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a university environment is essential.
Interested candidates should submit the following documents in PDF format in a single email to SSH-Prof@rmc.ca by 15 December 2023:
• A concise letter of application that clearly and systematically identifies your qualifications for the position, including excellence in research, teaching and administration; explicitly relating this experience to RMC’s special mission and mandate;
• An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
• A vision statement of your proposed research program with demonstrated suitability to RMC’s special mission and mandate;
• One publication, to demonstrate suitability to RMC’s special mission and mandate;
• Proof of citizenship status (scan of Canadian passport or birth certificate);
• Proof of education (copy of PhD degree or equivalent documentation);
• Full contact information for at least three referees (email, phone and address).
Please reference RMC file number UT-2023-POL-009 in your email correspondence. Applicants are entitled to participate in this appointment process in the official language of their choice.
We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to a designated group when you apply. Should you require a technical aid or an alternative method of assessment to ensure an equitable assessment of your qualifications, please indicate so in your application.
In accordance with the Public Service Employment Act, preference will be given to veterans and Canadian citizens. Candidates with foreign educational credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. You may consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information.
Prospective applicants should consult the long version of the advertisement for this competition on the RMC website (https://www.rmc-cmr.ca/en/faculty-services/employment-opportunities-royal-military-college-canada) for additional details on qualifications and criteria, including language requirements.
Consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, Visible Minorities, persons with a disability, and Women.
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