Public Policy – Assistant or Associate Professor

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University of Saskatchewan – Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Location: Saskatchewan
Date posted: 2023-09-20
Advertised until: 2023-11-19

Join JSGS!

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is recruiting for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting July 1, 2024. The position will be based at our University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a highly productive research program, teach courses, supervise graduate students, participate in public engagement and outreach, and contribute to administrative activities. The Assistant or Associate Professor will teach across JSGS’s academic programs (master’s and PhD programs and several graduate certificates).

Candidate Qualities

We are looking for a new scholarly colleague with a doctoral degree in political science, public administration, economics, or a related social science discipline. They will have a research track record in an area related to Canadian health policy or social policy and the use of evidence in public policymaking in Canada. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate promise of excellence in research, teaching, and public engagement.

The ability to add to JSGS’s research expertise, methodological diversity, excellence in online teaching, and public engagement will be strong assets. Candidates with training in experimental approaches are encouraged to apply. Experience in the public sector and/or other applied policy contexts would be an asset.

Candidates who will attract our attention are scholars whose ambitions resonate with the JSGS brand of high-quality graduate education and outstanding research. We are seeking candidates who will contribute vitality to our school’s graduate programming, both in person and online (visit our website for the full listing), our ambitious research agenda, and a dynamic academic culture.


The successful candidate will be offered a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The current salary range for Assistant Professors is $99,945 to $120,099 per annum; for Associate Professors, the annual salary ranges from $120,099 to $140,253.

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.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are asked to send as a single PDF file to the following:

The email subject line should read, “Public Policy Faculty Position”. Any questions can also be directed to the above-mentioned email address.

The consideration of applications will begin on or around November 20, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide three references, research samples, and teaching samples.

Due to federal immigration requirements, we ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work permanently in Canada, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

About JSGS

The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, a joint school of the universities of Regina and Saskatchewan, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. With more than 50 research and teaching faculty, staff, managers, and directors, as well as more than 40 affiliates and two dozen research assistants and postdoctoral fellows, the School provides theoretically grounded, methodologically rigorous, and evidence-informed non-partisan perspectives on public policy issues and practices. We have strengths in Indigenous governance, social policy and inequality, science and innovation policy, climate policy, and governance. The School is also home to two research centres: the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives and the Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy.

JSGS has established relationships with a variety of levels of Canadian government, as well as Indigenous governments, which it leverages to the benefit of its students. These connections provide invaluable opportunities for students to gain real-world insights and networking opportunities.

The School offers a range of degree programs – Master of Public Administration (MPA, both in-person and online offerings – distinct programs), Master of Health Administration (MHA), joint Master in Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas (GENI) in partnership with UiT the Arctic University of Norway, research-based Master of Public Policy, PhD in Public Policy, and PhD in Applied Economics, as well as several graduate certificates. The School has more than 600 students and 1,600 alumni from over 80 countries.

About the University of Saskatchewan

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthening these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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