Assistant Professor level (term) positions

The College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for four positions in the Department of Educational Administration to begin August 15, 2014; with teaching scheduled to begin in September.

We are seeking to fill four Assistant Professor level (term) positions to join a vibrant department with a responsibility for undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Educational Administration has recently initiated a process of curriculum and instructional renewal and maintains long-established partnerships with community agencies and cross-campus departments.

The Department of Educational Administration holds a commitment to deliver academic programming and engage in research in partnership with Aboriginal communities and stakeholders.

The Department of Educational Administration has large and flourishing Master’s and PhD programs with growing focus on:

  • First Nations Educational Leadership,

  • Higher Education, and
  • Health Care and Public Sector Education.

The Department offers traditional undergraduate and graduate programming in the areas of:

  • Educational Policy, Governance, Finance, and Law,

  • Educational Research Methods,

  • School Improvement and School Effectiveness,
  • Instructional Leadership and the Principalship,

  • Rural, International, and Comparative Education, and
  • within the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) and Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP), and in community-based cohorts.

Research and community engagement opportunities within the Department and College include those facilitated through the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit (SELU), the Aboriginal Educational Research Centre (AERC), and the editorial offices of the Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations and the College of Education journal Education Matters.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree or be near completion. The preferred candidate will hold successful teaching experience (e.g., K-12), a strong and established program of research, ability to support Master’s and PhD students, and interest in working with Aboriginal and international communities. Evidence of external funding is preferred. Members of designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.

Information about the Department of Educational Administration can be found on our website:

Salary bands for this post are as follows: Assistant Professor - $86,844 – $104,357; Associate Professor - $104,357 - $121,871 and Professor - $121,871 - $142,303. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Review of applicants will commence two weeks from the date of posting, but applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

Dr Michelle Prytula, Dean
Attention: Shannon Elliott
College of Education, University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive, Saskatoon SK

S7N 0X1 Canada

Electronic applications will be received by email sent to

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.