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School of International Development and Global Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Ottawa


Two Full-Time Faculty Positions (open rank)


The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.


The School of International Development and Global Studies was created in 2008. With 17 professors, it is Canada’s largest department in the field of international development. The School has over 800 undergraduates and 120 M.A. students. The School has proposed an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in international development. Located in a G-8 capital, researchers at the School are uniquely placed to interact with NGOs, national and international agencies.


The School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for two (2) tenure-track positions (open-rank). In one of the positions, a suitable candidate may be considered for Director of the School. Priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate expertise and a strong research and publication record in the broad area of development and globalization. Expertise in the fields of sustainability and livelihoods; or social policy and poverty would be an asset.



  • Conducting research and publishing activities
  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates
  • Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities
  • Other activities as specified in the collective agreement



  • Hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field
  • Possess a strong publication and research track record
  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching and research
  • Practical experience or collaboration in international development is an asset.



The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual (English-French) to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.



These are set by the current collective agreement. Tenure-track positions are subject to budgetary approval.



July 1st, 2012


Consideration of applications will begin on November 20, 2011 and will continue until the positions are successfully filled.


Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a letter indicating their teaching and research experience and interests. They must also indicate their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their principal publications. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover. All information and letters are to be sent directly to:


Paul Haslam

Director, School of International Development and Global Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

550 Cumberland Street, room 378, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, according to government policy, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Paul Haslam

Director/ Directeur


School of International Development and Global Studies/ École de développement international et mondialisation

University of Ottawa/ Université d’Ottawa

Pavillon Tabaret Hall, 378

75 rue Laurier St. E

Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

Tel/Tél. (613) 562-5800 ext./poste 4169

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