Lecturer, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
Requisition: req3691

Open Date: 1/3/2019

Applications are invited for a two-year term position at the rank of Lecturer in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Saskatchewan, with an anticipated start date of no later than July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will be required to play a key role in developing the online version of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the Joint Master of Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas (GENI). In addition to conceptualizing the instructional format and overseeing the development of courses in the online MPA, the successful candidate will undertake the development and instruction of courses in the online MPA and GENI. There is also an expectation to undertake relevant administrative activities, including meetings and committee work. [Although not required for the position, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to supervise student research projects and participate in research activities.]

The successful candidate will have completed or be in the process of completing a PhD in an area related to public administration, public policy, and/or governance and entrepreneurship in northern and Indigenous areas. The successful candidate will have: extensive knowledge and experience in online education; demonstrated effective online course development and teaching skills; knowledge of public administration, public policy, and/or governance and entrepreneurship in northern and Indigenous areas; and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

A collaboration between the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan, the JSGS is one of Canada’s leading policy schools for educating graduate students and public servants interested in and devoted to advancing public value. The JSGS offers six graduate programs, six graduate certificates and a wealth of executive and board education options. Working together and alongside colleagues in the public service and industry, JSGS faculty have made important research contributions in the areas of innovation, science and technology policy, social policy and inequality, and governance. This work enriches the knowledge base from which policymakers draw as they refine and develop policies and programs that touch all aspects of the needs of Canadians.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

The salary range for this position is $77,613 to $115,245 per annum.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package, including 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 and family assistance program; a professional expense allowance; and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Interested candidates must submit, via e-mail, a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Amber McCuaig

Executive Officer – Administration, Strategic Planning & Projects

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK


Enquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Murray Fulton, Professor and Director, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan, at murray.fulton@usask.ca.