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Posted March
17 2022

Academic: Richard M. Bird Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG), within the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, invites applications for a one-year Richard M. Bird Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Municipal Finance and Governance. Research should be pertinent to IMFG’s focus on the finance and governance issues faced by large cities and city-regions in Canada and around the world.

The Fellowship commencing September 1, 2022 offers $60,000 (CAD) of financial support for the following twelve months, and provides benefits pursuant to the collective agreement between the University of Toronto and CUPE 3902, Unit 5.

Qualifications

Fellowship recipients are expected to live in Toronto, Canada, while pursuing their research, and will have the opportunity to participate generally in the intellectual life of the larger University of Toronto community.

Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. in a relevant discipline within three years prior to the time they begin their fellowship at IMFG (i.e. between September 1, 2019 and September 1, 2022). Please note that applicants must have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. before the start date of the fellowship.

You can read more about previous fellowship winners and their research here.

 

Responsibilities

In addition to pursuing an intensive research project, the post-doctoral fellow is expected to participate as a member of the IMFG team.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Presenting their research in the form of two seminars at IMFG, with the first in the fall of 2022 and the second in the spring of 2023.
  • Preparing two original research papers for publication by IMFG.

 

Other responsibilities, based on the fellow’s interests and IMFG’s research agenda, could include:

  • Planning IMFG conferences, events or roundtables, in conjunction with IMFG staff;
  • Preparing research papers for publication as part of one or more of IMFG’s three publication series;
  • Developing other IMFG research projects and initiatives; and
  • Providing research assistance and support to the IMFG Director.

The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (pro-rated for those holding a partial appointment) recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

Supervisors: Director, IMFG, and Manager of Programs and Research, IMFG.

Applications

Applications for the 2022-2023 fellowship are due Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm. Application instructions are available here.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Deadline: April 20, 2022

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Posted March
16 2022

Academic: Bissell-Heyd Associates, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Part-time (60%

University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Centre for the Study of the United States

Bissell-Heyd Associates, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Part-time (60%)

Posting date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Closing date: Monday, April 18, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Location: St. George campus

The Centre for the Study of the United States (CSUS) in the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy invites applications for a part-time (60%) teaching stream position with teaching duties in the American Studies undergraduate program. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, for one year, beginning on July 1, 2022, and ending on June 30, 2023. This appointment is renewable each year for two subsequent years, subject to operational requirements and performance.

All applicants must currently hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or in a cognate field and have an excellent record of teaching and scholarship related to American Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four one-semester courses. Responsibilities also include aiding the Director of CSUS in curricular development and implementation; administering the Graduate Student Workshops; and administration of awards and scholarship selections.

Description of Duties:

  • The design and teaching of two university half-credit courses, including preparation and delivery of course content;
  • Teaching two additional core half-courses in American Studies;
  • Development, administration, and marking of assignments, tests, and exams, and submission of
    grades;
  • Aiding the Director of CSUS in curricular development;
  • Administering the CSUS Graduate Student Workshops;
  • Aiding the Director of CSUS in the administration of awards and scholarship selections;
  • Holding regular office hours for approximately four hours each week;
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Program Director.
    Salary:
    $53,345.00 per annum, including benefits and occasional funding for conference travel and/or pedagogical research.

Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations and/or sample syllabi); and the names and contact information of three or more referees. All application materials should be sent as one package to amandas.martin@utoronto.ca and must be received by Monday, April 18, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact Amanda Martin at amandas.martin@utoronto.ca

Deadline: April 18, 2022

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Posted December
7 2021

Academic: Postdoctoral Fellow – PEARL

The Policy, Elections, & Representation Lab (PEARL) is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow, who will be mainly responsible for conducting interviews with national politicians as part of an academic research project. They will also be expected to contribute to the preparation of interview questionnaires, the analysis of interview data, and the writing of collaborative papers resulting from this project.

Read the detailed job posting, which includes instructions on how to apply.  full posting details, including how to apply.

Deadline: January 4, 2022

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Posted November
24 2021

Academic: Fellow in Residence — Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

We invite applications for Fellows in Residence at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto. Fellows in Residence, who will be appointed either at the Senior Fellow or Distinguished Fellow levels, will spend one or two semesters at the Munk School, during which time they will be expected to engage with colleagues, participate in seminars, meet with students, and pursue their research or writing. Fellows are not expected to teach but may apply to available course teaching opportunities in our degree programs. This can be further discussed after an individual nomination is accepted by the Fellows Committee.

The intention for these fellowships is for outstanding individuals, across career stages, to develop meaningful relationships with members of the Munk School and University of Toronto community. As a result, Fellows in Residence are expected to be free from their regular professional commitments, to have a plan of the work they intend to pursue over the course of their fellowship and to spend most of their time in Toronto during their fellowship term.

Fellows in Residence should either hold a Ph.D. in a relevant academic discipline and be undertaking promising research related to core mandates of the School, and where appropriate may include Visiting Professors; or, they should have substantial experience and professional achievements related to Global Affairs and Public Policy, which they wish to develop into scholarship, engagement activities, or policy-related work over the course of their fellowship.

Fellows in residence will receive a stipend of up to $25,000 per semester, depending on their arrangements with their current employer (eg. paid leave). They will also be provided with shared office space and access to the University’s library and computing resources.

 Applications must include:

a) a letter of interest from the potential Fellow, covering what they intend to undertake during the Fellowship and the benefit of doing so within the Munk School community;

b) an up-to-date CV.

Applicants are also encouraged though not required to include a nominating letter from a Munk School faculty member or affiliate, including details of any proposed collaboration and/or the importance of the project being proposed.

 Applications will be considered at each of the three meetings of the Fellows Committee (December 15, 2021, February 15, 2022, and May 15, 2022).

Applications must be received by Ana Cardoso (ana.cardoso@utoronto.ca) no later than one week before each selection meeting (ie. Dec 8, 2021, Feb 8, 2022, May 8, 2022). 

 

For any questions or queries, please contact Peter Loewen or Ron Levi. 

Deadline: Multiple

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Posted September
14 2021

Academic, Employment: Assistant Professor – Information Security

Assistant Professor – Information Security

Closing Date: January 24, 2022

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Information Security. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering, an applied science, or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding research program, and competitive for attracting external research funding.

Candidates must have a demonstrable interest in applied research and policy, along with interest in working with multi-disciplinary research teams. The Munk School seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths, which include the Digital World, the Changing World Order, the Future of Democratic Societies and the Political Economy of Innovation.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a part of the Munk School’s Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights, and we are particularly interested in applicants whose research integrates with the Citizen Lab’s resources and global network.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked disciplinary and/or field-relevant academic journals or academic presses, outstanding research papers, forthcoming publications meeting high international standards the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including in the Munk School’s professional graduate programs (the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of Public Policy) to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in a professional school and/or in an interdisciplinary environment.

Evidence of excellence in teaching may be provided through teaching accomplishments, through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, and through strong endorsements of teaching in the letters of reference. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and sample course materials and teaching evaluations); and a research statement outlining current and future research interests. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

teaching-related activities as listed above or evidence of superior performance in other applicants must provide the name and contact information of three referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine any additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please
contact munkschool.academic@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by January 24, 2021.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement:
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Click to apply.

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Posted August
27 2021

Academic, Employment: Assistant Professor – Economic Inequality and Societies

Assistant Professor – Economic Inequality and Societies
Closing Date:
October 11, 2021
Req#: 9401

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Economic Inequality and Societies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in any social science field relating to Economic Inequality and Societies by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. This may include Economics, Political Science, Sociology, or related fields. The Munk School seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests can complement and enhance one or more of our existing strengths, which include the Future of

Democratic Societies, the Changing World Order, the Political Economy of Innovation, and the Digital World. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, competitive, externally funded research program. The Committee especially welcomes candidates whose work focuses on the Global South.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked disciplinary and/or field-relevant academic journals or academic presses, outstanding research papers, forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and through endorsements of teaching in the letters of reference.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including in the Munk School’s professional graduate programs (the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of Public Policy) to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in a professional school and/or in an interdisciplinary environment.

We welcome applicants whose research can integrate the ample opportunities for collaboration within the Munk School and across the University of Toronto. We note that the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is home to several research groups that connect with these issues of economic inequality and democratic societies, including the Global Justice Lab, the Policy, Elections, and Representation Lab, the Innovation Policy Lab, the Migration Policy Lab, and others. It is also home to several programs, including the Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies and the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice, with related undergraduate teaching programs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and sample course materials and teaching evaluations); and a research statement outlining current and future research interests. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates must therefore also submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please
contact munkschool.academic@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 11, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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Posted August
27 2021

Academic, Employment: Associate Professor – Economic Inequality and Societies

Associate Professor – Economic Inequality and Societies
Closing Date: October 11, 2021
Req#: 9061

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Economic Inequality and Societies. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in any social science field relating to Economic Inequality and Societies, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. This may include Economics, Political Science, Sociology, or related fields. The Munk School seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests can complement and enhance one or more of our existing strengths, which include the Future of Democratic Societies, the Changing World Order, the Political Economy of Innovation, and the Digital World. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, externally funded research program. The Committee especially welcomes candidates whose work focuses on the Global South.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked disciplinary and/or field-relevant academic journals or academic presses, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, strong endorsements from referees of high standing and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the field.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and through endorsements of teaching in the letters of reference.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including in the Munk School’s professional graduate programs (the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of Public Policy) to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in a professional school and/or in an interdisciplinary environment.

We welcome applicants whose research can integrate the ample opportunities for collaboration within the Munk School and across the University of Toronto. We note that the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is home to several research groups that connect with these issues of economic inequality and democratic societies, including the Global Justice Lab, the Policy, Elections, and Representation Lab, the Innovation Policy Lab, the Migration Policy Lab, and others. It is also home to several programs, including the Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies and the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice, with related undergraduate teaching programs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and sample course materials and teaching evaluations); and a research statement outlining current and future research interests. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in the PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please
contact munkschool.academic@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by: October 11, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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Posted August
27 2021

Academic, Employment: Associate Professor – Innovation and Public Policy

Associate Professor – Innovation and Public Policy
Closing Date: October 11, 2021
Req#: 9101

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Innovation and Public Policy. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in any social science discipline related to innovation, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. The field of innovation studies includes the interaction of innovation, growth, security, equity and prosperity, relevant government policy- making, and science-based initiatives. Within the broad field of innovation studies, the successful candidate will be pursuing research related to Science, Technology and Public Policy; Big Data and Public Policy; and/or the consequences of innovation-based economies.

Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is home to the Innovation Policy Lab, and we particularly welcome applicants whose research integrates with its resources and global network.

We welcome applicants whose research can integrate the ample opportunities for collaboration within the Munk School and across the University of Toronto. The Munk School seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests can complement and enhance one or more of our existing strengths, which include the Political Economy of Innovation, the Digital World, The Changing World Order, and the Future of Democratic Societies.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked disciplinary and/or field-relevant academic journals or academic presses, the submitted research statement presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the field, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and through endorsements of teaching in strong letters of reference.

The successful candidate will teach courses in both of the Munk School’s professional graduate programs (the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of Public Policy) to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in innovation and technology policy. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in a professional school and/or in an interdisciplinary environment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and sample course materials and teaching evaluations); and a research statement outlining current and future research interests.

We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please
contact munkschool.academic@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 11, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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Posted August
27 2021

Academic, Employment: Assistant Professor – Innovation and Public Policy

Assistant Professor – Innovation and Public Policy Closing
Date: October 11, 2021
Req#:9081

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in the area of Innovation and Public Policy. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Candidates must have earned a PhD in any social science discipline related to innovation by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. The field of innovation studies includes the interaction of innovation, growth, security, equity and prosperity, relevant government policy-making, and science-based initiatives. Within the broad field of innovation studies, the successful candidate will be pursuing research related to Science, Technology and Public Policy; Big Data and Public Policy; and/or the consequences of innovation-based economies.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrable interest in policy development and engagement and will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level; to establish an outstanding, competitive, externally-funded research program. The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is home to the Innovation Policy Lab, and we particularly welcome applicants whose research integrates with its resources and global network.

We welcome applicants whose research can integrate the ample opportunities for collaboration within the Munk School and across the University of Toronto. The Munk School seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests can complement and enhance one or more of our existing strengths, which include the Political Economy of Innovation, the Digital World, The Changing World Order, and the Future of Democratic Societies.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked disciplinary and/or field-relevant academic journals or academic presses or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, outstanding research papers, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, through the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, and through endorsements of teaching in strong letters of reference.

The successful candidate will teach courses in both of the Munk School’s professional graduate programs (the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of Public Policy) to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in innovation and technology policy. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in a professional school and/or in an interdisciplinary environment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research paper or other writing sample; teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and sample course materials and teaching evaluations); and a research statement outlining current and future research interests. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three referees. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine any additional application materials into one or two files PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please
contact munkschool.academic@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 11, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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