Faculty Member, School of Public Health

University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK (8 months ago)

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Faculty Member, School of Public Health (req5357)

The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.

Location: Saskatoon
Status: Tenure Track
Employment Group: USFA
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Posted Date: 1/3/2020
Closing Date: Until Filled.

The School of Public Health invites applications from qualified individuals for a full time tenure-track position in Health Policy, Public Policy, Health Economics, and/or Health Management. This position includes teaching, scholarly activity, and administrative work. This position involves the delivery of public health and interdisciplinary public health courses in the professional Master of Public Health Program (MPH) program in the School of Public Health (SPH). The preferred candidate will possess a background in developing, implementing and evaluating policy, economics, and/or management in health related areas and have a strong, or potential for a strong, program of research with experience supervising graduate students at the PhD and MSc levels.

We seek candidates who possess a PhD in Health Policy, Public Policy, Health Economics, and/or Health Management or equivalent. Evidence of a proven or emerging research program of research that includes; peer reviewed publications, development of a nationally or internationally recognized research program, and success in obtaining grants for a program of research; and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Relevant post-doctoral training is required. The successful candidate is expected to be collaborative and effectively contribute to building successful research programs in Health Policy, Public Policy, Health Economics and/or Health Management. Candidates at all ranks are encouraged to apply.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $96,301 to $115,723; Associate Professor: $115,723 to $135,145; and Professor $135,145 to $157,804. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a pension plan, dental, health and extended vision care 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.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; three letters of reference in support of your application; a one page teaching statement that describes your teaching experience and philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence (eg. teaching assessments); a concise research statement describing your research program; and, proof of education including undergraduate and graduate degrees to:

Dr. Doug Brothwell, Dean
Interim Executive Director, School of Public Health
107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon SK S7N 5E5
Telephone (306) 966-5121
Fax: (306) 966-5132
Email: sph_faculty_search@usask.ca

The receipt of applications will be acknowledged. However, only candidates who are shortlisted for the position will be further contacted.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1 2020 or earlier.

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 25,000.

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

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. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.