Black Academic Excellence Cohort Hire

As a part of its ongoing commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity, the University of Alberta has committed to diversifying the institution’s professoriate through an inclusive excellence initiative that includes hiring up to eleven Black scholars across a range of disciplines and Faculties.

This cohort hire is designed to make an immediate and substantive contribution to advancing Black academic excellence at the University of Alberta. A commitment to recruiting and retaining an increasingly diverse group of excellent scholars is essential to addressing the cumulative impacts of biases and inequalities that have stood in the way of inclusive excellence.

The scholars hired through this Black academic excellence cohort hire will join the ranks of the growing Black Faculty Collective, while also being welcomed into academic Departments and Faculties committed to inclusivity and academic excellence.

For this cohort hire, the University of Alberta seeks qualified individuals who self-identify as persons of Black African or Caribbean descent and lived experience. The advertised positions will be in the following disciplinary or interdisciplinary areas of teaching and research:

Faculty of Arts: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor in Transnational Feminist and Gender Studies

Augustana Campus: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor of Philosophy in Black Studies

Campus Saint-Jean: Professeur(e) adjoint(e) - Sud Global et Afrique Francophone sub-saharienne/Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor Global South & Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa

Faculty of Education: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor in Black Studies

Faculty of Engineering: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in the areas of Chem & Mat Eng, Civil & Env Eng, Elect & Comp Eng

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, & Recreation: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Faculty of Law: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Faculty of Nursing: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor

School of Public Health: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor in Healthy and Sustainable Communities

Faculty of Science: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the areas of Statistics, Environmental planning, Environmental and Analytical Chemistry

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine: Tenure Track Position at the Rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

The University of Alberta is one of the largest and most research productive universities in Canada. With more than 40,000 students from 146 countries, the U of A regularly ranks in the top 5 universities in the country and in the top 100 universities in the world according to QS Worldwide university rankings. The university offers highly competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package .

Greater Edmonton, Amiskwacîwâskahikan, in the language of the Plains Cree, is situated on Treaty Six Territory. We recognize and respect the history, languages, and cultures of the First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our institution. With over one million residents in the city and surrounding communities, the location offers a unique quality of life, a beautiful, park-like setting on a spectacular river valley, an international airport, the lowest provincial tax regime in the country, and is located in Canada’s most optimistic and economically vibrant province. Edmonton boasts 78 arts and cultural organizations including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Edmonton Opera, Citadel Theatre and more than 30 arts and cultural festivals taking place each year.

Review of applications will be gin January 2022 and will contin ue until the positions are filled, with a targeted start date of July 1, 2022. Electronic applications are to be directed to the participating Faculty specific postings.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive. Fully Vaccinated means a status an individual achieves 14 days after having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, and requires the individual to maintain the recommended number and type of vaccine doses as updated and required by Health Canada thereafter.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

In your application, please refer to myScience.org and reference JobID 2257684.

Posted
07/24/2022
Location
Toronto, ON, CA