Associate or Full Professor in democracy, representation and responsibility

WorkplaceMontréal, Québec, Canada
Job description
The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of . This faculty position is tied to the 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) program and will only be filled by candidates who are awarded a CERC.
The yearly allocation for the institution is $5M. Under this program, Chairholders will be awarded either $500,000 or $1 million per year for a period of 8 years.
The level of research funding will be established in function of the demonstrated needs of the research program.
The successful candidate will be called upon to collaborate on the Chair application until its .

The successful candidate will hold the CERC. As such, he or she will be responsible for ensuring the . He or she will be expected to foster collaborations with researchers within the University, but also with other talents in the . The CERC Chair is expected to teach at the undergraduate and .

Be eligible to receive a CERC, which includes but is not limited to :

- Ph.D in political science or a related discipline; - a minimum of 7 years of experience as a professor in a university; - hold a professorship outside of Canada at the time of posting; - a research record that includes significant publications in one of the sectors of excellence at the Université de Montréal;

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality university teaching;

Associate or Full Professor in democracy, representation and responsibility Department of political science
Faculty of Arts and Science Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, Université . Like the city whose name it . UdeM attracts over $500 million in research funding every year, making it one of the top three university research hubs in Canada.
It also ranks among the top 100 universities worldwide and among the five best French language . Through the achievements of the members of its community, UdeM participates .

An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language

a strong commitement to reach the required proficiency level, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy.
An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn .

How to submit your application
The application file sent to the Department Chair should contain the following documents:

A cover letter; application must include in the cover letter one of the following statements:
"I am ." Or "I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.";

A research statement for a CERC (approximately one page);

Your curriculum vitæ;

Recent publications or research papers;

Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the Department Chair by the referees.
Applications and letters of recommendation must be submitted by email

no later than April 29th, 2022

Christine Rothmayr Allison, Chair
Department of political science, Faculty of Arts and Science Website:
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Additional information about the position Reference number
FAS 03-22/29 (modified)

Application deadline
From March 29th to April 29th, 2022, inclusively

Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits

Starting date
No later than 12 months after the Chair is awarded

Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion and has implemented an Equal Access Employment Program (EAEP). UdeM invites applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities, and . At any stage of the recruitment process, our selection tools can be adapted to the needs of people living with limitations who request them : they are invited to communicate in confidence with Professor Jean-Pierre Blondin, Associate Vice-Rector, Faculty Affairs, by email or phone at 514-343-6404.. In order to measure the impact of its equity, diversity and inclusion actions, UdeM is collecting data on applicants identifying themselves with one of the groups targeted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, namely women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people . To this end,

we thank you for completing
this self-identification questionnaire. The information you provide through this form is strictly confidential and will be shared only with . If you wish, you may also indicate that you belong to one of the targeted groups in your cover letter, which will be reviewed by the selection committee and . Université de Montréal further recognizes and fairly considers the legitimate impact of leaves (e.g., parental leaves, delays caused by illness or disability, COVID-19 impacts) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns.
Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that may have . This information will be carefully weighed to ensure the equitable assessment of candidates records. Université de Montréal’s application process allows all members of the Professor’s Assembly to review the application files submitted.
If you wish to keep your application confidential until the . In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2261856.