Employment opportunity

Instructor, Policy Studies & Public Administration

Competition number
HR 18.16
School of Liberal Arts
Salary: $78,049 to $92,917 per annum. Based on 75 hours bi-weekly.
Permanent position from: April 16, 2018
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Initial review date

Yukon College is seeking an instructor in Policy Studies and Public Administration. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching junior- and senior-level undergraduate courses in a proposed bachelor’s degree focusing on indigenous governance; the degree is currently in development and its launch is subject to approval by the Campus Alberta Quality Council.

The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in policy studies and/or public administration, or a doctoral degree in a closely related field, preferably with previous experience of policy and public administration within the context of indigenous self-government and self-determination.

Experience in any of the following will be considered assets:

  • teaching indigenous students and/or students in remote communities
  • teaching in an adult-education environment
  • teaching through distance-education technologies
  • scholarly activity in the field or a closely related field.

For additional information please contact:

Dr. Andrew Richardson, Dean, Applied Arts Division
Email: arichardson@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Phone: (867) 668-8782

Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867.668.8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.