CALL FOR APPLICANTS
ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR AND TENURE-TRACK FACULTY
OCAD University (OCAD U), Canada’s university of the imagination, provides a vibrant and stimulating environment for its faculty and students. Committed to excellence and contemporary approaches to education, OCAD U offers seventeen undergraduate programs, seven graduate programs, and a variety of continuing education courses in art, media and design. OCAD U is currently seeking outstanding, creative researchers/practitioners and gifted, collaborative teachers to augment its professoriate in this tenure-track opportunity. It is an exciting time to join the OCAD U community as the University is at a key stage in its institutional transformation, with its Creative City Campus capital project and the development of a new academic plan.
OCAD University invites applications for the following faculty appointments:
FACULTY OF DESIGN
- Associate Dean, Academic Affairs (Indigenous*)
*This opportunity is open only to qualified Indigenous persons from a region within North America (i.e., Canada, United States, or Mexico) who self-identify as such in the application process
FACULTY OF ART
- Associate Dean, Outreach & Innovation
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Indigenous Practices in Contemporary Painting & Media Art
FACULTY OF ART/ FACULTY OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES AND SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Cross-Appointment: Digital Painting & Expanded Animation and the Digital Futures Program
FACULTY OF ART/FACULTY OF DESIGN
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Issues of Representation in Photography
All appointments are expected to commence on August 1, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.
The review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Full position descriptions are available on the OCAD University website, including how to apply.
Please visit our website at: http://www.ocadu.ca/services/human-resources/employment-opportunities
As an institution committed to art, design, digital media and related scholarship, OCAD University recognizes the profound and essential value that diversity brings to the creation, reception and circulation of creative practices and discourse. OCAD University understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are essential to, and enrich the institution’s core mission and vision as an art and design university with a local and global scope.
As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify within their letter of intent in their application.
In order to alleviate the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous tenure-track faculty and academic administrators, priority in hiring will be given to qualified racialized and Indigenous persons who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
OCAD University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources for more information or refer to OCAD U’s Policy of Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.