Associate Professor in Global Environmental Politics and International Relations University of Toronto, University of Toronto Canada

Associate Professor - Global Environmental Politics and International Relations - 1700835

Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science

Department: Political Science

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: May 26, 2017

Job Closing: July 5, 2017


The University of Toronto invites applications for a joint tenure-stream appointment in the Department of Political Science (51%) and the School of the Environment (49%) in the area of Global Environmental Politics and International Relations. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will commence July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy, or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment and be able to provide strong evidence of research of an internationally competitive calibre, as evidenced by a record of sustained contributions or publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, accolades or awards, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. Candidates should also have an established international reputation based on a scholarly record of excellence appropriate to their career stage. Evidence of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to graduate education and mentorship are required. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by letters of reference, teaching evaluations, graduate supervision, dossier and/or syllabi submitted as part of the application. The ideal candidate will focus on theoretical and empirical issues of Global Environmental Politics and be qualified to teach broadly in the field of International Relations. Scholars with expertise and teaching interests in climate governance and international organization are especially welcome to apply. The appointment will be contingent upon a successful tenure review. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


We seek applications from candidates whose research program fits well with the Department and with the interdisciplinary focus of the School. The appointee will contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students in both the Department and the School. We encourage applicants to review both academic units’ research and teaching profiles prior to applying. Please visit our home pages: Department of Political Science ; School of the Environment .

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Sari Sherman at All application materials should be submitted through the University of Toronto’s online application system. Submission guidelines can be found at:


Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters (on letterhead, signed and scanned) directly to the Chair of the Department of Political Science, Professor Louis Pauly, via e-mail at by the closing date, July 5, 2017.


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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