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Bargaining Unit Support Staff Opportunities are listed on McGill's Human Resources Website

Department of Integrated Studies in Education

Please visit the Employment Opportunities page on the DISE website.


Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

ECP Course Lecturer Positions

Those interested in teaching a course for the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology are asked to send an email to ecpapplication [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca with the following information:

  • Subject line of your email should read: Course Lecturer Application
  • Attach your teaching resume
  • Include a list of ECP courses that you wish to apply to teach
    • (ECP courses can be viewed by class schedule in Minerva. First you must select a term, then by selecting all those courses beginning with the following four letters: EDPC, EDPE, EDPI, EDPH and EDPT, you will be able to view a list of the courses ECP will be offering).  Those with a current listing of TBA in the instructor column, are open for applications. **Please note that the list of courses may be subject to change.**

Please note that the Department accepts applications for Fall and Winter courses at the beginning in April of each year until all positions are filled.

The Department accepts applications for the Spring/Summer term in March of each year until all positions are filled.

For further information about Course Lecturer positions at McGill University, please refer to the Course Lecturers page on the Academic Personnel Office website.

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Tenure-track Position in Physical and Health Education Pedagogy: Please download the .pdf:
[English] [French]

Chairperson, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Faculty of Education at McGill University invites applications for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. McGill University is located in downtown Montreal and is home to 25,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students from 160 different countries.

Composed of three academic units with distinct disciplinary expertise in Teacher Education, Education and Counseling Psychology, and Kinesiology and Physical Education, the Faculty of Education at McGill University provides an unrivalled setting for transdisciplinary inquiry and learning that seeks to extend beyond the boundaries of existing disciplines to address current and complex multifaceted societal issues. Faculty members from the three academic units are engaged in research on various aspects of education, human development and well-being throughout the lifespan, be they cognitive, psychological, emotional or physical.

The department of Kinesiology and Physical Education brings together professionals working on research topics within the areas of Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Control and Psychology. These areas of research span broadly across disciplines and are characterized by extensive collaborations within the Faculty and the University, as well as internationally. The department currently has 14 full- time academic staff members and houses the Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH).

This is a tenured position and the successful candidate will play a leadership role in advancing the Department, and in shaping the direction and growth of the Faculty of Education.

The Faculty is seeking an energetic and visionary leader to motivate and engage faculty members, to inspire excellence in teaching and research, and to further enhance consultation, collegiality and collaboration within the department, Faculty and broader university community. Building on research strengths, the Chair will guide the expansion of the department into exciting areas of promise. Opportunities exist for the establishment of new initiatives, and for the recruitment of faculty members. The Chair is responsible for creating an environment conducive to the articulation and implementation of the Department’s strategic plan. The successful candidate will be an active advocate for the department, will be collegial and consultative in his or her leadership to drive strategic growth initiatives and educational innovation, and will work towards maximizing research output within the department.

Candidates are expected to have a distinguished record of teaching, research and university service. A complete dossier requires a cover letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, a detailed curriculum vitae accompanied by a brief description of teaching and research interests, administrative experience, , as well as contact details of three referees. The dossier should be sent electronically no later than August 31, 2015 to:

Allyson Noftall, Faculty Administrator at: allyson [dot] noftall [at] mcgill [dot] ca (subject: KPE%20CHAIR%20SEARCH) xxxxxxxx [at] mcgill [dot] ca (. )Please enter “KPE CHAIR SEARCH” and your name in the subject field.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian

Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.

For more information regarding the position or to learn more about McGill, the Faculty and the department please visit http://www.mcgill.ca/education and http://www.mcgill.ca/edu-kpe/

You are invited to download this job description as a .pdf in [English] or [French]

Office of Leadership in Community and International Initiatives (LCII)

There are currently no academic employment opportunities available.

Casual/Other/Student Employment Opportunities

Bargaining Unit Support Staff Opportunities are listed on McGill's Human Resources Website

There are two Casual/Other/Student employment opportunities with the Faculty of Education:

Employment Opportunity: Equity Education Assistant, Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE), McGill University

The Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) office provides information, education and training to all areas of the university in order to cultivate a respectful, diverse, inclusive and equitable campus. By connecting with local organizations, SEDE also provides McGill's students and staff with community-based learning experiences that foster leadership, encourage civic engagement, and promote a deeper understanding of diversity. At the same time, via outreach initiatives, SEDE seeks to further McGill's stated objective of increasing and improving access for underrepresented groups.

Project: Contribute to the Office’s general awareness raising activities across campus by delivering equity workshops and events to students.

• Work with Equity Education Advisors to revise equity trainings aimed at student leaders
• Assist Equity Education Advisors in the delivery of workshops designed to increase student capacity relating to equity and diversity issues;
• Work with Equity Education Advisors to coordinate and host fun, accessible events for students interested in equity

• Strong interest in, and knowledge of, equity and diversity issues
• Excellent oral communication skills
• Experience facilitating workshops
• Organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously

Terms and Conditions:
• Remuneration: $20/hour + vacation pay and legal holiday compensation for 15 hours a week
• Contract will end by April 30th 2016
• Some evening and weekend work required

Application Details:
Please send CV and cover letter to equity [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca by August 03, 2015

Tynan Jarrett and Sarah Malik
Equity Education Advisors
Social Equity and Diversity Education Office, McGill University
3610 rue McTavish, suite 11-3
Montréal QC, H3A 1Y2

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered for Employment Equity.


Employment Opportunity: Casual Research Assistant, Define the Line Projects

Define the Line (DTL) invites applications for a Casual Research Assistant required as soon as possible to support a major research project which is being developed from the Letter of Intent stage into a full application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada (SSHRC).  The project has received funding from SSHRC to develop a full proposal by November, 2015, that will examine and address rape culture and the influence of social media, news media, and popular culture on sexual violence among university students in digital and on campus environments. The project involves international research collaboration consisting of 21 researchers, and approximately 16 partner organizations and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Oversee co-ordination of project governance and strategy workshop tentatively scheduled for beginning to mid-August, 2015;
• Oversee travel bookings, accommodations, expense budgets;
• Work with Director to develop and gather all required documentation for the final application including:
• Rework partner and Co-Applicant Curriculum Vitae to SSHRC requirements;
Preparing draft Memoranda of Understanding for the partners and keeping track of all in kind and cash contributions;
• Maintaining updated lists of all partners and documentation received;
• Developing tables and charts related to governance and strategic plan;
• Work with Director and other research assistants to finalize SSHRC Partnership final grant and ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner;
• Work with the Director to supervise research assistants, stakeholders, and others working on project activities.
• Work with the Administrative coordinator and Project Director to coordinate team meetings and conference calls and ensure notes are taken.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Project Management experience.
• Previous experience on SSHRC research projects will be a definite asset.
• Formal education: Graduate degree is required in a field relevant to the goals of the project and/or commensurate professional experience in administrative positions. A background in law, policy, gender or women’s issues, diversity and critical media literacy would also be an asset but not required.

• Excellent English verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills with members of the research network, the Universities, and stakeholders, acting and responding with diplomacy while maintaining good relations.
• Excellent working knowledge with computers, utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher), E-mail, Internet researching.
• Experience with developing and maintaining financial records and budgets;
• Proficiency in minute taking and accurate editing.

• Ability to work as a member of a team and provide leadership.
• Ability to be self-motivated and work independently.
• Ability to take initiative, problem solve, work efficiently and independently under tight deadlines essential;
• Strong communication and co-ordination skills are essential.

Application Process and Deadline:
Application may be forwarded to the Director, Dr. Shaheen Shariff, via email at shaheen [dot] shariff [at] mcgill [dot] ca with “DTL Application” in the subject line. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. We will begin reviewing applications July 3rd, 2015, until an appropriate candidate is found. Interviews will begin a week later with start date as soon as the candidate is available. 

Salary and Hours: The hourly rate (with benefits) will be discussed. The initial contract will be 20 hours per week until November 1, 2015.
Should we be successful in obtaining the full partnership grant, this position will be renewable on a yearly basis between 2016 until project completion in 2021, contingent on satisfactory performance, at an annual salary commensurate with experience.
For more information about Define the Line please see www.mcgill.ca/definetheline