Employment @ SIS

Faculty positions

Assistant Professor

The School of Information Studies (SIS), an academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2023. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in information studies or equivalent. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda. While all teaching is in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is highly desirable. Research expertise is sought in the general area of Human Information Interaction (HII) and more specifically in the core areas of data science and cybersecurity. Ideally, the candidate should also have research expertise in cyber threat intelligence, cyber-physical systems security, digital forensics, cybersecurity incident response and management. Proficient knowledge in AI for cybersecurity will be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, teach courses at the graduate level and participate in university and professional community service activities. In addition, candidates are expected to advise and supervise Master’s and Doctoral students in the School.

To view the posting and/or apply, please see the Workday posting.


Course Lecturer positions

The course lecturer positions for the Fall 2022 term have been posted on Workday from May 31, 2022 to June 14, 2022, inclusively. 

Position descriptions:

If you are interested in applying and you are an:

  1. External candidates (do not currently hold a job at McGill University, or have held a position in the past, which is now terminated), please apply through the Workday careers website. Follow this guide for instructions on how to apply.
  2. Internal candidate (you currently hold one or multiple positions at McGill University), please apply through your Workday Portal by typing Find Jobs in the search bar. Take note you must log into the VPN before logging into Workday to access this functionality. Once in Find Jobs, you can access the posting by searching for the position in the Find Jobs’ search bar.

Course Lecturer positions are governed by the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) collective agreement. Please consult the collective agreement for additional information on the selection process. An application form can be found on p. 92 (Appendix 11) of the collective agreement.  Please note that offers are subject to budgetary restrictions.

Information about current Priority Point listings can be found here

Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, & Graduate Assistant positions

Typically, the School has a number of Teaching Assistant (TA) positions a year open to PhD students. TA positions are posted in Workday

For more information about TAships, RAships, GAships and other employment opportunities for current students, visit our Working page.



Administrative, Management/Excluded & Support positions

There are no open positions at this time.

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