The School of Industrial Relations is one of the largest institutions for the study of work and employment in North America, the largest in Canada. One of the distinguishing features of the faculty is to rely on a pluridisciplinary and integrated approach to industrial relations. Highly recognized study programs are offered at all university levels and bring together more than 700 students. In terms of research, the School of Industrial Relations stands out for its research grants, publications, and scientific outreach. Research units linked to the School include a major research center (Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la mondialisation et le travail [CRIMT]), a research institute (Institut Michael D. Penner sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance), two observatory (Observatoire sur la santé et le mieux-être au travail and Observatoire Banque Scotia en innovation du développement durable), and two research chairs (Chaire BMO – Diversité et gouvernance and MYRIAGONE – Chaire McConnell-Université de Montréal en mobilisation des connaissances jeunesse).
The School of Industrial Relations invites applications for the full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Occupational Health and Safety.
The appointed candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, be active in research, publishing, and the transmission of knowledge, and contribute to the activities of the University.
– Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to occupational health and safety (OHS), in industrial relations, or in a related discipline and whose dissertation covers certain issues of OHS.
– A demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research in the field of OHS.
– A demonstrated ability to provide high-quality university teaching in the field of OHS.
– An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy; an institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.
How to submit your application
– A cover letter (maximum 1,200 words) – Application must include in the cover letter one of the following statements: “I am a citizen/ permanent resident of Canada.” or “I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.” In this cover letter, please include a presentation of your teaching interests related to the study programs of the School of Industrial Relations. You can mention career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected your record of research achievement.
– A research program proposal for the next years (maximum 1,200 words).
– Your curriculum vitæ.
– A sample of two recent publications (e.g., articles, book chapters or extracts from the dissertation) related to the field of occupational health and safety.
Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.
Application file and letters of recommendation must be sent by email no later than November 22nd, 2023 to:
Vincent Rousseau, chair
School of Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal
Additional information about the position
– Reference number: FAS 09-23 / 13
– Application deadline: Until November 22, 2023 inclusively
– Salary: Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits
– Starting date: As of June 1, 2024