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Instructor, Policy Studies & Public Administration

Canada-Yukon Territory-Whitehorse

Posted 10 Days AgoHR 18.16-1559914

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As the only post-secondary provider in theYukon,YukonCollege’s 13 campuses provide leadership through our strengths in programming, services and research. A small college, YC provides a stimulating and collegial environment. We work with communities, Yukon First Nations, local governments, business and industry to promote a community of learners within a vibrant organization. Come join us as we continue to enhance theYukon’s capacity through education and training. 

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Instructor, Policy Studies & Public Administration

School of Liberal Arts

Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Permanent Position from: April 16, 2018

Salary: $78,049 to $92,917 per annum

(Based on 75 hours bi-weekly)

Competition #:  18.16

Initial Review Date:  March 5, 2018


Yukon College is seeking an instructor in Policy Studies and Public Administration. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching junior- and senior-level undergraduate courses in a proposed bachelor’s degree focusing on indigenous governance; the degree is currently in development and its launch is subject to approval by the Campus Alberta Quality Council.

The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in policy studies and/or public administration, or a doctoral degree in a closely related field, preferably with previous experience of policy and public administration within the context of indigenous self-government and self-determination.

Experience in any of the following will be considered assets:

  • teaching indigenous students and/or students in remote communities
  • teaching in an adult-education environment
  • teaching through distance-education technologies
  • scholarly activity in the field or a closely related field.


For additional information please contact:

Dr. Andrew Richardson, Dean, Applied Arts Division


Phone: (867) 668-8782

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