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Administrative Unit : Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy
Supervisor : Vice-Rector, Academic and Research
Hours : 35.00

Functions :

The Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy seek a candidate with innovative and visionary leadership skills. He or she has a capacity to adapt or create programs that address emerging trends, as well as promote and support research.


In addition to being fluent in English and French, the successful candidate will have a strong background in teaching and research, combined with proven leadership and administrative experience.


The appointment is for a three-year, renewable term, commencing according to the availability of the successful candidate. Tenure may be granted after two years of service.


The Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. There are six schools (School of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Spirituality; School of Conflict Studies; School of Social Communication; Élisabeth Bruyère School of Social Innovation; School of Ethics, Social Justice and Public Service; and Providence School of Transformative Leadership). The Faculty of Human Sciences also oversees the Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre.


Saint Paul University (SPU) is a bilingual teaching and research university in the Catholic intellectual traditions dedicated to the promotion of social transformation and the common good. SPU was founded by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and has been federated with the University of Ottawa since 1965. Its diverse, international community gives the University global, integrated and interdisciplinary perspectives.


Experience :

The review of applications will begin on August 31 and will continue until the position is filled. Written applications, nominations, or expressions of interest for the position should be submitted to:


Jean-Marc Barrette

Vice-Rector, Academic and Research

Saint Paul University

223 Main Street

Ottawa, Ontario  K1S 1C4


In keeping with Citizenship and Immigration Canada requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Saint Paul University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.