Students walking towards one of the affiliated institutions

Affiliated and Federated institutions

The Affiliated and Federated institutions of Waterloo (AFIW) consist of Conrad Grebel University College, Renison University College, St. Jerome's University, United College (formerly St. Paul’s), and are academically integrated with the University of Waterloo. Students who attend the AFIWs can take Waterloo courses and programs. Each federated institution is located on to the west of the main Waterloo campus

These institutions have cross-institutional faculty appointments and employees, and available positions for are listed on this page. 


St Jerome's University

Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Psychology

Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Psychology

The Department of Psychology at St. Jerome’s University, a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2024 (subject to budgetary approval). All applicants must hold a PhD in Psychology and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

At SJU, we embrace and celebrate the philosophy of educating the whole person – intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our commitment to academic excellence and to the integration of knowledge, research, and experiential learning allows us to inspire learning and discovery not only in our students but also in those with whom we interact. We foster a respectful, inclusive community that is centred on the well-being of our students and the promotion of the common good, consistent with the ideals of the contemporary Roman Catholic Church. The faculty at SJU are members of the St. Jerome’s Academic Staff Association.

Located in Waterloo, Ontario, we are on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our University is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes 10 kilometers on both sides of the Grand River. We give thanks for the privilege to work and live on this land, and we are committed to building respectful relationships with Indigenous people and communities, to enhance our knowledge, and learn how we can have an active role in reconciliation.

The successful candidate will have training, teaching, and research expertise in the area of Clinical/Counselling Psychology. The candidate is expected to be able to teach courses in Psychology such as Psychopathology and Introduction to Clinical Psychology and will have opportunity to develop new courses in their areas of expertise. The successful candidate may also be appointed to teach up to two courses per year in the Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies program in subject areas such as family relationships, romantic relationships, sexualities, and/or sex and relational therapy. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong quantitative research skills and have an active and productive research program. They must also be committed to participating in university service.

As of May 1, 2023, the base salary for an Assistant Professor is $86,160.

The Psychology program at St. Jerome’s offers Honours, Double Honours, Four-Year General, Three-Year General undergraduate degrees. For further information about the Department, visit, and for Psychology plans and courses visit the University of Waterloo Undergraduate Calendar.

Complete applications from interested candidates will include:

  • Cover letter detailing interest in and suitability for the position – clearly state how your training and experience make you an excellent fit for the Psychology program. Please indicate how you see your teaching and research will contribute to the Psychology program and to interdisciplinary scholarship in sexualities and relationships.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching dossier – include evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching
  • Outline of current and future research agenda (one page)
  • Two sample publications
  • Contact information for three referees – to be contacted if your application is shortlisted

Send applications by email to Dr. John K. Rempel, Chair, Department of Psychology, St. Jerome’s University: All applications must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2024.

The University respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity and welcomes faculty, staff, and students from all faiths and backgrounds. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged, however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact the Director, Human Resources. For further information, visit

Conrad Grebel University College

There are no opportunities at this time.

Renison College

President and Vice-Chancellor

President and Vice-Chancellor

With gratitude, we acknowledge that Renison University College is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, and Attawandaran (Neutral) Peoples, which is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometres on each side of the Grand River from mouth to source. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place in all corners of our campus through research, learning, teaching, community building and outreach.  We are guided by the work of our Reconciliation and Re-storying Steering Committee and Anti-Racism and Decolonization Spokescouncil, as well as the University of Waterloo’s Office of Indigenous Relations.


Established in 1959, Renison University College offers a unique community experience where students can live and learn together.  Home to approximately 4000 students, 77 faculty and lecturers, ongoing and contract staff of approximately 80 with casual staff augmenting this number each term, Renison is a comprehensive liberal arts institution and residence affiliated with the University of Waterloo, located on six acres of land adjacent to Waterloo’s main campus.  The College was founded in the Anglican tradition, and is respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.  Renison is committed to creating an engaging educational experience and offers UWaterloo degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through the Culture and Language Studies Department, and community education programs, including the English Language Institute, and the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education.


Renison University College invites applications for the position of President and Vice-Chancellor. Reporting to the Board of Governors and working in collaboration with Renison’s community of faculty, staff, and students, the President will lead the College in pursuing even greater opportunities grounded in academic excellence, student success, community engagement, and financial sustainability.  As the Chief Executive Officer of Renison, the President will successfully manage the infrastructure of human, educational, financial, and physical resources required to develop and deliver the College’s programming and student residence.


The ideal candidate will possess an earned doctorate or terminal degree, in addition to a track record of senior leadership in the academy that reflects a future-focused approach and an unwavering commitment to the student experience.  To be successful in the role, the President will be an excellent communicator and motivator, and a champion for advancing institutional Indigeneity, equity, diversity, and inclusion.  In addition to nurturing reciprocal relationships with key partners, including leadership at the University of Waterloo, community partners, donors, and alumni, the President must be a visionary leader adept at uniting members of the College under shared goals. The President will inspire a collective sense of purpose and foster a shared vision for an exciting future.


Consideration of candidates will begin in December 2023 and expressions of interest will be accepted throughout January 2024, with the successful candidate assuming office on July 1, 2024.  Applications are encouraged immediately at enquire, apply, or suggest a nomination for this opportunity, please contact Andrea Patrick, Julia Robarts, and Nick Ketley at Odgers Berndtson at


Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity.  As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals with diverse experiences based on race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability, including women, 2SLGBTQ, Indigenous Peoples, and other visible minorities.  While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in the hiring process.  Please contact a member of Odgers Berndtson with accommodation requests.

United College (formerly St. Paul’s)

There are no opportunities at this time.