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Conrad Grebel University College


Renison University College

FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK POSITION - Social Development Studies

Project Coordinator - The School of Social Work at Renison


 St. Jerome’s University

Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology & Legal Studies

Web Developer

St. Paul's University College



Conrad Grebel University College




Renison University College

Social Development Studies
Renison University College
affiliated with the University of Waterloo

Renison University College at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track position in the department of Social Development Studies at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Applicants to this position must have a PhD in Social Work or a related area and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.  If the PhD is not in Social Work, an MSW is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with social work experience in the areas of individuals, families and groups.

Affiliated with the University of Waterloo since 1959, Renison University College is committed to excellence in teaching and research.  Renison is rooted in the Anglican tradition and is respected as an inclusive community which values the great diversity of faith and culture represented in its members. Renison provides students with the advantage of an environment small enough to be personal while connected to all the resources of a world class university. Faculty members at Renison are direct employees of Renison University College and participate in the University of Waterloo pension and benefits programs.

More information about the College is available at  For information about the Social Development Studies Program please see:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Renison University College encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Native peoples and persons with disabilities.  This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at  Please include a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, a statement of teaching philosophy and interest, and a brief outline of current and proposed program of research.  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded and directed to Dr. Hsiao d’Ailly, Chair, Social Development Studies, Renison University College at University of Waterloo, 240 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G4.

Review of applications will begin on November 6th, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Project Coordinator - The School of Social Work at Renison

Applications for the full-time, contract position of Project Coordinator are currently being sought.  This position will reside in the School of Social Work at Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo.

Renison University College is rooted in the Anglican tradition and is respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Situated on a campus adjacent to the University of Waterloo, Renison provides students with the advantage of an environment small enough to be personal while connected to all the resources of a world-class university. The academic programs at Renison University College include Social Development Studies, Social Work, Religious Studies, East Asian Studies, Studies in Islam, and the English Language Institute.

Objectives:  The incumbent will report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project titled “Incentives and disincentives for the treatment of depression and anxiety in Ontario Family Health Teams”. This position will involve coordination and execution of all aspects of research for the stated research project.  She/he will participate in the writing of grants, reports, and may be involved in presentations.

Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.



  • Graduate degree in Health or Social Sciences plus minimum two (2) years of research experience, preferably in a manager or coordinator capacity with a focus on healthcare, primary care, mental health, and/or healthcare policy


  • Demonstrated experience using qualitative research methods;
  • A background in qualitative research is required with knowledge specifically in the areas of primary health care or mental health care
  • Experience recruiting research study subjects and obtaining informed consent;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills including demonstrated collaborative abilities and approachability
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Optimally have a demonstrated publication track-record;
  • Proven organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task efficiently and work with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, First Nations’ people, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Complete applications include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, and one document (eg. article or report) demonstrating applicant’s writing abilities.

Deadline for applications: October 16, 2015

Complete applications are to be submitted by email to:

Rachelle Ashcroft, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

St. Jerome's University

Assistant Professor - Department of Sociology & Legal Studies

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at St. Jerome’s University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Legal Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2016. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Legal Studies or a discipline or field in the humanities or social sciences. Candidates with a law degree are welcome to apply. We are especially interested in applications from candidates with expertise in Legal Studies and who conduct research in and can teach any of the following subjects: family and law, mental health and law, women and law, and religion and law. Proficiency in interdisciplinary research is desired. A history of innovation in the area of teaching and learning is also desired.

The successful applicant should be able to teach courses in the applicant's area of specialization, our first-year introduction to Legal Studies course, our second-year introduction to Criminal Law course, and both of our fourth-year seminar courses: Perspectives on Legal Authority and Subjectivity; and Law, Culture, and Rights. Faculty members must demonstrate teaching and research excellence, have a strong sense of collegiality, demonstrate a commitment to service, and contribute a strong research agenda. As of May 1, 2015, the base salary for an Assistant Professor is $75,930.

St. Jerome’s University, situated in the heart of the University of Waterloo campus, is a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo since 1960. The University is committed to advancing the Catholic intellectual tradition and welcomes faculty and students from all faiths and backgrounds. Legal Studies is an interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary program that offers Honours, Joint Honours, and Four-Year General undergraduate degrees. The Legal Studies program draws from Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Environmental Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Accounting, and other disciplines. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the program, the successful candidate will work with colleagues from the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo and with colleagues across disciplines at St. Jerome's University, an institution committed to its mission “to educate the whole person.”

Candidates should send a letter detailing their interest in and suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio/dossier with a statement of teaching philosophy, an outline of a research agenda, two sample publications, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be forwarded. Please send applications, preferably by email, to Dr. Kieran Bonner, Chair, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies, St. Jerome’s University, 290 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3G3; All applications must be submitted by October 15, 2015.

St. Jerome’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity and 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 Human Resources Manager. For further information on St. Jerome’s University visit

Website Developer, St. Jerome’s University
6 Month Contract: January 2016 – June 2016

Within the duration of a 6 month contract, the Website Developer will be responsible for creating a new University website platform, customized to enhance the University’s external communication of its mission, values, and strategic initiatives. Reporting to the Director, Infrastructure, the Website Developer will be integral in the execution and maintenance of an accessible, optimal and reliable University website and enhance the University’s website operations and management.

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a post-secondary diploma in a related field with a minimum 3-5 years of experience in web development. Qualified candidates who will be considered will have thorough understanding of Drupal technology, as well as coding expertise and UI/UX design experience in responsive design functions. St. Jerome’s University is seeking an individual with strong collaborative skills and the ability to work in cross functional teams to develop a user centered product.

Please forward resumes to by November 30, 2015.

We thank all those who apply for their interest. Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact Human Resources at or by phone at 519-884-8111, ext 28237. The University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged. St. Jerome’s University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

 A full description is available at

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Hands grasped in unisonLocated to the west of the main Waterloo campus, Conrad Grebel University College, St. Paul's United College, Renison College and St. Jerome's University are affiliated institutions that are academically integrated with the university (That is, students of the affiliated colleges and federated university are students of the University of Waterloo). As well, These institutions have cross-intuitional faculty appointments and employees.