Faculty Positions Now Available

The university invites applications from all qualified individuals

  • Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

  • The university has policies in place to support employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability.

  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

  • The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.

Learn more: Faculty Recruitment and Support

See Also: QNS Faculty Positions for Indigenous Scholars


Though many of the application deadlines noted below have passed, the competitions will remain open until the position has been filled.

Faculty of Arts and Science

School of Computing

Cybersecurity - Application Deadline: August 11, 2023

School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Queen's National Scholar in Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Community Health - Application Deadline: November 17, 2023

Department of Geography and Planning 

Urban and Regional Planning - Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

Department of Biology and School of Environmental Studies

Queen's National Scholar in Indigenous Science - Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is successfully filled. 

Department of Biology

Director of the Queen's University Biology Station (QUBS) and the Baillie Chair in Conservation Biology - Application Deadline: February 1, 2024

Department of English

Queen's National Scholar in Indigenous Literary Arts - Application Deadline: January 26, 2024

Indigenous Studies Program, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Queen's National Scholar in Indigenous Knowledges and Perspectives - Application Deadline: January 29, 2024

Queen's National Scholar, Chair in Indigenous Studies - Application Deadline: February 1, 2024

Department of Political Studies

Comparative Politics - Application Deadline: January 15, 2024

Department of Chemistry 

C2MCI Mitchell Chair - Tenure Track Position in Nanomaterials and Surface Science - Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

Smith School of Business

Professorship in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) - Application Deadline: March 15, 2024

Tenure-track Indigenous Business Scholar - Application Deadline: May 10, 2024

Faculty of Education

None available at this time 

Smith Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bruce H. Mitchell Endowed Chair - Application Deadline: May 1, 2023

Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining

Head of Department - Application Deadline: April 19, 2024

Faculty of Law

Queen's National Scholar in Indigenous Legal Studies - Application Deadline: October 22, 2023

Queen's University Library & Queen's University Archives

Teaching and Outreach Archivist/Librarian - Application Deadline: October 18, 2023

Recently Closed Positions

Searches for these positions are underway and applications are no longer being accepted at this time.


Gender Studies 

  • Head, Department of Gender Studies (PDF). Application deadline: February 14, 2022

Kinesiology and Health Studies

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Biomechanics (PDF). Application deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Exercise Testing, Prescription and Experiential Learning. Application Deadline: February 15, 2022


  • Tenure Track Position in Cognitive Neuroscience (PDF). Application Deadline: November 15, 2022


  • Tenure Track Position in Marketing. Application deadline: July 18, 2022
  • Strategy and Organizations. Application deadline: September 30, 2022
  • Black or Indigenous Business Scholar. Application deadline: October 21, 2022

  • Joint Appointment - Engineering Design. Application Deadline: February 15, 2023

Chemical Engineering

  • Tenure Track Position: Process Systems Engineering. Application Deadline: June 20, 2022

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Applied Artificial Intelligence (PDF). Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
  • Tenure Track Faculty Position in Software Engineering. Application Deadline: November 15, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering. Application Deadline: November 30, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Nanoelectronics. Application Deadline: November 30, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Robotics and/or Mechatronics Engineering. Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
  • Tenure-Track Teaching-Focused Faculty Position in Software Engineering. Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

Civil Engineering

  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Geotechnical Engineering or Coastal Engineering (PDF). Application Deadline: February 1, 2022
  • Tenure-Track position in Climate Change Resilience of Structural or Geotechnical Infrastructure. Application Deadline: February 28, 2023

Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining

  • Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Energy Efficient Mining. Application Deadline: October 1, 2022
  • Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Chemical Extraction of Critical Metals. Application Deadline: March 6, 2023

Mechanical and Materials Engineering

  • Visual Arts Education. Application deadline: November 30, 2022
  • Chair in Student Success and Wellness. Application deadline: February 3, 2023
  • Indigenous Education - Application Deadline: October 15, 2023

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

  • Tier 2 CRC in Microbiota Research (PDF)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Physiatrist. Application deadline: February 11, 2022

Pathology and Molecular Medicine 

  • Tenure-track Scholar/Educator. Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

  • Tenure-track Faculty Positions. Application Deadline: November 25, 2022