Faculty Positions

Building for the Future: 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 women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ 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.

Home of Dr. Arthur McDonald, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Queen’s ranks 4th among medical-doctoral universities in Canada.

To further enhance research and innovation, the student experience, and diversity on campus, Queen’s University is hiring 200 Tenured or Tenure-track faculty positions across all disciplines over the next 5 years.

Faculty of Arts and Science

Art History and Art Conservation
Artifact Conservation
Application deadline: November 16, 2018

Arts and Visual Cultures of Africa and/or its Diaspora - Queen's National Scholar 
Application deadline: December 15, 2018

Chemistry
Physical-Organic Chemistry
Application deadline: October 12, 2018

Chemistry Education
Application deadline: October 12, 2018

Theoretical/Computational Chemistry
Application deadline: October 12, 2018

Dan School of Drama and Music
Theatre History and Music Theatre
Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Economics
Economics of Social Policy
Application deadline: November 19, 2018

Open to all areas of Economics
Application deadline:November 19, 2018

Film and Media
Cinema Studies (PDF 90 KB)
Application deadline: October 19, 2018

Media Studies (PDF 150 KB)
Application deadline: December 14, 2018

Gender Studies and Geography & Planning
Black Geographies (PDF, 65 KB) – Queen’s National Scholar
Application deadline: October 1, 2018

Geography and Planning
Economic Geography and Economic Planning
Application deadline: November 15, 2018

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Engineering Geology (PDF, 34 KB)
Application deadline: June 15, 2018

Applied Isotope Geochemist
Application deadline: December 1, 2018

Global Development Studies
Migration and Development
Application deadline: November 27, 2018

History 
North American Indigenous History
Application deadline: December 3, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Studies
Molecular Nutrition 
Application deadline: November 15, 2018

Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Cultural Anthropology/Sociolinguistics
Application deadline: November 5, 2018

Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Application deadline: December 10, 2018

Statistics
Application deadline: December 1, 2018

Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
Application deadline: November 12, 2018

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Application deadline: January 15, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found.

Experimental Particle Astrophysics
Application deadline: January 15, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found.

Political Studies
Indigenous Politics
Application deadline: November 1, 2018

Gender and Politics
Application deadline: November 16, 2018

Politics of Race and U.S. Politics
Application deadline: December 15, 2018

Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience - Decision Sciences
Application deadline: October 15, 2018

Cognitive Neuroscience - Spatial Cognition
Application deadline: October 15, 2018

School of Computing
Open to all areas of Computer Science (3 positions)
Application deadline: October 31, 2018

Faculty of Education

Educational Policy
Application deadline: October 1, 2018

Curriculum Theory
Application deadline: October 1, 2018

Measurement and Assessment
Application deadline: October 1, 2018

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Bruce H. Mitchell Endowed Chair – Tenured position 
Application deadline: The competition will remain open until the position has been filled.

Software Engineering
Application deadline: December 17, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Power Electronics
Application deadline: December 17, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Chemical Engineering
System Biology - Queen's National Scholar
Application deadline: November 9, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Chemical Engineering Design - Teaching-focused position
Application deadline: November 9, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Green Engineering (Sustainability, Energy, and Environmental Remediation)
Application deadline: December 9, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Civil Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Application deadline: November 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Structural Engineering
Application deadline: November 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining 
Intelligent Mining Systems/Institute for Disruptive Technologies
Application deadline: December 14, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Faculty of Health Sciences

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Neuropharmacology (PDF, 250 KB)
Application deadline: March 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found.

Head of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Application deadline: November 23, 2018

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Microbiome Research
Application deadline: December 31, 2018

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Metabolomics
Application deadline: December 31, 2018

Public Health Sciences
Head of Public Health Sciences
Application deadline: November 30, 2018

School of Nursing
Sally Smith Chair in Nursing
Application deadline: June 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 

Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing
Application Deadline: Accepting applications until filled.

Faculty of Law

Queen’s National Scholar in the area of International Economic Law
Application deadline: September 30, 2018. The committee may consider applications after this date.

Open to all areas of legal study – a minimum of 2 positions (PDF, 302 KB)
Application deadline: August 15, 2018. The committee may consider applications after this date.

Smith School of Business

Accounting
Application deadline: November 1, 2018

Finance
Application deadline: October 6, 2018

Stephen J.R. Smith Chair in Financial Accounting
Application Deadline: Accepting applications until filled.

Smith Chair – Finance
Application Deadline: Accepting applications until filled.

Recently Closed Positions

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

Faculty of Arts and Science

Art History and Art Conservation
Arts and Visual Culture of Africa and/or its Diaspora – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 220 KB). Application deadline: January 8, 2018
Contemporary Art in a Globalizing World (PDF 30 KB). Application deadline: November 1, 2017

Biology
Evolutionary Ecology & Rapidly Changing Environments (PDF 130 KB) – Application deadline: February 18, 2018

Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry (PDF 110 KB) – Application deadline: February 28, 2018

Computing
Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Big Data and related areas – 2 positions
Application deadline: February 15, 2018.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Computing and Informatics
Application deadline: August 1, 2018

Economics
Open to all areas of Economics (PDF 60 KB). Application deadline: November 13, 2017.

English Language and Literature
African American Literary Studies. Application deadline: November 1, 2017

French Studies
French Literatures and Theories in Contemporary Contexts. Application deadline: November 24, 2017

Gender Studies
Indigenous Gender, Sexuality and/or Feminist Studies (PDF 125 KB). Application deadline: December 1, 2017

Geography and Planning
Climatology Earth Systems Science, Geomorphology, Polar and/or Northern Studies, Oceanography or related fields (PDF 25 KB). Application deadline: December 1, 2017
Evolving Urban Landscapes – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 160 KB). Application deadline:  January 15, 2018

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Sedimentology/Applied Sedimentology (PDF 30 KB)
Applied Isotope Geochemistry or Applied Geochemistry (PDF 35 KB) – Application deadline: February 16, 2018
Site Investigation and Geological Engineering (PDF 35 KB) – Application deadline: February 16, 2018

Global Development Studies
Political Economy of Extraction and Development: Application deadline: September 15, 2017

Gender and Social Movements in the Islamic World
Application deadline: August 31, 2018

The Political Ecology of Natural Resource Management in Latin America
Application deadline: September 13, 2018

History
The History of Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Canada (PDF 300 KB). Application deadline: October 26, 2017

History and Gender Studies
African American Gender History – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 175 KB). Application deadline: January 8, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Studies
Socio-Cultural Studies of Physical Activity/Sport (PDF 70 KB). Application deadline: October 15, 2017
Physical Activity Epidemiology (PDF 70 KB). Application deadline: October 15, 2017

Mathematics and Statistics
Statistics. Application deadline: November 1, 2017
Pure Mathematics. Application deadline: November 1, 2017

Philosophy
Epistemology (PDF 100 KB). Application deadline: November 12, 2017

Political Studies
Comparative Politics (Asia). Application deadline: November 15, 2017

Psychology
Clinical Psychology – 2 positions (PDF 150 KB). Application deadline: October 15, 2017
Computational Neuroeconomics – Queen’s National Scholar (PDF 150 KB). Application deadline: November 24, 2017
Social Psychology. Application deadline: October 15, 2017

Religion
Religion in Diaspora: Diversity and Inclusion (PDF 150KB)
Application deadline: April 16, 2018

Sociology
Criminology (PDF 60 KB). Application deadline: August 30, 2017
Intersectional Surveillance Studies – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 250 KB). Application deadline: December 15, 2017
Social Inequalities (PDF 200 KB). Application deadline: August 30, 2017

Smith School of Business

Stephen J.R. Smith Chair in Finance – Tenured position. Application deadline: December 31, 2017
Stephen J.R. Smith Chair in Financial Accounting – Tenured position. Application deadline: December 31, 2017
Management Science/Operations Management. Application deadline: December 31, 2017

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Chemical Engineering
Systems / Synthetic Biology or Environmental Remediation Engineering. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and end January 15, 2018.

Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Biomechanical Engineering (PDF 75 KB). Application deadline: January 15, 2018
Mechatronics Engineering (PDF 80 KB). Application deadline: January 15, 2018
Teaching-Intensive Position – 70% teaching (PDF 50 KB). Application deadline: January 15, 2018

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nanoelectronic and Quantum Devices and Circuits, and Low Power and High Performance VLSI Design (PDF 400 KB)
Application deadline: December 15, 2017.

Faculty of Education

Exceptional Learners; Program Evaluation and Educational Assessment; Multi-literacies. Application deadline: October 18, 2017

Faculty of Health Sciences

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Surgery and Chemistry
Precision Molecular Medicine – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 175 KB)
Application deadline: January 31, 2018.

School of Nursing
Healthcare Quality (PDF 75 KB) – Application deadline: February 1, 2018

Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Reproductive Health (PDF, 25 KB)
Application deadline: April 1, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found.

Faculty of Law

Open to all areas of legal study – Up to 5 positions (PDF 270 KB)
Application deadline: September 1, 2017.

Stephen Sigurdson Professorship in Corporate Law and Finance – Tenured position (PDF 620 KB)
Application deadline: September 1, 2017.

Legal and Political Philosophy – Queen's National Scholar (PDF 420 KB)
Application deadline: January 2, 2018.

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