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Employment Opportunities

The Department of Politics and Public Administration is an exciting, innovative academic workplace that is part of the Faculty of Arts and Ryerson University.

In addition to the Department-specific information here, useful information may also be found on the University’s site Careers & Jobs.

For employment opportunities outside Ryerson University, click here.

 

In the Department/University

Faculty Positions
Faculty at Ryerson University are represented by the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) and the conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by the RFA and the University Administration.

No faculty positions are available at this time.

Sessional and Part-Time Contract Lecturers
Contract Lecturers at Ryerson University are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3904.  “Unit 1” of that bargaining unit represents sessional and part-time contract lecturers. Conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by CUPE 3904 and the University Administration.

Sessional and part-time teaching positions will be posted on this site as they are available. In general, the posting dates are as follows, however “emergency postings” may occasionally be posted outside these time frames:

  • Fall Term: by May 15
  • Winter Term: by November 1
  • Spring/Summer Terms: by March 1

Spring 2017: PA8208 - Deadline: 01 March 2017

Review Part-Time and Sessional Contract Lecturer positions available in other Departments at Ryerson.

Continuing Education Contract Lecturers
Continuing Education Contract Lecturers (including those providing Distance Education) at Ryerson University are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3904 and constitute “Unit 2” of that bargaining unit. Conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by CUPE 3904 and the University Administration.

Continuing Education positions will NOT be posted on this site, but are posted on the website of the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. In general, the posting dates are as follows, however “emergency postings” may occasionally be posted outside these time frames:

  • Fall Term: by June 15
  • Winter Term: by November 1
  • Spring/Summer Terms: by March 1

For information about, and application forms for, CE postings, please go the Instructor area of Heaslip House (297 Victoria Street, 2nd floor).

Please note that applications for these courses must be made at the Chang School and NOT to the Department.

CE postings

Academic Assistants
Academic Assistants (Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Markers/Graders) at Ryerson University are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3904 and constitute “Unit 3” of that bargaining unit. Conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by CUPE 3904 and the University Administration.

All Academic Assistant positions are posted on the Human Resources web-site Careers & Jobs. All applications must be completed online.

Research Assistants
Research Assistants at Ryerson University are represented by the Ontario Public Sector Employees’ Union (OPSEU) Local 596. Conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by OPSEU 596 and the University Administration.

In general, Research Assistants are Ryerson students who share a research interest with a faculty member who holds a research grant and is therefore able to offer employment on that basis.

Research Assistant positions are generally posted on the Human Resources web-site Careers & Jobs. All applications must be completed online.

Administrative Personnel
Administrative personnel at Ryerson University are represented by the Ontario Public Sector Employees’ Union (OPSEU) Local 596. Conditions of employment are regulated by the Collective Agreement negotiated by OPSEU 596 and the University Administration.

All Administrative positions are posted on the Human Resources web-site Careers & Jobs.

No full-time administrative positions are currently available in the Department.

Review other non-academic positions at Ryerson available to external applicants.
Review other non-academic positions at Ryerson available to internal applicants.

Career Counselling
For career advice, coaching and counselling, visit the Ryerson Career Centre. The Faculty of Arts also provides Career Counselling Services.