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Director - International Centre for Northern Governance and Development

The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight and management of the centre, the Master of Northern Governance and Development program and relations with its Northern Advisory Board, government, corporate sponsors, funding agencies and international partners. Working collaboratively with the senior fellows of the centre, the director is responsible for developing an extensive research program
focusing on the provincial North. The successful candidate will also teach in the centre’s graduate programs, and must be willing to travel to diverse northern locations and environments.

Established with permanent financial support from the Government of Saskatchewan, the ICNGD reports through the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS), a provincial school located at both the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina. The recruitment process will be managed by the JSGS, with full engagement from the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS). The academic home of the successful candidate will be determined at the time of appointment.

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Application review begins February 20, 2015.

Faculty position - CRC in Natural Resources, Law and Policy

We are seeking a dynamic individual to develop and lead a cutting edge research program exploring the role of law and policy in regulating and supporting the sustainable use of natural resources. Sustainability involves balancing or integrating the economic, environmental and social dimensions of natural resource use. A proven track record of research in the area of natural resources, law and policy is required. Demonstrated interest in the role of Indigenous peoples and other affected communities related to the sustainable use of natural resources will be highly favored. Within this broad thematic area, we look for someone to come forward with a distinctive scholarly agenda.

The individual will be cross-appointed between the College of Law and the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS). A track record of cross-cutting activities/research in the fields of natural resource or environmental law, policy and/or regulation is required. Experience in collaborative, team-based research is desired. The successful candidate will lay out a vision for developing a research partnership between Law and SENS, as well as for building on an international reputation as a recognized leader in the field.

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Application review begins September 19, 2014.