Awards : Call for Nominations for the Annual National Student and Thought Leadership Awards

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Call for Nominations for the Annual National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administration, 2019-20 Academic Year     September 10, 2020   Dear Directors of CAPPA Member Programs:   The National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administration, a joint initiative of the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), aims to recognize talent in Canadian public administration and policy programs at the regional and national levels. It highlights excellence in public administration and showcases the top talent emerging from Canadian programs each year.  Because COVID-19 resulted […]

Job opportunity : Director, Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Mobilization

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The Future Skills Centre – Centre des Compétences futures (FSC-CCF) is an exciting new arms-length research centre established through the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program to strengthen Canada’s skills and training ecosystem and ensure Canadians are skilled and equipped to meet the diverse needs of the nation’s employment market. A collaboration between Ryerson University, the Conference Board of Canada and Blueprint-ADE, the FSC-CCF will identify, replicate, and scale evidence-based solutions to improve knowledge of trends and skills, promote more inclusive and responsive career development processes, and improve access to high quality training. Working in collaboration, the FSC-CCF will access […]

Job opportunity : Professor – Mila Mulroney Research Chair in Women, Policy & Governance Leadership

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Mila Mulroney Research Chair in Women, Policy & Governance Leadership St. Francis Xavier University (StFX), one of Canada’s leading primarily undergraduate universities, seeks exceptional candidates for the Mila Mulroney Research Chair in Women, Policy & Governance Leadership. The Mila Mulroney Research Chair is a newly created endowed Research Chair within the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government. The roles of women and issues related to women within policy and governance is a critical area of policy and governance scholarship. The Chair’s research program will focus on advancing knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the roles of women in addressing a broad […]

Job Opportunity: Associate Professor – Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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Associate Professor – Health Policy Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty / Division: Dalla Lana School of Public Health Department: Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting:  June 1, 2020 Job Closing: August 31, 2020 Job Number: 2000941 The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream faculty position in Health Policy Studies, at the rank of Associate Professor, beginning January 1st, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will have disciplinary depth and an interest […]

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor – Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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Assistant Professor – Health Policy Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty / Division: Dalla Lana School of Public Health Department: Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting:  June 1, 2020 Job Closing: August 31, 2020 Job Number: 2000944 The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream faculty position in Health Policy Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning January 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will have disciplinary depth and an interest […]

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor – Health Research Services – Outcomes & Evaluation Methods, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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Assistant Professor – Health Research Services – Outcomes & Evaluation Methods Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty / Division: Dalla Lana School of Public Health Department: Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting:  June 1, 2020 Job Closing: August 31, 2020 Job Number: 2000932 The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto (hereinafter, the Institute) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream faculty position in Outcomes and Evaluation Methods, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning January 1st, 2021, or shortly […]

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Teaching Public Policy and Public Administration in Times of COVID‐19

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Call for Presentations Special E‐Workshop on On‐Line June 2nd, 2020 EXTENDED DEADLINE In Why Nations Fail, Acemoglu and Robinson (2012) explain that the black plague represented both a calamity of humanity and an opportunity to reinvent itself. Without the black plague, they maintain, the renaissance might have taken several centuries more before seeing the light of day. In March, universities in Canada and in Europe faced an unexpected turmoil, having to transpose, all of a sudden, their teaching from the classroom to the virtual world. We thought at first that this would only be temporary and would end with the […]

Job Opportunity: Associate Professor or Professor, with tenure, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

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Strategic Framework Impact Chair in Transformative Governance for Planetary Health Associate Professor or Professor, with tenure School of Public Administration University of Victoria   The School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria invites candidates to apply for an Impact Chair position in Transformative Governance for Planetary Health.   UVic Impact Chairs are intended for exceptional researchers acknowledged as leaders in their field, with recognized success in research-inspired teaching and fostering collaborative and interdisciplinary research. The role of the Impact Chair is to convene, connect and facilitate collaborative research and education across disciplines and academic units, knowledge sharing and […]

Call for Presentations: Teaching Public Policy and Public Administration in Times of COVID-19

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Special E-Workshop on On-Line June 2nd, 2020 In Why Nations Fail, Acemoglu and Robinson (2012) explain that the black plague represented both a calamity of humanity and an opportunity to reinvent itself. Without the black plague, they maintain, the renaissance might have taken several centuries more before seeing the light of day. In March, universities in Canada and in Europe faced an unexpected turmoil, having to transpose, all of a sudden, their teaching from the classroom to the virtual world. We thought at first that this would only be temporary and would end with the spring semester. Now we all […]

Conference Update – March 31, 2020

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CAPPA/ACPAP Statement Cancellation of Participation in 2020 Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities Tuesday, March 31 2020  *le français suit*  Given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) has made the difficult decision to cancel its participation in the 2020 Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities.  CAPPA seriously considered the possibility of hosting an online conference, supported by the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences. While this is an option that will work for some Associations, we are concerned that an online conference will not meet the needs of our conference […]

Conference Update – 16 March 2020

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Dear CAPPA/ACPAP Colleagues, The university, government, and civil society responses to the spread of COVID-19 are progressing rapidly. CAPPA/ACPAP’s Executive Committee has been monitoring these responses and considering what they could mean for our Annual Research Conference, scheduled to be held May 31-June 2 at Western University.  On Friday, I was part of a conference call with the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences (the Federation), in which we heard about their work to date and were able to talk with other associations about key issues and considerations for us all when thinking about how to proceed (or not) with […]

Call for Proposals: Chicago NASPAA 2020

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Chicago #NASPAA2020 Call For Proposals Building the New Civic Square Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Midnight EST   The agoras of ancient Greece were the heart of public life — quite literally ‘gathering places’ where citizens came together to discuss and debate the issues. These civic squares changed the course of human history, giving birth to democracy and systems of governance that exist across the world to this day, and setting the standard for what it means to be engaged in public life.   Yet in 2020, the civic squares in the United States and around the world are […]

2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

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2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena June 10-12, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN The 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and co-sponsored and hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (HHH) at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. Details on the conference website.

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

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The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) is a provincial centre for advanced study and research in public policy and administration hosted by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan. Unique in Canada, this joint institutional venture derives strength from the diversity of the academic backgrounds of its people, its interdisciplinary approaches to education on broad public policy matters, and its strong partnerships regionally, nationally, and abroad, all  while continuing to enrich the knowledge base from which policy makers draw. In a very short time, JSGS  has established a reputation for its innovative approach in delivering […]

Job Opportunity: Professor Position on Democracy and Parliamentary Institutions, Université Laval

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The Department of Political Science at Université Laval, in collaboration with the Research Chair on Democracy and Parliamentary Institutions, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position on Democracy and Parliamentary Institutions to begin June 1, 2020. Hire will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties include teaching at all three levels of study, supervising Master’s and Doctoral students, engaging in ongoing research and publication, participating in all aspects of academic life and upholding the reputation of Université Laval, and discharging all other activities foreseen in the Collective Agreement. The successful candidate will have a PhD in political science or […]

Job Opportunity: Professor Position on Digital Transformations of Public Administration, Université Laval

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The Department of Political Science at Université Laval, in collaboration with the Research Chair on Public Administration in the Digital Age, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position on Digital Transformations of Public Administration to begin June 1, 2020. Hire will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Duties include teaching at all three levels of study, supervising Master’s and Doctoral students, engaging in ongoing research and publication, active participation to academic life and to the reputation of Université Laval, and all other activities foreseen by the Collective Agreement. The successful candidate will have a PhD in political science or […]

Job Opportunity: Open Rank Position, School of Public Policy and Administration, York University

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Professorial Stream Advertisement   Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream ‐ Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Open Rank) Discipline/Field: Canadian Public Law and Governance Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Home Department/Area/Division:  School of Public Policy and Administration Affiliation/Union: YUFA Position Start Date: July 1, 2020 School of Public Policy and Administration   The School of Public Policy and Administration, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Canadian public law and governance at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. The position will primarily serve undergraduate and graduate programs offered at […]

Job Opportunity: Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

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Public Administration – Assistant or Associate Professor Tenure-track or with tenure School of Public Administration, University of Victoria The School of Public Administration is among Canada’s leaders in the delivery of programs in public and non-profit sector administration and community development. The School of Public Administration is dedicated to educating public sector and community leaders who can effectively navigate complex settings. We contribute to developing innovative thinkers and professionals who seek to have a positive impact on governments and communities through their commitments to the values of integrity, engaged and courageous scholarship, sustainability and inclusivity. The University of Victoria Campus […]

Job Opportunity – Dean, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria

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We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. The University of Victoria (UVic) is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading research universities, demonstrating extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs. The University’s 27,000 students, faculty and staff contribute to and benefit from the UVic Edge — the potent fusion of dynamic learning and research with vital impact, altogether in an extraordinary academic environment. A welcoming and increasingly diverse university community […]

Call for Papers: 2020 CAPPA Conference

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The Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers and panels on any aspect of public management, governance, and policy. We encourage proposals in both of Canada’s official languages. Graduate students and non-academics are also invited to present their research at the conference. Theme Divides and Paradoxes in Public Administration: Challenges or Opportunities? This year’s CAPPA conference will be held as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 31 May to 02 June, 2020. While opened to all areas of research, we encourage the submission of papers and panels related to Congress’ overall theme, which addresses the broad […]

Job Opportunity – Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University

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Carleton University invites applications, nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, with the appointment to be effective July 1, 2020. This is an exciting opportunity to lead an interdisciplinary Faculty that is unique in focus and scope, and dedicated to fostering informed citizenship, building better democracy and better societies, and educating graduates who will impact their regions, countries and world. Located in Ottawa, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff and researchers provide 30,000 full- and part-time students from every […]

Deadline approaching: The National Student And Thought Leadership Awards In Public Administration

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The National Student and Thought Leadership Awards in Public Administration is a joint initiative of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA). The award recognizes and showcases the top talent emerging from Canadian programs each year. CAPPA members from across Canada solicit and judge entries (best paper, best professional report, or best graduating student) from their students and select a winner at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Full details.

Deadline approaching: The Pierre De Celles CAPPA-IPAC Teaching Award

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Do you want to recognize an outstanding colleague, who excels at teaching? Or, that colleague adds to the richness of the learning experience for students in your School, unit or university? Then, we encourage you to consider nominating that colleague for the CAPPA/IPAC Pierre De Celles Award.  This prestigious award recognizes the outstanding skill, accomplishment and commitment of an exceptionally dedicated, creative, versatile and effective university teacher. Full details.

Job Opportunity: IPAC Director Of Research And Outreach

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Job Description As a leading Canadian organization concerned with the advancement of the theory and practice of public administration, IPAC is currently seeking a dynamic individual to take on the permanent, full time role of Director of Research & Outreach.  The Director of Research and Outreach contributes to the overall success of the organization by aligning the activities of the Research and Outreach unit to the strategic vision of the Institute. They have a strong strategic focus and the ability to manage internal resources and external stakeholders/partners by creating mutually beneficial relationships. This position is responsible for developing and implementing […]

L’École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP) – POSTE DE PROFESSEUR en politiques publiques

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L’École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP) est une université et une école de gestion vouée à l’excellence des administrations publiques d’aujourd’hui et de demain, une institution qui se positionne également comme leader, partenaire privilégié et référence pour une action publique pertinente, innovante et au service des citoyens (pour en savoir plus, voir le document Profil institutionnel). L’ENAP est présentement à la recherche de candidates et candidats qualifiés afin de pourvoir un poste de professeur régulier en politiques publiques. En qualité d’établissement universitaire spécialisé offrant exclusivement des programmes de 2e et de 3ecycles, l’ENAP privilégie pour le développement de ses ressources professorales des personnes polyvalentes […]

Job Opportunity: Future Skills Centre – Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization

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Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Knowledge Mobilization The Future Skills Centre – Centre des Compétences futures (FSC-CCF) is an exciting new arms-length research centre established through the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program to strengthen Canada’s skillsand training ecosystem and ensure Canadians are skilled and equipped to meet the diverse needs of thenation’s employment market. A collaboration between Ryerson University, the Conference Board of Canada and Blueprint-ADE, the FSC-CCF will identify, replicate, and scale evidence-based solutions to improve knowledge of trends and skills, promote more inclusive and responsive career development processes, and improve access to high quality training. Working in collaboration, […]

Job Opportunity: Johnson Shoyama School – Houston Family Research Fellow, Postdoctoral Position in Health/Social Inequality

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The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher. Knowledge of and interest in human health and well-being with a particular focus on evidence-based approaches to inequality and social policy are required. Research featuring international and comparative perspectives that sheds a unique light on the Canadian situation is especially welcomed, as are projects that seek to compare provinces and municipalities.   The successful candidate will have recently completed their PhD in a relevant field prior to assuming the position. We are seeking candidates who have an established record of research productivity, independent investigation, […]

Call for Expressions of Interests: DEADLINE EXTENDED – IPAC/CAPPA Conference

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The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), founded in 1947, is Canada’s leading association bringing together public administrators and academics interested in the theory and practice of public management. Consisting of 19 regional groups, including the Manitoba region, which will host the 2019 Annual Conference, IPAC promotes the creation of networks among its members and is at the forefront of best practices and research in public administration in Canada. IPAC’s 71st Annual Conference is the ideal forum for disseminating research results to researchers, experts and practitioners. The theme of the conference is “Public Sector Transformation: Action and Meaningful Change”. […]

Job Opportunity: Future Skills Centre – Executive Director

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The Future Skills Centre – Centre des compétences futures (FSC-CCF)is an exciting new arms-length research centre established through the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program to strengthen Canada’s skills and training ecosystem and ensure Canadians are skilled and equipped to meet the diverse needs of the nation’s employment market. A collaboration between Ryerson University, the Conference Board of Canada, and Blueprint-ADE, the FSC-CCF will identify, replicate, and scale evidence-based solutions to improve knowledge of trends and skills, promote more inclusive and responsive career development processes, and improve access to high quality training. Working in collaboration, the FSC-CCF will access a […]