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Lecturer or Assistant Professor (UT01, UT02) opportunities with National Defence !

Reference number: DND23J-059495-000006
Selection process number: 23-DND-EA-NAST-503370
National Defence
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec)
UT-01, UT-02
$85,444 to $114,333 (UT01 $85 444 - $92 195 ; UT02 $63,936 - $114 330)

Closing date: 16 November 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

📢 How does this work?

✅ Step 1: Read the entire advertisement. Want to join our team? Let us know you’re interested! Click “Apply Online”

✅ Step 2: Tell us about yourself! Attach your resume and answer the screening questions in the online application.
↪ Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience;
↪ Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided;
↪ Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the process.

✅ Step 3: We will carefully review all of your qualifications. If your talent matches one of our immediate or upcoming opportunities we may contact you for further information or assessment.

Creating an environment where diverse perspectives are valued begins with self-declaration. Count yourself in and self-declare by identifying to which employment equity group(s) you belong. In order to self-declare, please ensure to indicate this by checking off the appropriate box within the online application as part of the Employment Equity section.

Work environment

Together, DND and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) form the largest and most complex organization in Canada. DND's role is to provide services and support to the CAF in their operations and missions at home and abroad. DND and the CAF work side-by-side to fulfill the Government of Canada’s mission to defend Canada and Canadians and contribute to international peace, security and stability efforts.

What do we offer?

🍁 At DND we foster a work environment where employees have opportunities to grow, learn, progress in their careers and have job satisfaction over the long-term. You’ll enjoy:

✅ A career among a dynamic and dedicated team
✅ Opportunities for advancement
✅ A diverse, respectful and inclusive work environment
✅ A total benefits package including a competitive salary, health and dental insurance plans, pension plan and a variety of leave entitlements

Royal Military College Saint-Jean is located on the site of Fort Saint-Jean, a heritage site that has borne witness to the vast military history of the French and British Regimes as well as that of Canada.

The Royal Military College Saint-Jean (RMC Saint-Jean) is part of the re-focused Canadian Defence Academy (CDA), which continues to exist now as an 'education group' composed of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), the RMC Saint-Jean Saint-Jean, and the Canadian Forces College (CFC).The mission of Royal Military College Saint-Jean is to educate duly selected CAF members in order to instill them with the competencies required to maintain excellence in the profession of arms.

Intent of the process

The purpose of this process is to fill several positions in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu for the Royal Military College Saint-Jean, one of the professional military training centers in Canada. Three determinate positions, currently being converted to indeterminate status are to be filled immediately and aim to support the creation of the new university program in "geopolitics and climate science" which will soon be offered at the Royal Military College of St-Jean:

✔ Assistant Professor in Physical Sciences (Atmospheric science, oceanography, glaciology, meteorology and other related fields)

✔Assistant Professor in Computer Science (Computer science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and other related fields)

✔Assistant Professor in Climate Security

Please note that this process will be used to fill current and future vacancies with various employment mandates (temporary and permanent), linguistic profiles, security requirements and conditions of employment.

A pool of partially qualified candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions with various tenures, language profiles and security requirements within the Department of National Defence.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION
Master’s or equivalent graduate-level degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in the field related to the job duties such as :

a) International Studies or relations
b) Political Science
c) History
d) Geography,
e) International Law
f) Economics
g) Psychology
h) Communication
i) English-Language Literature
j) French-Language Literature
k) Comparative Literature
l) Cultural Studies
m) Indigenous Studies
n) Philosophy and Ethics ;
o) Biology
p) environmental science
q) Toxicology
r) Bioinformatics
s) Atmospheric science
t) strategic or military studies,
u) Oceanography
v) Glaciology
w) meteorology
x) Other related fields.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCES
EX1: Recent* teaching experience in a recognized post-secondary institution.

*Recent experience refers to experience obtained within the last three (3) years.

EX2 : Teaching experience in a relevant field related to the position such as :

a) International Studies or relations
b) Political Science
c) History
d) Geography,
e) International Law
f) Economics
g) Psychology
h) Communication
i) English-Language Literature
j) French-Language Literature
k) Comparative Literature
l) Cultural Studies
m) Indigenous Studies
n) Philosophy and Ethics ;
o) Biology
p) environmental science
q) Toxicology
r) Bioinformatics
s) Atmospheric science
t) strategic or military studies,
u) Oceanography
v) Glaciology
w) meteorology
x) Other related fields

COMPETENCIES

C1. Demonstrating integrity and respect.
C2. Thinking things through
C3. Working effectively with others
C4. Showing initiative and being action-oriented
C5. Communication ( Written / Oral)

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

ASSET EDUCATION

Doctorate from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization*** in the field related to the job duties such as International Studies , Political Science , History , Geography, International Law, Economics, Psychology, Communication , English-Language Literature , French-Language Literature , Comparative Literature , Cultural Studies , indigenous Studies , Philosophy and Ethics ,Biology ,environmental science,Toxicology ,Bioinformatics ,Atmospheric science ,strategic or military studies, Oceanography ,Glaciology , meteorology OR any other relevant subject required.

***Acceptable specialization : Any other diploma relevant to the needs to be met.

Degree equivalency

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS

AEX1 : Teaching experience at the university level in a relevant field related to the position such as International Studies , Political Science , History , Geography, International Law, Economics, Psychology, Communication , English-Language Literature , French-Language Literature , Comparative Literature , Cultural Studies , indigenous Studies , Philosophy and Ethics ,Biology ,environmental science,Toxicology ,Bioinformatics ,Atmospheric science ,strategic or military studies, Oceanography ,Glaciology , meteorology OR any other relevant subject required.

AEX 2: Experience demonstrating the achievement of publication of research results in scholarly journals and peer-reviewed journals.
AEX 3 : Experience in the production of teaching material
AEX 4 : Experience in participating in a recognized research group
AEX 5 : Experience in leading a recognized independently funded research group
AEX 6 : Experience in the use of teaching technologies
AEX 7 : Experience in developing online courses
AEX 8 : Experience working in a military environment
AEX 9 : Postdoctoral training.
AEX10: Machine Learning experience
AEX11: Big Data Experience
AEX 12: Expertise related to the Arctic
AEX 13: Expertise related to climate change
AEX 14: Experience in creating college and university programs
AEX 15: Recent and significant experience *** in numerical modelling.
***Experience demonstrated by the publication of at least 1 (one) article in a scientific journal with peer review committee where the candidate is a major contributor during the last five years.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

The Department of National Defence is committed to providing an environment where justice, fairness and the elimination of barriers helps build a skilled, diverse and representative workforce reflective of Canada. We welcome diversity in all its forms, promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Please note that preference for hiring will first be given to candidates who are members of the above mentioned designated groups.

In support of Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) initiative #24, consideration may be given to the spouses or common-law partners of CAF members.

As a result of the relocation of a work unit at Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) in 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, the Department of National Defence is committed to providing access to other work opportunities for AETE- 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta employees. Employees of UIC 2671 – AETE- 4 Wing Cold Lake may be appointed or deployed to positions for which they are qualified ahead of other candidates.

As a result of the relocation of a work unit at Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) in 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, the Department of National Defence is committed to providing access to other work opportunities for AETE- 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta employees. Employees of UIC 2671 – AETE- 4 Wing Cold Lake may be appointed or deployed to positions for which they are qualified ahead of other candidates.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other conditions of employment may be required for some positions. These conditions will be communicated to the candidates considered for that specific appointment. They may include :

Ability and willingness to travel locally.
Ability and willingness to work overtime.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

If there are limitations or special circumstances preventing you from submitting your application via the PSRS online portal, you must contact us and receive approval to apply via an alternate means PRIOR to the closing date.

✅ Depending on the position being staffed:
↪ Additional qualifications, operational requirements and/or conditions of employment may be required
↪ Varying degrees of breadth and depth of experience may be deemed essential
↪Asset qualifications may be invoked as essential qualifications
↪You may be contacted and asked to submit information or be further assessed

✅ Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

✅ A variety of assessment tools may be used. This may include application screening, interviews, role play scenarios, written assessments, reference checks, board knowledge, interactions with internal staff during the process, etc.
↪ Please note that your overall conduct and communications, including email correspondence, throughout the entire process may be used in the assessment of qualifications and competencies.

✅ Top down selection may be used during any stage of the selection process.
↪ Please note that achieving the pass mark on any of the assessments used does not mean you will move forward in the selection process. Management may decide to use a score that is higher than the pass mark on any of the evaluations used throughout the selection process. Management may also decide to use top-down selection at any stage of the process.

✅ Appointment decisions may be based on one or more of the following criteria:
↪ Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the strengths and weaknesses of the work team;
↪ Matching of the individual's experience or qualifications to the specific duties of the position being staffed;
↪ Depth, breadth, type of work-specific experience;
↪ Level/degree of one or more competencies/qualifications;
↪ Organizational Needs.

✅ All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of

application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the applicants.

✅ Our organization will only accept on-line applications for this opportunity. Please click “Apply online” to submit your application. Should you have a disability or an exceptional circumstance that requires an alternative application method, please contact us for guidance.

✅ Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

✅ The term “Aboriginal” is used within this job advertisement as it relates to the Employment Equity Act and other legislative frameworks. The term “Indigenous” is used where possible, in alignment with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Preference

Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Maude Latendresse
maude.latendresse@forces.gc.ca
Date modified:
2024-04-15