Associate Director, The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy

Listing Date: 
Monday, April 19, 2021
Closing Date: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Associate Director, The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy 

Closing Date: May 15, 2021

Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director of the Prentice Institute at the University of Lethbridge will provide additional leadership and administrative supports for internal and institutional operations of the Institute. The portfolio of the Associate Director is closely aligned with those of the other members of the Institute’s leadership, and their contributions are interdependent and coordinated. 
The Associate Director, in concert with other members of the Institute’s leadership team, will be: (a) responsible for providing managerial guidance to the operations of the Institute, and particularly its research, funding, and public activities and projects;  (b) Providing managerial input (including Human Resources requirements such as annual evaluation) in collaboration with the Director for the Institute’s administrative staff; (c) providing administrative guidance and support for all Institute employees (Post-docs, Research Associates, Analysts and Administrative Staff); and (d) Overseeing volunteer and communication/outreach programs. The Associate Director also ensures that the processes and policies to support graduate student success are in place and does so in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies. 

A PhD and/or terminal degree with a proven track record in research, scholarly and artistic/creative work and leadership experience in an academic environment is required. A high level of proficiency in personal effectiveness and relationship-building competencies is vital. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the full breadth of applicable research, scholarly and artistic work encompassed within the University and particularly by the vision and mission of the Prentice Institute, including familiarity with the range of funding and collaborative opportunities offered by the Institute, and federal/provincial funding agencies. A record of demonstrated support or mentorship of both undergraduate and graduate students is an asset. 

Internal Search

This is an internal search limited to faculty members who hold a tenured appointment at the University of Lethbridge. This position is intended to begin 1 July 2021 with an initial term of three years, with the possibility of renewal. 

The University and Institute are both strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the University community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The University welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our leadership. 

Closing Date

Applicants should provide a covering letter and CV by May 15, 2021 


There is no salary associated with this position. However, the Institute is able to provide other resources to support both the time and research-relevant requirements of the position.  

Details regarding the governance and operations of the Institute are available at  

Applicants should provide a covering letter and CV by 15 May 2021.  Related inquiries can be sent to Lars Hallstrom (

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