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NSCAD University is in Mi’kma’ki, on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq Nation. NSCAD University has committed to reconciliation and to establishing respectful ongoing relationships with Indigenous peoples.


As part of NSCAD’s ongoing development of anti-racist practices and the dismantling of oppressive institutional structures, these opportunities are restricted to applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, or as a person of colour. We seek applicants whose practice, research-creation and teaching will support programmatic missions of equity, inclusion, social justice, decolonization, anti-racism, human development, belonging and well-being.


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Candidates are asked to submit application materials as a single PDF document. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff, Vice-President (Academic & Research) and Provost at Please submit your application as attachments to an e-mail sent to:


Application Deadline: February 17, 2023.


We welcome applications from non-Canadians but in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. NSCAD University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.


We encourage members of equity and diversity-seeking groups to self-identify within their letter of intent in their application. NSCAD University recognizes the legitimate impact that leaves (maternity leave, leave due to illness) can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and that these leaves will be taken into consideration during the assessment process.


Ashley Lorette (, the Director of Human Resources, can address requests for accommodations (to accommodate candidates with hearing impairments, mobility restrictions, etc.).