Campuses start to hire in expectation of future shortages

November 19, 2007

The AUCC predicts that Canadian universities will have to replace about half of their faculty in the coming decade, further intensifying the competition for talent on campuses.  Though plenty of job opportunities is good news for academics, universities will have to compete with institutions around the world for faculty, as well as the growing number of opportunities available in the public and private sector.  As the first wave of faculty retirements has begun, more graduate spaces are becoming necessary.