Assistant Professor, Bachelor of Communication Studies
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC) at MacEwan University invites applications for a continuing position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an appointment date of July 1, 2016, or soon after.

The successful candidate must have a masters in journalism or a related field (PhD is an asset) and be able to teach a variety of courses in the Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) Journalism major. Core skills in print and broadcast journalism and a deep understanding of digital media are essential.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of teaching at a post-secondary level, at least five years of experience working as a journalist and a promising scholarship agenda in the field of journalism and communication.

Applicants should be highly collaborative, collegial, and eager to make a positive contribution to the growth of the degree. The successful candidate must be prepared to assume a leadership role in further developing and expanding the program.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with supporting documentation (a sample of recent teaching evaluations) and the names of three referees. Please direct any questions to Dr. Rey Rosales, search committee chair at

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-time Probationary
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 15.11.152
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