Assistant Professor, Arts and Cultural Management
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

The Arts and Cultural Management (AACM) program in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2015 and subject to final budgetary approval. AACM focuses on preparing individuals for careers working with a wide variety of artists and nonprofit arts organizations. Students are given opportunities to learn and develop skills through experiential learning, internships and special projects with organizations of all types. One of the first arts management programs in Canada, MacEwan’s Arts and Cultural Management program attracts students from across the country in both its classroom and online cohorts.

Candidates will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in arts management or a related discipline and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching with an ongoing interest in research in the discipline. The successful candidate will possess significant experience in arts management, teaching experience in a post-secondary environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills. Because this new faculty position will play an important role in planned changes to the Arts and Cultural Management program, the ability to form and lead collaborative teams, a commitment to innovative pedagogy (including online learning) and experience with curriculum development is also highly desirable.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests and a sample of scholarly work along with the names and contact information of three referees (along with the competition number) to

Questions about this position may be addressed to Rose Ginther, Chair - Arts and Cultural Management 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 Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date Friday, August 14, 2015
Competition No. 14.12.194
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Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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