Science Laboratory Instructor, Physics
Faculty of Arts and Science

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 Department of Physical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time probationary laboratory instructor in physics, commencing July 1, 2016, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more areas in physics that will support laboratory instruction, and the development of new laboratory courses and experiments. Candidates with expertise in environmental geophysics, biophysics, or mechatronics are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach introductory laboratory courses in physics, as well as collaborate with current faculty in developing and delivering senior-level laboratory programming that augments existing course offerings.

Preferred candidates will hold, at minimum, a BSc in a relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate an established record of, and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate laboratory teaching in physics. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number, should be sent directly from referees to

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Jonathan Withey, Chair, Department of Physical Sciences, 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 Effective July 1, 2016 the annual salary range for a Full-Time Laboratory Instructor is $51,226 to $73,007.
Closing Date A review of applications will begin February 16, 2016 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 15.12.158
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