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Assistant Professor, Humanities
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 Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment in digital humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have expertise in applying digital tools and methods to research and teaching in the humanities, and will be able to teach in at least one of the Department’s programs: Classics, French, History, Philosophy, or Spanish. Our new faculty member will also develop and deliver multidisciplinary humanities courses that draw on the shared foundations of these traditional humanities disciplines.

Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number, should be sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Edvard Lorkovic, Chair, Department of Humanities, at LorkovicE@macewan.ca.

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 $72,834 to $115,975 per annum
Closing Date A review of applications will begin February 17, 2015 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.
Competition No. 15.01.004
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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