MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Sessional Instructors
Department of Sociology
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 Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University has an ongoing need for sessional instructors to teach first and second year courses and invites applications for the upcoming year. Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline or related fields. Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset.

Please visit the department’s website for a list of courses taught in the department: www.macewan.ca/sociology

Interested candidates with relevant expertise and experience should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Please include a list of courses you are qualified to teach and indicate during which terms (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer) you would be available.

How to Apply:
Applications and questions should be submitted directly to Jeff Stepnisky, Chair, Department of Sociology via email to assessionalapps@macewan.ca

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Curricula vitae will be retained for one year, and applicants selected for interviews will be contacted as opportunities become available.
As these are limited-term positions, we are looking for applicants based in Edmonton and the surrounding area. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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 Sessional Faculty
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 18.01.008

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