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Assistant Professor
Library and Information Technology Program
School of Business

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).

Located within the Department of Organization Behaviour, Human Resources and Management in the School of Business, the Library and Information Technology (LIT) program offers a two-year diploma in an on-campus format, transferable to a Bachelor of Arts degree at MacEwan University.

The department invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment in Library and Information Technology at the rank of assistant professor, commencing July 1st, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval.

The department is seeking faculty committed to undergraduate teaching excellence and a demonstrated ability to successfully integrate current technologies and professional practice into teaching. A demonstrated potential to publish and present academic research is also required. Applicants should expect to leverage or develop their professional experiences in librarianship to contribute to the job-ready qualities of students graduating from the LIT Program.

Preferred candidates must hold a Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an American Library Association-accredited program, have substantial professional experience in the field, and demonstrate relevant expertise in one or more areas of LIT curricula. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at an undergraduate level and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will teach a range of subjects across the Diploma Program. The candidate will be required to teach face-to-face at the MacEwan University campus in Edmonton, AB. Faculty members at MacEwan University teach, conduct scholarship, and participate in service activities. They are also expected to commit to ongoing professional development related to their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations, as well as a statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, descriptions of professional work experiences, and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to careers@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 Tenure Track
Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Competition No. 18.01.014

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