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MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Sessional Instructors – Communication
Professional Communication & Journalism

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 MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

The Department of Communication offers a four-year undergraduate degree in Communication Studies with majors in Journalism and Professional Communication (macewan.ca/communicationdegree).

Applications are invited for sessional instructor positions beginning winter term 2020. The part-time instructor is expected to apply effective teaching and facilitate a student-centered learning environment to help students succeed in a rapidly changing communication field.

Qualification Requirements:
• A master’s degree in Communication, Journalism or a related discipline (PhD preferred)
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate students
• Industry experience (e.g. working as a journalist or communications professional)

Potential Courses Available for Teaching:
• Strategic communication planning
• Foundations of journalism
• The media and the message
• Online news reporting
• Advanced news reporting

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier or 3 recent teaching evaluations and contact information for 3 references with their online application.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Rey Rosales, Department Chair of Communication, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communication. Contact information: rosalesr2@macewan.ca

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional Faculty
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date November 8, 2019
Competition No. 19.09.157
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