DIVERSITY STATEMENT

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.

Careers

Assistant Professor, Police and Investigations Program
Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies
Faculty of Health & Community Studies

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 Public Safety & Justice Studies encompasses three programs: Police and Investigations diploma, Correctional Services diploma, and Emergency Communications & Response certificate. These programs focus on equipping students with the knowledge and skills required to build safe, secure and just communities. Faculty members with strong connections to professional practice prepare students to protect and serve our communities.

The Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2020, subject to final budgetary approval.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth investigative background and professional expertise as an investigator/security manager in a corporate or workplace environment with a focus on investigative practices, law, emergency and risk management, and security programs. The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of interdisciplinary practice and demonstrate knowledge of legal issues, ethics, and relevant legislation within the public safety and criminal justice field.

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years professional experience in the field of investigations, private/corporate security management, emergency management, public safety, or a related field. Academic credentials should include a minimum of a Master’s degree; consideration will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in progress. Teaching experience and a strong understanding of the principles of adult education and curriculum development will be strong assets for the successful candidate.  The candidate will also possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and be able to work as a collaborative team member. 

In addition to an interdisciplinary teaching workload within the Department, the successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching undergraduate students and have a willingness to engage in service to the Department, Faculty, and University.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Tim Williams, Chair, Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies at williamst22@macewan.ca.

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests and samples of scholarly work, and academic transcripts.  Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to careers@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. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@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 Full-Time Tenure-Track
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin January 2, 2020 and applications will close February 14, 2020
Competition No. 19.10.174
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