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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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Assistant Professor, Communication
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

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.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, MacEwan University provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs. Two years ago, FFAC moved to the new, world-class, $200 million Allard Hall as part of MacEwan University’s main campus in downtown Edmonton. The program recently opened a state-of-the-art TV production studio including two newsrooms designed for use by communication faculty and students. This in addition to modern classrooms, study rooms, labs and other learning spaces available for students in the program.

MacEwan University’s Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2020. This new faculty position will play an important role in teaching core courses (e.g. online news reporting, news reporting, news production, and other courses related to digital storytelling) primarily in the Journalism major of the Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) degree.

Candidates will hold a minimum of a master’s degree in Journalism, Communication, Mass Communication or a related discipline (PhD preferred) and will demonstrate experience in and a commitment to undergraduate teaching with an ongoing interest in research in the discipline. In addition to substantial professional experience, teaching experience in a post-secondary environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will have a commitment to teaching innovation and to providing some leadership in helping to grow the program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests and a sample of scholarly work along with the names and contact information of three referees. Review of applications will commence January 15, 2020 and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. Rey Rosales, Chair – Communication rosalesr2@macewan.ca

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

How to Apply:

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

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.
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.

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 15, 2020, the competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Competition No. 19.10.175
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