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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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Available opportunities are listed below.

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
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 MacEwan’s Teaching and Learning Services.

The School of Social Work at MacEwan University is located on the traditional lands of the First Nations and Métis peoples of Treaty 6 territory.

The School of Social Work in the Faculty of Health & Community Studies delivers a two-year Social Work Diploma and two-year (post two-year secondary education) Bachelor of Social Work degree. The diploma prepares students for entry-level social work practice and the BSW includes a focus on sustainability and practice with Indigenous peoples. Our programs educate students to integrate foundational social work theory, ethics and practice skills to prepare graduates for social work careers in a range of fields of practice within health, mental health and social services in governmental, for-profit and, non-profit organizations. Our programs concentrate on building social work generalist knowledge and skills for practice with individuals, children and families and communities.

The School of Social Work invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong teaching skills, a commitment to the Social Work Code of Ethics, evidence of research and significant scholarly activity, and a willingness to engage in service to the school, university and community. Applicants will have knowledge in adult learning theory, curriculum design, and the capacity to teach in blended learning environments. Faculty members are required to teach a broad range of social work courses across the curriculum in both the BSW and Diploma programs.

Preferred candidates will hold, or will have nearly complete a Ph.D. in Social Work or a related discipline, and a Master’s degree in social work. Candidates will have post-MSW practice experience and experience teaching social work. Candidates will have a minimum of three-years combined teaching and practice experience. Candidates will have a clear and demonstrated program of social work related research. Candidates must be eligible to be a Registered Social Worker (RSW) in Alberta.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample 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.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Erin Gray, Director, School of Social Work, graye24@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.

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 November 15, 2020 and continue until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 20.09.073
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