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

Available opportunities are listed below.

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Science

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 Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1st, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be a molecular biologist with experience in bioinformatics and genomic analysis.

The candidate must demonstrate excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in teaching both junior and senior undergraduate-level courses. The successful candidate will actively participate in curriculum development. The ability to teach advanced topics in molecular biology and genetics is required.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program that provides meaningful opportunities for undergraduate student participation, as well as build a broad external research network. The ability to attract external funding is desirable. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (or evidence of near completion) in a relevant area of expertise, and will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching, student mentorship, and the development of an ongoing research program involving undergraduate students.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including teaching philosophy, teaching interests, teaching experience and recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide two letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca. Applicants who wish their referees to submit letters of reference earlier in the application process may do so.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Kevin Friesen, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences at friesenk8@macewan.ca.
https://www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/Departments/BiologicalSciences/index.htm

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 $66,788 per annum to $108,110 per annum
Closing Date This competition will remain open till a suitable candidate is found. A review of applications will begin December 2, 2019.
Competition No. 20.10.088
Apply Online Apply Now


Personal Information Collection Notification
Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.