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 (2 positions)
Department of Health Systems & Sustainability
Faculty of Nursing

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 Services.

MacEwan University has a long-standing history of providing quality nursing education that is relevant and reflective of current nursing practice in the province and across Canada. The university’s Faculty of Nursing includes the Department of Nursing Foundations, Department of Human Health and Science, Department of Health Systems and Sustainability, Department of Nursing Practice and Department of Professional Nursing and Allied Health.

Applications are invited for two full-time tenure-track appointments in the Department of Health Systems & Sustainability, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval. The initial instructional assignment will be in Edmonton, with the possibility of future instructional assignments including courses based in Ponoka and/or on-line. Depending on teaching assignment, travel may be required.

The Department of Health Systems and Sustainability is focused on systems thinking, global health and leadership to effectively prepare students to practice in complex environments. Through partnerships with academic leaders and community partners we are expanding interdisciplinary education and international opportunities for faculty and students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing programs. 

Requirements include: minimum of five (5) years relevant clinical experience with three (3) years recent teaching experience in nursing, preferably in an undergraduate learning environment. Candidates will have a completed graduate degree in nursing or a related field; preferably at the doctoral level. Candidates will also have an active, unencumbered license with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. Candidates should possess a passion for teaching undergraduate nursing students. An active research program and the ability to develop research capacity in others is an asset. Candidates should also have a commitment to participate in service opportunities within the Department, Faculty and University. All applicable areas of expertise and specialization will be considered.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations, if available), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, academic transcripts and names of three (3) references. Short-listed candidates will be asked to create and present a teaching session as part of the selection process.

Questions about this opportunity should be directed to Kathy Miller, Chair, Department of Health Systems & Sustainability, at millerk@macewan.ca

How to Apply:
Only applications received through the MacEwan University careers page 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 February 1, 2021.
Competition No. 20.12.118
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