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

People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.

Gerontology & Hospice Palliative Care Sessional Instructors
Professional Health Education, School of Continuing Education

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 more than 15,000 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.

Opportunity

The Professional Health Education Unit with the School of Continuing Education has one of the most diverse offerings of post degree and diploma programs and courses in Canada to support health care providers in meeting their professional goals. These education opportunities inspire students through a powerful combination of academic excellence, practical application and personal learning experiences.

Applications are invited for sessional positions to teach with the Gerontology and Hospice Palliative Care post-diploma certificate programs. The Gerontology and Hospice Palliative Care programs challenge students to apply compassion, dedication, leadership and expert knowledge when working with clients in these specialized areas. Course topics include:

  • Dementia care

  • Older adult health

  • Pain assessment and management

  • Palliative symptoms

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Ethics

Full course listings can be found on our website.

Courses are scheduled to run on campus once or twice per week and follow the MacEwan University Academic Calendar. We are seeking candidates with recent clinical and/or teaching experience in the specialized nursing areas listed above.

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting their teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae/resume and the names of three professional references.

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.

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you have special assessment needs, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview. This information will be kept confidential.

Category Sessional
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date A review of applications will begin October 3, 2021 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Competition No. 21.09.141
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