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Assistant Professor, Correctional Services Program
Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies
Faculty of Health & Community Studies

About Us

MacEwan University is where caring faculty help people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the heart of Edmonton's diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is known for exceptional undergraduate learning. With its dedication to teaching excellence, informed by scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement. We are committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.

Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers 59 programs to more than 15,000 full- and part-time students in business, communications, community and human services, design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that prepare them to take on the world.

Opportunity

The Department of Public Safety and Justice Studies in the Faculty of Health and Community Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies encompasses three programs: Police and Investigations diploma, Correctional Services diploma, and Emergency Communications & Response certificate. These programs focus on equipping students with the knowledge and skills required to build safe, secure and just communities. Faculty members with strong connections to professional practice prepare students to protect and serve our communities.

In this position, your focus will be on teaching, primarily within the Correctional Services program. You will have evidence of effective teaching, a proven track record in course and program curriculum development and renewal, the ability to support students in achieving success, and an ability to provide leadership in implementing initiatives. You will have an in-depth background in criminal justice and professional experience in the areas of criminal law, addictions, restorative justice, interviewing, case management, correctional operations (institutional and community-based), and/or correctional programming/interventions. You may also be expected to facilitate and supervise students in field placements across a variety of agencies.

You will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise; however, consideration will be given to candidates with a minimum of a Master’s degree. You will also possess a minimum of 10 years professional experience in the field of criminal justice, correctional operations, public safety or a related field. You will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching with a strong understanding of adult education principles and curriculum development. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, communication and organizational skills, and the ablility to work collaboratively with others.

You 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 Tim Williams, Chair, Department of Public Safety & Justice Studies at williamst22@macewan.ca.

How to Apply

To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. If you require assistance, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serve as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.

Accessibility Statement

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact humanresources@macewan.ca and we will support you to the best of our ability.

Category Full-Time Tenure-Track
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date A review of applications will begin January 4, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 21.10.174
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