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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.

Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Faculty of Arts and Science

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 18,000 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 Physical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval. The Department of Physical Sciences includes faculty in Chemistry, Earth & Planetary Sciences, and Physics and values interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and in research. You should have expertise related to inorganic chemistry (broadly defined) or chemical education, which can complement the departmental foci of environmental studies, industrial chemistry, or planetary sciences; demonstrate excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in teaching undergraduate-level courses; and have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or demonstrable evidence of impending completion of a terminal degree.

You will be expected to deliver the equivalent of six courses per year, including introductory chemistry, as your regular teaching load and actively participate in curriculum development. You will have a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and student mentorship. You will be expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate students and engage in service at MacEwan and/or to the wider scientific/educational community.

You should submit the following:

  • Cover letter

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Teaching dossier (max. 5 pages), including:

    • Teaching philosophy and how that philosophy is reflected in practice

    • Teaching interests based on current courses at MacEwan or courses to develop

  • Recent teaching evaluations

  • Research statement (max. 5 pages), including:

    • Current research summary

    • Future research project ideas involving undergraduate students in your research

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the Department Chair to provide three (3) letters of reference sent directly from referees.

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 17, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 21.11.196
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