DIVERSITY STATEMENT

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.

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 Professors (2 positions)
Faculty of Nursing, Department of Health Systems and Sustainability (1 position) and Department of Human Health and Science (1 position)

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.

MacEwan University has a long-standing history of providing quality nursing education that prepares graduates to lead and succeed in nursing practice, and beyond. As a place-based institution, faculty are involved in crafting engaged learning environments that help students achieve their full potential through innovative learning modalities that emphasize the importance of connection. The Faculty of Nursing is organized into five departments. Courses delivered within each of these departments are affiliated with the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing, the Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing and other continuing education credentials and learning experiences.

The Department of Health Systems and Sustainability offers courses for which experts in the fields of leadership, education and systems thinking build awareness of key concepts that are woven into successful nursing practice. Faculty members in the Department of Human Health and Science are experts in the foundational knowledge upon which the nursing profession is based, understanding how science informs practice across nursing disciplines.

Opportunity

The Department of Health Systems and Sustainability and the Department of Human Health and Science in the Faculty of Nursing invite applications for one full-time tenure-track appointment in each of the respective departments at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval. These positions require unencumbered licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Additional Licensure with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta is welcomed. These positions will focus on teaching in classroom settings, however, lab and clinical instruction may be included. Travel may be required, and candidates need to meet the requisite skills and abilities of the nursing profession(s). Teaching in clinical settings may also have additional certification and vaccination requirements.

You will hold a graduate degree in nursing or a related field, doctoral preparation preferred. You will have expertise in an area of nursing practice, and a successful record of, or additional education in, teaching in nursing. A developed, or developing, program of related research or scholarly activity is preferred. You are passionate about excellence in undergraduate nursing education, building future nursing leaders and have notable curriculum development experience in nursing or health-related education. You are a collaborative team member and demonstrate a strong commitment to service within your role. You are curious and able to collaborate with others to envision and implement an innovative approach to undergraduate nursing education.

If you are inspired by this opportunity, you should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, at minimum. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to further submit the following, as applicable: teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, as well as names and contact information of three current potential references. Only those short-listed will be contacted with more details about the interview process.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Kathleen Miller, Chair, Department of Health Systems and Sustainability, at millerk@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 February 28, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 21.12.221
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