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Assistant Professor, Human Resources Management

MacEwan University

Assistant Professor, Human Resources Management
(Full-Time Probationary Tenure-Track Appointment)
School of Business

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.

The Department of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources Management, and Management, in the MacEwan School of Business, invites applications for one full-time probationary tenure-track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor in Human Resources Management, commencing 1 July 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All positions are subject to budgetary approval. The Department will consider applicants that have expertise in teaching in areas that include, but are not limited to introductory and advanced courses in HR (e.g., introduction to HR, employer relations, compensation), with an opportunity to develop and recommend potential electives. An openness to teach courses in organizational behaviour and general management is also desired. Pedagogical innovation is highly appreciated (e.g., experiential learning, multidisciplinary teams, technology enhancing learning). Also, applicants must demonstrate evidence of a research record and a developed research plan. Professional experience in the field of HR or a related field is beneficial.

The School of Business has over 71 full-time faculty, over half of which have terminal degrees. The Department of OB, HRM, and Mgmt. has 16 full-time faculty, and offers: Human Resources major; Management major; Innovation and Entrepreneurship minor; Property Management minor; and Honours Designation in the Bachelor of Commerce.

Candidates will have:

• a PhD or terminal degree (completed before Dec 2020) in Human Resources Management (HRM), or a related field;
• evidence of outstanding teaching ability, and a demonstrated primary commitment to undergraduate teaching; and
• an ongoing program of academic research in HRM or a related field.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including your teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations), and a statement of research interests.

The names and contact information of three references should be sent to

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting (Competition No. 19.11.199).

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

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

This position is included under the MacEwan University 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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Personal Information Collection Notification (FOIP)

Applicant personal information is collected under s.33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of recruitment at MacEwan University. Questions concerning this collection should be directed to: Information Management and Privacy Coordinator, MacEwan University, 10700 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2; tel.: 780.497.5423.