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Three Year Contractually-Limited Term Appointment in Project Management

Algoma University

PROJECT MANAGEMENT --- DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, ALGOMA UNIVERSITY SAULT STE. MARIE CAMPUS

Algoma University (www.algomau.ca) is a rapidly growing and innovative institution that embraces research, scholarship, and teaching to pursue its Special Mission. The Special Mission is founded upon cross-cultural learning between Indigenous and other communities within a spirit of healing and reconciliation. Algoma University’s four faculties — Business and Economics, Cross-Cultural Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Sciences — provide students with rich experiential learning opportunities across all of its campuses in Brampton, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins. With a newly approved Strategic Research and Creative Works plan, Algoma will enhance its research capacity through community engaged partnerships and ongoing development of graduate programming. We welcome those interested in this exciting time of growth!

Algoma University invites applications for a 3 year contractually-limited term appointment in Project Management in the Department of Community Economic and Social Development at the rank of Assistant Professor at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, commencing July 1, 2023 or as negotiated. In order to alleviate the under-representation of equity-seeking groups among Algoma University’s tenured/tenure-track faculty, this opportunity is open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as members of equity-seeking groups, in alignment with Algoma University’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and the University’s EDI Charter.

Preference will be given to candidates with a completed a PhD in Project Management or related discipline, Project Management Professional designation, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in project management and its application in social, economic, cultural & environmental organizations and contexts, and teaching experience in areas related to introduction to project management, global project management, project governance, leadership in project management, organisational behaviour in project management or field placements (work integrated learning) courses.

Candidates should also have experience teaching across diverse student demographics, have experience building equity and inclusion into their pedagogical approaches, and have experience working with Indigenous communities and students, with a demonstrated relevant academic background, research portfolio and a record of teaching excellence. Experience with remote/online/hybrid instruction is desirable.

Candidates should submit:

● a letter of application

● a current CV

● a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer and/or student evaluations)

● a research plan (up to two single-spaced pages)

● sample publications

● the names, contact information and relationship of five referees (one of whom should be the most recent immediate supervisor)

Candidates must submit their application electronically to: Dr. István Imre, Acting Faculty Academic Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences and Cross Cultural Studies, via people.culture@algomau.ca. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file, with a file name that identifies the applicant. Applications received by 4:00 pm EST on December 31, 2022 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants will be asked to self-identify through an Applicant Questionnaire (confidential to Human Resources).

The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups (Indigenous peoples, racialized persons,

women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQQIP2SA+ persons) who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. We understand that career interruptions can have a substantial impact on a candidate’s professional achievements; to allow for a fair assessment, candidates are encouraged to explain any interruptions experienced. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request,

accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector) as a condition of employment.