Assistant Professor

Organization: MacEwan University
Category: Academic
Type: Full-time

Assistant Professor

Nov 24, 2018

Assistant Professor, Arts and Cultural Management

Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications


Competition 18.11.241


MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve. 


The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.


MacEwan University’s Arts and Cultural Management (AACM) Department invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019. This new faculty position will play an important role in the implementation of a BFA in Arts and Cultural Management. 


AACM focuses on preparing individuals for careers working with a wide variety of cultural and nonprofit arts organizations. In addition to their academic studies, students develop skills through experiential learning, including work integrated learning field placements, special projects with organizations in the field and international exchanges. One of the first arts management programs in Canada, MacEwan’s Arts and Cultural Management program attracts students from across the country in both its classroom and online cohorts. 


Candidates will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in arts management or a related discipline and will demonstrate experience in and a commitment to undergraduate teaching with an ongoing interest in research in the discipline. In addition to experience in arts management, teaching experience in a post-secondary environment and strong interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will have a commitment to innovative pedagogy, particularly in online learning. Indigenous cultural knowledge and/or experience working with Indigenous peoples would be considered anasset. 


Questions about this position may be addressed to Denise Roy, Chair - Arts and Cultural Management at


This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  


How to Apply:           


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests and a sample of scholarly work along with the names and contact information of three referees (along with the competition number).  


Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting.  Review of applications will commence January 15, 2019 and the competition will remain 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.

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, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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