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Our success would not be possible without our caring and dedicated employees.

Here, we are committed to Algoma U’s special mission. We discover, learn, and think together to reach new milestones every year. Are you interested in taking the first step in joining our team? Take a look at our employment availabilities below.

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Algoma University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process, per the University’s Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (PDF). Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Positions are open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Algoma University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

The successful candidate, as a condition of employment, will be required to provide a Police Records Check, which is acceptable to Algoma University and administered by the Director of Human Resources.

Anishinaabemowin, Department of Modern Languages, Sault Ste. Marie Campus (REPOST)

Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language), in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning January 1, 2020.  The successful candidate will hold post-secondary credentials appropriate to the position (minimum Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred), and will be completely fluent in Anishinaabemowin. S/he will have mastery of the written language with the double vowel system and a thorough understanding of the structure of the language.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and commitment to language teaching, a deep knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, and demonstrated ability to develop a research program and to secure external research funding. Strong candidates will have teaching and research expertise in two or more of: immersion models for language teaching; culture-based education; resource collection and development for language and culture retention; pan-dialectal awareness and expertise with various writing systems.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.  

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and reprints of up to three significant publications to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by October 1, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Anishinaabe Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Sault Ste. Marie Campus (REPOST)

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (shingwauku.ca) is committed to the restoration of the original spirit and intent of Chief Shingwauk, who envisioned a teaching wigwam where his people could acquire the necessary educational tools for life in modern society without compromising the values of their culture and traditions. Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is one of the Indigenous Institutes recognized by the Ontario Government in the Indigenous Institutes Act (2017) and is accredited by the World Indigenous Nations’ Higher Education Consortium. In cooperation and partnership with Algoma University, Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig offers the Anishinaabe Studies 3-year B.A. program and the 3-year BA in  Anishinaabemowin. 

Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabe Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning July 1, 2020.  The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (or to have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent) in a discipline directly relevant to Anishinaabe Studies (relevant to Anishinaabe knowledge, research, and the communities of our region). Applicants will demonstrate a record of, or clear potential for, excellent research, teaching, curriculum development, and publication. Applicants will demonstrate a history of success in culture-based education and ethical engagement from within, or in respectful collaboration with, Anishinaabe communities, organizations, and/or institutions. Familiarity with cultural protocols, experience in curriculum development for culture-based education, and fluency in an Indigenous language (particularly any variety of Anishinaabemowin) are also assets.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer teaching review and/or student evaluations), and reprints of up to three significant publications to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Provost and Academic Dean, via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4pm EST February 3, 2020  will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Business – Marketing – School of Business and Economics – Brampton Campus

Algoma University invites applications for a 3-year contractually-limited term appointment in Marketing in the School of Business and Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor at its Brampton campus, beginning July 1, 2020. The successful candidate must possess a PhD in Management with a specialization in Marketing Research. The successful candidate will have extensive teaching experience, experience supervising student research, and will have developed and managed online course content. The appointee will be required to conduct service duties within their academic department and program, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. 

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer teaching review and/or student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments. These materials should be sent  to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Provost and Academic Dean, via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4 pm EST on February 3, 2020, will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Computer Science and Mathematics, Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie Campus (REPOST)

Algoma University invites applications for a 3-year limited term appointment at its Sault Ste. Marie campus in Computer Science and Mathematics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning May 1st, 2020. The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics offers a Bachelor of Computer Science with specializations in Computer Games Technology and Mobile Software Engineering.  The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related area, have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, and possess teaching expertise and/or research expertise in areas related to Mobile Computing, which might include several of the following: mobile programming, networking, operating systems, information technology and mobile hardware. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two first/second year mathematics courses annually, as well as general programming or mobile computing courses.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4pm EST January 6, 2020 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Computer Science and Mathematics, Algoma University – Brampton Campus

Algoma University invites applications for a 3-year contractually-limited term appointment at its Brampton campus in Computer Science and Mathematics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2020. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related area, have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, and possess teaching expertise and/or research expertise in areas related to Information Technology, Mobile Computing, Cybersecurity or Data Science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach general programming, information technology and other core computer science courses at the Brampton campus, and contribute to university service as requested. 

 Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Provost and Academic Dean, via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4pm EST February 3, 2020 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Music, Algoma University – Sault Ste. Marie Campus

Algoma University invites applications for a 1-year contractually-limited term appointment in Music, in the Department of Music and Visual Arts, at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in Music, PhD preferred .  The candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Music and Materials of Music courses. In addition, the appointee will provide up to six hours of applied piano instruction per week, assist in the organization of and attend weekly “Performance Classes”, participate in final examination juries as required, and contribute to university service as requested. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching experience at the university level and willingness to participate in music program recruiting and high school liaison.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer teaching review and/or  student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Provost and Academic Dean, via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4 pm EST on February 3, 2020 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Psychology, Algoma University – Sault Ste. Marie Campus

Algoma University invites applications for a 2-year contractually-limited term appointment in the Department of Psychology at its Sault Ste. Marie campus at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2020. The successful candidate must have a completed PhD in psychology and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and to research and scholarship in their area. The area of specialization for this position is open, though expertise in Social, Personality, Clinical or Developmental Psychology would be preferred.  The successful candidate will also be encouraged to supervise Honours thesis students.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer teaching review and/or student evaluations), and a statement outlining research interests and accomplishments to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Provost and Academic Dean, via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by 4 pm EST February 3 2020 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Sault Ste. Marie campus for the Winter 2020 semester.

 

Terms:

19F – September 4, 2019-December 3, 2019

19FW – September 4, 2019-April 3, 2020

20W – January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

 

The 19FW and 20W exam period will be from April 6th – 21st, 2020 as scheduled by the Registrar in consultation with the Department.

 

Qualified candidates should submit, electronically, a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three references addressed to Dr. Donna Rogers, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Brampton campus for the Fall 2019 semester.

Terms:

19FW – September 4, 2019-April 3, 2020

20W – January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

The 19FW and 20W exam period will be from April 6th – 21st, 2020 as scheduled by the Registrar in consultation with the Department.

 

Qualified candidates should submit, electronically, a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three references addressed to Dr. Donna Rogers, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
20W
ADMN 3206

WED
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Deadline:
9:00am, January 28, 2020
ADMN 3206
Course Title: Human Resource Planning
Description: This course is designed to examine the multifaceted approaches and methods used in the effective deployment and management of human resources. Topics such as strategic human resource management, corporate culture, performance management, employment equity, pay equity, human rights, organizational development and behaviour, and labour-management relations are explored, amongst other relevant issues challenging the effective management of the human asset.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a business degree and a CHRP/CHRL designation with demonstrated experience working in an HR environment.
20W
ITEC 2706N

March 30 - April 16
MON to THUR
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, February 7, 2020
ITEC 2706 - Repost
Course Title: Mobile Technology: Design and Use
Description: This course will explore the mobile landscape, the popular mobile devices currently in use, the application of mobile technology as part of a business strategy, and the consumerization of this technology. Students will explore the challenges of integrating mobile technology into an enterprise, security and management of mobile devices, high-level mobile application design, and an overview of the technologies involved in managing a mobile work environment.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in Computer Science or related fields with subject matter teaching experience at the university level or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields with 5 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level.
20W
ITEC 3706N

March 30 - April 17th
MON to THUR
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, February 7, 2020
ITEC 3706 - Repost
Course title: Software Engineering Project Management
Description: This course covers the organizational, strategic, practical and operational aspects of managing software engineering projects for developing both mobile and desktop applications. The course also addresses both theoretical and methodological issues. Students who take this course will learn to manage the behavioural, technical, and structural aspects of teams in software engineering projects performing specific tasks. Topics covered include: using software tools for supporting project management, identifying project risks, formulating project strategy, effective group organization and management, dynamically allocating resources, resolving group conflicts, and know and practice time management techniques, among others.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in Computer Science or related fields, with relevant teaching experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields with 5 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level. Knowledge of software project management is required.

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Timmins campus for the Fall 2019 semester

 

Terms:

19FW – September 4, 2019-April 3, 2020

20W – January 6, 2020 – April 3, 2020

 

The 19FW and 20W exam period will be from April 6th – 21st, 2020 as scheduled by the Registrar in consultation with the Department.

 

Qualified candidates should submit, electronically, a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three references addressed to Dr. Donna Rogers, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications

There are currently no applications available for the online position of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) for the Fall 2018 semester.

Chief Administrator Officer, Shingwauk Education Trust Board of Directors/Trustees

The Shingwauk Education Trust (SET) is seeking an innovative Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide
administrative and financial management to support the trust’s mandate.

The CAO will work closely with the board to ensure that Chief Shingwauk’s vision is the foundation of SET’s
long and short-term objectives. The CAO will work collaboratively with our partners and internal
communities to advance the vision and mandate.

Application must contain a cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters by January 17, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, please view the full position description (PDF)

 

Recruitment Officer, Student Services, Outreach and Resources

The Recruitment Officer, reporting to the Director – Student Services, Outreach and Resource, is required to oversee the duties of recruiting students to Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig by creating awareness and providing information about SKG. The Recruitment Officer functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures, and the Vision, Mission, Scope and Core Values of Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities of the institution.

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum education required: Diploma in marketing, communications, business or related fields
  • Minimum experience required: One-year in a related field including experience in public speaking; events planning and promotions
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge of Indigenous cultural values and traditions

Please submit cover letter and resume to: dhoogsteen@shingwauk.ca

For more information, please view the full position description (PDF)

 

Chimney Swift Monitoring Assistant

Great Lakes Wildlife Research is a non-profit organisation located in Sault Ste Marie that conducts outreach and research to support species-at-risk in northern Ontario. Along with our partner organisations, Algoma University and Sault Naturalists, we have funding to support the threatened Chimney Swift population in Sault Ste Marie. A key component of this project is to monitor the Chimney Swift roost in Sault Ste Marie to record population size and roosting behaviour. We anticipate having funds to support two monitoring assistant positions in 2019.

If you meet these criteria, get involved in the community, and have a wide range of hobbies and special interests then we want to hear from you! Send a cover letter detailing your skills, experience and education, along with your resume, in PDF format, to Jennie Pearce, Project Coordinator, at jlpearce@shaw.ca with the subject line “CHSW Monitoring Application”.

For more information, please view the Chimney Swift Monitoring Assistant job posting (PDF)

 

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must have the minimum academic qualifications and the minimum relevant professional experience that aligns with the job posting (above).

Submission of Applications

Qualified candidates should submit, electronically, a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three references addressed to Dr. Donna Rogers, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Application Process

Submit your application via e-mail to hr@algomau.ca unless an alternate recipient is specified in the job posting.

A cover letter is not required, but we recommend including one as it helps us get to know you better.

You should submit separate applications for each position that interests you.

General applications can be sent to our recruiting email at hr@algomau.ca and will be kept in our electronic file for six months. It would be helpful to stipulate in the subject line which area of the university you are interested in working.

New non-union positions are posted on Algoma University website on a regular basis. Union positions are also posted on the website after it has been determined that there are no qualified internal applicants.

External applications are only accepted via e-mail hr@algomau.ca

Human Resources is located in the CC building on the main floor near CC2014

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Shortly after applying online, you should receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your application. If you don’t receive this e-mail within 24 hours of submitting your application, please send an e-mail to hr@algomau.ca .

It is preferred that you communicate through our Human Resources Department using the hr@algomau.ca e-mail address.

Your application will be kept in our electronic database for a minimum of six months.