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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.

Career Link Coordinator

This position will be responsible for outreach and job development, program development, and academic advising and registration. Please submit an application by October 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM. To view the job description, please click here: Career Link Coordinator 2020

 

Economic Development Intern (NOHFC Internship)

This position is within the advancement department where they will assist with project management, research and development, and administration duties. Please submit an application by October 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM. To view the job description please click here: Economic Development Intern (NOHFC Internship)

 

Nyaagaaniid: Student Success and Anishinaabe Initiatives

Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor of Algoma University, the Nyaagaaniid of Student Success and Anishinaabe Initiatives is a member of the University’s Senior Executive Team, who will effectively engage faculty, staff, and students in supporting the University’s Special Mission to:
i. Be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in liberal arts and sciences and professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level, with a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario; and
ii. Cultivate cross-cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.To view the job description, please click here: Nyaagaaniid – Student Success and Anishinaabe Initiatives

 

All applications should be submitted by emailing deanapps@algomau.ca directly. Only applications submitted to deanapps@algomau.ca will be accepted.

Algoma University (www.algomau.ca) has a special mission to be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level. We have a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, and a mission to cultivate cross-cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.  With campuses in Sault Ste. Marie, Brampton and Timmins, Algoma University offers students, faculty, administrators and staff the opportunity to live, learn, study and work together in a diverse environment.

 

ECONOMICS — SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, ALGOMA UNIVERSITY SAULT STE. MARIE CAMPUS

Algoma University invites applications for a 3-year contractually-limited term appointment in Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Economics, at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, commencing January 1, 2021 or as negotiated. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed PhD in Economics and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in teaching Microeconomics, Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, and Statistics for Business and Economics, with a demonstrated relevant academic background and a record of teaching excellence. Experience with remote/online/hybrid/technologically-assisted instruction is desirable.

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), a research plan (up to two pages) and reprints of up to three significant publications or other evidence of scholarly activity. 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. Applications received by 4 pm EDT September 30th, 2020, will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

 

SOCIAL WORK, ALGOMA UNIVERSITY – TIMMINS CAMPUS

Algoma University invites applications for a Tenure-Track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor; the anticipated start date is January 1, 2021.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach Social Work courses at Algoma University’s Timmins campus. The successful candidate must hold an earned PhD in Social Work or in a cognate discipline. In all cases the incumbent must hold at least one degree in Social Work. The candidate must possess teaching expertise in generalist practice from anti-oppressive, Indigenous, feminist, structural, and critical race perspectives. Teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: social welfare, social work research, social work theory, human service organizations, helping practice skills with individuals, families and communities in the North, trauma-informed Indigenous practice, Indigenous social work, policy analysis, human behaviour in the environment, addictions and mental health, and advanced field practicum. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Seven Grandfather Teachings when working with diverse Indigenous populations: Omushkegowuk, Anishinaabeg, Métis, Inuit, Black peoples, and Franco-Ontarians. Preference will be given to those with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, and to the mandate of the Department of Social Work. Experience with remote/online/hybrid/technologically-assisted instruction is desirable.  

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), a research plan (up to two pages), 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 letters of reference to be sent electronically. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by July 31, 2020 at 4pm will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

 

Business – Accounting- School of Business and Economics – Sault Ste. Marie Campus

The School of Business and Economics (SchoolBE) invites applications for a 3-year contractually-limited term appointment in business at the rank of Assistant Professor at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, commencing July 1, 2020 or as negotiated. The ideal candidate will possess a PhD (Accounting) with a CPA or CPA, CA designation in good standing. Applicants with either a Master’s in Accounting or an MBA, with a CPA or CPA, CA designation will be considered. In an exceptional case, candidates with a PhD in Accounting who are in the process of completing a CPA designation may be considered. Evidence of teaching effectiveness in intermediate level university business courses is required. 

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the academic life of the School of Business and Economics by regularly monitoring CPA regulations and make recommendations to ensure the accredited-protection of the accounting stream. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated depth of teaching ability in management accounting and cost accounting courses. 

Information about the Algoma University School of Business and Economics and its programs may be found at https://www.algomau.ca/academics/school-of-business-economics/ 

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), a research plan (up to two pages) 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. Applications received by 4 pm EDT March 21, 2020, will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

 

SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ALGOMA UNIVERSITY – SAULT STE. MARIE CAMPUS (RE-POST)

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 January 1st, 2021. The School of Computer Science and Technology 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.  Experience with remote/online/hybrid/technologically-assisted instruction is desirable.

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 July 31, 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) in Sault Ste. Marie for the Winter 2021 semester.

Terms:

20F– September 9, 2020 – December 8, 2020

20FW – September 9, 2020 – April 12, 2021

21W – January 18, 2021 – April 19, 2021

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 21-May 4, 2021 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. István Imre, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Only applications submitted to deanapps@algomau.ca will be accepted.

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

ADMN 4367A

MON & WED
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
ADMN 4367A
Title: Advanced Marketing Planning
Description: Intended as an integrating capstone course. It emphasizes the application of management tools in situation analysis, planning, organization, integrating, controlling, measuring and evaluating. Aimed at management and planning rather than operating practices and techniques.
Qualifications:
PhD in Marketing or Decision Sciences
Industry experience in consumer marketing or sales management

ADMN 4817A

THUR
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
ADMN 4817A
Course Title: Corporate Taxation: An Accounting Perspective
Description: This course examines the taxation of corporations from an accounting perspective. The course is structured to enable accounting students to apply the tax provisions to realistic situations. The primary teaching approach is the presentation of example taxation problems with solutions which demonstrate the application of various methods. The course starts with the computation of taxable income for corporations, goes on to deal with the taxation of private corporations, corporate distribution and capital gains deferrals. The course ends with the taxation of trusts and partnerships.
Qualifications:
a Business Degree and
a CPA designation and
Current practice experience with specific subject-matter teaching experience at a Canadian college and/or university level.
ADMN 4957A

TUE & THUR
8:30am to 10:00am

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
ADMN 4957A
Title: Research Methods II
Description: This course is designed to apply the research techniques and methods learned in Research Methods I. Students will design an original, comprehensive research project/report in the area of business, economics, finance and/or marketing. They will identify/develop research problem/issues to be addressed; design a data collection instrument; collect and analyze the data; interpret the research findings; prepare a written report and make an oral presentation of their findings.
Qualifications:
MBA with Marketing specialization/ MSc in Marketing/Master's Degree in Economics
Course-specific teaching experience or work experience in this area
Research design experience, marketing research experience, and experience in writing Business Plans required
ANIS 1006

Section A
TUE & THUR
8:30am to 10:00am

Section B
TUE
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Section C
MON
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
10:00am, October 29, 2020
ANIS 1006 A,B,C
Course Title: Anishinaabe Peoples and our Homelands I
Course Description: This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of Anishinaabe worldview and Anishinaabe philosophy through Anishinaabe Creation Stories and select oral/written history. It will develop students` understanding of how Anishinaabe lifeways past and present express the Anishinaabe worldview of an interactive and interconnected universe. Students will also be introduced to the meaning of “inherent rights” as defined by Anishinaabe and as articulated in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and other documents/research. The course focuses on developing students` understanding of the persistence of Anishinaabe worldview, identity and connections to land, and how these inform the revitalization of Anishinaabe traditions as well as Anishinaabe People’s continued resistance to the ongoing processes of colonization. ANIS 1006 will enable the students to participate in discussions and activities at the local level and beyond, demonstrating the value of the Anishinaabe worldview as a valid way of thinking and knowing.
Qualifications:
Must have a MA, JD, or LLB.
Must have majored in an Indigenous field of study at the undergraduate level or above.
Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and history and a history of ethical engagement from within or in respectful collaboration with Anishinaabe communities, organizations and/or institutions is required. Knowledge of an Indigenous language is an asset. Five years teaching experience is preferred.
ANIS 1007B

MON & WED
8:30am to 10:00am

Deadline:
10:00am, October 29, 2020
ANIS 1007B
Course Title: Anishinaabe Peoples and our Homelands II
Course Description: This course will explore the Anishinaabe world beginning with the concept of Creation and life before contact in 1492. It considers the disparity between how Euro-Canadians have addressed Anishinaabe history in comparison with the oral/traditional history of the Anishinaabe people. It will examine issues that continue to impact on Anishinaabe Peoples in the present post-colonial coexistence with the descendants of the European discoverers on Anishinaabe traditional homelands. The course will emphasize reflection and dialogue around traditions, culture-based education and social change, employing “seven generations thinking” to consider both the past and the future in analysis and decision making. The course is participation-intensive, with emphasis on discussion, personal reflection and critical thinking.
Qualifications:
Must have a MA, JD, or LLB.
Must have majored in an Indigenous field of study at the undergraduate level or above.
Demonstrated knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and history as well as a personal history of ethical engagement from within or in respectful collaboration with Anishinaabe communities, organizations and/or institutions are required. The successful candidate will have teaching experience or demonstrated evidence of teaching potential at the university level and will have a minimum of a beginning level knowledge of the Ojibwe language.
ANIS 3127

TUE & THUR
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
ANIS 3127
Title: Anishinaabe Research Methodology II: Ni Mi koo Bi doon
Description: This course will continue to develop students’ understanding of Anishinaabe culture-based research, that is, research rooted in Anishinaabe worldview, lifeways and communities. The course will explore ways in which to utilize community-based Anishinaabe research methodology in a mainstream university context. Topics include research design, ethics, and the writing process. Examples will be used from the work of various Anishinaabe scholars. Students will undertake a project that engages Anishinaabe research methodology and ethical considerations when doing research in Anishinaabe communities.
Qualifications:
Have evidence of having applied Anishinaabe research methods
Have demonstrated experience with Anishinaabe communities, culture, and history
Have experience teaching Anishinaabe research methods at the post-secondary level
Have ability to teach at a distance or technologically-assisted teaching
Have a minimum of a Masters degree
BIOL 1507 Lab C

Face-to-Face On Campus

THUR
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
BIOL 1507 Lab C
Course Title: Biology II Lab
Description: This course includes a study of existing biological diversity with special emphasis on structure and function. Botanical topics include plant anatomy, reproduction, water relations, mineral nutrition, and control of growth and development. The zoological component includes the anatomy and physiology of animal tissues, organs and systems, and their functional integration.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an MSc. in Biology with at least two years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required
BIOL/PHIL 2216

WED
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
BIOL/PHIL 2216
Title: Principles of Environmental Ethics
Description: Students critically examine the philosophy of the environment by
addressing both theoretical and practical issues. Through the exploration of the
foundations of ethical theory, students develop their understanding of modern
environmental challenges. Areas of study in this course include animal rights, future generations, deep ecology, and the connection between science, technology and the environment. A focus of the course is on students developing their own skills in moral decision-making and policy formation by analyzing various philosophical perspectives.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have completed at minimum a graduate degree in Philosophy, Ethics, Environmental Humanities, or Environmental Studies. Demonstrated scholarly expertise in the field of Environmental Ethics, knowledge of how to approach this topic from a philosophical disciplinary perspective, and experience introducing students to this field at the undergraduate level are considered the minimum relevant professional experience to teach this course. Candidates will demonstrate this expertise by providing evidence of previous teaching experiences, previous research and publications, and by providing a brief outline of how they will structure and teach this course. Applicants should note that this course will be taught through technologically assisted means, through the use of the Moodle Learning Management System platform and live virtual lectures.
BIOL 3007 Lab

Face-to-Face On Campus
Lab A
WED
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Face-to-Face On Campus
Lab B
WED
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
BIOL 3007 Lab
Title: Molecular Cell Biology Lab
Description: This course introduces students to the science of cell biology and molecular genetics of the cell. Building on molecular genetic concepts introduced in Introductory Biology and Genetics; course topics include a review of cellular and basic genetic mechanisms, regulation and control of gene expression, molecular methodology, cellular organization, cellular communication, the nature and behaviour of chromosomes, the chemical basis of heredity, the structure and function of genes, and the use of statistics in the genetic analysis of quantitative characters.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an MSc. in Biology and experience with molecular and cellular research techniques with at least two years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required.
CHMI 1007 Lab C

Face-to-Face on Campus

TUE
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
10:00am, October 29, 2020
CHMI 1007 Lab C
Course Title: General Chemistry II (Laboratory)
Description: This is the second part of the introduction to the fundamental principles of chemistry. Topics include thermochemistry, chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, buffer solutions, electrochemistry and introductory organic chemistry.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an M.Sc. with relevant background in chemistry and with at least two years of teaching experience. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required.
CHMI 2427

TUE & THUR
8:30am to 10:00am

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020

CHMI 2427
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II
Description: This course includes a detailed investigation of the reactions of hydrocarbons and monofunctional organic compounds. The factors which affect these reactions will also be discussed. The objective of this laboratory is to reinforce topics presented in class through wet chemistry techniques. A variety of useful synthetic organic reactions will be explored, highlighting their utility.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Pharmacology with knowledge of techniques in a chemistry laboratory setting. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are required. Experience teaching at the undergraduate is required.
ECON 2057A

WED
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
ECON 2057A
Title: Environmental Economics and Policies
Description: This course examines the application of economic analysis to air, water and soil use; the costs and benefits of pollution control; pollution policy in practice and current regulatory policies.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a MA/MSc. in Economics with subject-matter teaching experience at a Canadian college and/or university level.
ECON 2127

TUE & THUR
8:30am to 10:00am

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
ECON 2127
Course Title: Introduction to the Mathematical Treatment of Economics
Description: This course examines functions and their diagrammatic representation, elements of analytical geometry, differential calculus including functions of two or more variables, integrals, linear programming graphical solutions, matrices. The emphasis is on the applications of these concepts to economics
Qualifications: A MA/MSc. in Economics with subject-matter teaching experience at a Canadian college and/or university level.
FREN 1407

MON/WED/THUR
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
FREN 1407
Title: Communication and Culture II: Reading for Pleasure
Description: This course is designed to help students improve their written and oral comprehension and communication skills. Students will read an interesting selection of contemporary francophone stories and short novels. Discussion groups, oral presentations and short essays provide students with oral and written practice. Language skills will also be addressed through grammar review and vocabulary enhancement.
Qualifications: Excellent fluency in French and mastery of the written language, including excellent understanding of the grammar. A minimum of five years’ language teaching experience and a MA degree or equivalent are required.
FREN 2406

MON & WED
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
FREN 2406
Title: Communication et Culture III: Introduction au Canada francophone
Description: Ce cours offre une rapide introduction aux communautés francophones du Canada : leur langue, leur culture, leur passé et leur avenir. On portera une attention particulière aux communautés francophones du nord de l’Ontario. Les étudiants présenteront des rapports oraux et écrits sur différents aspects de la vie dans ces communautés. Des exercices grammaticaux et de vocabulaire viendront renforcer les compétences de communication à l’oral et à l’écrit.
Qualifications: Excellent fluency in French and mastery of the written language, including excellent understanding of the grammar, are required. A minimum of five years’ language teaching experience and a MA degree or equivalent are required.
HIST 1207

TUE & THUR
11:30am to 1:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
HIST 1207
Title: Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present
Description: An examination of significant themes and events in the history of Western society since the French Revolution.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have completed at minimum a PhD in History or in an inter-/multi-disciplinary programme that includes History and/or historical methodologies. A demonstrated scholarly expertise in the history of modern “Western Society” – broadly defined to include the whole of the Atlantic World – from the late eighteenth century to the end of the twentieth century, as well as experience introducing students to basic historical skills (primary source analysis, introduction to historiography, and attention to essay writing proficiencies) are considered the minimum relevant professional experience to teach this course. Candidates will demonstrate this expertise by providing evidence of previous teaching experiences, previous research and publications, and by providing a brief outline of how they will structure and teach this course. Applicants should note that this course will be taught through technologically assisted means, through the use of the Moodle Learning Management System platform and live virtual lectures.
HIST 4727/POLI 4827

MON
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
HIST 4727/POLI 4827
Title: The Political Enlightenment: Ideas of Liberty in the Atlantic World, 1550 - 1800
Description: This course examines the early modern philosophical and political origins of the concept of “liberty” and the establishment of those ideas as the foundation of modern government and citizenship in western society. From initial debates concerning the basis of good government, to the overthrow of monarchies and the abolition of the slave trade, this seminar will discuss the intellectual developments that occurred during the period of the Enlightenment, analyzing how the establishment of new republics and empires in the Atlantic world incorporated – and competed with – the principles of political freedom and social equity.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have completed at minimum a PhD in
History or Political Science with a specialization in early modern political thought and/or history. Demonstrated scholarly expertise in the early modern period, knowledge of the history of ideas, and experience introducing students to this period and/or field are considered the minimum relevant professional experience to teach this course. Candidates will demonstrate this expertise by providing evidence of previous teaching experiences, previous research and publications, and by providing a brief outline of how they will structure and teach this course. Applicants should note that this course will be taught through technologically assisted means, through the use of the Moodle Learning Management System platform and live virtual lectures.
JURI/POLI 3106

MON
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
JURI/POLI 3106
Title: Canadian Law and Policy and Indigenous Peoples
Description: This course examines the Canadian state’s laws and policies that most affect Indigenous peoples and Canadian-Indigenous relations. In particular, the Indian Act, Provincial and Federal policy and current efforts in constitutionalism are discussed. This course provides a foundation essential to the study of Aboriginal rights in Canada.
Qualifications: PhD in Political Science or Law, with experience teaching in the area of how Canadian state law and policy affects the lives and praxis of indigenous peoples.
MUSC 1611/2611/3611

TUE
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 30, 2020

MUSC 1611/2611/3611 - Revised
Title: Algoma University Choir
Description: This course provides an opportunity to experience the unique joy of singing in a group. Available as a 1st, 2nd or 3rd year 3-credit arts elective, or to faculty, staff and community members, AU Choir provides artistic mentoring and inspiration, resulting in heightened musical and communicative skills. The experience of working in a collaborative manner with fellow singers leads to increased comfort on stage. Choir members will heighten breath control and efficiency as part of a process involving cultivation of rich vocal tone. Ensemble work benefits choir members in their wider life, regardless of major. All are welcome and encouraged to join. Choral music in Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop and World Music styles will be explored across different languages in a light-hearted, positive, supportive rehearsal environment. The final project is a public concert in an attractive local venue.
Qualifications:
Minimum Masters of Music degree
Minimum 5 years of post-secondary teaching experience
Demonstrated experience teaching Choir

MUSC 2057

MON & WED
10:00am to 11:30am

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 30, 2020

MUSC 2057 - Revised
Title: Music in Popular Culture II: The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Description: This course explores the origins and development of rock and roll music, a century of remarkable social and political change, conflict and rebellion. Through the narrative of popular music that shaped the culture of North America in the 20th century, parallel developments in audio, film, radio, and video technologies will also be examined and how they were used to both shape and respond to public taste and social commentary. Intensive listening and study of the evolution of the mass market, consumer culture and the push to globalization of music will highlight how incredibly diverse that what we call rock and roll has become.
Qualifications:
Minimum Masters of Music degree
Minimum 5 years of post-secondary teaching experience
Demonstrated experience teaching a History of Rock ‘n’ Roll course

MUSC 2196

WED
10:00am to 1:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
MUSC 2196
Title: Songwriting
Description: In this course students will study the craft of songwriting. Through analysis of successful songs from a variety of genres, students will explore key elements of popular song. Students will develop an understanding of various musical and lyrical devices, and will apply this knowledge to the composition of new works, both individually and collaboratively. Production of a songwriting portfolio and demo recordings of original works will be a key component of this class.
Qualifications:
-BMus
-Significant professional activity including evidence of live, professional (i.e. attended by a paying public) performances in the context commercial touring / concertizing activities, included programming of applicant's original songs
Commercial releases of the applicant's original material. At least 10 years post-secondary teaching experience.
MUSC 3216

MON & WED
10:45am to 12:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 30, 2020

MUSC 3216 - Revised
Title: Choral Conducting
Description: A study of conducting techniques, rehearsal procedures, and related problems, and an introduction to choral repertoire.
Qualifications:
Minimum Masters of Music degree
Minimum 5 years of post-secondary teaching experience
Demonstrated experience teaching a university choral conducting course

OJIB 2906

MON & WED
11:30am to 1:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
OJIB 2906
Title: Anishinaabe Philosophy of Language and Culture I
Description: This course will develop the students’ knowledge of the Anishinaabe language. Students will discover how the language is intertwined with the culture, that is, how the language conveys the culture. Cultural concepts will be studied in a variety of ways, including readings, guest speaker presentations, film showings, and immersion activities (in class and as field trips), in addition to classroom lectures and discussion. Field trips will be dependent upon the scheduling and proximity of cultural events. Cultural topics to be studied might include, but are not limited to: kinship worldview, structure and protocols, the role and place of songs, medicines and ancient stories in being Anishinaabe; traditional societies; ceremonies of naming, petitioning good life, rite of passage, honouring, healing and visioning. Course instruction will involve the use of the Anishinaabe language as well as English. Students are expected to have a basic understanding of the Anishinaabe language.
Qualifications:
Be an Anishinaabemowin speaker and respectful of Anishinaabe dialects
Have thorough knowledge of traditional Anishinaabemowin
Have demonstrated oral and written comprehension
Have familiarity in Anishinaabe writing systems
Have NLIP/ILIP diploma/certificate or equivalent
Have post-secondary teaching experience
Ability to teach at a distance or technologically-assisted teaching
OJIB 2907

MON & WED
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
OJIB 2907
Title: Anishinaabe Philosophy of Language and Culture II
Description: This course expands on the topics covered In OJIB 2906. Consequently, language learning will continue in this course. Students will have opportunities to communicate orally with speakers as they continue to participate in readings, guest speaker presentations, film showings, and field trips, in addition to the classroom session. Field trips will be dependent upon the scheduling and proximity of cultural events. Cultural topics to be studied might include, but are not limited to: kinship worldview, structure and protocols, the role and place of songs, medicines and ancient stories in being Anishinaabe; traditional societies; ceremonies of naming, petitioning good life, rite of passage, honouring, healing and visioning.
Qualifications:
Be an Anishinaabemowin speaker and respectful of Anishinaabe dialects
Have thorough knowledge of traditional Anishinaabemowin
Have demonstrated oral and written comprehension
Have familiarity in Anishinaabe writing systems
Have NLIP/ILIP diploma/certificate or equivalent
Have post-secondary teaching experience
Ability to teach at a distance or technologically-assisted teaching
PHYS 1027

MON
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
PHYS 1027
Title: Special Topics in Forensic Science, Part II
Description: The term forensic science has a broad meaning encompassing many different disciplines as they apply for legal issues. In Part I of the course students were introduced to some of the specialized fields of forensic science, the principles of science and technology upon which they were based, and the application of these principles to various analyses of crime scene evidence. Part II delves further, looking at contemporary issues that encompass the field of forensic science. Topics will include techniques to analyze fire and explosive debris, forensic pathology, forensic entomology, forensic psychology, forensics and the internet. In addition ethical conflicts facing forensic scientists working in the legal system are explored.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in a Science field with 2 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level or a Bachelor’s degree in a Science field with 5 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level.
SWRK 1007

Section A
THUR
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Section B
THUR
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
SWRK 1007
Course Title: Introduction to Social Work: Anishinaabe, Structural and Feminist Perspectives
Description: A survey of the profession of social work, including early influences, the relationship between social analysis and social work practice, values and ethics and the factors that shape contemporary social work practice. Students will be introduced to Anishinaabe, structural, feminist, northern and rural/remote and anti-oppressive approaches to social work and sensitivity to Franco-Ontarians. The course also introduces students to an examination of issues related to the delivery of social services, particularly in remote/rural, Northern and Anishinaabe communities. Students may not retain credit for both SWRK 1007 and SWLF 1007.
Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Social Work combined with three years of social work practice experience is required. The applicant must have teaching experience at the undergraduate level and/or at the community level.
Also required:
- Considerable teaching experience and knowledge in the historical development of modern social work discourses within the broader social welfare context in Canada;
- A strong understanding of major social work theories, along with the Anti-oppressive, Anishinaabe, structural and feminist perspectives;
-Must have knowledge of anti-racist, anti-black/ Indigenous perspectives
- Be familiar with the knowledge, skills and practice of the social work profession, and must understand the analytical links between the individual and the broader public issues that implicate marginality, oppression, and inequity structures based on class, gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, ability and age.
- Be able to integrate experiential learning approaches in the learning process.
- Must be prepared to teach the course through Contact North technology, google meet , and/or zoom.
SWRK 2406A

THUR
8:30am to 11:30am

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
SWRK 2406
Course title: Human Behaviour in the Social Environment: Critical Perspectives on Identity, Culture and Society
Description: This course will explore human behaviour and development as processes that are shaped by competing ideologies of culture, power, and difference, and the implications that these understandings have for social work practice. Critical theories of power and oppression and Indigenous thought will be used to consider personal and community well-being and transformative social change from an intersectional perspective, particularly in relation to northern, rural, remote, and Indigenous communities. Human development through the lifespan and the factors that facilitate and impede that development will also be considered. The ultimate aim of the course is to provide students with a critical, culturally-informed, and practice-oriented understanding of the interactions among biological, social, psychological, cultural, and economic systems and their impact upon human development and behavior.
Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Social Work, or Social Psychology with at least three years of social work practice experience is required. The successful applicant must have teaching experience at the undergraduate level and/or at the community level.
Also required:
- Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the human development process from Western, Indigenous and critical perspectives, and of how various psychological development theories overlap, complement and contest their fit with each other.
- Demonstrated familiarity with human development theories and how behaviour is informed by broader social forces such as culture and power relations.
- Demonstrated analytical ability regarding the implication of various theories of power in relation to the concept of ‘support’ and ‘wellbeing,’ including the intersectionality perspective and Indigenous ways of knowing, and of their concepts and teachings.
- Must have knowledge of anti-racist, anti-black/ Indigenous perspectives.
- Must be prepared to teach the course through Contact North technology, google meet , and/or zoom.
VISA 2746

MON
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
VISA 2746
Title: Painting II
Description: In this intermediate level, project-based course, students will refine and extend the concerns of Painting I. There will be an increased emphasis upon personal and expressive use of media, form and content.
Qualifications: MFA. Comfortability teaching with technologically assisted learning is required.
VISA 3027

WED
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
VISA 3027
Title: Special Topics in Studio II: Aboriginal Art, Trauma and Healing
Description: This course will explore Aboriginal histories and contemporary realities as they relate to historic trauma and healing – and the role of art in general and specific to the healing movements that have been spawned as a result of grassroots and political action in response to the legacies of Residential Schools and the wider Canadian colonial context. The course will explore recent art and literature exploring the role of the creative arts in healing and reconciliation, as well as examples of how artists are using various media to critically explore concepts of healing, truth, and reconciliation.
Qualifications: MA, MFA or have equivalent qualifications and experience in Indigenous Art with demonstrated research/creative productivity. The candidate must be able to demonstrate lived experiences and commitment to Indigenous ways of knowing and methodologies. Comfortability teaching with technologically assisted learning is required.

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) in Brampton for the Winter 2021 semester.

Terms:

20F– September 9, 2020 – December 8, 2020

20FW – September 9, 2020 – April 12, 2021

21W – January 18, 2021 – April 19, 2021

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 21-May 4, 2021 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. István Imre, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Only applications submitted to deanapps@algomau.ca will be accepted.

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
ADMN 4897N

WED
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
ADMN 4897 - BRA
Course title: Current Topics in Administration II: Developing Business Models for the Brampton Incubation Centre
Description: This course (like ADMN 4896) provides students with the opportunity to examine various selected topics in Administration. Actual topics will vary from year to year, depending on faculty and student interests
Qualifications:
MBA with Marketing specialization, or MSc in Marketing or Master's Degree in Economics or CPA with industry marketing research experience
Course-specific teaching experience or work experience in this area
Research design experience, marketing research experience, and experience in writing Business Plans required
ADMN 4947A

WED
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
ADMN 4947N
Title: Advertising Theory and Practice
Description: A study of the principles and practices in various advertising media such as newspapers, radio, television, outdoor and direct mail; consideration of creative methods, consumer behaviour, measurement of effectiveness and coordination with other aspects of the promotional program.
Qualifications:
MBA with Marketing specialization and industry experience with Ad copy and designing Ad programs or MSc in Marketing and industry experience with Ad copy and designing Ad programs
Course-specific teaching experience or work experience in this area

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) in Timmins for the Winter 2021 semester.

Terms:

20F– September 9, 2020 – December 8, 2020

20FW – September 9, 2020 – April 12, 2021

21W – January 18, 2021 – April 19, 2021

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 21-May 4, 2021 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. István Imre, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Only applications submitted to deanapps@algomau.ca will be accepted.

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
SWRK 4506N

FRI
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 21, 2020
SWRK 4605N
Course Title: Field Practicum II
Description: This course constitutes an introduction to professional social work field practicum learning. This course requires the students to be introduced to the role of social work in an organizational setting for a total of 350 hours. It will provide students an opportunity to begin to develop their social work skills, as well as to develop their ability to link social work theory with practice at the interpersonal, community, organizational and policy levels. Students will learn to develop interpersonal professional relationships, as well as engage in an analysis of power, problem identification and problem solving, employing feminist, structural, anti-oppressive and/or Indigenous approaches within Northern, remote/rural, Indigenous, Franco-Ontarian contexts. Students will be required to write a Reflexive Log to map their learning process. This course will be taken concurrently with SWRK Field Seminar II.
Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Social Work with a minimum of three years of social work practice experience is required. The applicant must have teaching experience at the undergraduate level and/or at the community level.
Also required:
- Extensive knowledge and experience of the components that are compulsory for field practicum.
- Advanced organization and leadership skills in the following responsibilities in a team-oriented manner: to uphold professional and ethical practices during their field practicum process, to engage with concepts that underpin the BSW program, to utilize problem-solving strategies when analyzing the barriers that exist in society, and in examining how policies inform social work practice.
- Application of theory to practice and the integration of critical self-awareness when working with the team and community.
- Must have knowledge of anti-racist, anti-black racism, anti-colonial, / Indigenous perspectives
- Must be prepared to teach the course through Contact North technology, Comment start google meet , and/or zoom.

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) via Distance Education for the Winter 2021 semester.

Terms:

20F– September 9, 2020 – December 8, 2020

20FW – September 9, 2020 – April 12, 2021

21W – January 18, 2021 – April 19, 2021

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 21-May 4, 2021 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. István Imre, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Only applications submitted to deanapps@algomau.ca will be accepted.

CESD 1206

Asynchronous

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
CESD 1206
Title: Social Service Administration in First Nation Communities I
Description: This course provides students with an introduction to social service administration in First Nation communities, aimed at fostering critical analysis, leadership, written and oral (presentation) skills within a holistic, First Nation/Indigenous framework, emphasizing the applications of these skills within community development and service contexts in First Nation communities. A culturally appropriate model of individual and community empowerment is explored within historical, cultural and current contexts of First Nations communities.
Description:BA in Community Development, Social Work, Political Science, Economics, or Sociology with at least 10 year’s experience working in and with First Nations communities in the Social Service Administration or Policy areas, OR MA (in a related field) with at least 4 years experience working in and with First Nations communities in the Social Service Administration or Policy areas is required. Successful candidates will have teaching experience or demonstrated evidence of teaching potential at the university level, including online course development and delivery.
CESD 1207

Asynchronous

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
CESD 1207
Course title: Social Service Administration in First Nation Communities II
Course Description: This course introduces participants to basic concepts and processes related to enhancing community wellness from a holistic perspective, including using social economy initiatives to increase autonomy and independence. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the contemporary issues which affect the relationship between First Nations peoples and the social welfare system in Canada. Past and present government policies and programs will be examined. The Medicine Wheel as a tool for understanding the community dynamics that need to be balanced and health for community and personal wellbeing will be explored. Extensive use will be made of participants’ own experience in their home communities as well as case studies.
Qualifications: BA in Community Development, Social Work, Political Science, Economics, Sociology with at least 10 year’s experience working in and with First Nations communities in the Social Service Administration or Policy areas, OR MA in Community Development, Social Work, Political Science, Economics, Sociology with at least 4 years experience working in and with First Nations communities in the Social Service Administration or Policy areas is required. Successful candidates will have teaching experience or demonstrated evidence of teaching potential at the university level, including online course development and delivery.
COSC/ITEC 3506

Asynchronous

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
COSC/ITEC 3506
Course Title: Software Engineering
Description: This course examines methodologies for design, implementation and maintenance of very large programs. The material also covers development and use of software and support systems with an information technology perspective.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in a Computer Science field with 2 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level. Knowledge of various software development models is required.
COSC 3756

Asynchronous

Deadline:
12:00pm, October 20, 2020
COSC 3756
Title: Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Description: This course introduces students to the foundational principles of designing wellcrafted object-oriented applications. Students will learn how to perform Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) for doing problem formulation and decomposition, generating conceptual models and documenting the OOA. Using Object Oriented Design (OOD), students will learn how to identify classes and build the domain model for problem solutions.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree in a Computer Science field with 2 years of subject matter teaching experience at the university level. Knowledge of software design patterns is required.
GEOG 1027

Team-Teaching

Asynchronous

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
GEOG 1027
Title: Introduction to the Human Environment
Description: A geographical appreciation of the various elements of the human landscape. The evolution of regional urban contrasts, related planning strategies, and spatial inequities. Lectures and practical assignments.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have completed at minimum a graduate degree in Geography or Environmental Studies, and have experience teaching university or college level geography courses.
GEOG 2206

Team-teaching

Asynchronous

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
GEOG 2206
Title: Population, Migration, and the Environment
Description: An introductory course focused on the geographic aspects of population studies. Students learn about the processes of population growth, change, and distribution. Patterns of fertility and mortality, and the dynamic processes of migration and mobility are examined. Students also discover linkages between population, the environment, urbanization, and food.
Qualifications:The successful applicant will have completed at minimum a graduate degree in Geography or Environmental Studies, and have experience teaching university or college level geography courses.
PGMT 2007

Section A
Asynchronous

Section B
Asynchronous

Section C
Asynchronous

Deadline:
4:00pm, October 22, 2020
PGMT 2007
Title: Project Scope and Change Management
Description:This course explores the concept of project scope and processes for defining scope while navigating dynamic circumstances and the necessity to adapt to changing realities. Rooted in embracing change, uncertainty and diversity, students will learn how to identify, analyze, and assess progress on project requirements drawing on a diverse sample of contexts and experience-based assignments. This course provides a critical approach to understanding “success” in dynamic environments and the importance of managing scope in projects.
Qualifications: Minimum MA/MBA in a discipline with demonstrable project management applications and 5 years experience in project management, or a business degree and a PMP Designation.

Remedial Action Plan Outreach Assistant

Algoma University is seeking to hire a motivated and dynamic individual to support the RAP Coordinator and assist with community outreach initiatives related to the St. Marys River Area of Concern (AOC). To view the job posting, please click here: RAP Outreach Assistant_2020

 

Remedial Action Plan survey Coordinator

Algoma University is seeking to hire a motivated and dynamic individual to support the RAP Coordinator and assist with a community fish consumption survey that will support actions relating to the St. Marys River Area of Concern (AOC). To view the job posting, please click here: RAP Survey Coordinator_2020

 

Research Assistant

Location: The OVEN, Dept. of Biology, Algoma University
Start Date: 15 Oct 2020 (flexible)
Completion Date: before 31 Mar 2021
Application Deadline: 7 Oct 2020 or until position is filled
Hours: 15-20/week up to 280 h total
Salary: $18/hour

Qualifications: Minimum BSc. Honours in Biology with evidence of strong written communication skills. The following will be considered strong assets: experience in project management, science writing skills, and a knowledge of avian behaviour, ecology, and/or acoustic analysis.

Applications will be accepted until 5 October 2020. Please submit a letter of application, a resumes/Curriculum Vitae, and a sample of written by email to: jennifer.foote@algomau.ca.

To view the job description, please click here.

 

Research Assistant, School of Business and Economics (SchoolBE)

CONTRACT DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 – December 20, 2020

Under the supervision of the faculty member, the Research Assistant is responsible for supporting the faculty member in all aspects of the research project.  This research project will provide the Research Assistant with an opportunity to learn and strengthen skills related to proper research procedures and techniques.  This research project intends to investigate leader development in higher education, with a specific focus on intrapersonal skills, particularly self-awareness.  Meditative Inquiry will be explored as a daily and collective (at times) practice that participants are invited to engage in.

Cover letters and resume’s that outline the interest and experience in this particular position can be emailed to Dr. Jody-Lynn Rebek, Assistant Professor, SchoolBE via email at jody.rebek@algomau.ca.

To view the official job posting and to learn more, please click here.

 

 

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.