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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.

Executive Assistant to the VP Growth, Innovation, & External Relations

Reporting to the Vice President Growth, Innovation & External Relations, the Executive Assistant (EA) will be accountable for overseeing the Vice President Growth, Innovation & External Relations’s Office and supporting Brampton campus operations. The EA will provide executive and administrative assistance to the Vice President Growth, Innovation & External Relations in the planning and management of the portfolio which includes strategic enrolment management, recruitment, advancement and alumni affairs, innovation, strategic partnerships, government relations, public affairs, university communications and marketing strategies along with Brampton campus operations. Please apply by Monday July 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM. To view the job description, please click here: EA to the VP Growth, Innovation, & External Relations

 

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) on the Sault Ste. Marie campus for the 2020 Fall/Winter term.

 

Terms:

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

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

21W – January 11, 2021 – April 12, 2021

 

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 14-27, 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. Donna Rogers, 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 4936A
20F

TUE & THUR
8:30-10am

Deadline:
11:00am, July 20, 2020

ADMN 4936
Course Title: Research Methods I
Description: This course introduces students to the methods and statistics used in research design in business, economics, finance and/or marketing. Topics include: (1) understanding the importance of research design; (2) development of survey items and instruments for data collection; (3) data collection methods; (4) data analysis methods using the state of the art tools available; and (5) evaluation and the preparation of research proposal.

Qualifications: PhD or near completion (ABD) in Business or Economics field with demonstrated proficiency in quantitative data collection and statistical analysis. Course-specific teaching experience and proof of ability to do research (i.e., peer-reviewed publication record) in business and economics. Applicants must have demonstrated relevant quantitative research experience in these fields within the past 2 years.

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Brampton campus for the 2020 Fall/Winter term.

Terms:

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

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

21W – January 11, 2021 – April 12, 2021

 

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 14-27, 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. Donna Rogers, 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

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Timmins campus for the 2020 Fall/Winter term.

 

Terms:

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

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

21W – January 11, 2021 – April 12, 2021

 

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 14-27, 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. Donna Rogers, 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 1006N
20F

MON
4-7pm

Deadline:
2:00pm, July 17, 2020
SWRK 1006N
Course Title: Introduction to Social Welfare in the North
Description: The course surveys the history of social welfare in Canadian society, from Anishinaabe pre-contact times to present day. The course examines various social policies and their relevance for social welfare. The course studies the historical development of the welfare state with its differential treatment of mainstream and Anishinaabe people, and the major ideological, political, social and economic influences (Anishinaabe and European) on Canadian social welfare.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related discipline, and at least three years of social work practice experience. The successful applicant will be a registered social worker. The applicant must explain how the additional requirements are met in detail in their cover letter.
Also required:
- Demonstrated familiarity with the historical development of modern social welfare in Canada including but not limited to the exploration of both public and private institutions, along with the links between individual and private problems, and other broader public issues
- Demonstrated understanding of the concepts of oppression and power relations linked to privilege, and relationships between marginality, oppression, and structured inequity based on class, gender, race and culture, sexual orientation, ability and age
- Demonstrated knowledge of Self Determination and Truth and Reconciliation in relation to social welfare
-Must demonstrate proficiency in teaching a technologically assisted undergraduate course.
SWRK 3406N
20F

TUE
4-7pm

Deadline:
2:00pm, July 17, 2020
SWRK 3406N
Title: Concepts of Wellness in First Nations’ Communities: A Historical Exploration
Description: The course explores the issues which have historically affected the relationship between the First Nations Peoples and the social welfare system in Canada, particularly the effects of the colonization process on the health and well-being. The traditional Native family and community are viewed as an intricately balanced eco-system which was placed in jeopardy after European settlement occurred. Traditional helping and healing practices are studied. Special attention is given to the power of the Medicine Wheel as a vehicle for achieving spiritual, physical, social and environmental well-being.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related discipline, and at least three years of social work practice experience. The successful applicant will be a registered social worker. Previous post-secondary instruction (preferably university level) is required. The applicant must explain how the additional requirements are met in detail in their cover letter.
Also required:
- Demonstrated knowledge about Indigenous community life, its customs and traditions, the Indigenous worldview, oral history, and the relationships that have evolved between Indigenous peoples and Settlers
- Demonstrated familiarity with the experiential learning approach, and the importance of the seven grandfather teachings
-Must demonstrate proficiency in teaching a technologically assisted undergraduate course.
SWRK 3456N
20F

WED
7-10pm

Deadline:
2:00pm, July 17, 2020
SWRK 3456N
Course title: Social Work Research and Program Evaluation
Description: This course recognizes the ethical and professional responsibility of social workers to evaluate the effectiveness of their practice and the programs in which it takes place, to contribute to social work’s knowledge base and to use research literature to guide decision-making in anti-oppressive practice and program development. Students will learn to critically evaluate the findings of social work research and to develop their competence in various approaches to qualitative and quantitative research. The course will consider the particular challenges of conducting research and program development in Northern, remote/rural, Anishinaabe and Franco-Ontarian communities. Students who complete the course should have acquired the skills required to use social work research literature to guide practice decisions and to design and conduct basic research and evaluation projects.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Social Work OR an MA in a related discipline, plus at least three years of social work experience. Previous post-secondary instruction is required and the applicant must explain how the additional requirements are met in detail in the cover letter.
Also required:
- Demonstrated considerable methodological experience and knowledge of the research process, and of the planning, designing, and the coordination of the evaluation processes of an organization, and/or an agency.
- Demonstrated familiarity with the concept of experiential learning and how to make research creative and fun.
- Demonstrated ability to appraise evaluative research designs, knowledge of logic models and of the research ethics process.
- Demonstrated familiarity with the interrelationship among research, policy and practice.
-Demonstrated proficiency in teaching a technologically assisted undergraduate course.

Algoma University

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) for the Fall/Winter 2020 semester.

 

Terms: 

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

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

21W – January 11, 2021 – April 12, 2021

 

The 20F examinations will take place December 10- 22, 2020  and examinations for 20FW and 21W will take place April 14-27, 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. Donna Rogers, Academic Dean, Algoma University. Email: deanapps@algomau.ca

Research Assistant – Social Work

The purpose of the research assistant position is to provide support and assistance for various aspects of the research project being conducted by the supervising faculty member. The deadline for the applications is June 16 @ 4:00 PM. The Job Description can be viewed here: Research Assistant – Social Work

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.