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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.

Application Developer

As part of an internal development team, the role of the Application Developer is to ensure that our business applications operate in an efficient, effective, and secure manner. This position provides expertise and support in developing, integrating, and maintaining business systems and other internal development projects on campus, with an emphasis on web-developed applications and services for staff and students.

Please submit applications to the attention of Human Resources (careers@algomau.ca) no later than Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4 pm.

For more information, please view the Application Developer job posting (PDF).

 

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Tenure-Track

Algoma University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning May 1 or July 1, 2019 (negotiable). This position is at the Sault Ste. Marie campus. The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics offers a number of computer science programs, including a Bachelor of Computer Science with specializations in Computer Games Technology and Mobile Software Engineering. The successful candidate must have completed a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related area, have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, and possess
research expertise and/or teaching expertise in areas related to Mobile Computing and Game Development. These might include one or more of the following: mobile programming, computer games technology, networking, operating systems, information technology and mobile hardware. Secondary backgrounds in any of the following are an advantage: distributed systems, computer security. Demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding is an asset. The candidate will be expected to teach required courses in the Mobile Computing stream or Computer Games Technology.

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, 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 March 1, 2019, will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

For more information, please view the Assistant Professor job posting (PDF).

 

Computer Science and Mathematics

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 July 1st, 2019. 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 April 12, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

For more information, please view the Computer Science and Mathematics job posting (PDF).

 

Department of Biology

Algoma University invites applications for a three-year contract-limited appointment at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of 1 July 2019, or as negotiated. The Biology program at Algoma University is an expanding program within the School of Life Sciences and the Environment, with a goal of increasing programming within the Health Sciences. The successful candidate must have recently completed a PhD (preferably within the last five years) in a health-sciences related discipline. Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Strong candidates will have undergraduate teaching experience as well as a demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding. We welcome candidates from across the discipline of Health Sciences, however, increased attention will be given to candidates with expertise and teaching capacity related to courses in Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Toxicology, Biotechnology and Cancer Biology.  

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 April 12, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

For more information, please view the Department of Biology job posting (PDF).

 

Community Economic and Social (CESD)

Algoma University invites applications for an 11-month limited-term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, August 1, 201-June 30, 2020, in the Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) Program at Algoma University.  CESD is an interdisciplinary program with a focus on smaller urban, rural, northern, and First Nations communities, supporting students to critically examine development problems and processes while advocating for positive change, economic and social equality. CESD offers core interdisciplinary programming as well as multi-disciplinary minors in environmental sustainability, social justice and globalization, as well as core programming in Community Economic Development and a community-university collaborative certificate in First Nation Social Policy and Community Development.

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 April 13, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

For more information, please view the job posting (PDF).

Algoma University invites applications for the positions of Part-Time Contract Faculty (PTCF) on the Sault Ste. Marie campus for the Spring/Summer 2019 semester.

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
19SP
ADMN 1206 A

TH
1:00pm-4:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2019
Course Title: Management Skills and Secondary Research Methods

Description:The main focus of the course includes management skills, effective writing, referencing, citation and the qualitative research process. Through a combination of lectures, class discussion, workshops, and library and writing assignments, the student will gain an appreciation of the importance of identifying relevant information and using it effectively in the business decision-making process, and then, being able to communicate it effectively to desired stakeholder groups.

Qualifications:At least a MBA or Master's degree in cognate discipline; at least a university degree minor in Mathematics or Quantitative studies; proficiency with case method instruction; and proficiency with financial accounting
19SP
ADMN 2506 A

TU
1:00pm-4:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2019
Course Title: Business Statistics

Description: Statistics and probability, statistical measures of central tendency and dispersion, graphical and numerical measures, random variables and probability distributions, binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions. The central limit theorem, point estimation, confidence levels, test of hypotheses, correlation. There is a mandatory tutorial

Qualifications: an MBA, or related Master`s degree such as Decision Sciences (PhD preferred), experience using adobe connect; subject matter teaching experience at the college or university level (preferably university level), experience teaching in a multicultural environment
19SF
JURI 3906 A

TU & TH
7:00pm-10:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2019
Course Title: Special Topics in Law & Justice I - Immigration Law

Description: The course will explore Canadian immigration and refugee law. It will also include government regulations and policies dealing with admissibility and citizenship.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Law or a cognitive discipline.
19SF
ANIS 3906AE


MO-SA
8:30am – 6:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 22, 2019
Course Title:Special Topics in Anishinaabe Studies I: Anishinaabe Architecture on the Land

Description: This course explores the enduring traditions of Anishinaabe architecture and community planning, with a focus on the philosophical foundations, ethics, and practices of building ceremonial lodges. Students will engage in experiential, hands-on learning, as they collaboratively build a traditional teaching lodge on campus. The course will be delivered through a combination of learning from traditional teachers and knowledge holders, hands-on work and learning, class discussions, and reflective writing exercises. As a land-based course, students should be prepared to be outdoors for the duration.

The course is scheduled for six days a week, Monday-Saturday, from 8.30- 6 pm each day. It starts on May 6 and ends on May 11. It is expected that the instructor will work as a team member together with staff, Elders, fluent Anishinaabemowin speakers, and students.

Qualifications: demonstrated leadership, recognized by the local communities, in Anishinaabe lodge construction, use and ceremony. Personal expertise in the philosophical foundations and ethics about lodge construction. Experience with collaborative approaches to land-based education
19SP
ADMN 2607 A

TH
1:00pm-4:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 29, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Management Science

Description:This course includes basis quantitative techniques supporting decision-making for management. Decisions under uncertainty, linear and non-linear optimization, project scheduling (PERT and CPM) and forecasting are the general topics covered. The linear optimization section introduces linear programming, sensitivity analysis and an overview of its extensions.

Qualifications:The successful candidate will have a minimum MSc (PhD is preferred) in Mathematics with some teaching experience at university level, teaching this or a very similar course.
19SF
VISA 3026

TU & TH
1:00pm-4:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 29, 2019
Course Title: Special Topics in Studio I - Installation and Site-Specific Art

Description: This studio based course introduces students to the practice of Installation Art. Both 2 and 3-dimensional works will be developed for specific sites in order to transform the perception of spaces. Students will employ various strategies and apply formal principles including, but not limited to tension, balance and color. Students will develop an understanding of Installation as a form of conceptual art through careful contemplation and development of ideas, and will see how their work fits into an historical and contemporary context.

Qualifications: MFA with specific experience and exhibition record in Installation Art.

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

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
19SP
ADMN 2406 TE

WED
9:00am – 12:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Social and Ethical Issues in Business

Description: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to examine the role and purpose of ethics in business. This leads to a consideration of the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and ethical practice in regular business operation. It will present methods of moral reasoning, case analysis and resolution of ethical dilemmas as well as scrutinize the relevance of ethical values such as human dignity, honesty, fairness and trust in business activity.

Qualifications:a MBA, or related Master`s degree (PhD preferred), subject matter teaching experience at the college or university level (preferably university level), experience teaching in a multicultural environment
19SP
ADMN 3106

MO
6:30Pm – 9:30pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Management Accounting & Control I

Description:An introduction to the uses and limitations of accounting information for management decision making, introduction to product costing, overhead cost analysis, standards costs, variance analysis, contribution accounting, flexible budgeting, responsibility accounting are major topics to be studied.

Qualifications:a CPA designation, preferably with a related Master`s degree (PhD preferred) ; subject matter teaching experience at the college or university level (preferably university level), experience teaching in a multicultural environment
19SP
ADMN 3136

WE
12:00pm – 3:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Management Accounting & Control I

Description:An examination of the problems and solutions pertaining to managing human resources in complex organizations. Topics covered include organizational socialization, leadership and decision-making, the effective exercise of power and influence, handling organizational conflict, and organizational development. An experiential approach is used

Qualifications:a CHRP designation, preferably with a related Master`s degree (PhD preferred) ; subject matter teaching experience at the college or university level (preferably university level), experience teaching in a multicultural environment
19SP
MATH 1911 NE

TH
10:00am – 1:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Precalculus

Description: The following topics will be studied: number sets, basic algebra, functions and the algebra of functions, introductory matrices with applications, Cartesian geometry, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, descriptive statistics and elementary probability. This course is equivalent to Advanced Functions MHF4U and contains topics from Mathematics of Data Management MDM4U.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related field and teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
19SP
MATH 1911 ME

WE
10:00am – 1:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Precalculus

Description: The following topics will be studied: number sets, basic algebra, functions and the algebra of functions, introductory matrices with applications, Cartesian geometry, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions, descriptive statistics and elementary probability. This course is equivalent to Advanced Functions MHF4U and contains topics from Mathematics of Data Management MDM4U.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related field and teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
19SP
MATH 1912 NE

MO
3:00pm – 6:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Elementary Calculus

Description: The topics to be studied in this course include the following: sequences, series and sigma notation; trigonometry; limit theory, differentiation of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions using rules of differentiation and applications of the derivative including optimization. Anti-derivatives of simple polynomial functions will be used to introduce integration but no techniques of integration or applications of integrals will be included.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related field and teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
19SP
MATH 1912 ME

WE
6:30pm – 9:30pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2018
Course Title: Elementary Calculus

Description: The topics to be studied in this course include the following: sequences, series and sigma notation; trigonometry; limit theory, differentiation of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions using rules of differentiation and applications of the derivative including optimization. Anti-derivatives of simple polynomial functions will be used to introduce integration but no techniques of integration or applications of integrals will be included.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related field and teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
19SP
ADMN 2406 RE

TU
9:00am – 12:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 22, 2019
Course Title: Social and Ethical Issues in Business

Description: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to examine the role and purpose of ethics in business. This leads to a consideration of the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in regular business operation. It will present methods of moral reasoning, case analysis and resolution of ethical dilemmas as well as scrutinize the relevance of ethical values such as human dignity, honesty, fairness and trust in business activity.

Qualifications:a MBA, or related Master`s degree (PhD preferred), subject matter teaching experience at the college or university level (preferably university level), experience teaching in a multicultural environment
19SS
CESD 1006

MO to FR
9:00am – 4:00pm


Deadline:
4:00pm, March 22, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Community Economic and Social Development I

Description: This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and theories of Community Economic and Social Development, including using an interdisciplinary, holistic approach to community development. The course situates CESD within the global, regional and local context and provides students with an introductory understanding of terminology necessary for CESD practice.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Masters degree in a relevant discipline (PhD preferred) knowledgeable of and/or have applied experience in the field of community development, community economic development, indigenous and northern communities, anti-oppressive theory, with experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
19SP
ADMN 1016 TE


MO
9:00am – 12:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 29, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Canadian Business

Description: This course surveys the core concepts and topics in business and management. Topics include the function and role of small to large for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and service and production oriented organizations within the context of the domestic and global environment. The basic principles of management, finance, marketing, organizational theory, human resources, general operations, and decision processes are introduced.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an MBA or equivalent degree (PhD preferred) with business work experience, at a senior level, in the Canadian context. The candidate must have previous experience teaching the same or similar course at the university level.
19SP
ECON 1006 ME


MO
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Deadline: 4:00pm
March 29, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Microeconomics

Description: Topics include: demand, supply, pricing, competitive firm, profit maximization, monopoly, oligopoly, international trade, and income distribution.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD in Economics or a Masters in Economics with relevant teaching experience.
19SP
ECON 1006 RE


MO
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Deadline: 4:00pm
March 29, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Microeconomics

Description: Topics include: demand, supply, pricing, competitive firm, profit maximization, monopoly, oligopoly, international trade, and income distribution.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD in Economics or a Masters in Economics with relevant teaching experience.
19SP
ECON 1007 ME


TH
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Deadline: 4:00pm
March 29, 2019
Course Title: Introduction to Macroeconomics

Description:Topics include: national income; inflation; unemployment; taxation; exchange rates; money and banking; monetary policy; and fiscal policy.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD in Economics or a Masters in Economics with relevant teaching experience

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

Academic Term, Course Day/Time, DeadlineCourse, Description and Qualifications
19SS
CESD 3907/4907N

MO-FR
June 24-28
9:00am-4:00pm

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 15, 2019
Course Title: Development and Management of Cooperatives and Social Enterprise

Description: This course will provide an overview of social enterprises and cooperatives, exploring debates, differences and parallels to conventional enterprises. Contemporary issues impacting social enterprises and cooperatives, such as viability and sustainability, will be explored along with foundational principles and theories, including the impact of the Cooperative Movement on the field of Community Economic Development. Students will explore the unique circumstances underpinning the development and management of cooperatives as social enterprise and their role as a Community Economic Development intervention.

Qualifications: Practical and theoretical knowledge in the areas of social enterprise, cooperatives and/or community economic development (CED), including principles, policies and practices of CED. Graduate degree required - Minimum Masters degree, PhD (preferred) in a related field; post-secondary teaching experience required, preferably at the undergraduate (university) level, with informal community-level teaching or facilitation experience considered a strong asset.
19SS
SWRK 4605 NE

TBD

Deadline:
4:00pm, March 22, 2019
Course Title: Field Practicum II

Description: This course constitutes as 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:The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge and experience of the components that are compulsory for field practicum. The candidate will have advanced organization skills, and will lead 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 HBSW program, to utilize problem-solving strategies when analyzing the barriers that exist in society, and in examining how policies inform social work practice. The application of theory to practice is significant, and the integration of critical self-awareness when working with the team and community is paramount.
A Masters Degree in Social Work is preferred, however, a MA in a related discipline, or equivalent experience is required. Previous post-secondary instruction (preferably university level) is considered a strong asset.

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

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Plant Lipid Metabolism
The Plant Lipid Metabolism Lab (Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada) is
seeking an outstanding postdoctoral fellow available to start immediately. The research will focus
on plant extracellular lipid polyester metabolism using a combination of approaches, including
generation of transgenic plants, polymer structural characterization by GPC, NMR and GC, and
isotope labelling with 14C.

Please submit your application by email (cover letter and CV), including the names of three references to Dr. Isabel Molina by March 8th 2019.

For more information, please view the Postdoctoral Fellowship job posting

 

Programming and Research Assistant Internship

NORDIK Institute, Algoma University’s community-based research organization, is dedicated to the
practice of holistic community development in strengthening Northern Ontario’s resilience. Its is
currently seeking a Programming and Research Assistant intern to provide support to a number of
diverse local and regional initiatives and partnerships currently underway including those with Algoma
University’s Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC), the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association,
among others.

Applications are due by March 13, 2019.

For more information, please view the Programming and Research Assistant Internship (PDF)

Terms
  • 19SP – April 29-July 23, 2019 (exams to follow)
  • 19SF – April 29-June 7, 2019 (exams to follow)
  • 19SS – June 12 – July 23, 2019 (exams to follow)
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 above the Speak Easy in the administrative offices (NW 307).

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 devon.sanderson@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.