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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.

HR and Employee Relations Officer

Reporting directly to the Director of Human Resources, this role will be primarily responsible for managing day to day employee relations at Algoma University. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate prudent and appropriate Human Resource management skills, recognizing the value of people and effectively carrying out the responsibilities under relevant Collective Agreements and/or contractual obligations.

The HR and Employee Relations Officer will go beyond managing standard HR services but will also focus on ensuring staff, faculty and admin members feel valued and invested in their work through the identified primary functions. This position is expected to act as a visible contributor to a positive, healthy and progressive workplace culture.

Please submit applications to the attention of Human Resources (careers@algomau.ca) no later than Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 4:00 PM.

For more information, please view the HR and Employee Relations Officer 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).

 

Anishinaabemowin, Department of Modern Languages

Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language), in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning July 1, 2019.  The successful candidate will hold post-secondary credentials appropriate to the position (minimum Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred), and will be completely fluent in Anishinaabemowin. S/he will have mastery of the written language with the double vowel system and a thorough understanding of the structure of the language.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and commitment to language teaching, a deep knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, and demonstrated ability to develop a research program and to secure external research funding. Strong candidates will have teaching and research expertise in two or more of: immersion models for language teaching; culture-based education; resource collection and development for language and culture retention; pan-dialectal awareness and expertise with various writing systems.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and reprints of up to three significant publications to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by April 26, 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

 

 

Structural Analysis of Plant Lipid Polymers Internship

The intern will investigate the structure of lipid polymers that occur on plant surfaces using a combination of analytical techniques. This structural characterization is a fundamental first step to elucidate the biosynthesis of these biopolymers, which in turn may lead to ways to develop ‘green’ bio-products (i.e., biopolymers and their monomers) using plants or in microorganisms through biotechnology. The candidate is expected to publish at least one peer-reviewed paper as the primary author.This is a 12-month full-time internship (52 weeks; 35 hours/week).

Application Deadline: Applications will start to be reviewed on April 18th, and the position will remain open until filled.

For more information, please view the Structural Analysis of Plant Lipid – Polymers Internship job posting (PDF)

 

Chimney Swift Monitoring Assistant

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

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

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

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.