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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.

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.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, ALGOMA UNIVERSITY- SAULT STE. MARIE CAMPUS

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 special mission to cultivate cross-cultural learning between Indigenous 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. 

The CESD Department delivers interdisciplinary programming with a focus on northern, smaller urban, rural, First Nation/Indigenous and other communities including in the “global south”, and supports students to critically examine development problems and processes while advocating for economic and social equality and improved life conditions for under-represented groups. The CESD Department currently offers undergraduate degrees in Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) and Community Development, as well as programming in Community Economic Development, and certificates in CESD and First Nations Social Policy and Community Development. The Department has developed a community-university collaborative learning program primarily with Indigenous communities and organizations in Ontario, and is involved in online, experiential and work-integrated (placement) learning, providing research opportunities for students and faculty.

Algoma University invites applications for a Tenure Track Position in Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Economic and Social Development, at its Sault Ste. Marie campus, commencing July 1, 2021 or as negotiated. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed PhD and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in teaching and research in areas related to community economic and social development including any of the following academic disciplines: social justice, adult education and community development, community economic development and/or social economy, Indigenous development or social policy studies. The incumbent will ideally have applied experience in Northern Ontario, Indigenous and/or global south community contexts and with social, community economic, social or environmental organizations and projects, and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: northern/Indigenous community development and organizing, advocacy, planning/programming; social entrepreneurship, participatory research and critical approaches to development. Experience with remote, online, hybrid, and technologically-assisted instruction is desirable.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a current CV, a research plan (up to two single-spaced pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and reprints of their three most significant publications to: Dr. István Imre, Acting Academic Dean at deanapps@algomau.ca. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file with the file name identifying the applicant. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent electronically to the same address. Applications will be accepted until 4:00pm EDT on February 26, 2021 or until the position is filled. 

The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector) as a condition of employment.

 

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.

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

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

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

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.

Algoma University Men’s Soccer Coach

The Algoma University Thunderbird Men’s Soccer Program is looking for a new Head Coach to continue to lead the program’s growth to success.  Having joined the OUA and U-Sports leagues from the OCAA in 2013, this program has continued to grow and improve each year.  Thunderbird Athletics is now looking for a coach to take the program on those next steps to sustained success.

This is a full-time contract position with Thunderbird Athletics.  The Head Coach will provide leadership to the Men’s Soccer program through the recruitment, training, coaching, administrative and public relations duties required in organizing a competitive and successful team.  As the coach will be working with student-athletes, the coach will focus on their academic success by implementing and supporting best practices in coordination with University departments. The position requires that you have values consistent with the high standards of Algoma University and you will ensure compliance with the spirit and intent of OUA/U-Sports rules and regulations. Please view the job posting here: Algoma University Men’s Soccer Coach

Community-Based Justice Project Coordinator

The Community-Based Justice Project Coordinator will work with the Indigenous Women’s Anti-Violence Task Force and the Baawaating Justice Committee in carrying out the objectives of the Restorative Justice: Anti-Racism Youth Diversion Initiative project. The position is a 14 month contract.

Deadline for applications: January 29, 2021

To view the job description, please click here.

 

Continuing Education Teacher
ALGOMA UNIVERSITY WINTER 2021 DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM

The Algoma District School Board, Algoma University, and the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board are collaborating to offer an experiential learning opportunity to students finishing their third year of high school. This opportunity will allow students who might not normally consider university as a post secondary destination to experience what university is like, while earning the high school credit HSE4M: Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice via online synchronous delivery. We are seeking a dynamic, caring, and creative secondary school educator who is able to work with students, parents, university faculty members, and Indigenous communities during an innovative and collaborative secondary summer school program.

  • April 26 – May 28, 2021 [online synchronous delivery]
  • Three days per week [after 4:00pm] and experiential learning course requirements during the weekends [approx. 22 hours per week]

To view the job description, please click here.

 

Biology Lab Preparation Assistant

The Biology Lab Preparation Assistant is responsible for Lab Preparation, Purchasing Lab Materials, Lab Safety, Facility Maintenance, and Chemical Inventory. The areas of responsibility include the organization of labs, chemical preparation, ensure daily maintenance of equipment, liaise with BIOL, CHMI, and ENVS full-time and sessional faculty lab instructors and Biology Lab Coordinator, purchase consumable/perishable lab materials at the direction of the Lab Coordinator, communicate any lab safety concerns with the Biology Lab Coordinator to bring the JHSC, liaise with Biology Lab Coordinator regarding chemical inventory each semester, address safety issues by advising Physical Plant in regards to lab repairs for general maintenance such as fume hoods, various lines coming into laboratories, etc.

Please view the job description here: Biology Lab Preparation Assistant

 

eLearning Technologist

Reporting to the Academic Dean, the eLearning Technologist is responsible for Learning Management System and Faculty Support, Multi-media Support, Video and Web Conference Delivery Coordination. The areas of responsibility include Primary point of contact to assist faculty in use of Moodle and Brightspace, Monitor and respond to all technical-related calls for service for online students and instructors, Edit multimedia assets and online resources that support the use of technology in teaching, Edit original video productions, learning objects, course material, web pages, graphical user interfaces, and animations, Maintain and sustain previously developed assets by managing the collection and storage of source files and finished projects, Coordinate scheduling bridge and related logistics for all VC courses, Coordinate all Contact North bookings and exam invigilation, Leverage training and delivery resources of organizations such as Contact North and eCampus Ontario.

Please view the job description here: eLearning Technologist

 

 

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.