Sessional Instructors, English/Creative Writing

MacEwan University -

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Competition No. 23.10.278


Sessional Commensurate with qualifications February 15, 2024

About Us

MacEwan University is where caring faculty help people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the heart of Edmonton’s diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is known for exceptional undergraduate learning. With its dedication to teaching excellence, informed by scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement. We are committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.

Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers 59 programs to more than 18,000 full- and parttime students in business, communications, community and human services, design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that prepare them to take on the world.


The Department of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University has an ongoing need for Sessional Instructors to teach firstyear courses in English and junior courses in Creative Writing, and invites applications for the Fall 2024 term.

Please visit the department’s website for course information:

Applicants must hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline. Postsecondary teaching experience is an asset.

Interested candidates with relevant expertise and experience should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Please include a list of courses you have taught (and where/when you taught them) and indicate during which terms (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer) you would be available.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to P. Farvolden, Department Chair at [email protected].

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