Assistant Professor, Insurance and Risk Management

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through Teaching and Learning Services.

The Department of Decision Sciences in the School of Business at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track probationary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Insurance and Risk Management, commencing on 1 July 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Candidates are expected to possess demonstrated research ability while achieving teaching excellence in areas encompassing insurance and risk management, underwriting and claims, finance, and management. A review of applications will begin in January 2019.

The Decision Sciences Department has 15 full-time faculty members, offering a Bachelor of Commerce major in Supply Chain Management and Business Management major in Insurance and Risk Management.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • a doctorate in actuarial sciences, statistics, management, or a related field;
  • evidence of outstanding teaching skills, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching;
  • professional and teaching experience in insurance and risk management
  • a research plan;
  • demonstrated evidence of the ability to actively develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders in the insurance industry.

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to and select the job posting.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations), and a statement of research interests. The names and contact information for three references should be sent to

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.