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Job: Instructor, General Education & English, full-time (Medicine Hat College; deadline: 15 April 2019)

Instructor, General Education & English

Competition Number: 119062
Type: Faculty
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Category: Full-time Temporary


Division of Arts, Education and Business at Medicine Hat College invites applications for the position of a full-time Instructor of General Education/Liberal Education and English.  Commencing July 1, 2019, this position is subject to successful completion of a two-year probationary term. 

The appointment is continuous in the multidisciplinary department of Humanities and Social Sciences, whose members represent the main liberal arts subject areas. The department is also home to the General Education subject area, an area of interdisciplinary studies where courses that are core to ourdegrees in Business and Education are offered on campus in collaboration with Mount Royal University. 

Responsibilities accompanying this position will consist of teaching courses in English Literature & Composition, teaching courses in the Liberal Education Stream at the College, contributing to course/program development, and maintaining scholarly activity consistent with program requirements.


  • Ph.D. in English is required – experience teaching Romantic or Victorian literature is desired. 
  • Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level would be a definite asset
  • Additional background or experience in any one of the following areas would also be considered an asset: 
    cultural studies, philosophy, sociology, political science, women’s/gender studies, or history. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a dynamic and collaborative, student focused team
  • Strong passion and commitment to learners and learning

About MHC

Known for our focus on students – and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner-focused provider of quality education, training, and services. Operating with a culture of excellence and numerous benefits, the College is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership to benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit

Submission Details

Please provide your curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three professional references along with a cover letter quoting competition #119062.  Applications can be sent to Deadline for receipt of applications is April 15, 2019. 

Submit your application by one of the following methods: 

  • Email (You can select the “Apply Now” button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf formats (only).
  • In person.
  • Canada Post.

Applications will not be accepted via fax

Medicine Hat College
Human Resources
299 College Drive S.E.
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6

This position will require the successful candidate to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check.

Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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