Sessional Instructor, SGMA 217, Haskayne School of Busineness, Spring 2023

University of Calgary

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach SGMA 217 LEC 01 in Spring 2023:

SGMA 217: Introduction to Business Skills
LEC 01 Tuesdays & Thursdays 09:00-11:45
LAB 01 Friday 09:00-11:45  

Classes in the Spring 2023 semester run from Wednesday, May 3 to Thursday, June 15, 2023. Registrar Scheduled Exams will take place between Monday, June 19 to Wednesday, June 21, 2023, if applicable.
The calendar description of the course:
Introduction to the external business environment, human resource management, and marketing. Topics will include ethical decision-making, teamwork, secondary research, proper use of business communication tools and presentation skills. Pedagogical approaches may include case analysis, exercises, simulations, and class discussion.

  • A graduate degree (MBA, MSc, DBA, or PhD) is required.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in a relevant field (strategic management, human resources, marketing, sustainability, consulting) is required.
  • Significant experience with the target age group (i.e., high school or first year University) is required (e.g., advising, counseling, and/or teaching introductory undergraduate courses).
  • Previous post secondary teaching experience is required.
  • Previous experience in teaching this or similar courses is required.

To apply, please submit your application online via the `Apply Now’ link and address your cover letter to the attention of Liena Kano, Area Chair, Strategy and Global management.  Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments, which may require you to merge documents.

In support of your application, please provide the following in your application package:

  • A current CV containing a discussion of relevant teaching and professional experience
  • Previous teaching evaluations, if applicable
  • Names of three references
  • Any additional information that you may have to strengthen your application and assist in the selection process.

Application deadline: March 29, 2023.

Please note that we may begin interviewing candidates before the application deadline and that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association¿s website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

We thank you for your application. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High , committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected] ) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected] ).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website . For more information visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business .

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit .
About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

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