Part-Time Academic Coaches, Faculty of Business, Athabasca University

Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business is seeking applicants for part-time academic coaches in AU’s online MBA program. Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business is home to the world’s first online MBA, now Canada’s largest MBA program with approximately 800 active students, and 60 faculty members and academic coaches in locations throughout the world including Canada, the United States, Europe and Japan. The program is delivered online through a stimulating and highly collaborative learning environment. In 2009, Athabasca University launched an online Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program, the first of its kind in Canada.

Successful candidates for part-time coaching positions will hold a PhD in a related discipline and have a combination of relevant teaching experience and research. Preference will be given to applicants with relevant management or consulting experience. Applicants must be skilled in the use of computing technology and demonstrate an ability to employ innovative teaching approaches in an adult learning environment.

Coaching online is challenging, and academic coaches must be able to help students learn by facilitating group and online learning discussions. Successful candidates will share the excitement of advancing technological innovation in graduate business education through the global delivery of online business management courses. Full training and mentoring are provided.

Opportunities for academic coaches in the following areas are currently available on a per term contract basis:

• New Venture Development
• Operations Management

Interested candidates can review our website: for program descriptions and course outlines. Interested candidates should submit a current CV, copies of three of their publications in academic journals and three reference letters. should be sent by email to Nola Reichert (

Athabasca University
Faculty of Business
#201, 13220 St. Albert Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 4W1
Tel: (780) 488-2832 or 1-800-561-4650


Limited Term Positions, Management & Marketing, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan

The Edwards School of Business invites applications from qualified individuals for up to four limited term faculty positions to teach Introduction to Business, Ethics, Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the department of Management & Marketing. The successful candidates will be required to develop and deliver courses, engage with faculty, students and external individuals and organizations in management and marketing programs, and contribute to the development of Management and Marketing Initiatives.
The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 1,800 students. We also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, Master of Professional Accounting and the newly created M.Sc. Marketing programs. The school is also a contributor to the Ph.D. in Applied Economics Program. For more information on the Edwards School of Business, please visit our website at

The University of Saskatchewan is situated in Treaty 6 territory and the Métis homeland and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.


An MBA or equivalent business degree is required. We seek candidates who have teaching and professional work experience: demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and mentorship; a minimum of two years of professional management experience; and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Preference will be given to those who have an MBA and significant and relevant professional management experience.

Consistent with its goal of achieving and sustaining business school accreditation (AACSB), Edwards School of Business will recruit those individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with our recruitment standards. Candidates will require a masters degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach.

The salary band for this position is: Lecturer: $77,613 to $99,565.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter that includes a brief statement of your teaching experience and research/professional interests; detailed curriculum vitae; letters from three referees; a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests and any supporting documents including proof of education, notarized and translated (English) copies of undergraduate and graduate degrees to:
Dr. Marvin Painter, Professor
Edwards School of Business
University of Saskatchewan
25 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A7
Telephone: (306) 966-8439
Fax: (306) 966-5408

Review of applications will begin March 19, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Submissions by email are preferred.