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Instructor of Business Communications and General Management-Full Time (Term)

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Job Title Instructor of Business Communications and General Management-Full Time (Term)
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THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE is seeking applications for a two-year term appointment at the rank of Instructor III on our Lethbridge Campus. Candidates must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in business, communications or a related degree. The applicant must also have a demonstrated ability to provide innovative and effective teaching in a University environment. Online and hyflex teaching may be required, and courses may also be taught evenings or Saturdays, in addition to face-to-face daytime offerings. The applicant should have some industry experience, and be willing and able to continue with limited ongoing practice involvement or similar activities to maintain their professional competence.

Instructor responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: instruction and assessment; course content updating; pedagogical and assessment improvements; course and curriculum development; active involvement in School and Area governance; and other service activities such as committee service, participation in student related activities, and participation in industry events.
The successful candidate’s teaching assignment will focus on courses in Business Communications, with some teaching in other areas. Preference will be given to candidates who have formal education and related experience to teach one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Business; Organizational Behavior; Introduction to Human Resource Management, and Business Research Methods. The instructor will work with other instructors of business communications, as well as those in organizational behavior and human resources.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional supplement funds.

Dhillon School of Business

The Dhillon School of Business is AACSB accredited and values both teaching and research excellence. We maintain close ties with the community through our experiential programs. Students can concentrate their undergraduate studies in a wide range of majors and combined degrees. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty and 1400 undergraduate majors located on our Lethbridge and Calgary campuses, as well as graduate programming in the areas of health services management, management research, and business analytics. Dhillon supports cross-disciplinary research and encourages faculty to work with students in thesis and course-based graduate programs. Active international exchange programs are in place for both students and faculty. Please visit our website at for more information, including our strategic plan at .

University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive academic institution offering programs in the faculties of Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, the Dhillon School of Business and the School of Graduate Studies. There are approximately 8700 students from 90 countries enrolled on our main campus in Lethbridge and our campus in Calgary. Our Calgary Campus is located in the heart of downtown Calgary, and offers classes to a student population composed primarily of working adults primarily in the business disciplines. Our Lethbridge campus is on the west side of Lethbridge and offers classes primarily to high school graduates, students with existing diplomas, and graduate students. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education and is consistently ranked as one of the top three research institutions of our size in Canada. The university website,, contains more information about the University’s history, vision and strategic plan. 

City of Lethbridge

Lethbridge has over 100,000 people and is located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains and the U.S. border. Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions including affordable housing. For more information see the City’s website at

Application Process

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. These materials should be submitted at the “Academic Job Openings” link on the University of Lethbridge Human Resources webpage at Reviews of applications will begin on October 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Dhillon School of Business
Campus Lethbridge
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/26/2023
Close Date 10/30/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 01/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Teaching/Research Interests

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