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Sessional Instructor - BTMA 459 LEC 01, Fall 2024, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 32218
Location: Main Campus
Updated July 19, 2024

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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, Districts 5 and 6.


The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach Fall 2024 BTMA 459 LEC 01 on Tuesdays from 08:00-10:45. Classes in the Fall 2024 semester run from September 3, 2024 to December 6, 2024. Registrar Scheduled Exams will take place between December 9, 2024 to December 19, 2024, if applicable.

BTMA 459 (Decision Support Application Development using VBA Programming)
LEC 01 Tuesdays 08:00-10:45

The calendar description of the course:

¿Students will work with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create decision support systems and other applications across Microsoft Office Suite applications. Students will also learn how to use VBA skills to produce business applications. The focus of the course will be the creation of applications that will allow managers to make meaningful decisions using available data like financial and other industry data from both internal and external sources.¿


  • PhD or PhD ABD in Business Technology Management or closely related area, or MBA with extensive industry experience in Business Technology Management, or extensive senior position in Business Technology Management (such as serving as partner in Business Technology Management area with major international consulting firm) is required.
  • Proven experience with VBA is required.
  • Prior teaching experience with Business Technology Management is strongly preferred.

To apply, please submit your application online via the `Apply Now¿ link and address your cover letter to the attention of Raymond Patterson, Area Chair, Business Technology Management. A complete application should be submitted in a single pdf, and 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, including teaching evaluations for courses you have previously taught, a statement of teaching philosophy, and any restrictions (i.e., scheduling restraints) that you may have to strengthen your application and help the Area Chair in the selection process. 

The application deadline is July 26, 2024. Please note that we may begin interviewing candidates before the application deadline.

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 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)

For a listing of all academic opportunities at the University of Calgary, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business, click here.

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