University of Calgary
UofC Navigation
Share this Job:

Instructor/Senior Instructor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 26178

Updated: June 23, 2022

Location: Main Campus

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 3-Year Limited Term (which may be renewed) Position in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (OBHR) at the Instructor/Senior Instructor level. The anticipated start date is August 15, 2022, or at a mutually acceptable date. 

Applicants must have:

  • A relevant doctorate degree (e.g., organizational psychology, leadership development, human resource management)
  • Evidence of effective teaching in OBHR, with an emphasis on leadership, at the post-secondary level
  • Experience using active teaching approaches in the classroom
  • A willingness to take on substantial service roles within Haskayne including, but not limited to, course coordination and implementing strategic initiatives (e.g., new program development). 
  • Experience and evidence of the effectiveness of such previous service roles is essential.

Appointment requires evidence of effective teaching, professional experience, and professional/educational qualifications appropriate to the area of OBHR. 

Evidence of teaching effectiveness in different programs (e.g., graduate and undergraduate), evidence that the applicant can participate in a wide array of teaching activities, and evidence of an exemplary record of service is preferred.

Appointments at the rank of Instructor require evidence of successful undergraduate and ideally graduate teaching effectiveness in a business school setting. The duties of an instructor will also include staying up to date with pedagogical approaches and content in the discipline. Some experience of previous service roles is required.

Appointments at the rank of Senior Instructor require evidence of substantial experience in and effectiveness of undergraduate and graduate teaching in a business school setting, as well as innovation in teaching methods showing that the individual can initiate and participate in a wide variety of teaching activities. An example of this evidence would be publications in the scholarship of teaching and learning. The duties of a Senior Instructor will include staying up to date with pedagogical approaches and content in the discipline, as well as writing for scholarly publication. Substantial experience of previous services roles is required.

Expected Duties:

  • Core undergraduate and MBA teaching in OBHR topics, especially leadership.
  • Ability to work with colleagues on projects related to teaching and learning, curriculum development, and implementation.
  • Service activities within the Haskayne with an emphasis on new programs.

The normal teaching load for an instructor in the Haskayne School of Business is four courses per semester (eight courses per academic year). Extensive service activities come with teaching releases.

Questions about this position can be directed to:
Dr. Nick Turner, Chair, Academic Selection Committee
Email:  [email protected]

Interested individuals should submit an application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, examples of teaching evaluations (if available), and the names of three references.

Closing Date: July 25, 2022

About the Haskayne School of Business 

Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create an open, mutually accountable community of students, faculty, and alumni, and to provide rich experiential learning opportunities to our students. With 3,000 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelors, masters, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.

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. 


Need help?

View our Application FAQs for answers to common questions regarding the application and selection process.