In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, M tis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.
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McMaster University is devoted to the cultivation of human potential, realized through our innovative educational programs, cutting-edge research, and the diverse students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and supporters who make up our McMaster community.
We recognize that our people are our most valuable resource . We encourage creativity, collaboration and lifelong learning, offering experiential programming which enables individuals to develop their abilities and potential for personal and professional growth.
For those exploring the possibility of joining our community, we invite you to research and discover the various opportunities available, and thank you for your interest.
Dr. Patrick Deane, President and Vice-Chancellor
Here you will find a community of talented and engaged individuals who are inspired by the University’s mission and the sense of purpose this mission brings. It is through these talented invididuals, their creativity and drive for results that McMaster University has earned its reputation as being Canada’s “most innovative” university.
McMaster University values integrity, quality, inclusiveness, and teamwork in everything we do. We strive to hire individuals who embrace these values and to ensure all employees feel welcomed and included in our shared purpose. Whether it s our United Way campaign, the Annual Children s Holiday Party, or the national Take Our Kids to Work Day program, employees can get engaged with the community through numerous worthwhile volunteer and committee activities. If you want to get involved, or better yet, start a new event yourself, we ve got something to offer. There are also sporting and cultural events everything from theatre productions to Marauder basketball and football games which are organized for employees and their families.
Rewards and Benefits
McMaster offers a competitive suite of compensation strategies and prerequisites, benefits and pensions . We understand the importance of our employees’ hard work and contributions and we provide opportunities for the community to notice and appreciate this work through initiatives like the Years of Service program and the President’s Awards for Outstanding Service.
Quality of Life
At McMaster, we understand the challenges people face when trying to manage the demands of work and personal life. McMaster supports employees by offering a series of programmes through the Healthy Workplace initiatives and setting high standards in environmental and occupational healthy and safety.
Growing Our Potential
McMaster supports and actively creates opportunities for employee career growth and professional development. We pride ourselves in the quality and variety of our professional development programs offered by the Centre for Continuing Education and the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL), which engages students and partners in teaching and learning. The DeGroote School of Business also offers a real-world Executive Education program for learning, networking, and career advancement at all levels.
McMaster’s Hamilton location is ideal in many ways. The vibrant City of Hamilton’s top-notch public services and facilities, combined with its rich culture and beautiful surroundings, make it a great place to work and live. Our campus is nestled between Westdale Village and Dundas Valley, ideal for shopping and dining. Situated at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment, Hamilton is also less than an hour trip by bus, train, or car to Toronto, and boasts world-class conservation areas, cycling routes, and the largest number of water falls of any city in North America.