Assistant Teaching Professor/Associate Teaching Professor - Education

  • Ontario Tech University
  • Ontario Tech University, Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON, Canada
  • Apr 29, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

 

Tracking Code: Req116
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Education
Appointment Type: Teaching Faculty
Salary Grade: Administered in accordance with the Collective Agreement
Posting Date: April 21, 2022
Application Review Date: June 2, 2022

Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, is proud to encourage an interactive, information-sharing culture for our individual staff, and teams which enhance organizational effectiveness. Ontario Tech’s innovative programs, and technology-enriched learning environment create an atmosphere of academic excellence. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.

The Faculty of Education at Ontario Tech University invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professor/Associate Teaching Professors with expertise in one or more of the following areas: educational technology, EDI, Indigenous studies, teacher education, early childhood education, instructional design, online learning, and/or higher / post-secondary education. The positions will commence on July 1, 2022.

Successful candidates will be required to teach in multiple delivery modes (e.g., face-to-face, online synchronous/asynchronous, and blended). The positions are subject to budgetary approval. At Ontario Tech University's Faculty of Education, leading-edge research, theory, and practice form strong foundations for the innovative design, development, and implementation of curriculum and pedagogy. Talented and dedicated educators and researchers design and offer innovative, technology-enhanced programming in graduate (Masters and Doctoral levels), undergraduate, and teacher education.

The successful candidate will possess a Doctorate in Education (or equivalent) or be at the defence stage of their doctorate. Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: educational technology, EDI, Indigenous studies, teacher education, early childhood education, instructional design, online learning, and higher / post-secondary education.

 

Ontario Tech University is a technology-enhanced learning environment and the candidate shall be expected to have skills in the integration of technology into teaching and to model those skills in their teaching in the University’s web-centric and mobile learning environment. In addition, a proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching strategies is required as is evidence of an ability to work in a collaborative environment. Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective relationships with a range of faculty, staff, and students are essential.

The primary responsibility of a Teaching Faculty member is to develop and teach theoretically, methodologically sophisticated and relevant courses at the university level. In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment, Teaching Faculty are expected to deliver courses using technology-enhanced learning approaches that include a variety of inclusive teaching and learning strategies and assessments. Teaching Faculty are expected to prepare, deliver and assess all course material and assignments, be available for consultation with students, and maintain regular office hours.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 70% teaching, 20% service, and 10% other activities workload each year. The Faculty of Education offers undergraduate degrees in Educational Studies and a Bachelor of Education, a Master’s degree in Education, and a Doctorate Degree in Education.

Further details about the Faculty can be found at: https://education.ontariotechu.ca

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.

Applications will be accepted until June 2, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a covering letter, their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech website.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.

The University has implemented a mandatory vaccine directive and this affects all employees, students and community members attending our University campus. As a result, all Ontario Tech employees attending campus are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Where operational needs require you to attend campus to perform the duties of your job, you will be required to comply with this request and with the mandatory vaccine directive which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated to attend campus as of October 17, 2021. To learn more about the University’s mandatory vaccination directive, please click here.

The university recognizes some faculty and staff may require accommodations. We are committed to an accommodation process in which individualized needs (e.g. for medical and religious/creed grounds) are appropriately addressed under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation, please contact Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Job Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Expected Start Date: 7/1/2022
Expected End Date: N/A
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Preferred and Required Qualifications

We are seeking individuals with:

  • 3+ years of demonstrated teaching excellence and experience in education at the post-secondary level
  • 3+ years of successful experience teaching in online learning environments (both synchronous and asynchronous)
  • 3+ years of experience teaching in an education-focused context
  • A strong understanding of, and background and experience in, teaching in online learning environments, including fully online synchronous, asynchronous, and blended-learning modes
  • A proven commitment to providing innovative and inclusive teaching and assessment strategies
  • A thorough understanding of learning theories and pedagogy related to online and face-to-face learning
  • Experience in proactively advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching and learning.
  • Evidence of successful integration of planning, instruction, assessment, and creating a vibrant classroom community
  • Evidence of teaching that fosters reflection, creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration
  • Evidence of a well-grounded understanding of curricular and pedagogical design, educational research, digital technologies, and assessment
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to maintain effective and collaborative relationships with a range of faculty, staff, and students

Application Details

Applications will be accepted until June 2, 2022 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a covering letter, their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech website.


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Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin June 2, 2022