Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education

  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
  • Feb 14, 2020
Full time   Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

#FAED02-20 ACC

 

Assistant Professor

Curriculum and Instruction

School of Education (Prince George and Regional)

College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

Tenure-Track Position

 

The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications for a Tenure-Track position in the School of Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a proposed starting date of July 1, 2020. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.

The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching and research excellence in the area of Curriculum and Instruction and will have, or be eligible for, registration with the BC Teacher Certification Branch. We are particularly seeking individuals with expertise in outstanding teaching practice related to literacy and/or numeracy. Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level, but the successful candidates must also be able to teach at other levels as requested by the School of Education Chair.

The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as Canada’s best small university with a core campus in Prince George and regional campuses throughout northern BC. This tenure-track position will be responsible for course delivery both at the Prince George campus, and across the regions. The School of Education offers both a Bed and a Med, with a focus on northern and rural education and a signature pedagogy of People, Place and Land. For more info about the School of Education, visit our website: http;//www.unbc.ca/education/.

Applicants for this position should hold a PhD (in progress candidates may be considered) and have growing record of scholarly activity, as well as present evidence of a record and commitment towards teaching excellence.

 

About the Community

Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the North. It is a friendly community offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work.

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of B.C.’s leading research-intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the work. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive, and supportive.

Small classes and a connected community exemplify UNBC and mean that our student body gets to know their professors by name. Outstanding academics, hands-on research, unlimited adventure and a tight-knit campus community result in strong student satisfaction at UNBC.

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. For more information about living and working with the University of Northern British Columbia please refer to http://www.unbc.ca/experience and http://www.unbc.ca/provost/new_faculty.html . Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a record of teaching and research excellence in the area of Curriculum and Instruction and will have, or be eligible for, registration with the BC Teacher Certification Branch. We are particularly seeking individuals with expertise in outstanding teaching practice related to literacy and/or numeracy. Teaching will be primarily at the undergraduate level, but the successful candidates must also be able to teach at other levels as requested by the School of Education Chair.

Application Details

To Apply

Applications should include a letter indicating potential contributions to the Department, curriculum vitae, one sample of scholarly work, one sample of a teaching syllabus, and the names and address of three references (including phone and email information) quoting competition #FAED02-20 ACC to:

 

Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia,

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9 

Email submissions: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca    

Inquiries: Tina Fraser, Acting Chair, School of Education

Tina.fraser@unbc.ca                             

(250) 960-5714

                                   

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Applications received on or before March 16, 2020 will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Northern British Columbia and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers-Canada.com or www.AcademicCareers.com or www.UniversityJobsCanada.com

Application Deadline

March 16, 2020