University of British Columbia, Educational Studies
Tenure Track Assistant Professor, History of Education
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||British Columbia, Canada|
Tenure Track Position in Educational Studies (History of Education),
The Department of Educational Studies in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the History of Education. The Department of Educational Studies is an interdisciplinary unit that draws on the social sciences and humanities to address global justice and equity across the spectrum of education, including communities, workplaces, families, schools, government and non-government networks, and other contexts in which learning occurs. We seek to fulfill major commitments to scholarly excellence and to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision in education. Our Departmental graduate programs enroll large numbers of students and include specializations in Adult Learning and Education; Higher Education; Educational Administration and Leadership; Society, Culture and Politics in Education; and Indigenous Education. Candidates must be committed to cooperate with specializations beyond their own.
The successful applicant will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. A commitment to First Nations’ concerns and perspectives is expected. Priority will be given to candidates in the field of the history of education who have an established or emerging research program with a focus on intersectionality as it applies to one or more of the following: gender, poverty and social disadvantage, social justice and equity, in British Columbia and Canada within the global context.
The successful applicant will be expected to (a) teach in both the Teacher Education program and graduate programs coordinated by the Department, (b) supervise graduate students enrolled in the Department’s programs, and (c) contribute to the scholarly community in the Department, the Faculty of Education, and the University community.
Applicants must hold an earned doctoral degree. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Applications should include a letter indicating clearly the applicant’s potential contributions to the department, current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, a sample of scholarly work, and the names of three references, including academic and professional. The complete application package should be sent by January 7, 2013 to Professor Donald Fisher, Head, Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada.
Dr. Donald Fisher
Department of Educational Studies
Faculty of Education
University of British Columbia
2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
|Primary Category:||History Education