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Sessional Instructor, Educational Research, Graduate Programs in Education, Werklund School of Education, Winter 2025

Job ID: 31724
Location: Main Campus
Updated April 30, 2024

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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, Districts 5 and 6.

Description

Position Type: Term Certain < 12 months 
Education Required: PhD or EdD
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

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.

Applications for Sessional Instructors are invited by the Werklund School of Education to teach in the Winter 2025 session.  

Please view available Educational Research courses at: Winter 2025 Sessional Instruction Opportunities course list: https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/sites/default/files/teams/19/gpe-winter-2025-sessional-instructor-course-listing.pdf

This term runs from: January 13 – April 11, 2025

The Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Instructor positions for the Winter 2025 term in Educational Research and Educational Psychology.  Sessional instructors will teach online and on campus graduate courses that are integral parts of the graduate programs in the Werklund School of Education. 

Graduate Programs in Education (GPE) has over 1000 graduate students registered in seven (7) specializations. GPE is proud of the high-quality graduate programs delivered in both online and on campus formats. Its programs are characterized by a strong learner focus, flexibility, technological innovation, and responsiveness to community desire for accreditation, certification, lifelong learning, and rigorous scholarship. 

Position Requirements 

Educational Research: Educational Research consists of Educational Studies in Adult Learning, Curriculum and Learning, Language and Literacy, Leadership, and the Learning Sciences. Desired qualifications include a completed doctorate in education or a related area, evidence of successful teaching and leadership experience in school, university, or workplace settings, demonstrated experience in online/distance education, and capacity to work effectively in a collaborative culture. Knowledge and understanding of the graduate programs and specializations in Educational Research will also be considered as assets for the sessional teaching positions. 

The application deadline is May 31, 2024

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

New applicants must submit

  • Cover letter
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Three written letters of reference addressed to Dr. Marlon Simmons, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs in Education.

Returning applicants must submit

  • Updated CV
  • Most recent term of employment and course(s) taught

For both New and Returning applicants, please include:

Specific, named course(s) of interest and/or qualification chosen from this linked list: https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/sites/default/files/teams/19/gpe-winter-2025-sessional-instructor-course-listing.pdf

While we accept all applications for this vacancy, we may have candidates with the right of first refusal as per Article 23.12.1 of the University of Calgary Faculty Association Collective Agreement. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association's website at http://www.ucalgary.ca/TUCFA for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

We thank you for your application. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy 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)

For a listing of all academic opportunities at the University of Calgary, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education, click here.

About the University of Calgary

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