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Sessional Instructors, Graduate Programs Spring 2021, Werklund School of Education

Job ID: 22602

Updated: April 6, 2021

Location: Main Campus

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.

Position Description

The Werklund School of Education invites applications for Sessional Instructors for Spring 2021 which runs from May 3, 2021 - June 25, 2021.  Sessional instructors will teach online 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 online 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.

Applications for Sessional Instructors are invited by the Werklund School of Education to teach in the Spring 2021 session.  Please view available courses at: Spring 2021 Sessional Instruction Opportunities course list: https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/sites/default/files/teams/19/GPE-Spring-2021-Sessional-Instuctor-Course-Listing.pdf

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. 

Educational Psychology:  Educational Psychology consists of Educational Studies in Counselling Psychology and in School and Applied Child Psychology.  Desired qualifications include a completed doctorate in psychology or a related field, registration as a psychologist, evidence of successful teaching and leadership experience in workplace, university or school settings, demonstrated experience in online/distance education for courses delivered online or in a blended format, and capacity to work effectively in a collaborative culture.  Knowledge and understanding of the programs and specializations in Educational Psychology will also be considered as assets for the sessional teaching positions. 

The application deadline is April 20, 2021.

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:

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 in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, 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.

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. 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)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.

About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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