The Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Instructor positions for the Summer 2017 term in Educational Research and Educational Psychology. Sessional instructors will teach on-campus and/or online graduate courses that are integral parts of the graduate programs in the Werklund School of Education. To see a listing of the courses offered, see embedded link below.
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 face-to-face and 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.
Education Required: PhD or EdD
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.
Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.
New applicants must submit
Returning applicants may express interest by sending an email to Pat Braul email@example.com. Please include the following:
For both New and Returning applicants, please include:
Applicants may submit the required application materials electronically or via physical post to the Manager of Graduate Programs in Education, Pat Braul:
Graduate Programs in Education
Werklund School of Education
c/o Pat Braul
Ed Tower 114, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary AB T2N 1N4
The application deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017
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)
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