Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Education

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Education at Charles Darwin University, Australia

Closes: Midnight 5 February 2017

Casuarina Campus
12 month Fixed Term Contract
Research Active Level B/C $95,851 – $135,201 pa

Are you committed to promoting and providing Academic development and opportunity through teaching and research practice?

Do you want to be a part of a dynamic environment focussed on building and enhancing teaching and research opportunities for students?

If this sounds like you, Charles Darwin University and the School of Indigenous Knowledges and Public Policy are seeking a highly motivated and skilled lecturer to help shape our students experience and development.
Charles Darwin University is an internationally renowned University delivering Higher Educational and Vocational Training through several campuses and online. Based in beautiful, tropical Darwin, we are an innovative and technology enabled University ranked in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide and in 31st place for universities under 50 years of age, by the Times Higher education Supplement.

The School of Indigenous Knowledges and Public Policy offers a wide range of courses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Indigenous governance and natural and cultural resource management. The aim of the school is to prepare its students for leadership roles within society through the development of skills in governance, development practice, policy and resource management and Yolngu language and culture.

A strong communicator and relationship developer, you will encourage innovation in Indigenous Knowledge pedagogies whilst ensuring student service delivery requirements are met. Ideally you will have a strong background in the delivery of educational packages to students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds as well as technical expertise in the supervision of masters and PhD candidate research, research grant writing and the publication of scholarly articles.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral level qualification in Indigenous Knowledge or a relevant academic area.
  • Experience supervising postgraduate students and research.
  • Knowledge of current Indigenous social, cultural , political and economic issues related to indigenous education and
  • A capacity and commitment to research related to indigenous knowledge and indigenous social/public policy and/or education.

For more information please contact Dr Curtis Roman, Head of School, School of Indigenous Knowledges and Public Policy on 08 89 466067 or by email at curtis.roman@cdu.edu.au

Applications Close: Midnight 5 February 2017

Attention Applicants:

In order for your application to be complete, you must attach a Statement addressing Selection Competencies, as well as a current Curriculum Vitae (CV). The Selection Competencies can be found in the Position Profile via the link below, under the headings of Key Selection Competencies and Desirable Selection Competencies.

Lecturer in Early Childhood Education

Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the University of Sydney

Closes: 11:30pm 26 February 2017 (Sydney time)

Sydney School of Education and Social Work
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference no. 051/0117

  • Contribute to the faculty’s well-respected teaching program and research profile
  • Benefit from working in a collegiate team environment
  • Full-time, Level B, continuing appointment, remuneration package: $117K – $139K p.a., which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The Sydney School of Education and Social Work (SSESW) is a national and international leader in education, social work and social policy committed to: excellence in professional education; rigorous research-informed and theoretical understanding of the social, political and cultural contexts of education, social work and social policy; and, informed and critical engagement with theory, policy and practice in ways designed to transform communities and individual lives in socially just ways. Our work is characterised by strong relationships between research, scholarship, teaching and learning that contribute to building partnerships for professional education and critical research, policy and practice collaborations.

The school offers strong undergraduate and graduate programs in early childhood, primary and secondary teacher education, as well as social work and policy studies, with growing numbers of candidates undertaking postgraduate study by course work. We have a large doctoral cohort from national and international settings. We are committed to the pedagogical principles of critical inquiry, reflective learning and collaborative research in the development of robust professional identities. Students are educated as engaged, responsible and reflective professionals who are able to act critically, morally and competently. The school maintains a strong commitment to social inclusion, offering opportunities for widening participation through a range of initiatives and interdisciplinary approaches to learning.

The SSESW seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Early Childhood Education (which is an Academic Level B appointment). In this role you will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes.

Your responsibilities in this position will include:

  • teaching in both the postgraduate and undergraduate early childhood teacher education programs, including preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops, marking and assessment, and associated administrative duties
  • coordination of program and unit of study, including the development of content and relevant teaching material
  • contribution to the ongoing qualitative review and improvement of content and perspectives in early childhood education
  • supervision of honours students and postgraduate coursework and higher degree research students
  • consolidation and further development of community engagement and partnerships
  • supervision of students on early childhood professional experience and acting as the Academic Coordinator and leader of professional experience for both undergraduate and postgraduate early childhood programs
  • contribution to the faculty’s research productivity and profile
  • attending and participating in meetings and committees including at the University, faculty, school and program levels (as relevant)
  • participation in professional activities and community initiatives within the University and the wider community
  • administrative activities that support the above duties.

To achieve success in this position, you will have:

  • a PhD or relevant professional doctorate in a relevant area of, or to, early childhood education, with consideration given to a candidate with extensive experience who is near their doctoral completion
  • knowledge of current theory and practice of early childhood education
  • demonstrated successful tertiary teaching experience in the field of birth to five years early childhood education
  • the ability to design, teach, assess and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate units of study, and use ICT for teaching and learning
  • experience with placement and internship coordination and supervision
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated team work skills and the ability and willingness to contribute to professional and community collaborations
  • a record of research activity in early childhood education and evidence of capacity to make both independent and collaborative contributions to scholarship
  • understanding of EEO principles and commitment to quality teaching.

Desirable selection criteria:

  • teaching experience in birth to five years early childhood education settings
  • experience supervising honours and/ or research higher degrees students
  • demonstrated experience in developing and delivering early childhood professional development programs.

Applicants are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the faculty’s organisation and programs by reviewing material on its homepage, located at sydney.edu.au/education_social_work.

Relevant pre-employment checks will be conducted on the preferred applicant.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 26 February 2017 (Sydney time)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Teaching and Learning, Primary Education

Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Teaching and Learning, Primary Education at the University of Sydney

Closes: 11:30pm 5 February 2017 (Sydney time)

Sydney School of Education and Social Work
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Reference no: 052/0117

  • Contribute to the faculty’s well-respected teaching program and research profile
  • Benefit from working in a collegiate team environment
  • Full-time, Level A, continuing appointment, remuneration package: $82K – $111K p.a. pro rata, which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The Sydney School of Education and Social Work (SSESW) is a national and international leader in education, social work and social policy committed to: excellence in professional education; rigorous research-informed and theoretical understanding of the social, political and cultural contexts of education, social work and social policy; and, informed and critical engagement with theory, policy and practice in ways designed to transform communities and individual lives in socially just ways. Our work is characterised by strong relationships between research, scholarship, teaching and learning that contribute to building partnerships for professional education and critical research, policy and practice collaborations.

The school offers strong undergraduate and graduate programs in early childhood, primary and secondary teacher education, as well as social work and policy studies, with growing numbers of candidates undertaking postgraduate study by course work. We have a large doctoral cohort from national and international settings. We are committed to the pedagogical principles of critical inquiry, reflective learning and collaborative research in the development of robust professional identities. Students are educated as engaged, responsible and reflective professionals who are able to act critically, morally and competently. The school maintains a strong commitment to social inclusion, offering opportunities for widening participation through a range of initiatives and interdisciplinary approaches to learning.

The SSESW seeks to appoint a Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Teaching and Learning, Primary Education (which is an Academic Level A appointment) under the university’s Scholarly Teaching Fellowship scheme. The appointee will focus on teaching in foundation and professional experience units of study. Foundations studies encompasses core units of study that engage students in the critical study of the relationship and nature of teaching and learning, the development of learners and their experience of education. Candidates with a range of relevant backgrounds are encouraged to apply including: educational and developmental psychology, socio-cultural perspectives on learning, and critical perspectives of the pedagogies of teaching and learning.

In this role you will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes and, while the role is predominantly teaching, you will have some opportunity to contribute to research.

Your responsibilities in this position will be to:

  • coordinate units of study including the development of content and relevant teaching material across the Master of Teaching foundation units and the Primary Bachelor of Education professional experience units
  • teach in the faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate program including preparing and delivering lectures and conducting tutorial, seminars and workshops
  • undertake marking and assessment
  • participate in the field education program, including university-agency development
  • consult with students
  • participate in professional activities and community initiatives within the University and the wider community
  • conduct and publish research
  • undertake administrative activities that support the above duties
  • attend and participate in meetings and committees including at the University, faculty, school and program levels (as relevant).

Under the Fellowship rules you must be able to provide verification that you satisfy the following criteria:

  • have fixed term and/or casual employment experience totalling at least 12 months in one or more Australian universities over the preceding five years
  • have been awarded or have submitted or are working towards a PhD qualification in Education (with satisfactory progress)
  • not hold, or have previously held, any continuing academic appointment in a university.

Other essential selection criteria are:

  • demonstrated capacity to make an independent contribution to teaching and learning at an undergraduate and/ or honours and postgraduate levels
  • experience teaching at a tertiary level including in foundation units of study that incorporate pedagogy, philosophy, psychology and sociology
  • demonstrated ability to perform the academic administration and coordination of award programs
  • demonstrated capacity/potential to make both independent and collaborative contributions to scholarship
  • excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially and effectively as an individual and in a team.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  • demonstrated experience teaching in a primary education setting.

Applicants are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the faculty’s organisation and programs by reviewing material on its homepage, located at sydney.edu.au/education_social_work

Relevant pre-employment checks will be conducted on the preferred applicant.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 5 February 2017 (Sydney time)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education

Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education- Tenure Track position at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Closes: February 15, 2017

The Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics Education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2017. Located in the greater Vancouver area, the Faculty offers classes on three urban campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver (http://www.sfu.ca) and works with communities and school districts throughout British Columbia. The Faculty has an outstanding record in research grants and publications, and in the design and delivery of innovative community based programs in teacher education and professional development. We seek candidates who are able to contribute in these areas and have interests in education across disciplinary boundaries, in keeping with the non-departmental organization of the Faculty. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Mathematics Education or related field and a strong background in Mathematics. Applicants must have established or show strong promise to develop an original, externally funded program of research. Candidates must have teaching experience in schools and in working with teachers in K-12 educational setting. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to develop a strong record of publications in refereed journals. Applicants will be expected to participate in all aspects of Mathematics Education programs: teach courses and contribute to program development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, work with pre-service and in-service teachers at both elementary and secondary levels, to supervise graduate students, to collaborate with colleagues on research project while maintaining an independent research focus. SFU is a university that serves students of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and international origins and, therefore, interests and or experience in working in multicultural and international settings with students of diverse backgrounds is a desired attribute of applicants. Applicants are asked to email three separate files (Word or PDF) to educ_appointments@sfu.ca: • A signed application letter that includes the description of the applicant’s scholarly interests, research plans and achievements to date, teaching experience, and potential contributions to the faculty, as well as names and contact information of three referees. (If unable to send an application letter with a scanned signature, a signed original should be mailed to: Chair, Appointments Committee, c/o Devi Pabla, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6). • A current curriculum vitae; and • A scholarly publication Deadline for applications is February 15, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not ask referees to send letters of reference. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women, men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see Collection Notice.

Assistant Professor in French Education

Assistant Professor in French Education- Tenure Track position at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Closes: March 10, 2017

The Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in French Education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2017. Located in the greater Vancouver area, the Faculty offers classes on three urban campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver (http://www.sfu.ca) and works with communities and school districts throughout British Columbia. The Faculty has an outstanding record in research grants and publications, and in the design and delivery of innovative community based programs in teacher education and professional development. We seek candidates who are able to contribute in these areas and have interests in education across disciplinary boundaries, in keeping with the non-departmental organization of the Faculty. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Education with a focus on educational programs in French (French Immersion, Core French, Francophone schools or other programs for learners of French), Plurilingual and Intercultural Education, Multiliteracies, or a closely related field. Candidates must have experience working with one or more of the following groups involved in French Education: practicing teachers, multilingual children, youth and adults of diverse backgrounds and their communities. Applicants must have established or show strong promise to develop an original, externally funded program of research related to French Education, conducted either solo or in collaboration with scholarly and professional partners. Applicants will be expected to teach in French and contribute to program development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, working with pre-service and in-service teachers, and to supervise graduate students. Demonstrated expertise in varied teaching contexts including face-to-face, online and mixed mode instructional formats is an asset. As well, experience with Indigenous communities and the indigenization of the curriculum in French education is a valuable quality. SFU is a university that serves students of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and international origins and, therefore, interests and or experience in working in multicultural and international settings with students of diverse backgrounds is a desired attribute of applicants. Applicants are asked to email three separate files (Word or PDF) to educ_appointments@sfu.ca: • A signed application letter that includes the description of the applicant’s scholarly interests, research plans and achievements to date, teaching experience, and potential contributions to the faculty, as well as names and contact information of three referees. (If unable to send an application letter with a scanned signature, a signed original should be mailed to: Chair, Appointments Committee, c/o Devi Pabla) Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6). • A current curriculum vitae; and • A scholarly publication Deadline for applications is March 10, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not ask referees to send letters of reference. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women, men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see Collection Notice.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology

Assistant/Associate Professor- TENURE TRACK POSITION IN COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY at Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada

Closes: 1 March, 2017

The Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Counselling Psychology. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2017. Applicants who can contribute to the teaching of any of the core counselling courses and whose research program will enable the support of graduate student research are encouraged to apply. The final selection of candidates will be based on the best overall demonstration of potential for contribution to the program. Located in the greater Vancouver area, the Faculty offers classes on three urban campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver (http://www.sfu.ca) and works with communities and school districts throughout British Columbia. The Faculty has an outstanding record in research grants and publications, and in the design and delivery of innovative community based programs in teacher education and professional development. As a relatively small, generalist counsellor education program, we seek candidates who are able to contribute in these areas and have interests in education across disciplinary boundaries, in keeping with the non-departmental organization of the Faculty. Candidates will contribute to the growth of the Counselling Psychology program at our SFU Surrey campus. Our program includes the SFU Surrey Counselling Centre that works in collaboration with the Surrey School Board. Along with clinical training, the Centre supports research in counselling practice and supervision. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology or related field, the ability to develop a program of research related to Counselling Psychology, and a minimum of three years of counselling practice experience in the field. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to three or more of the key teaching areas of the program including: theories of counselling, counselling skills and strategies, assessment, ethics, group counselling, career counselling, school counselling, and family counselling. Applicants who have capacity and/or experience in school counselling (K-12), or counselling children and families will be of particular interest. Expertise and experience in counselling Aboriginal people and/or counselling in multicultural contexts are significant assets for this position. Applicants will be expected to teach and develop counselling related courses and programming at both the undergraduate and graduate level, work with pre-practicum and practicum students, and to supervise graduate research. SFU is a university that serves students of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and international origins and, therefore, interests and or experience in working in multicultural and international settings with students of diverse backgrounds is a desired attribute of applicants. Applicants are asked to email three separate files (Word or PDF) to educ_appointments@sfu.ca: • A signed application letter that includes the description of the applicant’s scholarly interests, research plans and achievements to date, teaching experience, and potential contributions to the faculty, as well as names and contact information of three referees. (If unable to send an application letter with a scanned signature, a signed original should be mailed to: Chair, Appointments Committee, c/o Devi Pabla, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6). • A current curriculum vitae; and • A scholarly publication Deadline for applications is March 1, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not ask referees to send letters of reference. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women, men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required.

Assistant Professor of Education (2 positions)

Assistant Professor of Education at Columbia College (2 positions)

Closes: February 13, 2017

The Education Department at Columbia College seeks two Assistant Professors of Education beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year. Successful candidates will teach introductory and advanced courses in teacher education at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including but not limited to reading, language acquisition, classroom management, and teaching techniques. Supervision of students in field experience is also possible.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Education or closely related area with a background in literacy or early childhood education. Experience teaching at the K-12 level is required. Experience in administration, special education, or English Language Learners is desired. Ideal candidates will have an interest in development of new programs and in exploring innovative methods for teaching and learning.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All materials received by February 13, 2017, will be given full consideration; materials received after that date may be considered.

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every duty and responsibility required by the employee in the position.

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.