University of Alberta

Sessional Instructor

Faculty of Education

Competition No.  -    A107539505
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Master of Education in Educational Studies (MES), Faculty of Education, at the University of Alberta is currently accepting applications for a part-time sessional instructor for the following 2019-2020 online asynchronous graduate course:

EDU 530 First Nations, Métis and Inuit Issues for School Leaders

This course is designed for existing and aspiring school leaders.   The course will explore the history of policy and legislation in relation to First Nation, Métis, and Inuit peoples in Canada.  It will further inform knowledge of the current state First Nation, Metis and Inuit education and explore some of the existing theory in First Nation education policy.

The adoption of the new Leadership Quality Standard has presented a new challenge for school leaders in the area of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit education.   The goal of the course is to provide leaders with knowledge of policies and legislation that have impacted Indigenous education in Canada.   It will provide an opportunity to explore the various topics and some of the current manifestation and challenges.

Interested candidates must have a PhD, teaching and leadership experience in the K-12 sector, and experience in Indigenous education.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence in online facilitation. Experience working with graduate-level students is an asset.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement.

Please submit a cover letter indicating your area(s) of expertise, level of teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of three references (academic and/or professional) familiar with your academic and/or professional teaching experience.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.