Full-time Lecturer (12-month appointment) in Educational Administration and Leadership

The Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of education, UBC, invites applications for one full-time 12-month Lecturer in Educational Administration and Leadership. The appointment is expected to commence on September 1, 2018 or as negotiated with the successful applicant.

The Department of Educational Studies is a multidisciplinary department concerned with the broad study of education as a lifelong pursuit occurring in community, workplace, institutional and other contexts. The Department fulfills major commitments to both undergraduate and graduate programs in the Faculty of Education. Programs are committed both to meeting traditional needs and to developing innovative and integrated approaches to emerging issues in education.

Applicants will have an earned doctoral degree in education in Educational Administration and Leadership or a related area, have teaching experience in the area of Educational Administration and Leadership, and have demonstrated leadership and administrative experience at a school or district level. Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with the program context, who have experience with inquiry-based teaching can facilitate collaborative curriculum development, and who are committed to bringing diverse critical perspectives to education, especially in the area of educational administration and leadership.

The successful applicants will be expected to teach in the department’s MEd Educational Administration and Leadership program, both on-campus and off-campus, and may be asked to contribute to the development of the curriculum for the program. The successful applicant may also be asked to assist in the in the coordination of the Educational Administration and Leadership Program and teach in the undergraduate teacher education program. The expected teaching load for this position is 30 credits per year.

The positions are subject to final budgetary approval. Applications should include a letter indicating clearly the position being sought and outlining potential contributions to the Department, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness at the post-secondary level, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names of three references. The quality of teaching will be assessed as part of the selection process. The complete application package should be sent electronically to Professor Ali A. Abdi, Head of Educational Studies (ali.abdi@ubc.ca), with a copy to Erika Hughes (hughesec@mail.ubc.ca). The last day to submit the application package is May 20, 2018.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.