Employment - Assistant Professor of Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Assistant Professor of Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent

Weekdays

Description
The Department of Education at Cape Breton University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation. The appointment will be effective January 1, 2023, or as negotiated with the successful candidate.

Applicants for this position must have earned doctoral degree in sustainability education or a closely related area by the appointment start date, have experience working within P-12 school systems and community contexts, and show evidence of successful university-level teaching in graduate teacher education courses. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in online course design and delivery for teacher education; expertise in education for sustainability; environmental education; experiential education; community-based learning; health promoting schools; culturally relevant pedagogies; equity, diversity and anti-racism; teaching for creativity; research methods in education; potential to make educational leadership contributions through innovative course and program design and delivery; and evidence of leadership activities connected to educational communities and/or policy makers. Preference will also be given to applicants with contributions to the scholarship of teaching, learning, and research centered on environmental and sustainability education in teacher education, Indigenous perspectives on sustainability, land-based pedagogies, and project and community-based approaches to teaching and learning to foster transformative education through creativity and innovation.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach primarily online graduate courses in sustainability education, well-being, applied research as part of the Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity, and Innovation and to teach in the Bachelor of Education program in support of the education for sustainability pre-service teacher concentration option

The Department of Education is committed to the goal of building diverse and inclusive learning environments. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a dedication to and expertise in decolonizing, reconciliation, anti-racist, and social justice approaches to teaching and learning, and who model inclusivity and teaching effectiveness in their practice.

Teaching is assigned in accordance with the collective agreement. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a robust research program and assume educational leadership responsibilities, such as curriculum development, evaluation, innovation, course coordination, graduate teaching assistant supervision, thesis supervision, and other leadership roles.
Requirements

Applicants for this position must have earned doctoral degree in sustainability education or a closely related area by the appointment start date, have experience working within P-12 school systems and community contexts, and show evidence of successful university-level teaching in graduate teacher education courses.

How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Community
Sydney
County
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Province
Nova Scotia
Country
Canada
Opportunity Information
Employer
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
Experience Required
Yes
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Remuneration
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language
English
Language Proficiency Level
Fluent (CLB 10-12)
Posted on
August 26th 2022
Expires
September 30th 2022