Employment - Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent


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

Ideal candidates will have the potential to make educational leadership contributions through innovative course and program design and delivery; and will provide evidence of leadership activities connected to educational communities and/or policy makers.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach primarily online graduate courses. Experience in online curriculum and program development, course development, design, delivery and support, and program evaluation and revision is considered an asset. Teaching in, and contributing to, Bachelor of Education programming is an expectation.

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.

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.
Applicants for this position must have earned doctoral degree (or be enrolled and nearing completion) in an area relevant to Cape Breton University’s education programming, 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 and expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Science education
  • Educational technology
  • Mathematics education
  • Positive school health and well-being
  • Education for sustainability Equity, Diversity, Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
  • Curriculum
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
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Fluent (CLB 10-12)
Posted on
August 30th 2022
September 30th 2022