Employment - Assistant Professor of Teaching in Literacy Education (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor of Teaching in Literacy Education (Tenure-Track)

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent

Weekdays

Description

The Department of Education at Cape Breton University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Teaching in Literacy Education. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2023 or soon afterwards.

The impact of strong literacy education permeates a student’s experience and influences their future success. Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Teaching in Literacy Education must demonstrate a strong understanding of curriculum, planning, instruction, and assessment as it relates to literacy in the elementary and secondary school context. Applicants are expected to have experience working within P-12 school systems and community contexts as well as successful university-level teaching in teacher education courses. Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with the Nova Scotia P-12 English Language Arts curriculum and demonstrate expertise in universal design for learning (UDL), multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), culturally responsive pedagogies (CRP), and social and emotional learning (SEL). Applicants must show potential to make educational leadership contributions through innovative course design and delivery.

While it is preferred that applicants have an earned doctoral degree in literacy education, M.Ed. prepared educators may also be considered with a commitment to complete a doctorate program . The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach in-person and/or online undergraduate and/or graduate courses in literacy education. Teaching is assigned in accordance with the collective agreement. The successful candidate will be expected to assume educational leadership responsibilities, such as curriculum development, evaluation, innovation, course coordination, graduate teaching assistant supervision, and other leadership roles.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

Requirements

While it is preferred that applicants have an earned doctoral degree in literacy education, M.Ed. prepared educators may also be considered with a commitment to complete a doctorate program.

Experience teaching in a post secondary setting.

Experience teaching in the P-12 education system.

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
Posted on
January 16th 2023
Expires
February 17th 2023