Thursday, December 2, 2010

TT at University of Calgary


Date Posted: November 15, 2010
Region: Alberta
Institution: University of Calgary
Discipline: Education
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Assistant or Associate Professor in Education: Secondary Science

The Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with research and teaching expertise in the field of secondary science education. The appointment will commence July 1, 2011, or a mutually agreeable date.

Applicants must have a doctorate in education, a strong beginning or established research and publication record, and teaching capabilities in theoretical and practical areas relating to the teaching and learning of secondary science. Teaching experience in K-12 and/or informal and post-secondary contexts, an interest in using distributed learning formats using a variety of technologies, and a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively are also assets in the consideration of candidates.

The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, maintain an active funded research program, supervise graduate students, and engage in service work for the university and the science education community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build teaching and research collaborations through participation in the Faculty of Education’s strategic initiative in science, mathematics, engineering and technology education.

Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining research and teaching expertise, a brief description of major contributions, reprints of several representative published research papers, and the names and contact information for three referees.

Information about programs and research in the Faculty of Education can be found at

Applications should be addressed to:
Dr. Dennis Sumara, Dean
Faculty of Education, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

Consideration of applications will begin February 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.