Monday, November 28, 2011

TT in Science Education at Cape Breton University


Date Posted: November 17, 2011
Region: Nova Scotia
Institution: Cape Breton University
Discipline: Education
Web Link:
Apply Until: January 31, 2012

Cape Breton University (CBU) is located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s tourism centrepiece and home to rich Celtic, Mi’kmaq, and Acadian culture. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, strong community involvement, and strong internal support for faculty research. CBU delivers a sixteen-month, 60 credit Bachelor of Education (Elementary and Intermediate/Secondary Education) program and a variety of Certificates for in-service teachers, as well as an MEd (Information Technology) program in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland. CBU also delivers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering Technology degrees in a variety of disciplines.

The Education Department at CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education (Science) at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence August 2012 subject to budget approval. Responsibilities include teaching in Education and Science courses, research, and community service. Candidates should have (or be near completion of) a doctoral degree in Education. Post-secondary teaching experience will be considered an important asset, as will familiarity with the Nova Scotia P–12 school system. Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in Science and/or Science Education.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to teaching, research/creative/scholarly activities and service to Cape Breton University, our external community, and their profession. The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (ED1201), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, a copy of academic transcripts, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department at Cape Breton University, PO Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, NS, Canada, B1P 6L2. Email: Website

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. January 31, 2012. Email applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. CBU is an equal opportunities employer.