Searches

Eleanor Rix Professorship in Rural Teacher Education

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Eleanor Rix Professorship in Rural Teacher Education. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure based on their qualification and experience and subject to the University’s established appointment processes. This Professorship was established to better understand and respond to current problems and needs that exist in rural education and to creatively recruit, effective prepare and responsibly support new and practicing teachers who work in small and rural communities in British Columbia, Canada.

Committee members:

  • Dr. Anne Phelan (Chair, EDCP)
  • Dr. Pierre Walter (EDST)
  • Dr. Cay Holbrook (ECPS)
  • Dr. Jim Anderson (LLED)
  • Mr. Matthew Waugh (Student representative)
  • Ms. Melanie Nelson (Student representative)

Please click here for the Eleanor Rix Professorship position advertisement.

Head of Educational Studies Department (EDST)

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Head, Department of Educational Studies (EDST). This is an internal search to EDST. The Department is one of four Departments in the Faculty of Education, with over 40 faculty members (including sessional appointments) engaged in a range of scholarship and projects locally, nationally and internationally. EDST offers programs leading to PhD, EdD, MA and MEd degrees, and contributes to the BEd curriculum which is offered through large elementary and secondary teacher education programs.

Committee members:

  • Dr. Blye Frank (Chair, Dean)
  • Dr. Lesley Andres, Professor (EDST, nominated)
  • Dr. Amy Metcalf, Associate Professor (EDST, nominated)
  • Ms. Shermila Salgadoe, Administrative Manager (EDST, Dean’s appointee)
  • Dr. Anthony Paré, Professor and Head (LLED, Dean’s appointee)
  • Dr. Jan Hare, Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Indigenous Education, Dean’s appointee)

Please click here for the Head of Educational Studies Department position advertisement.

Associate Dean of Teacher Education

Nominations are invited for the position of Associate Dean, Teacher Education. The appointment to a 3-5 year term will begin begin July, 1st 2018.

Each Associate Dean functions as part of the Executive of the Faculty of Education, reporting to the Dean. Candidates for an Associate Dean role should have experience working productively as part of a team and should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate for this role will have an excellent record of scholarly activity and a well developed connections with the education field (K-12 partners, community and governmental stakeholders). Experience in administrative roles within an academic setting is an asset. The Faculty of Education exists in a fast‐changing academic and institutional environment, so an Associate Dean should be experienced at working as an agent of change, as a champion of social justice, a seeker of opportunities, and a leader within such an environment.

Committee members:

  • Dr. Blye Frank (Chair, Dean)
  • Dr. Jillianne Code (EDCP)
  • Dr. Jason Ellis (EDST)
  • Dr. Margot Filipenko (LLED)
  • Dr. Shawna Faber (ECPS)
  • Ms. Jessica La Rochelle (NITEP)
  • Mr. Rod Brown (TEO)

Please click here for the Associate Dean of Teacher Education position advertisement.