Tenure Track Position - Educational Leadership - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017
Date of Posting: 
April 19, 2017
Faculty of Education
Tenure Track Position - Educational Leadership

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, pending budgetary approval.  We are seeking a new colleague with expertise and experience in Educational Leadership to join a dynamic and resourceful team of educators. This position would begin on or before September 1st, 2017.

The Faculty of Education at UPEI is a small, vibrant team of educators committed to developing compassionate, collaborate and innovative teachers and to building just and equitable relationships in local and global communities.  The Faculty offers 12-month Bachelor of Education programs in English and in French. With specializations in Indigenous Education, International Education, and Adult Education our BEd programs have a strong focus on issues pertaining to diversity, equity and social justice in local and global communities. At the graduate level, the Master of Education degree in Leadership and Learning is offered in both course-based and thesis-based streams on campus as well as in online and blended formats. We also offer an on-site PhD in Educational Studies.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach at the BEd and graduate levels in keeping with the principles guiding the Faculty of Education. Successful candidates will be required to supervise BEd student teachers, and MEd and PhD thesis students. Service, such as committee work, to the Faculty of Education and the university will be expected. A valid driver’s license is required.

The ideal candidate will have expertise, university teaching experience and continued academic interest in Educational Leadership. Preferred candidates will hold a doctoral degree in education or a related field. A Bachelor of Education degree and a successful record of school teaching in the K-12 context are essential.  Experience in a university context, educational leadership at the school or system level, and/or teaching experience in international educational contexts will be strong assets.  Preferred applicants will have experience in online teaching, and a sound understanding of contemporary critical issues in education.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Karen-Anne O’Halloran, Administrative Assistant to the Dean at kohalloran@upei.ca

Or mailed or faxed to:
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0349
Fax: (902) 566-0416

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the above prior to the closing date. Only complete files will be considered.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Review of applications will begin June 12, 2017, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.


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