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Canadian Association of University Teachers
Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d'université

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Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

University of Lethbridge

The Faculty of Education is seeking a dynamic scholar and innovative educational leader whose body of academic work demonstrates in depth knowledge and understanding of the relationship between theoretical knowledge and professional practice to provide high quality preparation of professionals in Educational Leadership. The individual should be an experienced educator and collaborative colleague for one fulltime tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership. Academic duties include (i) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including but not limited to the supervision of undergraduate field experience and/or graduate research, and assessment of student work; (ii) research and other original scholarly activities, as well as professional activities that contribute to a larger discourse; and (iii) other contributions to the University and scholarly communities.

Qualifications include a doctorate in Educational Leadership or similar degree. Applicants who are nearing completion of their doctoral degree may be considered. Applicants should be eligible for teacher certification in the Province of Alberta. Ideally the successful candidate has a minimum of three years teaching experience in the Pre-K to Graduation school sector and/or leadership experience in a similar sector. The successful candidate must have the ability and interest to teach courses in and contribute to the Master of Education in Educational Leadership and the Bachelor of Education programs. The ability to teach in online, face-to-face, and blended formats, and the ability to integrate innovative technology into teaching will be an asset for this position. As a destination university, prospective applicants are expected to relocate to Lethbridge, Alberta to support students and actively engage in our university culture.

Preference will be given to applicants with research expertise and/or ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:
• Educational leadership theory and action
• Educational change leadership
• Educational leadership and school culture
• Educational policy in the pre-K to graduation sector

Ability to teach in one or more of these additional areas at the undergraduate or graduate level is considered a strong asset:
• Responsive and relational pedagogy and leadership
• Qualitative research methodologies (e.g. participatory action research, collaborative research methods)
• First Nations, Inuit and Métis foundational knowledge
• Culturally grounded and/or responsive pedagogy
• Philosophy of education
• Social change/transformation
• Learning, identity, wellbeing and the social good
• International and transnational education, development, and research

The University of Lethbridge is committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and representative workforce that is reflective of the community we serve. The University welcomes all applications from qualified candidates including all employment equity groups of Indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, racialized individuals and persons of diverse gender and sexual orientation protected under the Alberta Human rights code. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

All applications must be submitted online, and should include:
1. a letter of application specifically outlining their experience with and knowledge of the above-described needs
2. a detailed academic curriculum vitae including the names and contact information for three referees
3. a teaching philosophy statement that clearly articulates the applicant’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization
4. a research philosophy statement including the applicant’s methodological and theoretical expertise most relevant to this position

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