Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning
University of the Fraser Valley
Position: Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning
Department: College of Arts
Status: Faculty, Permanent, 100% full-time
Start Date: August 1, 2020
Review Date: February 27, 2020
The College of Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Integrative Career and Capstone Learning. The successful candidate will teach second-to-fourth year personal work/life transitions, reflective practice, career development, and related courses, as well as provide leadership in curriculum design, pedagogy, capstone learning and portfolio creation. The candidate may also teach one or more low-level University Studies courses.
The successful applicant will have experience in capstone course facilitation, portfolio development or career development instruction, administration, or equivalent experience; demonstrated excellence in post-secondary teaching; expertise in digital portfolio creation, a commitment to Indigenization; a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and learning; experience facilitating learning communities, experience teaching diverse learners; and strong communication and administrative skills, including skills in collaborative leadership.
Experience or research expertise in transformative learning, career development, and capstone learning is an asset.
Applicants will have a record of research productivity commensurate with their experience; demonstrated ability to establish a successful research program; and an ability to incorporate their research into learning opportunities for students.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to program administrative support, departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives.
The successful candidate will have a PhD, or equivalent in a liberal arts discipline from a recognized/accredited post-secondary institution, and have experience with portfolio and/or capstone teaching and learning. Candidates who are enrolled in a doctoral program and can show evidence of imminent completion will be considered. In addition, demonstrated excellence in post-secondary teaching; curriculum development; a commitment to Indigenization; experience working with diverse learners; and strong communication and administrative skills, including skills in collaborative leadership. are required. The Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) designation is an asset. Candidates with a Master’s degree in a closely related field in combination with extensive applied experience may be considered.
How to Apply
Please send a curriculum vitae; a letter of application that outlines scholarly interests as well as teaching and administrative experience and successes; a digital example of a portfolio; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy that includes strategies for creating cultural inclusivity in the classroom; samples of current student evaluations, as well as other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Also please arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted separately and directly to firstname.lastname@example.org together with your name and the posting number.
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538
Email applications to: email@example.com
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on February 27, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled