Job – Assistant Professor (tenure-track)Program for Education of Native Teachers and Community-based Education. Due: Jan. 18, 2016

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Assistant Professor  (tenure-track)
Program for Education of Native Teachers (PENT)
and Community-based Education (CBE)
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to a diverse population of over 3,000 full-time and part-time students in nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate professional and pre-professional programs, in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies.
The Faculty of Education at Brandon University is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, learner-centered educator for the PENT and CBE programs. PENT is a community-based, indigenous, pre-service teacher education program located. Students combine paraprofessional work in their community schools from September to April with courses at Brandon University from April to July. Community-based education (CBE) delivers an integrated B.A.∕B.Ed. program on site in rural communities.  Education courses are taught in rotation and include ELA, math, science and social studies methods; professional teacher; Aboriginal perspectives; classroom management; child and adolescent development; technology in education.  Applicants should specify their areas of expertise.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree (or ABD) in Education is preferred, a master’s degree education is required; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of theory and practice pertaining to indigenous teacher education;  successful teaching experience in K-12 and or post-secondary contexts; demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively; professional experience working with indigenous children, youth, families, and communities in K-12 school or agency-based settings.
Duties: Developing and conducting courses within the PENT/CBE programs; teaching in the integrated B.A. /B.Ed. programs; advising, supervising and evaluating student teacher candidates; administration of student field experiences; networking with school divisions, school administrators and cooperating teachers in support of the programs.  Liaison with indigenous communities and program sponsors; working collaboratively within the Faculty and with community partners in research and/or program support and development; service to the university and broader communities.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 18, 2016.
Start Date: March 1, 2016 or by mutual agreement.
Salary: Commensurate with the BUFA collective agreement, qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should send electronically, in a single, reasonably sized PDF, a cover letter indicating how their skills and experience equip them for the position, a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, any supporting documentation providing evidence of teaching and research accomplishments, and names and contact information of three referees to: Dr. Heather Duncan, deanofed@brandonu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.
Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Original Posting: Assistant Professor PENT_CBE

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