Assistant/Associate Professor, Social Studies and Indigenous Education, UPEI

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Tenure Track Position – Social Studies and Indigenous Education – Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning September 2016, pending budgetary approval.  To help us meet the growing demands of our programs, we are seeking a new colleague to join a dynamic and resourceful team of educators.
The ideal candidate will have expertise and experience teaching Bachelor of Education Social Studies methods and Indigenous education courses, as well as graduate-level education courses. Significant experience and understandings of Aboriginal curricula are required. A Bachelor of Education degree and a successful record of teaching in the K-12 context are also necessary. Candidates for this position will hold a doctoral degree in education or a related field, or be near completion (ABD), and should provide evidence of their program of research. Candidates should also have expertise and experience in developing and implementing projects that support Aboriginal educational needs. Strong collaborative skills for teamwork with faculty, students, staff, and community are expected. A valid driver’s license is required.
The Faculty of Education is committed to developing caring, compassionate and innovative teachers. We offer 12-month Bachelor of Education programs in English and French with specializations in Indigenous, International, and Adult Education; a Master of Education in course-based and thesis-based streams; and a PhD in Educational Studies. All programs have a strong focus on issues pertaining to diversity, equity and social justice in local and global communities.
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
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 May 9, 2016, however the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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