Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Critical Race/Indigenous Studies in Education

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Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty/Division: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department: Social Justice Education

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Sep 12, 2014

Job Closing: Nov 14, 2014


The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in Critical Race/Indigenous Studies in Education, in the Department of Social Justice Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2015.

OISE is particularly invested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our scholarly community through research, teaching and service. In addition, candidates who can contribute to OISE’s Centre de recherches en éducation franco-ontarienne (CREFO), are especially welcome.

The successful candidate will have an intellectual focus on critical race/anti-racist and/or indigenous studies in education. We seek applicants with a Ph.D or equivalent at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, and expertise in the following areas: anti-colonial approaches to indigeneity and critical race in education; cultural studies and decolonization. Capacity to teach political theory and philosophy is an asset. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching is required. In addition to English, proficiency in French and/or an indigenous language is desirable.

Responsibilities of the position will include: developing and maintaining an active research program; seeking external funding; teaching at the graduate level; undertaking graduate supervision; and working collaboratively with related units across OISE and the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, a statement outlining current and future research interests, and three representative publications. These materials should be submitted online by clicking on the link below.

Three letters of reference should be sent directly to the department chair, Abigail Bakan, c/o Cindy Sinclair, via email at For questions about this position, please contact the chair using the same email address.

The closing date to submit application materials is November 14, 2014.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 20 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the most diverse regions, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, has for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With over 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 18 research centres, OISE is home to the University of Toronto’s Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development where OISE is a lead faculty.  Ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and commitment to equity and social justice.

For more information, please visit the Ontario Institute for Studies in Educationhomepage and the Department’s website at:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply online.

Position: Assistant Professor – International Education University of Alberta

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Competition No.  – A107524365
Closing Date  – Oct 10, 2014

The Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full time, tenure track appointment in International Education. The appointment will commence on January 1, 2015 and will be made at the Assistant Professor level.

The Department of Educational Policy Studies is a multidisciplinary department that excels in developing and disseminating scholarship that explores educational policies and practices as they pertain to leadership, society, culture, and lifelong learning. The Department enrolls a large number of graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs and fulfills a major commitment to the undergraduate programs of the Faculty of Education. In graduate studies, the Department fosters flexible and collaborative programming for specializations in Adult & Higher Education, Educational Administration and Leadership, Indigenous Peoples Education, and Theoretical, Cultural, and International (TCI) Studies in Education.

For many years, the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta has been a leader in the research and the practice of International Education at the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful applicant would be based in TCI specialization (formerly Foundations of Education) which focuses on the theoretical, philosophical, historical and ideological underpinnings of education as well as critical analysis of the social and cultural contexts in which education takes place.

The candidate must be well grounded in aspects of Foundations of Education. Responsibilities of appointment would include: continuing to build a demonstrated scholarly record of funded research and publications in the specialization area, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, graduate student advisement and doctoral supervisory committees, participation in department administration and committees and other duties as negotiated with the Chair of Educational Policy Studies.



Bilingual Aboriginal Advisor Position at the Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique

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Le Conseil scolaire francophone (CSF) recherche une personne dynamique et polyvalente pour combler un poste de conseiller pédagogique pour les services autochtones. Les heures de travail spécifiques seront déterminées par le superviseur, tout en respectant les paramètres de la convention collective.

Le rôle principal du conseiller pédagogique est l’appui aux enseignants du CSF.