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Job – Instructor(s) Canadian Aboriginal Policy and Aboriginal Women in Canada, at Langara College. Needed ASAP

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CONCURRENT JOB POSTING

(As per Article 10.2.3 of the Collective Agreement)

Department/Program:              Aboriginal Studies        

Description of Position:

The Aboriginal Studies department at Langara College is looking for a part-time instructor (or instructors) to teach ABST 1104 – Canadian Aboriginal Policy and ABST 1116 – Aboriginal Women in Canada in the fall of 2018 with the possibility of additional work in the Spring of 2019 (see https://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/courses/ABST). The Aboriginal Studies department offers first and second year university transfer courses. The successful candidate will also help facilitate ABST cultural seminars.

Required Qualifications:         

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field (Indigenous Studies, Women’s, Gender or International Studies is considered an asset; PhD Preferred).
  • Post-secondary teaching experience from an intersectional feminist scholarship, critical theory and community-based/participatory perspective (additional teaching experience considered an asset).
  • International and on/off reserve experience in Aboriginal community-based governance and policy analysis (additional work experience considered an asset).
  • A comprehensive understanding of the international, historical and contemporary policies affecting Aboriginal Peoples pre/post Canadian confederation including socio-economic determinants of health and the unique challenges facing Indigenous learners living on/off reserve.
  • Working knowledge of the tri-council statement policy statement involving respectful research involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada.
  • Experience designing and delivering lesson plans for intercultural classroom compositions.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with faculty and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively use available class and seminar time and maintain appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation.
  • Maintain collegial working relationships in a manner consistent with the 4Rs of respect, responsibility, relevance and reciprocity.
  • As appropriate, actively seek opportunities to integrate students and learning into on/off reserve organizations throughout British Columbia.
  • Be an authentic and active contributor to the Aboriginal Studies Department, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Langara Faculty Association and the College.

o            Full time                                                X             Part-Time, Fraction (25%) of Full-Time

o            Regular                                                  X             Temporary

Length of appointment:           Sept 1, 2018 – Dec 31, 2018

Start Date:                               August, 2018

Salary Range:                          Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience

Employee Group:                    LF

Application Information:          To apply, please visit our website at http://www.langara.bc.ca and select “Employment Opportunities”

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Justin Wilson, Coordinator Aboriginal Studies Program at jwilson@langara.ca.

Deadline:                                 10 Days after postin

Competition Number:

Posted on: July 25, 2018

Distribution: Human Resources, L.F.A., Deans’ Office

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Call for Nominations – Faculty of Education Teaching Prizes

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Killam Faculty Teaching Prize 2016-17

The Faculty of Education has a long history of emphasizing the importance of exceptional teaching. The Faculty recognizes two full-time tenure track faculty members each year with a prize of $5000 and a plaque, awarded at convocation. All Faculty members who hold a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment are eligible for a Killam Faculty Teaching Prize.

 

Nomination Process: Faculty and students wishing to nominate a faculty member are encouraged to start early and consult their Department Head or Director as the nomination process proceeds. Nominators may contribute to the following documents (PDF):

a) One letter of nomination indicating the case for awarding a teaching prize to the nominee (may be signed by more than one nominator) addressed to the Department Head or Director. The letter should clearly address the five criteria outlined with specific examples for each.

b) Up to six support letters (maximum of two pages each) may be attached to the nomination package. Individual letters (may be from more than one person) may focus on some or all of the criteria. Nominators are encouraged to submit a set of letters that represent the diversity of the nominee’s teaching responsibilities.

 

Nomination deadline: The nomination package must be sent electronically to the Department Head or Director by Feb. 10, 2017.

More information on eligibility, criteria, and the nomination process can be found at: http://teach.educ.ubc.ca/call-for-nominations-killam-faculty-teaching-prize-201617

 

Sessional and Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize 2016-17

The Faculty of Education has a long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching. In recognition of the significant contribution that Sessional and Lecturer faculty members make to our programs, the Faculty of Education offers a Sessional and Lecturer Faculty Teaching Prize to outstanding educators. The prize includes both a plaque and $1000 and is awarded at the year-end Faculty meeting in May. The award is open to any individual holding an appointment as a Sessional, Lecturer or Adjunct Teaching Professor (seconded teacher) during the current academic year.

 

Nomination Process: Faculty and students wishing to nominate a faculty member are encouraged to start early and consult their Department Head or Director as the nomination process proceeds. Nominators may contribute to the following documents (PDF):

a) One letter of nomination indicating the case for awarding a teaching prize to the nominee should be sent out to the Department Head/Director. The letter should clearly address the five criteria outlined with specific examples for each.

b) Up to six support letters (maximum of two pages each) may be attached to the nomination package. These letters should represent the diversity of the nominee’s teaching responsibilities.

 

Nomination deadline: The nomination package must be sent electronically to the Department Head or Director by Feb. 10, 2017.

More information on eligibility, criteria, and the nomination process can be found at: http://teach.educ.ubc.ca/call-for-nominations-sessional-lecturer-faculty-teaching-prize-201617

 

Lecturer (non-tenure), Environmental Studies, University of Redlands, California

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION OPENING UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

Lecturer Environmental Studies September 23, 2016 Open until filled

The University of Redlands (www.redlands.edu) Department of Environmental Studies invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer position in Environmental Studies.

We seek applicants broadly trained in environmental studies with experience in the teaching and praxis of some combination of environmental impact assessment, GIS applications in environmental management, environmental land-use planning, and other applications of environmental analysis and management. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to (1) enrich interdisciplinary offerings on campus through courses; and (2) thrive in an undergraduate program within a small private liberal arts university, where excellence in teaching and advising is highly valued. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach some combination of courses such as introduction to environmental studies, global environmental change, environmental impact assessment, project-oriented classes using GIS, and land- use planning.

The department will value applicants who have experience working with students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Applicants are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in assisting diverse student populations to accomplish curricular goals. The successful applicant will be expected to support the College of Arts and Science’s new general education curriculum.

The University of Redlands is a private, comprehensive liberal arts institution located 60 miles east of Los Angeles in a town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 40 miles west of Palm Springs.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications: A Masters degree in a relevant environmental field is required, though a Ph.D. is preferred. Desirable qualifications for this position include: a broad base of knowledge in environmental studies with specialization in writing and conducting environmental impact assessment, and GIS. Teaching load is 8 courses per year. There is the possibility of student advising reducing the teaching load, and one of those courses may be a travel course or field-intensive course during our month-long May term.

To Apply: Applicants should send a letter addressing their teaching interests, current CV, at least three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of professional writing to Apply@redlands.edu. Limit attachments to 11 MB or less.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

SUBMISSION OF A CURRICULUM VITAE OR APPLICATION INDICATES AGREEMENT THAT THE UNIVERSITY MAY VERIFY ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN

MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CTLT Summer Institute, August 22-25, 2016

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Program + Registration

The week-long CTLT Summer Institute, taking place August 22-25, 2016, is designed for educators who are new to teaching at UBC or are interested in renewing their teaching approaches. Explore and share fundamental teaching and learning practices through workshops and information sessions.

All events are free and take place in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC) on UBC’s Vancouver Campus.

Schedule of Events

View and register for events below or download the complete 2016 CTLT Summer Institute Schedule of Events.
Schedule of Events (PDF)

Guiding Class Discussions

9:30 am – 11:30 am
IKBLC, Lillooet Room 301

In many disciplines “Discussions” are a critical component of the curriculum. But, how do you facilitate as a TA a discussion effectively to stay on track, to motivate all students to speak and to balance student participation at the same time? Please join us for this interactive workshop to explore and learn more about these topics.
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Welcome to Teaching at UBC

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

At this welcome session you will be introduced to what you need to know to teach your first course at UBC.
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UBC Studios Open House

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
UBC Studios, Main Studio, Room 0110

With support from the provost office, UBC Studios has recently setup new educational media support services and studios at no charge for all UBC faculty and staff. This studio tour will introduce you to our current and new services and facility.
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Developing Course Goals and Learning Objectives

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

As you design or redesign your course, have you considered what you intend your students should take away from your course? What they should be able to know/do/feel by the end?
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Developing a Learning-Centered Syllabus

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

Your syllabus is an important document that introduces the course and you to the students. It also sets forth your responsibilities and those of your students.
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Approaching Teaching as a Scholarly Activity

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session, the distinctions and similarities between research and teaching as a scholarly activity will be discussed and we will provide some tools to help you move your SoTL project forward.
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Marking Papers and Giving Feedback

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Lillooet Room 301

In this workshop, we will review a few strategies that will help you keep your grades consistent, provide feedback that helps students learn from their mistakes as well as their successes, and do it all in a way that saves you both time and energy.
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Teaching with Teaching Assistants (for Faculty)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session, we will explore what instructors and students expect from their TAs, key elements of the TA contract, and how we can enhance the teaching and learning experiences of our TAs.
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TA-Instructor Working Relationships (for TA’s)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
IKBLC, Lillooet Room 301

In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) that structure the TA-Instructor relationship, develop effective communication strategies, including feedback and building professional interpersonal skills, all with the aim of helping you to build a harmonious and rewarding professional relationship with the instructors you work with.
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LT Hub Open House

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

Come and visit the LT Hub staff to learn more about our wide range of services and support. Not sure how learning technologies can support your teaching practice? Talk to skilled and knowledgeable LT educational consultants about integrating learning technologies into your face-to-face, blended or online course.
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Giving a Guest Lecture/Presentation

9:30 am – 11:30 am
IKBLC, Lillooet Room 301

In this session, we will provide you with some practical strategies for planning a well-organized presentation that is focused, on point, and memorable. You will also discuss some of the common challenges in giving a good presentation, and develop some strategies you can use to manage anxiety when giving your presentation.
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Assessment and Evaluation

9:30 am – 12:00 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

In this workshop, you will develop a course assessment plan, including both formative and summative assessment, that aligns with your intended course learning outcomes, goals or objectives.
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Participatory Learning Techniques for Flipped and Blended, Face to Face Environment

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
IKBLC, Seminar Room 2.22

In this workshop, we will guide the reflection, the discussion, and the design of appropriate active learning techniques that are best for the learners, for the courses, and for different learning environments.
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Job – Sessional Assistant Lecturer Math Education, York University

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The Faculty of Education at York University invites applications for a two-year Contractually Limited Appointment (teaching) position in Mathematics Education at the rank of Sessional Assistant Lecturer to commence July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will teach courses and develop curriculum in both undergraduate (including methods courses) and graduate mathematics education in the Faculty of Education and be able to participate in professional development programming. Contributions that build upon the Faculty’s ongoing collaborations in the area of mathematics education within the University and beyond will be an asset.Applicants should have completed a doctorate, provide documented evidence of excellence in teaching, and have knowledge of mathematics content and pedagogy as reflected in the Ontario curriculum. A record of publishing in academic or professional journals, or/and speaking at professional or academic conferences, in the area of mathematics education, is highly desirable.

Applicants should send an application letter, curriculum vitae, samples of research or professional papers, materials regarding teaching, and three signed letters of reference by March 16, 2015 to: Dr. Ron Owston, Dean, Faculty of Education, 242 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON M3J 1P3.

Inquiries may be directed to edudean@edu.yorku.ca with the subject line “CLA, Mathematics Education”, however applications must be submitted in hard copy to the above address.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Faculty Position – Native American and Indigenous Studies

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Faculty Searches for 2013-2014

(Updated: April 10, 2014)

Tufts is committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and to building a faculty that reflects the diversity of both its students and the world for which it is preparing them. Tufts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and strongly encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

School of Arts & Sciences

AMERICAN STUDIES: Native American and Indigenous Studies
Lecturer (Nontenure-track)

The American Studies program at Tufts University (http://as.tufts.edu/americanStudies/) seeks a qualified part-time lecturer to teach two classes in Native American and Indigenous Studies in AY 2014-2015, in the following possible areas:

1.     Introduction to Native American Studies

2.     Recognition, Sovereignty Struggles, and Indigenous Rights

3.     Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Histories

4.     Native American literature and culture

We are seeking a lecturer with college-level teaching experience, Ph.D. or ABD desired. Applicants should submit a letter of application and CV, and have two confidential letters of reference, one of which addresses candidate’s teaching, submitted via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/24742

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
(Posted: April 10, 2014)