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Posting #:08/2012
Posted:Aug 17, 2012
Employment Status:September 6 - November 29, 2012
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Department:Graduate & Undergraduate Studies
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Job Summary

The Department of Graduate & Undergraduate Studies requires an instructor for the following Graduate Course:

Learning and the Mind
Exploration of cognitive factors that influence learning including long and short-term memory, attention, and metacognition. Review of principles of explicit instruction and scaffolding. Participation in mini-experiments related to memory, learning and strategic instruction.

Reporting to the Chair, Department of Graduate & Undergraduate Studies, the instructor will teach and assess students utilizing a variety of delivery methods and assessment tools. Duties include: preparing and instructing seminars; grading all assignments; participating in grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty if required.


Ideally, the successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. in Education with a focus in the area of cognition.


Seminar hours for this position are Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This course consists of 12 seminars.

Please submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names of three academic references to Dr. Renee Kuchapski, Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Education, Brock University, St. Catharines L2S 3A1 or email

We appreciate all applications received from candidates; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.