Lecturer or Assistant Professor

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Posting #:F 11/2013
Posted:Apr 24, 2013
Employment Status:Instructional Limited Term Appointment (6 months)
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Department:Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education
Salary Scale:
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Job Summary

The Faculty of Education invites applications for a six month (six) Instructional Limited Term Appointment (ILTA) in the area of Aboriginal Education (Aboriginal Studies). The successful candidate will be appointed to the Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education and will be expected to liaise with the Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education to teach courses for the Centre and Department. The appointment, subject to final budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2013.


The successful candidate will preferably hold an earned doctorate in education or equivalent (ABD candidates will be considered), have an excellent command of English, and an extensive personal background and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and language issues. The candidate will also have an extensive knowledge of Aboriginal history and educational policy affecting Aboriginal students and communities. An understanding of or experience with teacher education in Ontario, and experience in teaching K-12 would be an asset. The candidate will require a valid Ontario Driverís License and a satisfactory police record check.


Brock University is located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in southern Ontario, is less than 1 ½ hours from Toronto, and is 15 minutes from Niagara Falls. St. Catharines is located on Lake Ontario, and is located in wine-country. It has a population of 130,000 and offers easy access to cultural and recreational activities. Brock is an excellent place to live and work.

Deadline for application is Tuesday May 7, 2013. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Applications must include full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and phone/fax/e-mail of three confidential referees and be directed to the email address provided below.
Dr. Fiona Blaikie, Dean
Faculty of Education
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Email address: research@brocku.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/20927
and include the completed form with their application. More information on Brock University may be found on the university website www.BrockU.ca.