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Assistant, Associate or Professor in Curriculum Studies

Western University

The Faculty of Education, Western University, invites applications for two full-time appointments in Curriculum Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track), Associate Professor (tenure track or tenured) or Professor (tenured) depending on qualifications and extent of research accomplishment. The effective date of the appointments will be on or after January 1, 2021.

Applicants must have:
* a Ph.D. in Education (Curriculum Studies or equivalent) with a focus in Curriculum;
* relevant experience in ECE, K-12 Education, Tertiary Education, and/or other education settings;
* a strong track record of relevant publications;
* a record of, or demonstrable potential for attaining Tri-Council funding;
* demonstrated excellence in curricular, practice/field-based research in two or more of the following areas:
* Arts
* Early Childhood Education
* Literacies
* Making
* Mathematics
* Science
* Technology (including coding).

In addition, priority may be given to selecting two scholars:
* who work in different combinations of the above-listed education areas;
* whose work aligns with Western’s priorities of:
* digital revolution;
* innovative methodological approaches or ways to strengthen existing methodological expertise;
* experiential learning;
* demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain contacts with educational agencies;
* actively participated in professional organizations related to curriculum;
* demonstrated competence in scholarly and/or creative activities;
* demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student populations.

The successful applicants will become members of the Curriculum Studies and Studies in Applied Linguistics Academic Research Cluster, bring relevant academic strength and collaborative abilities to the Faculty and will contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of the curriculum-related programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties will include the development and delivery of curriculum-related courses within a combination of courses in the teacher education program, professional graduate programs, and research-intensive graduate programs as well as graduate student supervision. The successful applicants will also maintain an active research program that is focused on Curriculum Studies. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Western’s Faculty of Education has been at the leading edge of education in Canada since 1962 and offers educational opportunities at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. Believing today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the Faculty strives to strengthen the field of education to help ensure every child has the opportunity to flourish. Western’s Faculty of Education collaborates with more than 500 partners in 23 countries, and attracts top faculty members from around the world. The faculty has conducted numerous provincial, national and international studies that were the first or largest of their kind, and is home to five dedicated research centres – the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, the Centre for School Mental Health, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum as a Social Practice, and the Mary J. Wright Research Centre at Merrymount. Western’s Faculty of Education is also home to Child and Youth Development Clinic. With more than 37,000 alumni residing in Canada and 34 countries around the world, Western’s Faculty of Education graduates have gone on to have influential careers and become leaders on a global scale. More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained at http://www.edu.uwo.ca/.

With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application describing their teaching experience, their scholarly interests and achievements, and their potential contributions to the Faculty; their curriculum vitae; an exemplary sample of their scholarly writing; and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Kathy Hibbert, Acting Dean
Faculty of Education
Western University
1137 Western Road
London, ON N6G 1G7
CANADA

Please ensure that the form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

We also welcome email inquiries and submissions, to be sent to deaned@uwo.ca.

Review of applications will begin after August 18, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal (Indigenous) persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Evangeline Castillo by email at vangie.castillo@uwo.ca.