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Simon Fraser University


Faculty of Education


The Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Educational Technology and Learning Design at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning September 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will join an existing complement of educational technology and learning design scholars to contribute to teaching and graduate student supervision in our vibrant programs. These include a PhD program at our Burnaby campus and a Master’s program at our Surrey campus that serves professionals from K-12, postsecondary and industry environments. The successful candidate will also have opportunity to serve in the Faculty’s undergraduate and teacher education programs.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in Educational Technology, Learning Sciences with a technology and design focus, or a closely related field. To contribute effectively to teaching in our programs, candidates should have a broad mastery of current and historical scholarship in Educational Technology involving theory-informed design and use of technological innovations to support teaching and learning. We encourage applicants with experience in research and teaching in K-12, postsecondary and/or informal learning environments.

The successful applicant will have an active program of empirical research that enhances scholarly theory and informs practical designs for learning and technology. Applicants must have established (if applying for associate) or demonstrate strong promise to develop (if applying for assistant) original, externally-funded program of research, either solo or in collaboration with other faculty in Educational Technology and Learning Design. Successful applicants will have demonstrated knowledge of research methods commonly used in the field.

Located in the Greater Vancouver area, SFU’s Faculty of Education is committed to scholarly excellence, leading-edge pedagogy, innovative curriculum, engagement with teachers, and a participatory democratic culture. We offer programs on three campuses in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver and work with learning communities, school districts, institutions of higher education and industry partners throughout British Columbia. The Faculty has an outstanding record in research grants and publications, and in the design and delivery of innovative on-campus, blended, and community-based programs in teacher education, professional development and graduate work. The Faculty of Education embodies the core values of Equity, Indigeneity, and a Culture of Inquiry in its programs, policies, and practices. Candidates are asked to demonstrate their commitment to these values in their own work. For further details please visit:

SFU is a university that serves students of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and international origins. Therefore, interest and/or experience in working in multicultural and international settings with students of diverse backgrounds is a desired attribute of all applicants.

Applicants are asked to email separate files (Word or PDF) to
1. A signed application letter that includes the description of the applicant’s scholarly interests, research plans and achievements to date, teaching experience, and potential contributions to the faculty, as well as names and contact information of three referees. (If unable to send an application letter with a scanned signature, a signed original should be mailed to: Dr. Natalia Gajdamaschko, Chair, Appointments Committee, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6).
2. A current curriculum vitae; and
3. Two examples of scholarly papers

Deadline for Applications is January 2, 2020.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not ask referees to send letters of reference. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for Academic Appointment Competitions will be collected. For further details see: