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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Teaching in Literacy Education

Cape Breton University

The impact of strong literacy education permeates a student’s experience and influences their future success. Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Teaching in Literacy Education must demonstrate a strong understanding of curriculum, planning, instruction, and assessment as it relates to literacy in the elementary and secondary school context. Applicants are expected to have experience working within P-12 school systems and community contexts as well as successful university-level teaching in teacher education courses. Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with the Nova Scotia P-12 English Language Arts curriculum and demonstrate expertise in universal design for learning (UDL), multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), culturally responsive pedagogies (CRP), and social and emotional learning (SEL). Applicants must show potential to make educational leadership contributions through innovative course design and delivery.

While it is preferred that applicants have an earned doctoral degree in literacy education, M.Ed. prepared educators may also be considered with a commitment to complete a doctorate program . The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach in-person and/or online undergraduate and/or graduate courses in literacy education. Teaching is assigned in accordance with the collective agreement. The successful candidate will be expected to assume educational leadership responsibilities, such as curriculum development, evaluation, innovation, course coordination, graduate teaching assistant supervision, and other leadership roles.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

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Applications must be received by February 17, 2023.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University
Human Resources Dept.
1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, NS B1M 1A2