Clinical Instructor - Faculty of Education
University of Regina
The Faculty of Education at the University of Regina is inviting applications for a Clinical Instructor for a full-time, tenure-track position appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2023.
The University of Regina is situated on Treaty 4 lands with a presence in Treaty 6. These are the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda, and the homeland of the Métis/Michif Nation. With a population of over 230,000 people, Regina is home to diverse cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities, offering big city amenities with a small town feel. The University of Regina’s main campus is located in the beautiful Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America, and is just minutes away from Wascana Lake and hiking trails.
The Faculty of Education offers a variety of Faculty programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and engages in local, national and international programs and projects in French, English and Indigenous languages. The Faculty of Education is committed to enacting social and ecological justice, indigenization, sustainability, cultural and linguistic diversity, life-long learning, service, outreach, and the collaborative processes that flourish in a community of caring and mutual respect. Our mission embodies commitments to student success, research impact, and community engagement as articulated in the University of Regina Strategic Plan “kahkiyaw kiwahkomakaninawak” (All our relations).
Duties: The Faculty of Education invites applications for the full-time tenure track clinical instructor position in Regina. The position has teaching and administrative related duties with respect to field placements across a diversity of programs, including course-embedded field components, pre-internship, and 16-week internship.
Candidates who are interested in serving society by educating classroom teachers, other educators and committed to enacting social and ecological justice, indigenization, sustainability, cultural and linguistic diversity, life-long learning, service, and outreach are encouraged to apply.
Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Start date is negotiable but would normally commence on August 1, 2023.
Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Education, and working closely in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Student Serviced Undergraduate Programs, and the Director of Professional Development and Field Experiences.
• Field placement identification, monitoring and auditing of appropriate placement capacity to ensure quality, and evaluation of the student learning experience;
• Development of field education best practices and policies;
• Coordination, administration and monitoring of student learning in practicum settings;
• Facilitation of student learning
• Teaching field education courses;
• Field supervision through training and supporting the field recovery team and field liaisons;
• Working with interns who require remedial support;
• Working with internal and external stakeholders;
• Annual teaching assignment at the undergraduate level.
A large portion of field support work involves navigating, mitigating and negotiating with interns, co-operating teachers, principals and other administrators in the field.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to use a variety of teaching modalities, including offering courses in practice education settings, labs, and seminars.
Applicants will have a minimum of:
• Graduate Education degree, Masters in Education;
• 8-10 years of teaching experiences with a Saskatchewan school division;
• A Professional A certificate,
• Solid theoretical knowledge of anti-oppressive education and social justice oriented teacher education to better align field experiences with our teacher education ideals;
• A valid driver’s license to travel within the province;
• Experience working with various software applications, including MS Office.
• Experience as a cooperating teacher is an asset.
• Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is an asset.
Salary Range: Depending on qualifications and experience, normally in the Faculty Lab Instructor ($83,479 - $103-786) as per URFA Collective Agreement.
Applications must be submitted online at https://urcareers.uregina.ca/ by May 29, 2023 and shall include:
• Cover letter that outlines qualifications and teaching interests
• Current curriculum vitae
• Names and contact information of three references
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Unofficial transcripts
Please note that short-listed applicants will be required to have three letters of reference. Original transcripts will also be required and must be addressed and sent to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2.
For academic inquires, please contact Dr. Alayne Armstrong, Associate Dean, Faculty Development & Human Resources, Faculty of Education (email@example.com).
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.