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Educational Studies Instructor - Competition ID: 2364

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

We are currently seeking faculty to teach courses in First Year Transitions (EDUC 1100 and/or EDUC 1150) who also have expertise and experience to teach courses in at least one other area in Education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience and expertise in one or some of the following areas: pedagogy and curriculum, assessment and evaluation, equity and inclusion, leadership and policy, justice, diversity, racism, Indigenous studies.

Our first-year transition courses focus on helping students to appreciate the broad purposes and values of higher education in democratic societies, and to cultivate the abilities and attitudes necessary to engage in scholarly discourse at a university level. Our education courses focus on helping students to understand themselves as prospective educators in a variety of settings.

Educational Studies at KPU is a growing department. We currently offer an Education Stream and a B.A. Minor in Counselling. We are primarily a teaching-oriented university and the successful candidate will be expected to engage in university and departmental committee work as well as in community outreach. It is expected that all faculty members shall engage in an ongoing process of professional development.


We are seeking individuals who meet the following qualifications:

Earned Doctorate degree in Education is preferred. M.A./M.Ed will be considered
Knowledge and experience related to the specific courses and areas of expertise required for this position
Extensive experience & exceptional record teaching undergraduate university courses: five years’ experience teaching at a post-secondary institution is required.
Candidates with experience teaching international students are encouraged to apply
A strong understanding of the value of and a demonstrated commitment to a broad liberal arts tradition in education
Demonstrated potential to contribute to service initiatives and curriculum development

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