Education - Assistant/Associate Professor (Elementary Education)

St. Mary's University College

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2012-11-07

Tenure Track Position in Elementary Education

St. Mary's University College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. This position is intended to support St. Mary's fully accredited two-year, after degree B.Ed program which is designed to prepare teachers to teach at the primary and elementary levels (K-6) in Alberta schools. While graduates of the B Ed program will be qualified to teach in a K-6 program in any school, public or private, the program is particularly focused on preparing teachers to teach in Catholic schools in Alberta or beyond.

The candidate must have completed a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and hold a valid teaching certificate. Candidates should have expertise in some combination of the following areas: Curriculum Theory and Methodology, Literacy, Assessment, and Educational Psychology, and be willing to supervise students in the practicum program. Preference will be given to those with previous university level teaching experience and have an established or emergent research agenda. St. Mary's offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is July 1, 2013.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a teaching portfolio with a statement of teaching philosophy, writing samples, and three letters of reference to:

Dr Mark Charlton
Vice-President Academic and Dean
St. Mary's University College
14500 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z4

St. Mary's University College is a vibrant and growing Catholic post-secondary student-focused liberal arts and sciences teaching and research institution located in the south of Calgary. We are dedicated to scholarship, teaching excellence, and the development of critical thinkers in the Catholic tradition of the liberal arts.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Visit our web site at for further information about St. Mary's University College. The position will remain open until filled.


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