Education - Regular Faculty (Special Education: Child Development)

Vancouver Island University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-01-10

Faculty of Education, Regular Ongoing Faculty
Undergraduate: Special Education, Child Development
Graduate: Special Education
Competition #13-4002


Situated on Mid-Vancouver Island, with spectacular views of BC's coastal mountains, VIU is a dynamic university supporting a student population of more than 17,000 learners and employing over 2,300 faculty and staff. VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and international collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs from academic undergraduate and master's to applied, career/technical, vocational and developmental designed for regional, national and international students. VIU is particularly proud of its role in Aboriginal education and is dedicated to advancing student success in this area.

This regular, full-time appointment will be made effective August 01, 2013 and will be located on the Nanaimo campus. Please visit for more information about the faculty.

Teach as a regular member of the Faculty of Education. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. Successful candidates will participate in faculty and departmental committee meetings and other faculty initiatives.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

A doctorate in a relevant area from an appropriately accredited institution. Special Education and/or Educational Psychology background. Level C test user qualifications and extensive experience with Level B test administration. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills. Willingness and ability to function in a team setting; responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. Commitment to the development of students as teachers. Eligibility for British Columbia Teaching Certificate or equivalent.

Familiarity with the Vancouver Island University Teacher Education Program.
Experience as a school psychologist.

The posting for this employment opportunity will remain open until February 06, 2013.

Please Submit:
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for 3 people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

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