Education - Two-Year Term [Educational Psychology (Inclusive Education)]

University of Lethbridge

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2013-01-30

Educational Psychology (Inclusive Education) - Two-Year Term
University of Lethbridge


The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge seeks to fill a two-year term appointment in Educational Psychology (Inclusive Education) to start July 1, 2013.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Be fluent with current theories and practices in areas of expertise
  • Teach primarily undergraduate program courses and supervise pre-service practicum students

Qualifications include a completed Masters degree in Educational Psychology (Inclusive Education); a minimum of five years successful K-12 classroom teaching and experience working within inclusive settings, either as a teacher, learning coach/consultant or administrator; and eligibility for teacher certification in Alberta (B.Ed. or equivalent). Interest and expertise in universal design, differentiation strategies, assessment, coaching principles, behavioural supports, and individual learning profiles will strengthen applications for this position.

Applicants are asked to indicate other areas of expertise relevant to teaching and research in education including, but not limited to Counselling Psychology and Learning. The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary teaching skills, a commitment to special needs learners and a willingness to teach in blended or off-campus programs. Experience in Alberta schools demonstrating knowledge of and experience with Action on Inclusion and work with First Nations students will enhance applications.

The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge is one of the finest teacher training programs in Canada. You will experience a collegial environment and the opportunity to make a difference. Applications from persons of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis descent are encouraged. Information about Lethbridge can be found at http://www.lethbridge.ca/living-here/Pages/default.aspx

Applications, which must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of three references, should be sent to Dr. Craig Loewen, Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcomed and may be sent to darcy.mckenna@uleth.ca. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as the first review of applications will begin in late February 2013. For further information about the Faculty of Education visit our website at http://www.uleth.ca/education

This position is open to all qualified applicants although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


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