Education - Instructor 1 (Centre for Initiatives in Education)

Carleton University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-03-20

Instructor 1 - Centre for Initiatives in Education

Teach two full credits FYSM1900 and co-ordinate the Aboriginal Enriched Support Program (AESP).

Term position: July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015 (teaching - 1 credit AESP FYSM and 1 credit ESP FYSM)

FYSM 1900 AESP [1.0 credit] Selected Topics in the Study of Academic Discourses
This section will be an introduction to Aboriginal studies for students enrolled in the Aboriginal Enriched Support Program. Because of the nature of the position, Aboriginal applicants will be given preference.

FYSM 1900 ESP [1.0 credit] Selected Topics in the Study of Academic Discourses
Introductory seminar emphasizing the development of academic writing, research and analytical skills through the intensive examination of a selected topic in the instructor's field of expertise. Specific topics vary from section to section each year. Topics in past years have been drawn from disciplines such as psychology, communications, sociolinguistics, sociology and political science.

Qualifications: Applicants should hold an M.A. or higher degree with established expertise in the appropriate field.

The AESP Co-ordinator must have: extensive knowledge of Aboriginal education and the needs of Aboriginal post-secondary students; strong commitment to Aboriginal traditional knowledge and values; experience in local and national Aboriginal community outreach; fundraising experience in an Aboriginal context; experience in Aboriginal high school outreach and coaching Aboriginal high school mentors; proven ability to work with educational team supporting at-risk students.

The Centre for Initiatives in Education (CIE) is a department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) offering programs that bring access and support to post-secondary education.

Applications must include: 1) cover letter explaining qualifications for this position, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching dossier, and 4) one- or two-page proposal for each of the FYSM courses that you will be required to teach.

Email your application by April 15, 2013 to: Dr. Tim Pychyl, Director, tim_pychyl@carleton.ca
Centre for Initiatives in Education, 1515 Dunton Tower, Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 26,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 80 programs of study. Carleton's creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, public policy and administration, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada's capital city and reflects the country's bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton's location in the nation's capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval.


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