Adult Education and Digital Technologies - Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-05-07

Faculty of Education
Assistant/Associate Professor, Adult Education and Digital Technologies

Competition Number: UOIT 13-150

Application review date: May 31, 2013

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is Ontario's fastest-growing, leading-edge University. The UOIT Faculty of Education is currently redesigning its professional programming and actively building its research and post-graduate programs. This Faculty's distinctive commitment is to design and deliver exceptional educational preparation for 21st century work and learning, cultivating digitally literate citizens with skills and aspirations to sustain a global economy that is both materially productive and socially responsible. Our philosophy for undergraduate and graduate education is to challenge, encourage innovation, and connect our faculty, students and the community, while respecting the best traditions and meeting the highest standards of Canada's world-class research intensive universities.

The Faculty of Education invites applications for a tenure-track position in Adult Education and Digital Technologies at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. This position would commence on July 1, 2013, or at a later date to be negotiated. We invite applicants with a strong record of publication and demonstrated success in the supervision of graduate students and in designing and advancing successful programs of funded research. The successful candidate is expected to have experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels both online and face to face. Ability to teach in the areas of adult education and digital technologies in an online learning format at the undergraduate and graduate level is a priority for this position; however additional strengths in the specific areas of social foundations of education, policy and leadership are highly valued and most welcomed. In keeping with a technology-enhanced learning environment utilizing a range of new and emerging digital technologies, UOIT seeks faculty who are pedagogically innovative. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant area, a demonstrated commitment to research excellence and the ability to develop collaborative research, as well as strong teaching and communication skills, are essential. The appointment to this tenure-track faculty position will be at the Assistant/Associate level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant.

The Faculty offers degrees in MA, MEd., B.Ed. and BA Programs, and a PhD program is under development.

UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format, with their name and competition number UOIT 13-150 in the subject line, a covering letter addressed to Dean Suzanne de Castell; a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research interests and accomplishments which would include an outline of the applicant's present research program and a brief future research plan; and names and full mailing/emailing addresses of three (3) academic referees to


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