Assistant/Associate Professor - Indigenous Education - Prince Albert
First Nations University of Canada
Prince Albert, SK
Description:
First Nations University of Canad

Assistant / Associate Professor

Indigenous Education

1 Year Term Position

The Indigenous Education Department at the First Nations University of Canada invites applications for a one (1) term position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will be located at FNUniv’s Prince Albert campus and may include teaching off campus for the University’s Community Based Program courses. Candidates who have a strong Indigenous knowledge base, knowledge of a First Nations or other Indigenous language and experience in field education are encouraged to apply.

The Organization:
First Nations University of Canada mission is to enhance the quality life, and to preserve, protect, and interpret the history, language, culture, and artistic heritage of First Nations. The University will acquire and expand its base of knowledge and understanding in the best interests of First Nations and for the benefit of society by providing opportunities of quality bi-lingual and bi-cultural education under the mandate and control of the First Nations of Saskatchewan. The First Nations University of Canada is a First nations-controlled university-college that provides educational opportunities to both First-Nations and non-First Nations students selected from a provincial, national, and international base. First Nations University is a federated college of the University of Regina, and its academic programs are accredited through that institution.

Duties and Qualifications:
Indigenous Education offers a Master of Indigenous Education Program, a four year elementary and secondary BEd Indigenous education program and an elementary and secondary BEd after degree (BEAD) Indigenous education program, through the cooperation of the Faculty of Education, University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada. The Indigenous Education programs have been adapted to include First Nation content, process and other unique features pertinent to Indigenous education.

Applicants with a PhD in Education are preferred, while applicants with a PhD in a related field and who possess a background degree in Education will also be considered.

If you have experience in Indigenous Educational Professional Studies and are a PhD candidates or possess a MEd and five years teaching experience you are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be eligible for certification. Ability to speak an Indigenous language is an asset.

Application Procedure:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The First Nations University of Canada relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position; therefore please indicate your status on the cover letter.

Interviews for this position will commence June 2019 until a successful candidate is found.

To apply for this position please apply online at www.fnuniv.ca. FNUniv only accepts online applications.

First Nations University of Canada would like to thank you for your interest and to all those that applied; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.