Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
The calendar description of courses offered in our Graduate Education Programs is available at: https://www.edu.uwo.ca/graduate-education/program/mped/curriculum-pedagogy.html.
More information on our Faculty is available at http://www.edu.uwo.ca.
In addition to the application materials listed below, candidates should attach a letter of application addressed to the Appointments Committee specifying qualifications for the position and teaching interests.
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Critical examination of the educative affordances, constraints, and re-shaping of educational environments created by the use of new technologies, online pedagogies, computational thinking, and multimodal delivery. Topics include online communities, equity of access, course blending, adaptive learning technologies, flipped classrooms, big data, and issues specific to online assessment.
You will be responsible for all activities associated with the successful delivery of the course, including but not limited to: developing, preparing, and delivering the course; setting and marking examinations, assessing the academic work of students, and reporting grades.
Candidates must be willing to undertake training as required by the Employer including, but not limited to, training in respect of health and safety, harassment and discrimination, and legislated service standards.
Candidate must have a) completed a PhD in Education or an EdD, with an emphasis in curriculum, teaching and learning, instructional design, or learning technologies, b) demonstrated professional and or academic/research practice in the area of teaching and learning, instructional design, or learning technologies and c) thorough knowledge of the educative affordances of new and emerging technologies and multimodal teaching and learning in K–12 and other learning environments. Desirable additional qualifications would include a good publication record, research grant record or other demonstrable expertise in any curriculum field, curriculum leadership experience in schools or other learning environments, robust experience in teaching online, and documented success teaching at the graduate level.
Applying at Western
In submitting your application, candidates should attach a curriculum vitae and evidence of successful teaching, together with the names and contact information of qualified individuals who could be contacted about their teaching experience and ability.
In accordance with the Faculty Collective Agreement, consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications, including qualifications which go beyond the requirements for the position. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
Course offerings could be assigned to the workload of full-time faculty or to part-time faculty with seniority or preference rights in accordance with the Faculty Collective Agreement, or left unfilled based on operational/enrolment requirements. All positions are subject to budget approval.
Western Values Diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
Recent Western graduates who are foreign nationals may be eligible to work on campus. Please refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website under Post-Graduation Employment at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/index.asp.