The Department of Education invites applications for up to three limited-term appointments in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education program/Undergraduate Child Studies program. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education, Child Studies, Inclusive Education, Educational or Child Psychology or related field. Expertise is desirable in one or more of the following areas: preschool, kindergarten or elementary classroom teaching, education of children with special needs, family-school collaboration, classroom observation techniques, and social studies, language arts, or STEM curricula. Knowledge of the Québec Government’s MELS Program, teaching certification and teaching experience, as well as a working knowledge of French, are assets.
Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:
Dr. Richard F. Schmid, Chair
Department of Education, S-LB 545-3
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.,
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8
These positions are subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be reappointed, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent reappointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years. They are normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 15, 2013 and ending May 31, 2014. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester.
All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Schmid at Schmid@education.concordia.ca. Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. All applications should reach departments no later than March 1, 2013.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.