Assistant Professor, Education

The Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Education.

Concordia University of Edmonton is a community of learning grounded in scholarship and academic freedom, preparing students to be independent thinkers, ethical leaders and citizens for the common good.

The Faculty of Education works to strengthen the understanding of, and commitment to an embedded approach to Indigenous Peoples’ Historical and Cultural Topics, and to comprehensive school health and wellness.


  • Earned Doctorate in Education;
  • BEd in Elementary Education (or equivalent); and
  • A minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience at the kindergarten through grade six level.


  • Experience in an Alberta school district;
  • Demonstrated post-secondary teaching competency at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; and
  • Expertise in additional domains including instruction, planning, assessment, or educational technology.

Priority will be given to applicants whose research and scholarship include one or more of the following areas:

  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Educational Foundations (Philosophy/History)
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Policy Studies and School Leadership
  • English Language Arts and Language Learning
  • Social Studies Education.

Successful candidates may be required to advise and supervise graduate students.

The normal teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester in the first year and 4 courses per semester for subsequent years. In addition, the successful candidate must assume academic administrative duties and will be committed to building professional relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the broader community.

Interested individuals may contact Dr. Edgar Schmidt, Interim Associate Dean, Faculty of Education for further information at

Closing Date: Application review will commence March 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience as per Concordia’s Collective Agreement.

Application packages must include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of citizenship/immigration
  • Copies of official transcripts
  • A record of refereed publications
  • A letter describing teaching and research experience
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Recent teaching evaluations
  • Three professional and/or post-secondary references.

Please note this position begins August 1, 2017.

Please forward all documents in hard-copy or electronic format to:

Human Resources
Concordia University of Edmonton
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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