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Limited-Term Appointment in Educational Studies/Adult Education

Last updated: April 7, 2020, 4:58 p.m.

Date posted:  March 16, 2020
Application deadline:  April 22, 2020
Advertised until:  April 30, 2020

Position Description
The Department of Education at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for one limited-term appointment in Educational Studies/Adult Education.

Applicants must be able to teach courses in the broad areas of adult education, philosophy of education, sociology of education, and international/comparative education.

Preference would be given to applicants with the completed Ph.D. in Adult Education and/or Educational Foundations discipline (ABD will also be considered ). Other desirable assets include expertise in adult education internship programs, indigenous and decolonial perspectives, knowledge of the Quebec Education Program (QEP), prior university teaching experience, and a working knowledge of French.

Successful candidates for this position must also demonstrate a willingness and ability to adapt course offerings to online formats as needed.

How to Apply
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. Sara Kennedy, Chair
Department of Education
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.,
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8

Note: Please specify the title of the position to which you are applying in the subject line of the message as well as in the message itself.

This position is subject to budgetary approval and department/unit need. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance. Together, initial appointments and subsequent appointments may not exceed 36 months or a span of three consecutive years. Applicants are normally at the rank of Lecturer (ABD) or Assistant Professor (completed Ph.D.), beginning August 1, 2020, and ending May 14, 2021. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester. Candidates applying for a subsequent appointment are considered first.

All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Kennedy at Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. All applications should reach departments no later than April 22, 2020.

To learn more about working at Concordia, applicants are encouraged to consult the following webpages:

Faculty of Arts and Science:
Department of Education:
Concordia – Human Resources – Current Opportunities:

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