Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Anti-Racism Education - Faculty of Education

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Monday, February 1, 2021 - 23:45

The Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Anti-Racism Education, commencing July 1, 2021.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor is located on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, which includes the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie; and is on the original route of the Underground Railroad. Per capita, Windsor is one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada and enjoys cross-border collaborations with universities in Detroit, Michigan. Our diverse and dedicated team of faculty and staff share broad commitments to social justice and equity, to student success, to research excellence and community engagement. 

We are committed to supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse educational context. At the undergraduate level, we offer a Bachelor of Education (Consecutive and Concurrent) and a B.Ed. degree/diploma in Technological Studies.  At the graduate level, we offer Master of Education degrees in Educational Administration, Curriculum Studies, and Second Language Acquisition, Culture and Society, in addition to an innovative Ph.D. in Educational Studies offered jointly with Brock University and Lakehead University.  The Faculty of Education also provides Additional Qualifications programming and an International Educator Certificate for IB Qualification.  Through collaborative initiatives with boards of education, community organizations, and international partnerships, we provide students with numerous intellectual and experiential learning opportunities that support professional and scholarly growth.  Please visit our website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/education for further information.

For this position, candidates must hold or have obtained by the time of appointment a Ph.D. or equivalent in a field related to Anti-Racism Education.  We are particularly interested in a colleague whose research, scholarship and/or creative activity transforms education for the least-advantaged youth and communities.  The candidate‚Äôs work should provoke educators and other public servants to embrace and pursue equity, diversity, social justice, and inclusion.  Changemakers who apply for this position must provide evidence of, or potential for, excellence in research/scholarship/creative activity and success in securing external funding.  The ideal candidate for this position will have a record of research or experience in community-based advocacy.  Possible focal areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following: anti-racism/anti-oppression in education, critical race theory, anti-Black racism studies, abolitionist studies, diaspora studies, Indigenous studies, and/or decolonial studies in education. The successful candidate will also make substantive contributions via service within the Faculty of Education, the University of Windsor, and diverse communities.

Candidates must have a record of university teaching experience or provide evidence of potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the pre-service and graduate levels.  Pre-service education teaching responsibilities will be Social Studies and History at the Ontario primary-junior, junior-intermediate, and/or intermediate-senior levels. The successful candidate may also be required to engage in practicum advising, service learning and other cross-cultural initiatives.   Graduate-level teaching and participation in graduate supervision at the M.Ed. and Ph.D. levels are also expectations.  Experience with on-line, remote, or blended course delivery is preferred.  Formal teacher qualifications (for example, Ontario College of Teachers) and K-12 teaching experience are considered assets.  It is an expectation that, to engage educators, the successful candidate should have, or develop, in-depth knowledge of the Ontario Ministry of Education curricular documents (see http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/teachers/ curriculum.html). 

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a statement of research interests;
  • up to three (3) samples of scholarly writing (e.g., journal publications, submitted chapters, papers presented at professional conferences), including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/390/teaching-and-learning-resources);
  • graduate transcripts; and
  • the names and contact information of three (3) referees who will be contacted if the candidate is short-listed for the position.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.  The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications.  To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement by the application deadline date of February 1, 2021.  Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee. 

When completing the online application, please reference
Position Number: 002281TT-2021-EDU

Questions to be sent to:
Dr. Ken Montgomery, Dean, Faculty of Education
 Email: eduemployment@uwindsor.ca

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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