Three Tenure-Track Positions in Education
Queen's University


The Faculty of Education at Queen's University invites applications for three Tenure-track
faculty positions. Two positions are at the rank of Assistant Professor with
specializations in

1) Educational Policy 
2) Curriculum Theory

The third position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in the area of

3) Measurement and Assessment 

All three positions have a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the
appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The
successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that
demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications
and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for
outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and
an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the
Faculty's programs.

Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment and must demonstrate knowledge of teacher education and familiarity with the context of
schooling and schooling systems in Canada. The successful candidate will be required
to make substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, the University, and the
broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

1) Educational Policy

The successful candidate must have an academic profile centered on understanding
and influencing educational policy within school systems and teacher education
programs. This profile will include 1) knowledge of and experience in teacher
education; 2) an understanding of the role of educational policy in the school system
and how to influence it; and, 3) demonstrated ability to support and increase the
Faculty's capacity in public policy work and in cross-university public policy

2) Curriculum Theory

The successful candidate must have an academic profile centred on philosophical
and theoretical curriculum foundations including 1) an understanding of the
Canadian educational context; 2) an understanding of contemporary themes of
curriculum and learning such as globalization, gender, traditions of wisdom, equity
and diversity, etc.; and, 3) an understanding of how interpretive disciplines in
curriculum and emergent theories of learning offer transformative ways of thinking
about education.

3) Measurement and Assessment

The successful candidate must have an academic profile that centers on the use of
educational measurement and assessment to inform and support student learning,
teacher practice, or system decision-making. This profile will include 1) a thorough
understanding of historical and contemporary measurement and assessment
theories as related to classroom and large-scale assessment contexts; 2) extensive
knowledge and experience with measurement in schools and educational agencies
at local, national, and international levels; and 3) a developed or emerging program
of research that uses quantitative methodologies to explore and develop
educational measurement and assessment theory and practice.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to
employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from
women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ
persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as
to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent
residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship;
however, all applications must include one of the following statements: "I am a
Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada"; OR, "I am not a Canadian citizen /
permanent resident of Canada". Applications that do not include this information will be
deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

- a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
- a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
- a statement of research interests;
- a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and
evaluations if available);
- one sample of recent scholarly work; and,
- the names of three references.

These materials must be received by the Office of the Dean on or before October
1, 2018. Applications should be sent via email in one PDF file and addressed to:

Dr. Rebecca Luce-Kapler
Queen's University, Faculty of Education

For additional information about our Faculty and programs, please visit us at

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with
disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility
needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Erin
Rennie in the Faculty of Education, Queen's University, at or
613-533-6000, ext. 75791.

Academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between
the University and the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted
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