Researcher in Education
Thompson Rivers University

Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Sessional)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)


Thompson Rivers University is seeking a sessional faculty member who will teach a section of EDUC 5990: Research Colloquium course, in our Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies. The anticipated start date is September 5, 2023.


Course Description

This course helps students become familiar with and understand education research by providing ample opportunities for critical reading, listening, and discussion. It acquaints students with current educational research issues, facilitates the development of a graduate culture, and builds community among Education graduate students and faculty members.


· PhD or EdD required, ABD will be considered.

· A minimum of one (1) degree in education is required.

· Expertise in leadership in K-12 systems is required.

· Three (3) years of full-time or equivalent hours teaching in K-12 settings is required.

· Evidence of successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level is strongly preferred.

· Excellent organizational, interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills required.

· Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods (TRC CA 62) required.

· Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect (TRC CA 63) required.

· Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula (TRC CA 10) required.

Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> Masters of Education
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.


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