Adult and Postsecondary Education – Assistant Professor – Brock University

Publicado hace 3 meses
Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2023-09-20
Advertised until: 2023-10-22

About Brock University

With a student population of more than 19,000, Brock is renowned for its exceptional campus experience and high level of student satisfaction. Brock offers 150 undergraduate and graduate degrees in six academic faculties and is home to world-class instructors and researchers making breakthroughs of all kinds each and every day. Founded in 1964 by the Niagara community, Brock remains a proud partner committed to improving the vitality of the region even as it extends its global reach.

Our Geography

The main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the heart of Niagara wine country. Brock University’s second campus is in Burlington, with ready access to the surrounding city and the QEW.

Brock University’s main campus is situated on land which is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples, many of whom continue to live in work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Agreement. The Niagara Region is dotted with landmarks that recognize Canada’s history and features breathtaking natural beauty and world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, the region offers clean and safe communities, and is an exceptional location to call home.

What we Offer

Brock University offers competitive salary and benefits.  For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will be administered according to the Brock University Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

About the Position

The Faculty of Education invites applications for an Instructional Limited Term Appointment in the Department of Educational Studies in the area of Adult and Postsecondary Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. The three (3) year appointment, subject to budgetary approval, will commence January 1, 2024. The successful candidate will have a Doctorate in Education with a focus on Adult Education. An ongoing research agenda in the field of Adult and Postsecondary Education which informs a candidate’s teaching will be considered an asset.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • teaching and curriculum development, in the field of adult education, in offline/online learning environments;
  • experiences with teaching undergraduate and graduate students (face-to-face and online teaching modes); and
  • evidence of strong connections with local, national, and international adult education communities and networks. The successful candidate will teach adult education and postsecondary education courses in the online undergraduate ADED program, the undergraduate Educational Studies (EDUC) program, and the MEd program.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to decolonization, reconciliation, anti-racism, and social and ecological justice issues within adult education learning contexts in course design, research endeavours, and teaching.

For additional information please contact:

Jessica Pearson at

To Apply

Applicants should submit a single PDF file comprised of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement providing evidence of expert knowledge of adult education research, and contact information for three referees of high standing (they will only be contacted for short-listed candidates) via the Workday online application system (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload) by the closing date.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Information on the Department of Educational Studies can be found at:

Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:–Faculty-of-Education—ILTA-_JR-1016568?jobFamilyGroup=c1e256050e8101894da3076c5f3d8da8

The closing date for the position is October 23, 2023 at 12:01am. The last business day to apply is October 20, 2023.

Our Commitment

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) peoples, Black people, people with disabilities, members of visible minorities/racialized groups, and Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and additional sexually and gender diverse (2SLGBTQI+) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form and include the completed form with their application.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation Policy Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. At this time, initial interviews will be conducted virtually.

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