Faculty of Education, Office of Graduate Programs
Position Type Term Certain < 12 months
Education Required PhD or EdD
The Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Instructor positions
for the 2012-2013 academic year, including Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 terms. Sessional
instructors will teach on-campus and/or online graduate courses that are integral parts of the graduate programs in the
Faculty of Education.
The Graduate Programs Office has over 1000 graduate students registered in 7 sub-degree specializations. It is proud of
its high-quality graduate programs delivered in both face-to-face and online formats. Its programs are characterized by
a strong learner focus, flexibility, technological innovation, and responsiveness to community desire for accreditation,
certification, lifelong learning, and rigorous scholarship.
Educational Research: Desired qualifications include a completed doctorate in education or a related area, evidence of
successful teaching and leadership experience in school, university, or workplace settings, demonstrated experience in
online/distance education, and capacity to work effectively in a collaborative culture. Knowledge and understanding of
the graduate programs and specializations in the Faculty of Education, will also be considered as assets for these posi-
Educational Psychology: Educational Psychology consists of Educational Studies in Counselling Psychology and Educa-
tional Studies in School and Applied Psychology. Desired qualifications include a completed doctorate in psychology or
a related field, registration as a psychologist, evidence of successful teaching and leadership experience in workplace,
university or school settings, demonstrated experience in online/distance education for courses delivered online or in a
blended format, and capacity to work effectively in a collaborative culture. Knowledge and understanding of the pro-
grams and specializations of these areas in Psychology will also be considered as assets for these positions.
Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary
(TUCFA) website at http://www.ucalgary.ca/tucfa/ for further information regarding conditions of employment and re-
muneration. Information about our programs is available at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/gpe.
Educational Research: Applicants must submit a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effective-
ness, and three written letters of reference addressed to Dr. Sharon Friesen, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs.
Educational Psychology: Applicants must submit a cover letter providing evidence of teaching effectiveness, an up-to-
date curriculum vitae, and three written letters of reference to Dr. Sharon Cairns, Chair for Counselling Psychology, or Dr.
Jac Andrews, Chair for School and Applied Child Psychology.
Application documents should be mailed or delivered to:
Office of Graduate Programs, Faculty of Education
c/o Kristi Rosko
University of Calgary
Ed Tower 114, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary AB T2N 1N4
Applicants may submit the required application materials electronically to email@example.com
Multiple positions are available over the course of the academic year and applications will be accepted on an ongoing
basis. Applicants will be contacted if a position suitable to their background is available.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The
University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.