ANS Assistant Professor University Instructor 22-129

University College of the North

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UCN acknowledges that we are on the

traditional territories and homelands of many

Indigenous peoples, who have existed here

since time immemorial. The First Nations in the

area that UCN serves entered into treaty

relationships with the Crown and the territory

has also become home to other Indigenous

peoples. We uphold the treaties and collaborate

with all Indigenous peoples to share truth,

reconciliation and learning.

COMPETITION NUMBER

22-129

CLOSING DATE

December 7, 2022; however,

will remain open until filled

SALARY RANGE

Commensurate with rank,

qualifications and experience

as per the collective

agreement. Faculty Salary

Scales can be viewed

at www.ucn.ca

POSITION

CLASSIFICATION

Assistant Professor or

University Instructor

POSITION LOCATION

Thompson, Manitoba

POSITION TYPE

Full-Time, Regular

Position

APPLY TO

University College of the

North,

Attention: Human Resources

P.O. Box 3000

Fax: (204) 623-4414

Email: [email protected] (PDF

preferred format)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/UNIVERSITY INSTRUCTOR

ABORIGINAL AND NORTHERN STUDIES

Faculty of Arts, Business, & Science

University College of the North (UCN) is building better futures for a stronger North. UCN provides learning opportunities to northern

communities and its people offering more than 40 academic degree, diploma, and certificate programs. We commit to offering a safe,

welcoming, and inclusive work environment where innovation and creativity is welcomed. We offer a generous Total Compensation

Package including health benefits, a great pension plan, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth.

DUTIES

University College of the North (UCN) requires an Assistant Professor/University Instructor to teach in to the Aboriginal and Northern

Studies program at the Thompson Campus. Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Business, and Science, instructors are responsible

for the development and delivery of culturally relevant curriculum, instructional practices, and assessment methods. In addition to teaching

duties, the Instructor will be responsible for related duties including classroom management, student supervision, maintenance of student

records and grades, curriculum refinement, and other administrative tasks.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• PhD in Aboriginal/Northern Studies required to be considered for Assistant Professor classification

  • Master’s degree in Aboriginal/Northern Studies or relevant combination of education and experience required to be considered for
University Instructor classification

  • Knowledge and experience teaching Aboriginal rights, law, and politics
  • Demonstrated creative and culturally relevant instructional practices with adults and Indigenous learners
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to life-long learning
ASSETS

• Experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures

  • Ability to teach Indigenous Research Methods
  • Experience teaching introductory Aboriginal/Northern Studies to upper-level Aboriginal/Northern Studies courses
  • Demonstrated experience teaching Indigenous and adult learners at the post-secondary level
  • Experience teaching in an online/virtual environment using various Learning Management Systems (Adobe, Zoom, Desire to Learn,

etc.)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

• Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a teaching dossier, and

three references. Applicants must demonstrate in their letter of application and curriculum vitae how they meet the qualifications.

UCN is committed to building a workforce representative of the populations we serve. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous

candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their letter of application if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous peoples,

persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;

however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation for any part of

the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources.

Please indicate in your subject line the competition number for which you are applying

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including

references, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca

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