Assistant Professor – Science Education

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 12/13/2023

Closing Date: 02/12/2024, 11:59PM ET

Req ID: 35163

Job Class: School – Tenure Stream (persevering with)

School/Division: Ontario Institute for Research in Schooling

Division: Division of Curriculum, Educating and Studying

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Division of Curriculum, Educating and Studying (CTL) on the Ontario Institute for Research in Schooling (OISE), College of Toronto invitations functions for a full-time tenure stream place on the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Science Schooling. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2024, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates will need to have earned a PhD or equal doctoral diploma in Science Schooling or a intently associated subject by the point of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates will need to have a demonstrated file of excellence in analysis and instructing within the subject of science training, together with experience in a number of of the next areas: environmental and sustainability training; Indigenous knowledges and science training; secondary science training topics reminiscent of biology, chemistry, physics and/or basic science; and elementary science training.

We search candidates whose analysis and instructing pursuits complement and improve present departmental strengths. The profitable candidate can be anticipated to pursue modern and impartial analysis, and to ascertain an impressive, aggressive, and externally funded analysis program.

Candidates should present proof of analysis excellence which will be demonstrated by a file of publications in top-ranked and subject related journals or forthcoming publications assembly excessive worldwide requirements, the submitted analysis assertion, shows at important conferences, awards and accolades, and robust endorsements from referees.

The profitable candidate will exhibit tutorial experience in science instructor training, a powerful dedication to social justice and fairness, and the flexibility to work in numerous contexts and with numerous scholar populations. The profitable candidate can be dedicated to the educational success of all of our college students and foster an atmosphere that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates variety and variations. A instructing certificates in science can be an asset for this place.

Proof of excellence in instructing on the college stage is required, and can be supplied by instructing accomplishments, the instructing file (with required supplies outlined under) submitted as a part of the appliance, in addition to sturdy letters of reference.

Tasks of the place will embrace creating and sustaining an externally funded analysis program, endeavor graduate supervision and instructing in graduate packages together with instructor training, and dealing collaboratively with associated models throughout OISE and the College of Toronto. As well as, candidates who can contribute to OISE’s Centre for Science, Arithmetic, and Expertise Schooling are particularly welcome. 

Wage can be commensurate with {qualifications} and expertise. 

The Division of Curriculum, Educating and Studying gives graduate packages in Language and Literacies Schooling, Curriculum and Pedagogy, and the Grasp of Educating, a two-year preliminary instructor training program. For extra info on CTL and its packages, please go to

The Ontario Institute for Research in Schooling has, for greater than a century, made main contributions to advancing training, human improvement {and professional} apply around the globe. OISE was ranked seventh on the earth for the topic of Schooling by the 2023 QS World College Rankings, holding first rank within the topic amongst Canadian establishments and amongst public universities in North America. With a community of roughly 100,000 alumni, over 3,000 college students, 4 graduate departments, and 18 analysis centres, ours is an intellectually wealthy and supportive neighborhood, guided by the best requirements of scholarship and a dedication to fairness and social justice. For extra info, please go to OISE’s homepage at

Established in 1827, the College of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive college and the one Canadian college to be ranked among the many high 25 universities on the earth by the Occasions Larger Schooling World College Rankings. Situated in and round Toronto, one of many world’s most numerous cities, the College of Toronto’s vibrant educational life is enhanced by the cultural variety of its personal and surrounding neighborhood.

All certified candidates are invited to use on-line by clicking the hyperlink under. Candidates should submit a canopy letter, a present curriculum vitae, a analysis assertion outlining present and future analysis pursuits, three latest or forthcoming publications, and a instructing file (together with a press release of instructing philosophy, instructing evaluations, and pattern course supplies).

Candidates should present the identify and make contact with info of three references. The College of Toronto’s recruiting instrument will routinely solicit and accumulate letters of reference from every referee the day after an software is submitted. Candidates stay answerable for guaranteeing that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the time limit. Extra particulars on the automated reference letter assortment, together with timelines, can be found within the candidate FAQ. 

Submission pointers will be discovered at Your CV and canopy letter needs to be uploaded into the devoted fields. Please mix extra software supplies into one or two recordsdata in PDF/MS Phrase format. When you’ve got any questions on this place, please contact the division at [email protected].

All software supplies, together with letters of reference, have to be acquired by Monday, February 12, 2024, 11:59pm EST.

All certified candidates are inspired to use; nonetheless, Canadians and everlasting residents can be given precedence.

Range Assertion

The College of Toronto embraces Range and is constructing a tradition of belonging that will increase our capability to successfully deal with and serve the pursuits of our world neighborhood. We strongly encourage functions from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized individuals, ladies, individuals with disabilities, and folks of numerous sexual and gender identities. We worth candidates who’ve demonstrated a dedication to fairness, variety and inclusion and acknowledge that numerous views, experiences, and experience are important to strengthening our educational mission.

As a part of your software, you’ll be requested to finish a short Range Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any info immediately associated to you is confidential and can’t be accessed by search committees or human assets workers. Outcomes can be aggregated for institutional planning functions. For extra info, please see

Accessibility Assertion

The College strives to be an equitable and inclusive neighborhood, and proactively seeks to extend variety amongst its neighborhood members. Our values relating to fairness and variety are linked with our unwavering dedication to excellence within the pursuit of our educational mission.

The College is dedicated to the ideas of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we attempt to make our recruitment, evaluation and choice processes as accessible as doable and supply lodging as required for candidates with disabilities.

In case you require any lodging at any level in the course of the software and hiring course of, please contact [email protected].

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