Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow

University of British Columbia


Job Class
School Non Bargaining

Job Profile
Postdoctoral Analysis Fellow

Job Title
Postdoctoral Analysis and Educating Fellow

Potvin,Gabriel Division of Chemical and Organic Engineering School of Utilized Science

Compensation Vary
$1.00 – $500,000.00 CAD Month-to-month

Posting Finish Date
April 30, 2024

Word: Purposes might be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Apr 30, 2026

The Division of Chemical and Organic Engineering on the College of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, is on the lookout for a candidate to fill a two-year full-time Postdoctoral Analysis and Educating Fellow place, beginning in Might 1, 2024.  The candidate will tackle a number one function within the design, implementation, and evaluation of a transformational pedagogical technique for Engineering curricula to be carried out by new studying modules in engineering applications, and the redesign of present programs, with a concentrate on the event and integration of sustainability and fairness, variety, inclusion, and Indigeneity (EDII) content material. This may embrace the event of recent classroom coaching actions, lecture supplies, and assessments that might be carried out in a number of programs, together with for large-scale (400+ college students a time period) Skilled Follow programs.

Although the work focuses on the event and evaluation of pedagogical materials, the profitable candidate could also be anticipated to co-lead academic actions with school, instructing assistants and help employees. This wealthy academic surroundings will help curriculum improvement and engineering schooling analysis to advertise engineering pupil engagement with sustainability and EDII subjects. They are going to be supervised by departmental school who’ve established engineering schooling experience.

UBC’s Vancouver campus is located on the tip of ʔəlqsən (Level Gray) on the unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) individuals, surrounded by forest, ocean and mountains. Vancouver is persistently ranked as some of the various cities in Canada, and some of the livable cities on the earth. UBC goals to amplify the ability of its distinctive place, individuals, and experience to create engineering curriculum benefitting our college students and the broader neighborhood.

The next summarizes the duties of the place:

  • Design actions and develop EDII and sustainability modules for present programs.
  • Assessment the pedagogy and redesign and/or develop content material for 2 giant scale Skilled Follow programs in engineering.
  • Carry out literature critiques on EDII and sustainability instructing and evaluation in engineering to find out modern practices.
  • Design rigorous analysis methods for EDII and sustainability studying in engineering.
  • Oversee information assortment and evaluation to guage the developed content material and pedagogies.
  • Arrange and analyze each qualitative and quantitative information utilizing software program instruments.
  • Write literature for publication in engineering schooling associated conferences, journals, and/or workshops.
  • Attend and current at conferences associated to engineering schooling.

A profitable candidate may have:

  • A PhD in any engineering self-discipline (together with engineering schooling), accomplished throughout the final 5 years.
  • Expertise instructing in a post-secondary context (e.g. as teacher or instructing assistant).
  • Data of and dedication to EDI, indigeneity/decolonization, and sustainability, ideally in an engineering context.
  • Curiosity in a profession path in post-secondary instructing and studying inside engineering (such because the Instructional Management stream at UBC).

It’s most well-liked (however not required) for a candidate to have:

  • Expertise growing curricular content material.
  • Expertise creating and making use of progressive pedagogies.
  • Data of supporting literature within the areas of curiosity.

Fairness and variety are important to tutorial excellence. An open and various neighborhood fosters the inclusion of voices which were underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage purposes from members of teams which were marginalized on any grounds enumerated underneath the B.C. Human Rights Code, together with intercourse, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, racialization, incapacity, political perception, faith, marital or household standing, age, and/or standing as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous individual.

Software Course of:

Please submit the next paperwork, mixed into one PDF file through Workday:

  • A CV
  • A canopy letter stating your explicit curiosity within the place, and your {qualifications} with respect to the place necessities
  • A 1-page assertion in your philosophy and expertise of instructing and studying practices
  • A 1-page assertion in your present and/or deliberate contributions to advancing fairness, variety and inclusion in tutorial, skilled or neighborhood contexts
  • Contact info for 3 references

Assessment of purposes will start on October 31, 2023, and proceed on a rolling foundation till the place is crammed.

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