Faculty of Arts, Business and Science Classification: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Full Time Regular Position The Pas, Manitoba
University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.
The Position: University College of the North (UCN), Manitoba’s newest post-secondary institution invites applications for a full time tenure track position in its Aboriginal and Northern Studies Program Area (ANS) at the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor within the Faculty of Arts, Business and Science. Responsibilities for this position include teaching, research, and community service. Experience in program development and delivery of courses in Aboriginal cultures will be essential to this position. The primary duties of this position are to assist with the development of the Cree cultural programming and curriculum. The successful candidate will teach the existing Cree culture courses and will lead the development of the Cree culture curriculum, and provide expertise and collegial contributions to the Faculty of Arts, Science and Business, students, and faculty in area of Aboriginal language and culture.
M.A. in Aboriginal studies or related area, PhD preferred.
The ability to speak the Cree language is a desirable attribute
Experience in development and delivery of Aboriginal cultural programming
Experience in both oratory and linguistic approaches to Cree language instruction would be beneficial Demonstrated traditional knowledge in the area of specialization will be given consideration
Effective leadership skills
Effective communication skills Strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to understand and deal with issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern Manitoba
Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal culture
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, references and transcripts with their application.
Applicants must demonstrate on their résumé how they meet the qualifications.
Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, 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.
Competition Number: 17-019 Closing Date: April 14, 2017
Salary Range:$31.40 to $46.64 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to:University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources P.O. Box 3000 The Pas MB R9A 1M7 Fax: (204) 623-4414 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred format)
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Application materials, including letters of reference, 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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