The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) at the University of British Columbia invite applications for a full-time 12-month Lecturer in Home Economics Education with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years. The appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2013.
The Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy (EDCP) is committed to advancing research into curriculum and pedagogy in a variety of contexts and across the lifespan. Our mission is to provide local, national, and international leadership in discipline-specific and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning. Our research supports commitments to the study of curriculum and pedagogy in school, post-secondary, community, and informal learning contexts.
Applicants will have an earned doctoral degree in education, experience teaching in K-12 schools, a strong background in teaching Home Economics at the secondary level, and have expertise related to textiles, food and nutrition, and family studies. The ability to teach another subject area, such as Business Education would be an asset. The successful candidate will be familiar with the BC education context, have a K-12 teaching certificate, have experience with inquiry-based teaching and facilitating collaborative curriculum inquiry, and be committed to bringing diverse critical perspectives to education. Responsibilities will include teaching in the teacher education program, and the diploma and graduate programs in Home Economics. The position will also include supervision of teacher candidates, some administrative duties involving the secondary Home Economics program, and leadership in teacher education curriculum/program development.