Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Literacies

Situated on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional territory of the hən’q’əmin’əm’-speaking xwmə0kwəy’əm (Musqueam) people, the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Childhood Literacies. This position is expected to commence July 1, 2023.

The scholar hired into this professorial stream position will collaborate with colleagues in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, the UBC Language Sciences Institute, the Centre for Early Childhood Education and Research, the Faculty of Education, and across the university to sustain UBC’s commitments to high quality research and teaching in Early Childhood Literacies in a changing world. The successful candidate will address pressing issues in early childhood literacy education and research arising from growing attention to the area and increasing diversity among families and communities. In addition, the successful candidate will mentor teacher candidates and graduate students, as well as engage with a range of early childhood literacy stakeholders in relationship to the focus on diversity. Preference will be given to scholars who self-identify as members from one or more equitydeserving group(s), including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, people of colour, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Please see the below linked posting for full information and application instructions.

Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Literacies job ad

Application Deadline: February 15, 2023

This search will remain open until the position is filled.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the British Columbia Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.