Department Head & Professor or Professor of Teaching

The UBC Faculty of Education invites applications for the position of Head, Department of Language and Literacy Education. We are seeking individuals with an international reputation and a strong record of research or educational leadership in Language and Literacy Education or related fields, and with effective academic leadership and successful administrative experience, especially in strategic planning including academic programs (online, face-to-face, and hybrid), graduate student recruitment and support, budgets and human resources (HR), along with team-building, collaborative engagements, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will be offered two concurrent appointments – an ongoing academic appointment at the rank of Professor or Professor of Teaching with tenure, and a 5-year term administrative appointment as Head. Both appointments are expected to start July 1, 2023 or a date agreed upon by the University and the successful applicant.

While the search remains open until the position is filled, interested applicants are asked to submit their complete application package by October 15, 2022. Questions regarding the position and its application deadline should be directed to Anna Bin, Director of HR, Faculty of Education, at anna.bin@ubc.ca.

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


Department Head & Professor or Professor of Teaching Job Posting

Application deadline: Thursday, October 20, 2020

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.