Open Rank Professoriate Stream Position in Indigenous Language and Literacy Education

Situated on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional territory of the 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 an open rank professoriate stream faculty position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate Professor, or tenured Professor in Indigenous Language and Literacy Education. In accordance with UBC’s employment equity plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, this competition is restricted to those who self-identify as Indigenous. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2023 (or as negotiated with the successful candidate).

We invite candidates with a primary specialization in Indigenous language and literacy education, research, teaching, and community collaboration. We see Indigenous language and literacy education as encompassing a broad range of meaning-making practices. Examples include, but are not limited to, storytelling; children and adolescent literatures; land-based literacies; multimodal and digital literacies; health literacies; language and culture revitalization, renewal and reclamation; and literacy pedagogies in school, community-based and other educational contexts.

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


Open Rank Professoriate Stream Position in Indigenous Language and Literacy Education job ad

Application Deadline: January 5, 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.