Open Rank (Tenure Stream) Position in Indigenous Language & Literacy Education

Situated on the unceded, ancestral and traditional territory of the hənqəminəm-speaking xwmə0kwəyəm (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 Open Rank (Tenure Stream) Position in Indigenous Language & Literacy Education.

We invite candidates with a primary specialization in Indigenous language and literacy education to extend research, teaching, and community collaboration in reclamation, reconciliation, and revitalization. We see Indigenous Language and Literacy Education as encompassing a broad range of meaning-making practices. These include, but are not limited to, storytelling in different forms and genres; Indigenous children and adolescent literatures; land-based literacies; multimodal and digital literacies; health literacies linked to well-being; Indigenous language revitalization, renewal and reclamation; and literacy pedagogies in school, community-based and other educational contexts. Preference will be given to candidates who identify as Indigenous. This position is expected to commence July 1, 2022 (or as negotiated with the successful candidate).

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


Open Rank (Tenure Stream) Position in Indigenous Language & Literacy Education job posting

Application review start date: Friday, January 7, 2022

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. All applicants will be required to complete a confidential equity survey.