Education Instructor EDUC 5P00 Fall D2

Brock University

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Post End Date:

Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .

July 2, 2024

Title of Course: EDUC 5P00 – Introduction to Social Justice, Power and Politics in Education

Fall term D2 LEC SEC 1 Tuesdays 1800-2100 

Overview: Professionally bring to life the content, knowledge, and competencies relevant to specific methods and foundations courses being taught. Implement curriculum and teaching approaches that engage students in conversations on educational inclusion and equity. Instructors are expected to be aware of a variety of critical practices relevant to their field/area of expertise that can support all students, attend to our unconscious biases, and encourage inclusivity.


As per standing instructor positions at Brock, instructors are responsible for student contact time and non-contact time;

Contact time includes all classes as scheduled including in-person, blended, online or other teaching formats

  • Non-classroom work may include preparation of lecture material, student consultation, marking or grading, holding office hours, managing and meeting with teaching assistants, and course administration as may be required
  • Attend beginning of program meeting and sessional instructor meetings (generally a total of two meetings per term)
  • Use of a provided Brock email address for all Brock-related communications; and
  • Complete the compulsory Brock instructor online tutorial prior to the first class (about 1 hour).
  • Commitment to responsible time management (e.g. course structuring, punctuality for lectures)
  • Available for individual consultation with students (e.g. office hours 1.5 hours per week)


1. Graduate Degree (PhD) in Curriculum Studies, Educational Studies, Applied Disability Studies, Social Justice and Equity Studies or a related discipline.

2. Teaching documentation: evidence of teaching competence, official student and peer evaluations; teaching dossier; and/or references. Ability to work independently without immediate direct supervision. Active participation in curriculum development; sharing of responsibilities in careful test preparation; student assessment; prompt and accurate marking

3. Skills related to the incorporation of web-based pedagogical techniques, materials and resources in the teaching of the course, as required. Competence in the use of email, D2L/Brightspace, internet, common office software (e.g. Word, Excel) and multi-media equipment.


Please include a cover letter and a current resume. Assure to include all required documentation, including letters of reference and course/performance evaluations. Applicants may include all pertinent documents in one pdf file or attach them individually. 

Please Note

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

Additional Comments 

Course descriptions can be found on the Graduate course calendar website:

Academic terms generally run from:

Fall – September to December

Winter – January to April

Spring – May to July

Summer – July to August

  • Actual dates can be found on the Timetables available on the Office of the Registrar web page:

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy Please advise: [email protected] to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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