|Institution||University of Alberta|
|Type of Fellowship||Postdoctoral Fellowship|
|Graduate Program Type||Humanities & Arts|
|College / University||www.studdys.com/university-of-alberta|
Graduate Fellowship Description
The Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development (CRTED), Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, invites applications for the Horowitz Teacher Education Research Scholar postdoctoral fellowship.
This is a one-year position, beginning July 1, 2014 with the possibility of extension. The stipend offered is $34,875 CDN plus a research allowance of $1,000 CDN. Applicants will have an excellent academic record, a beginning record of publication, and a research program development plan.
The CRTED is nationally and internationally recognized for research in teacher education. The Centre is a scholarly centre with a mandate to engage in research for teacher education along the continuum from pre-service to ongoing teacher education. The Centre encourages collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
The successful candidate will join the vibrant research community at the Centre. The postdoctoral fellow will assume leadership responsibilities for his/her own program of research in teacher education and will join researchers at the Centre on programs already in progress. Leadership responsibilities of the postdoctoral fellow will include coordinating and completing research projects, training and mentoring research assistants and graduate students, participating in ongoing CRTED research discussions, and working closely and cooperatively with the CRTED members. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to participate fully in research, publication, and dissemination activities.
Qualified candidates will have completed a doctoral program (within the past five years) in a relevant discipline such as teacher education, curriculum studies or education policy studies and will have a background in, or commitment to, researching teacher education. Relevant experience in a professional field will be an asset. Applications will be accepted from candidates who have completed their doctoral degree by July 1, 2014. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2014. Information can be obtained by contacting Dr. D. Jean Clandinin by phone at (780) 492-7770 or by email at [email protected]
Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an example of published scholarly work, and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to:
Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development
Room 633, Education South
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G5
The University of Alberta welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
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