Assistant Lecturer in Technological Education

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
07 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Education
Technological Education (Alternate Stream – Teaching Focused Appointment)

The Faculty of Education invites applications for an Alternate Stream (teaching focused) position in Technological Education at the rank of Assistant Lecturer. The successful applicant for this tenure track position will be expected to teach specific courses in, and provide leadership to, the Bachelor of Education in Technological Education. The incumbent may also contribute to the development of new B.Ed. and M.Ed. specializations in New Learning Technologies at the future Markham campus. Supervision of graduate students may be available for qualified candidates.

A doctorate in education or related field, professional work experience in one of the ten broad-based technologies outlined in the technological education curriculum, and teaching experience in the area of technological education are required for the position. The successful applicant must be able to provide documented evidence of excellence in teaching and demonstrate commitment to pedagogy with the potential for programmatic leadership. Teaching experience in K to 12 schools (or equivalent), and a record of publishing in professional journals, speaking at professional conferences, and offering workshops are highly desirable.

The projected start date for this position is July 1st, 2017. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter that describes the candidate’s teaching experience, commitment to teaching and philosophical approach to the teaching and learning of technological education. A curriculum vitae and names of three references must also be included. Short listed candidates will be asked to submit a portfolio that contains evidence of excellence in teaching including sample course outlines, student ratings, teaching reviews, workshop programs, conference papers, and publications.  Applicants should submit application packages by November 30, 2016 to: Dr. Lyndon Martin, Dean, Faculty of Education, 242 Winters College, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 or by e-mail to with the subject line “Technological Education”.  Electronic applications should contain all materials in one message in PDF format.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program, which applies to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and people with disabilities can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.