Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position, Department of Educational Psychology and Student Services, Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education serves over 400 undergraduate students in its after degree and integrated education programs and over 300 graduate students in its master’s programs. The Department of Educational Psychology and Student Services invites applications for a tenure-track position in Inclusive Education and/or School Counselling. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Early, Middle, and Senior Years’ courses focused on educational psychology (e.g., inclusive education, inclusive assessment and evaluation, child or adolescent development, learning processes) at the undergraduate level. At the graduate level, responsibilities include teaching inclusive education or counselling focused courses in the M.Ed. Program and supervision of graduate thesis and practicum students. Candidates will have an active or emerging research agenda and service in an area appropriate to their specialization within the field of education.

Through its undergraduate and graduate programs and community-engaged scholarship, the Faculty of Education at Brandon University strives to provide an inclusive, student-centered learning environment that empowers exceptional teachers, researchers, and community leaders. Our focus is on personal, innovative, and authentic education in partnership with the communities we serve. The Faculty of Education attracts urban, rural, northern, Indigenous and international students and is committed to the core values of equity, diversity and inclusion.


  • Earned doctorate in inclusive education, educational/school psychology, counselling or a related field such as critical psychology, disability studies in education, or equity studies in education (candidates who have a master’s degree and are currently PhD candidates may also be considered)
  • Experience working or teaching in the K-12 education system
  • An active or developing research agenda in a related field
  • A commitment to teamwork and service within the faculty, university, and developing relationships with the broader K-12 community
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication


  • Evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Knowledge of inclusive educational assessment
  • Commitment to addressing current issues such as inclusive education, Indigenous epistemologies, culturally-responsive teaching approaches, social justice, diverse/marginalized groups
  • Lived experience of disability, indigeneity, or other diverse experiences
  • Knowledge of distance mediated learning

Rank and Salary:                   Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application deadline:            Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply:

Please submit the following in a single PDF file: a) Letter of application addressing your fit for the position, your teaching philosophy and current and future research agenda; b) Curriculum Vitae; c) Transcripts (can be unofficial); d) Statement around diverse knowledge and experiences; e) Evidence of successful teaching; f) Two writing samples; and g) Names and contact information for three referees to:

Dr. Heather Duncan
Dean, Faculty of Education

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Issued January 14, 2021