Graduate Studies Program, Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is seeking qualified sessional instructors to teach the following courses during the 2019-20 academic year in our Graduate program:

04.710 Career-Life Development & Counselling (Summer 2020 Session)
This course will provide in-depth examinations of theory, research, and practice related to career-life development and counselling across the lifespan. Understanding the psychology of career-life development as a dynamic and holistic process, with attention on the practice of career counselling for diverse populations in educational settings, will be a central focus.

04.768 Ethical & Legal Issues for Counsellors (Spring 2020 Session)
The course will provide the participant with background knowledge on ethical decision making models and the ethical and legal codes that guide counselling practice. There will also be opportunities to practice skills working with cases involving ethical and legal issues.

04.774 Expressive Therapies (Summer 2020 Session)
Students will acquire knowledge and develop skills in the application of current expressive therapeutic approaches used in the helping profession. Specific focus will include counselling using art, music, and play approaches. Theoretical and practical understanding of the impact and treatment of trauma informed approaches to foster resilience as it relates to social and family adversities will be developed. Other topics may include evidence-based counselling practices in early childhood interventions, parenting skills support, and social and behavioural skills training.


Preference will be given to applicants who hold a Ph.D. in educational psychology or a related field.  Candidates who hold a Master’s Degree in a helping profession such as Guidance and Counselling, Inclusive Education, or School Psychology, and who also have substantial clinical experience, will also be considered. The successful candidates must also be accepted into the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Rank:                                         Sessional Instructor
Salary:                                      $6,205 per 3 credit hour course (As of September 1, 2019)

Application Deadline:     January 31, 2020


Interested educators are invited to submit their application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees, in a single PDF document, by the above deadline directly via email to:

Faculty of Education
Brandon University


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.