Victoria University

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Two-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment in Education and Society (Social Justice Education) Victoria University in the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (renewable) in its Education & Society program. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will begin on July 1, 2024. Minimum qualifications: A completed PhD or EdD in Education or a closely related field Relevant university-level teaching experience and a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, as demonstrated by the teaching dossier, evaluations, and letters of reference Scholarly expertise in Social Justice Education, as demonstrated by a track record of research and publication. Specific areas of teaching and scholarship that are of particular interest include: anti-racism; critical race theory; feminism, gender, and queer studies; disability studies; child and adolescent psychology. Preferred qualifications: An u nderstanding of Ontario’s public education system through research and/or practical experience working in schools Experience supervising and mentoring students in research and internships Ideal candidates will be prepared to teach core courses in Victoria College’s Education & Society program and small first-year seminars in the foundational Vic One program in the areas of: Equity and Diversity in Education, Social Justice in Education, Child and Adolescent Development, School and Society, and Theories and Practices of Teaching. They should also have the ability to supervise education internships in local schools and NGOs. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, Victoria C ollege seeks creative scholars and teachers excited about working in an undergraduate liberal arts setting with a strong focus on engaged teaching and mentorship. Applicants should explain in their cover letter how their classroom will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment and advance Victoria College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Candidates who offer historically underrepresented perspectives, and who bring varied life experiences and backgrounds that add to the College’s working and learning environment, are especially encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. You must submit your full application online as one PDF file in the following order: Cover Letter Curriculum vitae Teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations) Your file must follow this naming convention: Your full name – CLTA application – date of submission. [E.g., Firstname Lastname – CLTA application – December 31, 2023] To Apply: Internal Candidates: Please visit and click Internal Opportunities to login and apply. External Candidates: Apply by clicking "Apply Now" below. Victoria University thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants should arrange for three referees to send letters, on letterhead and signed, via e-mail to by January 15, 2024. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Closing date for applications: January 15, 2024 Victoria University is committed to equity in access to employment and a diverse and inclusive workplace. The University encourages applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department .