Open to both Internal and external
Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may
continue until the position is filled.
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)
For 50 years, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has taken pride in providing
an excellent education to students with a variety of backgrounds and
perspectives who are at various states of their learning journey. TRU is a
comprehensive, learner-centered, environmentally responsible institution that
serves its regional, national, and international learners and their
communities through high quality and flexible education, training, research,
and scholarship. From traditional academics to trades, from certificates to
graduate degrees, TRU offers students a choice from over 140 on-campus
programs and 60 Open Learning programs. We serve more than 25,000 students on
our campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake and via distance or online courses
and programs through Open Learning. Research, creation, and innovation thrive
in TRU's open, flexible learning environment.
The TRU School of Education seeks to fill a full-time tripartite tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for education
scholars specializing in one or more of the following areas of K-12 education:
counselling, inclusive and special education and/or leadership and who are
familiar with and responsive to the needs of newly arriving international
students. Strong candidates will have teaching experience in K-12 and post-
We are a faculty embracing of diversity, an essential element of the fabric of
Canada. In the School of Education, our on-campus student body is
approximately 20% Indigenous students and 40% International students.
Strong candidates will have skills and experiences relevant to teaching
courses at the graduate level in relation to our Graduate Certificate in
Education and Master of Education programs, and in one or more of the areas
listed above. For more information about the TRU School of Education and our
Faculty please see: https: // www. tru.ca/edsw.html.
This position will have teaching responsibilities in the School of Education's
graduate programs, primarily in our Graduate Programs. Tripartite positions
entail research, teaching, and service. It is expected that service to the
School of Education, TRU, and the broader community is greeted with enthusiasm
and an ongoing, sustained commitment to substantial committee work and other
A PhD, EdD or equivalent in a relevant field is required. All but
dissertation (ABD) will be considered.
A minimum of one (1) degree in an area of Education is required.
Three (3) years of full time or equivalent hours teaching in K-12
settings is required.
Evidence of successful post-secondary teaching experience in a face-to-
face is strongly preferred.
A demonstrated record of scholarship including a developing record of
peer-reviewed and other publications in education and in one or more of
the fields identified (counselling, inclusive and special education
and/or leadership) is strongly preferred.
Proven experience in programs and practices that support diversity,
inclusion, and intercultural understanding between local, regional, and
global communities is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated expertise in areas being considered in this posting as seen
in research, teaching and service is strongly preferred.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills is
Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching
methods (TRC CA 62) is required.
Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural
understanding, empathy, and mutual respect (TRC CA 63) is required.
Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula
(TRC CA 10) is required.
Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be
required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Education and Social Work -> Masters
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with
a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome
those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our
faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous,
Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any
sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.
NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or
Williams Lake please visit our Career website.