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Faculty of Education - Graduate Sessional Lecturer

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Job Title Faculty of Education - Graduate Sessional Lecturer
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We are one of Canada’s top universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing ULethbridge as Canada’s destination university. In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s top small cities.
Rank Lecturer
Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track
Position Details
The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge is seeking a pool of qualified Sessional Lecturers to teach graduate courses, if the need arises, within the following programs:
·         Master of Counselling
·         Master of Education (Counselling Psychology)
·         Master of Education (Educational Leadership)
·         Master of Education (General)
                 o    Curriculum and Assessment
                 o    Literacies and Numeracies
                 o    Literacy in Globalized Canadian Classrooms
                 o    Teaching, Learning and Neuroscience

Preferred applicants will hold a Ph.D. and should have a specialization in one or more of the areas related to our graduate program offerings. Previous experience teaching at the graduate level is an asset.

Each applicant is asked to specify the curricular areas and courses in which they have the greatest experience or qualification that may be of value to the program. For further information about the Faculty of Education graduate programs visit our website at: 

Individuals contracted as a Sessional Lecturer will be asked to become an Associate Member of the School of Graduate Studies. 

Individuals seeking Sessional Lecturer positions teaching within the B.Ed. program should apply separately to the undergraduate program. 

A cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be addressed to Dr. David Slomp, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4. 

At the University of Lethbridge, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. 

Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community.  
Position Category
Faculty Faculty of Education
Campus Lethbridge
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/01/2023
Close Date 06/30/2024
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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