The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications from qualified candidates for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) appointment in Indigenous Resurgence and Reconciliation in Education. Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of Full or Associate Professor with outstanding accomplishments acknowledged by their peers and recognized impacts in their field. The successful candidate will be a strong, innovative, and culturally-grounded researcher with demonstrated expertise in Indigenous education priorities that advance themes of resistance, revitalization, renewal, and social justice with the goal of transforming Indigenous-settler relations. The applicant will have good knowledge of the literature and research that involves post-colonial, decolonial, and Indigenous critical pedagogies and methodologies. While the appointment will be housed in one or more of the four Departments and School within the Faculty of Education, we encourage research and mentorship that will stimulate interdisciplinary collaborations within the Faculty, University, and local, national, and international communities. As reflected in the diverse cognate areas within the faculty, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will embrace social, ecological, cultural, and community-oriented perspectives in approaches in Indigenous knowledges and methodologies. Applicants are expected to hold a doctoral degree in Indigenous Education or a closely related discipline.
The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Health and Well-being. Applications are welcomed from exceptional emerging scholars who are strong, innovative, and culturally-grounded researchers with demonstrated expertise in studying Indigenous approaches to health and well-being from a disciplinary perspective that aligns with one or more of the four Departments and School within the Faculty of Education. These include the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy; the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education; the Department of Educational Studies; the Department of Language and Literacy Education; and/or the School of Kinesiology. As reflected in the diverse cognate areas within the faculty, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will embrace social, ecological, cultural, and community-oriented perspectives, and have expertise in applying Indigenous knowledge and methodologies to health and well-being. The successful appointee will hold a doctoral degree in one of the disciplines pertinent to the work of the Faculty of Education and will be encouraged to work across departments, school, and units in the Faculty and the University.