Science Education specialist position at University of British Columbia

Skylight Science Education Specialist


The position is a Faculty of Science-funded education specialist embedded in the Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) Department. The person will have disciplinary expertise (preferably a graduate degree in an EOAS-related discipline), and will bring expertise in pedagogy and evidence-based practices from their own background and bolstered with Skylight-coordinated professional development workshops and ongoing mentoring from Skylight leadership and peers. They will mentor faculty instructors using the developed teaching methods and materials. From time to time, the incumbent will need to participate in the instruction to undergraduates to advance the pedagogy of the way a course is delivered.This role will be a resource, guide and support within the department that will lead scholarship of teaching and learning projects, advise the faculty on teaching and learning practices and work with them on course and curriculum revisions, evaluations and pedagogical improvement projects.

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Closes April 14th, 2017

Interested potential applicants are welcome to contact Sara Harris with questions (

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