Technology in Education (0.5 FTE)

VALUE OF POSITION

This position provides the opportunity to explore the relationship between technology and pedagogy, both from an application and research perspective. One of the goals of this support is to increase faculty members’ tech-knowledge so that they may be self-sufficient in future.

QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires intermediate to advanced technology skills and some experience with design and delivery of web-based courses.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide technology support for the faculty and Department especially in the context of instruction, including web authoring, uses of multimedia, and design and deliverance of distance education courses, and supporting research on uses of technology in education.  The person in this position will report to the Graduate Advisor.

TIME COMMITMENT & PAY

This appointment is a 5 hour/week commitment from Sept. 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018 with a stipend of $3,993 (for a doctoral student) or $3,842 (for a master’s level student).  The stipend is based on an average of 5 hours per week throughout the above time period; however, a flexible work schedule is expected to accommodate fluctuations in need and course offerings throughout the entire year beginning in September. A flexible work schedule can be arranged in discussion with the Director of Graduate Programs and Graduate Program Assistants to accommodate work flow fluctuation throughout the academic year.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To apply, please send your cover letter and current CV to: ecps.administration@ubc.ca. Applications should include the current CV and a letter indicating why you are interested in the position and what you feel you have to contribute to the Department.

Deadline for applications is August 21, 2017

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Your possible appointment is contingent on any other appointments you may hold at UBC.  If you hold another appointment at UBC, please indicate this in the email portion of your application as well as on your CV or cover letter.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to confirm receipt of submissions over the phone or by mail, nor can we provide the status of applicants except to those who are selected for an interview.