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2020-2021 Horowitz Post Doc Position
University of Alberta

Date Posted Nov. 5, 2019
Title 2020-2021 Horowitz Post Doc Position
University University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Department CRTED, Department of Elementary Education
Application Deadline Jan. 5, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Elementary Education
    Education - General

Horowitz Teacher Education Research Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development (CRTED), Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, invites applications for the Horowitz Teacher Education Research Scholar postdoctoral fellowship.

This is a one-year position, beginning July 1, 2020 with the possibility of an additional year extension. The stipend offered is $50,000 CDN, plus a research allowance of $1,000 CDN. Applicants will have an excellent academic record, a beginning record of publication, and a research program development plan.

The CRTED is nationally and internationally recognized for research in teacher education. The Centre is a scholarly centre with a mandate to engage in research for teacher education along the continuum from pre-service to ongoing teacher education. The Centre, a Faculty of Education Centre, encourages collaborative and interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will join the vibrant research community at the Centre. The postdoctoral fellow will assume leadership responsibilities for his/her own program of research in teacher education and will join researchers at the Centre on programs already in progress. Leadership responsibilities of the postdoctoral fellow will include coordinating and completing research projects, mentoring research assistants and graduate students, participating in ongoing CRTED research discussions, and working closely and cooperatively with the CRTED director and other CRTED members. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to participate fully in research, publication, and dissemination activities as well as to take on leadership roles in Centre activities such as designing and facilitating a discussion group.

Qualified candidates will have completed a doctoral program (within the past five years) in a relevant discipline such as teacher education, curriculum studies, or education policy studies and will have a background in, or commitment to, research for teacher education. Relevant experience in a professional field will be an asset. Applications will be accepted from candidates who have completed their doctoral degree by July 1, 2020. The deadline for applications is January 5, 2020. Information can be obtained by contacting Dr. Bonnie Watt by phone at (780) 492-5191 or by email at

Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an example of published scholarly work, and a research plan, as well as arrange for two confidential letters of reference, to be sent via email to: Dr. Bonnie Watt at

The University of Alberta welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Bonnie Watt
    CRTED, Department of Elementary Education
    University of Alberta
    647 Education South Building
    Edmonton, AB T6G 2G5
  • 780-492-7770


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