We seek to hire an assistant professor with expertise in elementary social studies education and teacher education. We are interested in a faculty member whose teaching practice is undergirded by contemporary research within social studies and elementary teacher education; whose work demonstrates a strong commitment to equitable teaching practices, social justice and diversity; who has an interest in and/or experience with practice-based teacher education; and who is eager to work collaboratively within the department, across departments, and within our university-school partnerships. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to elementary social studies teaching; develop new courses to advance program delivery; advise graduate students; maintain active research and publication agendas; and collaborate to write grants and shape innovative programs.
Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
PhD or ABD if completed by August 15, 2019 in teacher education or a related field, with scholarly expertise in social studies education; successful social studies teaching experience in grades K-8; and a potential for accomplishment in scholarship.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Appointment begins August 2019. The salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and is accompanied by a substantial benefits package. Candidates should upload a cover letter describing teaching experience, and research interest; a Diversity Statement; CV; a writing sample; unofficial transcripts; and contact information of three references to complete the application. Your Diversity Statement should describe your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Formal review of applications will begin December 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications can be submitted at this site https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/XXXX. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Anthony Francis, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Internal Number: 15111
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