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Assistant Professor in ECE at California State University, Fresno

Description: The Department of Literacy, Early, Bilingual and Special Education (LEBSE) invites applications for a tenure­track Early Childhood Education (ECE) faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. Responsibilities include providing leadership in the Joyce M. Huggins Early Education Center, a nationally recognized demonstration, training, and research center in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development; teaching courses in Fresno State’s ECE teacher credential and graduate programs; developing a research agenda and engaging in scholarly activity; and engaging in service­related activities.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Child Development, or a related field. Candidates nearing completion of the the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, the doctorate and verification must be completed by August 1, 2018.

The successful candidate must have experience and/or demonstrated leadership skills in the following areas: * Teaching experience that includes infant/toddler, preschool, or PK­2 (i.e., elementary school) settings; * Eligible for the California Children’s Center Program Director or Site Supervisor Permit (see http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/CREDS/child­dev­permits.html); * Demonstrated history of providing professional development and mentoring for ECE professionals or students; * Demonstrated potential for research and scholarly activity in ECE; * Expertise in ECE curriculum (Infant/Toddler­Grade 2); * Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Leadership experience in an NAEYC accredited children’s program; * Administrative experience at an accredited university­sponsored child care facility; * Background in the Reggio Emilia approach; * Teaching/Administrative experience in ECE/Special Education; * Additional expertise in linguistic diversity, bilingual education, dual­immersion education; * Ability to obtain grants or other external funding.

Applications: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by December 18, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Complete an online application at http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/hr/jobs/ and attach the following materials:

  1. a cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications and experience
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. names and contact information, including phone and email, for three references

Only finalists will be required to submit a minimum of three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts to the search committee. For inquiries, contact: Dr. Cathy Yun, ECE Search Committee Chair, Kremen School of Education and Human Development, 5005 N. Maple Ave. M/S ED202, Fresno State, Fresno, CA 93740; phone: 559­278­0238; email: cyun@csufresno.edu

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Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Literacy at Southern Connecticut State University

Description: Southern Connecticut State University invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in the Department of Curriculum and Learning to begin August 2017. SCSU is a comprehensive university of approximately 10,000 students located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment surrounded by many fine universities with easy access to New York and Boston. The university is student-centered and intentionally diverse, and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as the foundation for professional development.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood and literacy. Additional responsibilities include collaboration with the special education program, student advisement, student teaching supervision, department and university service, and scholarship.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

  • An earned doctorate or be all but dissertation (ABD) in early childhood education, literacy or a related field. If ABD, candidate must have earned doctorate by the end of the first year of appointment;
  • A minimum of three years of full-time relevant teaching in elementary schools (PK-6).
  • Evidence of ability to teach university level courses in early childhood education and literacy related to teaching in elementary schools.
  • A strong potential for scholarly activity leading to presentations at professional meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Experience in urban school communities.
  • Experience teaching and/or knowledge of child development and inclusive practices, constructivist, play-based, and project-based learning.
  • Evidence of infusion of technology in pedagogy.
  • Background in special education.
  • Evidence of work in teacher education and professional development.

Applications: In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by December 15, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Please submit:

  1. letter of interest
  2. current curriculum vitae
  3. official graduate transcripts, and
  4. three letters of recommendation

via email to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Curriculum and Learning, Re: Search #17-028, at CURsearch1@southernct.edu.

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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Elementary Education at Rowan University

Description: The College of Education is searching for a highly qualified and experienced early childhood/elementary education professional to engage in collaborative research with faculty and initiate research projects for external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and to participate in service initiatives, particularly new program development and initiatives in a growing and diverse region of early childhood and elementary systems. The starting date is September 1, 2017.
The successful candidate will have a research and teaching philosophy guided by a commitment to diversity, social justice, inclusion, multiculturalism, sociocultural theory and constructivism. Expertise in a teaching area such as assessment, integrated project work, interdisciplinary instruction, social emotional development, and supporting intellectual growth are preferred. This is a full-time, tenure-track position.

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in early childhood or elementary education or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education at the time of appointment
  • Meets state licensure requirements for early childhood education (P-3) and/or elementary education (K-6)
  • A minimum of 3 years of public or private successful teaching at the early childhood and/or elementary level (birth to 3rd grade preferred) in diverse settings
  • A clear research agenda with positive impacts on the early childhood/elementary programs and to funded projects as well as a record of previous scholarship.
  • Familiarity with the accreditation standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and Association of Childhood Education International
  • Strong understanding of child development and developmentally appropriate practices as well as early childhood systems such as Head Start, public or private early childhood education centers, as well as public preschool and K-6 education programs
  • Experience with multiple forms of assessment of young children
  • Demonstrated ability in communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multiple early childhood systems and stakeholders, P-12 schools and underrepresented groups of children.
  • A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the College of Education
  • Applications: The application must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system. Submit letter of application with a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must include each of these documents at the time of submission. Deadline for application submission is November 21, 2016.
    Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
    Direct any questions to: Dr. Zeynep Isik-Ercan, Chair of Search Committee at ercan@rowan.edu

    To see the original posting, visit their website.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Early Literacy at Stanford University

Description: The Stanford Graduate School of Education is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank member in the area of early literacy, with a focus on early reading.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be those that can demonstrate a creative and productive program of research, evidence of impact on the field of early literacy, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Prior experience teaching and/or working with teachers at the elementary level in classrooms with ethnically, linguistically, or socio-economically diverse student populations is strongly desired.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include conducting an independent program of research, providing mentorship to doctoral and undergraduate students in related fields, and teaching courses for both prospective researchers and elementary teacher candidates.

Applications: Applicants should provide:

  • a cover letter which describes research and teaching experience
  • a curriculum vitae
  • two pdfs representing published, in press, or submitted research manuscripts
  • a list of three referees (complete with addresses and phone numbers)

We will only request letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Stanford for a small number of finalists. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 6th, 2017 and the position will remain open until it is filled. All application materials must be submitted online. Please submit your application on Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/39219
Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer, tanyas@stanford.edu.

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Assistant Professor in Literacy Education at University of Kansas

Description: The Department of Curriculum &Teaching in the School of Education at the University of Kansas (KU) is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in Literacy Education. This 9-month, tenure-track position will begin in August 18, 2017. We seek a scholar interested in promoting just, equitable and inclusive education, who can help us expand our commitment to the education of children and youth in varied school settings and prepare PK-12 educators and researchers. KU, a member of the Association of American Universities, consistently earns excellent ratings for its education programs from U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities:
Teaching/Advising

  • Teach undergraduate, master’s and doctoral-level courses (typical 2 courses per semester; face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online) and support program development
  • Advise undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students
Scholarship/Research
  • Conduct innovative, rigorous research in literacy education
  • Secure external grants for research and development
Service
  • Provide service to the department, university, and the profession
  • Collaborate within the University, PK-12 schools, and professional organizations to promote the improvement of literacy education at the PK-12, undergraduate, and graduate levels

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

  • Doctorate in Literacy Education or closely related area (earned by August 15, 2017)
  • Evidence of at least 3 years of successful PK – 12 teaching experience
  • Past work experience demonstrating the ability to work well with diverse populations
  • Evidence of effective university teaching experience (face-to-face, online)
  • Evidence of a record of scholarly work or potential for research and scholarly publications related to literacy
  • Evidence of good communication skills and the ability to collaborate with university and pubic school faculty and staff
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following (a) PK-5 literacy, (b) middle / secondary literacy, (c) adult literacy, (d) literacy and technology, (e) children’s and/or adolescent literature, (f) culturally relevant and/or justice-oriented literacies
  • Evidence of professional service and outreach in the area of literacy
  • Experience collaborating with professional development schools or partnership schools
  • Experience in teacher development at PK, elementary, middle, and/or secondary school levels
  • Experience using technology to enhance teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated potential to secure external funding
  • Experience with NCATE/CAEP

Applications: Review of applications will begin on 1/17/2017. A complete application includes:

  1. Online application, with the following attached;
  2. letter of application that identifies professional interests in general and specific interests and background relevant to this position addressing how you meet or exceed the required and preferred qualifications;
  3. Curriculum Vita;
  4. official transcripts;
  5. a statement of research interest/scholarship and teaching philosophy;
  6. an example of scholarly work;
  7. evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student or peer evaluations; and
  8. a list of three professional/academic references with complete contact information.

Individuals providing references will be contacted to submit their letters directly to the University of Kansas. For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/7363BR
Contact information for applicants:
Committee Chair: Dr. Barbara Bradley, barbarab@ku.edu

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Assistant Professor in Early Intervention/Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education at University of Kansas

Description: The University of Kansas, Department of Special Education is recruiting applicants for a tenure-line position in our nationally ranked Special Education program with an emphasis in early intervention, early childhood special education, and/or early childhood, beginning August 2017. The position is at the assistant rank.

Qualification: We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on culturally responsive approaches that are conscious of diverse and equity perspectives to support early childhood development, early intervention, family-centered practices, blended early education/early childhood special education educator preparation, evidence-based practice, and inclusive early childhood education for All young children (birth through eight years of age) and their families. We are looking for a colleague who can bring conceptual, methodological, and applied knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: research methodologies applicable to issues impacting the implementation of effective practices in “real world settings”; educator and early interventionists preparation for working with culturally diverse populations, including in rural and/or urban communities; early intervention and early childhood special education services for underserved and/or over-represented young children and their families (e.g., racial and ethnic minorities, English Language Learners, low-income families); and/or early education policy development. We encourage applications from scholars who are innovative, future-oriented thinkers focused on ensuring access, participation, and supports for every infant and young child and his or her family to achieve a sense of belonging and membership, positive social relationships and friendships, and continuous development and learning in a broad range of family, community and society activities and contexts.

Applications: Review of applications will begin on 12/1/2016. A complete application includes an online application, curriculum vitae, letter of application that identifies professional interest generally and specific interest and background relevant to this position, two samples of scholarly work and a list of three professional/academic references with contact information. For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/7338BR

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Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full) Professor of Child and Family Studies at University of Tennessee

Description: The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for an open rank (assistant/associate/full), tenure-track faculty position to begin in August, 2017.Preference will be given to candidates whose research centers on family dynamics and/or processes. The department supports an ecological and interdisciplinary perspective on children and families. We are seeking a candidate whose on-going research and teaching will strengthen the CFS department’s mission of development in context and children and families at risk.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of and continue to pursue an active research agenda, including a strong commitment to seeking external funding from competitive federal and private agencies, in addition to participating in the Department’s undergraduate and graduate advising and teaching programs. The candidate will also be expected to collegially engage in service activities in support of the department, college, university, and/or local/global communities.

Qualifications: Evidence of effective university-level teaching, experience working in an interdisciplinary environment, and the ability to teach courses on qualitative research methods and family stress are desirable. Preferable also are candidates whose teaching interests support courses required for our NCFR Certified Family Life Educator approved program provisional certificate. Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree by time of appointment in Family Studies, Human Development, or a closely related field.

Applications: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. A CFS faculty member will be available for informal conversations about the department and position at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual conference. Please email Scarlett Powell (scarlett@utk.edu) for more information. Applicants for the position should send a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Brian K. Barber, Search Committee Chair, c/o scarlett@utk.edu. In the subject line of the email, please include “CFS Family Position Search”. Electronic submissions of applications are preferred; paper applications may be sent to:

Dr. Brian K. Barber, Search Committee Chair
Department of Child and Family Studies
115 Jessie Harris Building
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1912
(865) 974-5316

Please use the following reference number on the application: EHS8-16/17-F3.

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Assistant Professor in Elementary Education at Texas State University

Description: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Elementary Education. We seek candidates who share our commitment to educational equity, to social justice, and to the recruitment and high-quality education of students from traditionally underrepresented communities, including, but not limited to, Latino students. Our teacher education programs, which have strong field-based experiences, have a rich history and long reputation of excellence in graduating quality teachers. All Elementary Education teacher candidates receive training and certification in ESL education as part of their initial Texas teaching certification programs. We invite candidates who are committed to joining our faculty in the pursuit of high quality multilingual and multicultural education for Texas public schools and for the communities they serve.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include teaching undergraduate and graduate elementary education courses, including ESL and/or ECE courses, and demonstrating scholarly productivity. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from ethnic, racial, linguistic or other historically underserved backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Position begins Fall 2017.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

    • Earned doctorate (by hire date) in elementary education, curriculum and instruction, or a closely related field in education.
    • Record of, or demonstrated potential for, excellence in scholarly activity as evidenced by writing, research, publications, presentations, grants, etc.
    • Record of at least three years of teaching experience in Early Childhood Education though grade 6.

    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Demonstrated commitment to, and experiences with, social justice, equity, and culturally responsive praxis.
    • Evidence of potential for outstanding university teaching in elementary education at the graduate and undergraduate levels
    • Evidence of experience and/or research related to multilingualism.
    • Evidence of potential for outstanding teaching of ECE and/or ESL courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
    • Evidence of potential for service to the university, department, and program; and, to the profession associated with the candidate’s field.
    • Evidence of potential to work collaboratively with university and public school colleagues within a diverse environment.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/18323, will be accepted and considered.
    To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by December 15, 2016:

    1. A letter of application expressing your intent to apply for the position and a detailed and supported explanation of how you meet the required and preferred qualifications for this position, as well as how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a large, public HSI community that includes a commitment to multilingualism and diversity as one of its core values.
    2. At a minimum, submit one writing sample, one syllabus, and your teaching philosophy. Additional supporting evidence is welcome.
    3. A current curriculum vita
    4. A list of the names, telephone numbers, addresses and emails of three references
    5. Three reference letters (Due at time of interview)
    6. Official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring).

    Please contact Dr. Minda Lopez at minda.lopez@txstate.edu, Faculty Search Committee Chair, if you need additional information about this position.

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  • Tenure-Track Position in Child Development at California State University

    Description: The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional/research experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Child/Human Development, specifically courses related to qualitative research methodology and areas of interest.
    • Maintain a rigorous program of research related to school- and/or community-based qualitative research.
    • Supervise and sponsor student scholarship.
    • Assist with advising and curriculum development/assessment.
    • Work collegially with other faculty.
    • Contribute to service in the department, college, university, and profession.

    Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

    • An earned doctoral degree in Child/Human Development, Applied Developmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Education, and Psychology, or an equivalent program. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2017.
    • Applicants should possess a specialization in qualitative research methods with a strong emphasis in developmental theory as demonstrated in their teaching, research or professional experience.
    • Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of, and professional and/or research experience with children, adolescents, students and/or families from diverse backgrounds.
    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Candidates with a specialization in sociocultural developmental theory.
    • Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level, undergraduate, and/or graduate level teaching in the area of qualitative research methods.
    • A clearly defined program of school- and/or community-based qualitative research and publication, or demonstrated potential for establishing such a record.
    • The Child Development Program faculty further values leadership potential, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

    Applications: Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.
    Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

    1. Cover letter (describe his or her interest and qualifications for this position)
    2. Statements of research interests and teaching interests (include interests in teaching diverse student populations).
    3. Current Curriculum Vitae.
    4. Recent data on teaching effectiveness (if available)
    5. Unofficial transcripts of all college-level work (official transcripts required if invited for interview).

    Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to send letters detailing the candidate’s professional qualifications, and provide names and contact information of these references in their application materials.
    Send materials to:

    Dr. Karen Davis O’Hara, Chair
    Undergraduate Studies in Education College of Education Sacramento State University
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819-6079

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    Tenure-Track Position in Child Development (focus in qualitative methods) at California State University

    Description: The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional/research experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Child/Human Development, specifically courses related to qualitative research methodology and areas of interest.
    • Maintain a rigorous program of research related to school- and/or community-based qualitative research.
    • Supervise and sponsor student scholarship.
    • Assist with advising and curriculum development/assessment.
    • Work collegially with other faculty.
    • Contribute to service in the department, college, university, and profession.

    Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

    • An earned doctoral degree in Child/Human Development, Applied Developmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Education, and Psychology, or an equivalent program. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August, 2017.
    • Applicants should possess a specialization in qualitative research methods with a strong emphasis in developmental theory as demonstrated in their teaching, research or professional experience.
    • Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of, and professional and/or research experience with children, adolescents, students and/or families from diverse backgrounds.

    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Candidates with a specialization in sociocultural developmental theory.
    • Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level, undergraduate, and/or graduate level teaching in the area of qualitative research methods.
    • A clearly defined program of school- and/or community-based qualitative research and publication, or demonstrated potential for establishing such a record.
    • The Child Development Program faculty further values leadership potential, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and the position will remain open until filled. Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.
    Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

    1. Cover letter (describe his or her interest and qualifications for this position)
    2. Statements of research interests and teaching interests (include interests in teaching diverse student populations).
    3. Current Curriculum Vitae.
    4. Recent data on teaching effectiveness (if available)
    5. Unofficial transcripts of all college-level work (official transcripts required if invited for interview).

    Applicants should also arrange for three professional references to send letters detailing the candidate’s professional qualifications, and provide names and contact information of these references in their application materials.
    Send materials to:

    Dr. Karen Davis O’sHara, Chair
    Undergraduate Studies in Education College of Education Sacramento State University
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819-6079

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    Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Development & Education at University of Missouri

    Description: The Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri (http://hdfs.missouri.edu) has an opening for a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor whose research program and teaching expertise emphasizes early childhood development and education. The start date is August, 2017.

    Qualifications: An earned doctorate is required at the time of hire. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in early childhood (ages 0-5) programs and curricula, teacher-child interactions, teaching practices and methods, observation and assessment, teaching diverse learners, and/or policy. Candidates are expected to be active researchers, seek external funding, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

    Applications: Applications will be reviewed starting Nov. 1 and continue until the position is filled.Upload application materials (cover letter describing research and educational interests, curriculum vitae, transcript, up to two writing samples, and names and contact information for three references) to: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ In addition, ask that three reference letters be emailed to Brenda Bestgen (bestgenb@missouri.edu) or mailed to her at Department of Human Development and Family Science, 314 Gentry Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211. Questions regarding the online application are best directed to Human Resources: (573)882-7976.

    Questions regarding the position may be addressed to Dr. Louis Manfra (Email manfral@missouri.edu; Phone: (573) 882-8455) or Dr. Jean Ispa (Email ispaj@missouri.edu; Phone: (573) 882-2796).

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    Assistant/Associate Professor in Transforming Special Education at University of California, San Diego

    Description: With a commitment to excellence and diversity, the Department of Education Studies (EDS) at the University of California, San Diego (http://eds.ucsd.edu) is accepting applications for one faculty position at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Transforming Special Education, starting July 1, 2017.

    Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish a program of research at UC San Diego that contributes significantly to the national dialogue to transform and improve teaching and learning of students with disabilities from early childhood through adolescence. Among the areas of focus for this position are cultural and social contexts of development among children with disabilities or with a particular disability; family, community, school, and policy factors that shape academic development in children with disabilities; and critical examination of inclusion practices that challenge traditional norms and improve student learning outcomes. Among other areas of research we seek are a focus on transformational teaching practices and teacher development, and how factors such as race, ethnicity, and gender determine not only the diagnosis and school placement of students with disabilities but also their school performance. As we work to transform special education, we are looking for a colleague who understands and challenges long-held deficit paradigms of special education and instead develops student centered, socially mediated teaching and learning that promote social justice for students with disabilities.

    Qualifications: For applications at the Assistant Professor level, the candidate’s research agenda should address diversity and equity for underrepresented, low-income, or immigrant students. The candidate must also demonstrate expertise in quantitative, qualitative, or mixed research methods. In addition, they should possess an established record of research or evidence of a strong research trajectory.

    For applications at the Associate Professor level, the candidate should have an established research agenda that addresses diversity and equity for underrepresented, low-income, or immigrant students. The candidate must also possess solid and demonstrated expertise in quantitative, qualitative, or mixed research methods in addition to an established record of research and evidence of a strong research trajectory.

    Additional required qualifications include a doctorate in education or a related discipline (developmental psychology, anthropology, sociology, cognitive science, or human development); experience in preK-12 settings or community organizations; a complex understanding of atypical child and adolescent development; experience in teaching or assisting in teaching at the higher education level; experience and/or participation in grant writing; and experience linking research and practice.

    Desirable qualifications include: PreK-12 teaching experience; experience developing or working with dual credential teacher preparation programs; demonstration of leadership in interdisciplinary collaboration focused on issues of inequality and educational access; expertise with educational technologies used in teaching and learning settings.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
    Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their training, research interests, and teaching experiences. In addition, applicants should provide a curriculum vita, three writing samples/publications, and three letters of reference. Candidates are also required to submit a statement that summarizes their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information).

    Interested applicants for the position at the Assistant Professor level should submit their materials in PDF format via UCSD’s AP On-Line RECRUIT, https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01110, an electronic job application system.

    Interested applicants for the position at the Associate Professor level should submit their materials in PDF format via UCSD’s AP On-Line RECRUIT, https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01164, an electronic job application system.

    If an applicant is uncertain about which level to submit to, the applicant can submit to both.

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    Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education at Bellarmine University

    Description: Join an innovative and energized faculty dedicated to the preparation of teacher leaders and change agents focused on school reform and social justice. Due to the rapid growth in our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, the Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education at Bellarmine University invites applications for a tenure-track, 9 month contract to begin August 2017. Rank is commensurate with qualifications. In addition to continuing evidence of scholarly research and publication, responsibilities include teaching in our undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs, academic advising, and service to the school of education, university and community.

    Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education or closely related field from a regionally and nationally accredited university (ABD considered), a minimum of three years P-12 teaching experience in special education, special education certification/licensure, and experience working with students with mild/moderate learning and behavior disorders. Experience in one or more of the following: literacy education, early childhood education, and/or ESL education, and five years or more of P-12 experience are desirable. To qualify for appointment as an Associate Professor, candidates must currently hold, or have held, that rank at a comparable institution.

    Applications: Please submit a letter of interest, vita, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references by clicking on the appropriate link on this page. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

    Advanced Assistant/Assoiate/Full Professor in New Literacies & Bi/Multilingual Immigrant Education at University of Arizona

    Description: The College of Education seeks an advanced junior, mid-level or senior scholar with broad expertise on the potential and challenges of using digital literacies and computational media to overcome the marginalization of linguistically diverse learners, with a special focus on immigrant populations. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster hire initiative in Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) jointly developed by faculty from the Colleges of Education, Humanities and the Social and Behavioral Sciences. The ideal candidate will have an established research agenda focusing on the sociocultural contexts of language and literacy use and development in new media environments. Scholars might study, for instance, ways that emerging technologies are creating affordances for immigrant/indigenous youth to expand multimodal repertoires, develop new forms of global citizenship and agency, find new avenues of technological and social inclusion, and/or work across ideological, social and linguistic borders, even as new technologies create new issues of equity. Alternatively, scholars applying for this position might focus on educational efforts to increase bi/multilingual immigrant learners’ language and literacy competencies through online communication and/or media production.

    Responsibilities:

    • Advising and teaching in both graduate and undergraduate programs.
    • Teaching courses related to digital literacies, youth and new media, and technology-enhanced language learning with diverse learners.
    • Developing an externally funded program of research leading to creation of knowledge in the area of new literacies and immigrant learners.

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in new literacies , new media, education-associated fields or cognate disciplines.
    • Teaching experience.
    • A record of university-level teaching preferred.
    • Commitment to linguistic and culturally diverse populations.
    • Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary and community environment
    • Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of innovative technology, and hybrid and online learning is highly desirable.
    • Experience in and commitment to securing extramural funding for research and program development.
    • Experience and/or interest in developing a research agenda in the borderlands of the southwest.

    Applications: Please complete electronic application https://uacareers.com/postings/5649 (Job F20193) attach a letter of interest, a statement of research and teaching interests, your curriculum vitae, three representative publications/papers, and names and contact information for three professional references.
    Contact information for candidates:

    Dr. David Yaden, Search Committee Chair
    520-626-9838
    dyadenjr@email.arizona.edu

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    Assistant or Associate Professor in ECE/Birth-Kindergarten at University of Arkansas

    Description: The School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas is seeking a qualified candidate for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the area of early childhood and birth-kindergarten. Responsibilities of this 9-month tenure-line position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses both face-to-face and online; advising students; developing an active research program in the area of early childhood; supervising student research projects; securing external funding; and providing service to the profession, community, and university. Candidates with experiences in field-based settings, as well as a record of collaborative work with demographically diverse families and multi-disciplinary professionals are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must have a promising or established research agenda, particularly with children and families at risk. A successful candidate will be able to secure extramural funding for research. This position is part of ongoing efforts contribute to the university goal of becoming a top 50 public research university.

    Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include:

    • An earned doctorate in early childhood education, early childhood special education, child development, or a closely related field from an accredited institution (Doctoral degree must be completed prior to start date)
    • Expertise in working with young children birth-kindergarten
    • A record of scholarly publications
    • Strong potential to be successful in acquiring external funding
    • A strong commitment to outstanding teaching research and collaboration
    • Candidates at the Associate Professor level will have already established a nationally recognized and funded program of research and be tenured at a comparable university or have at least four years of teaching, research, and service experience for tenure consideration
    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Demonstrated success in teaching and mentoring students
    • Experiences in field-based settings, as well as a record of collaborative work with demographically diverse families and multi-disciplinary professionals
    • Promising or established research agenda, particularly with children and families at risk

    Responsibilities: Build a program of nationally recognized research, consistent with the land-grant philosophy and the commitment to scholarly excellence in the field of early childhood education, specifically Birth-Kindergarten. Faculty are expected to work in an inclusive and responsive manner within the vision of excellence in research, teaching, and service central to the School, College, and University. The candidate would have the following specific responsibilities:

    • Pursue a program of research that significantly and meaningfully examines early childhood among diverse children and families.
    • Build and sustain a vibrant program of scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, presentations, extramural funding, and interdisciplinary research collaborations within the UA system and/or with external institutions
    • Acquire funding primarily from federal granting agencies to support a program of research
    • Teach, mentor, and advise undergraduate and graduate students

    Applications: Completed applications received by October 1, 2016 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. In order to apply, applicants should submit a letter of application, including educational background, professional experience, and separate statements of research and teaching interests; vitae; official transcripts from the granting institution, and names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15426.
    Address any questions regarding this position to: Dr. Tim Killian, telephone: 479-575-7214 or email: tkillian@uark.edu.

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    Assistant/Associate Professor in ECE-Preschool-3rd Grade at University of Nebraska Lincoln

    Description: The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies is seeking to hire a faculty member at the advanced Assistant or Associate Professor rank who will provide innovative leadership and expertise in the areas of early childhood care and education, child development, family engagement and education, workforce development, and quality early learning environments for children in preschool through third grade.

    Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include:

    • Doctoral degree in early childhood education, child development, or related area with knowledge of, and expertise in early childhood education.
    • Experience teaching in informal or formal teaching/training situations, and evidence of teaching excellence.
    • Record of research and scholarship that demonstrates potential for developing a high impact program of research in federal funding priority areas.
    Preferred qualifications include:
    • Certi cation (or eligibility of certi cation) as an early childhood education teacher.
    • Experience as an early childhood professional working with young children in pre-school through grade 3 settings.
    • Experience with professional development for early childhood professionals and programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to work on multidisciplinary teams
    • Experience with outreach programming.

    Responsibilities: The incumbent’s research and extension work will be designed to empower educators, parents, teachers, professionals in early childhood, and policymakers to understand high quality learning environments and experiences for young children. Their e ort will contribute to the development of a workforce prepared to deliver developmentally appropriate programming in academic environments that are becoming increasingly pressured, and that address gaps in opportunity for children. It is expected that the person will bring both their extension and research programs to scale through external funding, including federal funding mechanisms. The incumbent is expected to serve on inter-disciplinary extension issue teams and collaborate with others to expand the impact of their work. This includes connecting with stakeholders, agency and/or industry partners in a way that strengthens their research and extension programming and expands the impact of e ort, products, and outcomes. The incumbent is expected to identify issues and opportunities focused on stakeholder and learner needs and emerging regional and national issues. She/he will translate research-based information into learner-centered products. This includes creating scholarly, innovative, and high impact learning programs and tools. The incumbent will measure the impact of their programs and e ectively communicate results to administrators, stakeholders, users, and the media. It is expected that this Specialist will mentor extension colleagues through professional development, translational research, grants and professional writing. Their outreach, research and scholarship will contribute to the emphasis on early childhood education within the department, college, extension, and University. All educational programs and actions will meet a rmative action requirements and embrace diversity. It is expected that the incumbent will mentor graduate and undergraduate students and serve on graduate program supervisory committees. The incumbent will contribute to departmental citizenship which includes serving on faculty committees and ful lling other responsibilities contributing to the functioning of the unit, including supporting student recruitment.

    Applications: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu Search for position #F_160145. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application and attach the following documents; 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of approach to extension and research and up to two sample publications (attach using the other document link); 4) contact information for three professional references, and 5) official transcripts documenting highest degree earned, should be sent to Dr. Dipti Dev, Search Committee Chair, PO Box 880236, Lincoln, NE 68588-0236. Inquires should be directed to: Dr. Dipti Dev at 402-472-7295 or ddev2@unl.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 19 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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    Assistant or Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies – Two Positions in ECE at University of Tennessee Knoxville

    Description: The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for two early childhood education (birth-8), tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The positions will begin in August, 2017.

    Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Child Development, or a closely related field. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to perform at the rank being considered. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in early childhood curriculum, teacher education, policy, and/or the needs of diverse learners. Direct experience in early childhood classrooms is highly desirable.

    Responsibilities: The department supports an ecological and interdisciplinary perspective on early education and seeks candidates whose ongoing research and teaching will strengthen the ECE program and the CFS department. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue active research agendas and seek external funding, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and to advise students.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin on October 15th and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, up to two publications, and three letters of recommendation to: Elizabeth Johnson, Search Committee Chair, c/o scarlett@utk.edu. In the subject line of the email, please include “CFS ECE Search.” Electronic submissions of applications are preferred; paper applications may be sent to Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Child and Family Studies, 115 JHB, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996- 1912; (865) 974-5316. Please use the following reference number on the application: ED8-15/16-F49 or ED8-15/16-F50.

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