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Curriculum and Instruction Department Chair Position at University of Texas at Arlington

Description: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for the position of Curriculum and Instruction Department Chair. Reporting to the dean of the College of Education, the chair is responsible for supervising the personnel, budget, and general operations of the department; facilitating the development and accomplishment of department goals; supporting faculty scholarship; assisting in the development of departmental grants; maintaining close affiliations with area school districts; and working in a collegial manner with faculty, staff, and students.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and have an established record of refereed publications and grant funding as well as strong teaching commensurate with appointment as Professor. A doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, special education, educational psychology or a related field from an accredited institution is required. The candidate will have at least three years of administrative experience in higher education as well as successful experience with program development and program approvals.

Responsibilities: The chair will provide vision and leadership for the Department to achieve world class research excellence while continuing the tradition of its high quality teaching programs. The Chair is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through his or her leadership, scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

Applications: To apply applicants should go to www.uta.edu/faculty-search and submit the following materials: a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, a vita, and contact information for at least five references.
For best consideration, materials should be provided by January 16, 2017.
For more information about the University of Texas at Arlington, please visit: http://www.uta.edu/uta

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2 Assistant Professor Positions at Medgar Evers College

Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Special Education

Description: Medgar Evers College, Education Department, invites applications for a substitute line (that possibly leading to Tenure Track) Assistant Professor of Education-Early Childhood and Special Education to begin August 2017.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in early childhood education or Special Education with an early childhood focus and PK-3 teaching experience are required. The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarship with potential for external funding; excellence in teaching; and knowledge of current policies and practices associated with teaching young children and Special Education.

Responsibilities: Special consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, participate in academic advising, engage in scholarly service, and supervise candidates in field experiences.

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, and samples of recently published work.

Dr. R. Saran, Chair Education Department
rsaran@mec.cuny.edu, 516-487-2490, 718-270-4937


Assistant Professor in Childhood Education

Description: Medgar Evers College, Education Department, invites applications for a substitute line (that possibly leading to Tenure Track line) Assistant Professor in Education with a specialization in Childhood Education to begin August 2017.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in childhood education or Curriculum and Instruction with a childhood focus and K-6 teaching experience are required. The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarship with excellence in teaching; potential for external funding; and knowledge of current policies and practices associated with teaching young children and Special Education.

Responsibilities: Special consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, participate in academic advising, engage in scholarly service, and supervise candidates in field experiences.

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, and samples of recently published work.

Dr. R. Saran, Chair Education Department
rsaran@mec.cuny.edu, 516-487-2490, 718-270-4937

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Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Elementary Education at Penn State Harrisburg

Description: Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Education-Early Childhood Education to begin August 2017.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in early childhood education or curriculum and instruction with an early childhood focus and PK-4 teaching experience are required. The successful candidate will have a strong record of scholarship with potential for external funding; excellence in teaching; and knowledge of current policies and practices associated with teaching young children. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated expertise in early science instruction. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities: Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, participate in academic advising, engage in scholarly service, and supervise candidates in field experiences.

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, and samples of recently published work to http://psu.jobs, job number 69458. Additionally, three confidential written letters of reference should be sent directly to:

Dr. Jane Keat: Associate Professor of Education-Early Childhood Education Search Committee #69458
Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
W331 Olmsted
Middletown, PA 17057

or email to jbk120@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Executive Director of the Preschool Laboratory at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Description: The executive director will provide leadership to the UW Preschool Laboratory (PSL) in supporting and enhancing the School of Human Ecology’s (SoHE) research, teaching and outreach missions. They will develop, implement, and assess the PSL strategic plan, working in close partnership with the PSL faculty director. They will supervise the PSL director. Other collaborators include: Human Development and Family Studies department, PSL teachers, Center for Child and Family Well-being, PSL Advisory Board, and donors/friends. They will facilitate and assist faculty and students in conducting scholarly research, preparing the next generation of early childhood professionals, and engaging with the community to improve the lives of children and families. This position reports directly to the dean of the School of Human Ecology.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in human development and family studies, psychology, education or related fields is highly preferred. An exceptional candidate with a Master’s degree will be considered.

Candidates must have at least five years of professional experience related to early childhood development. Work experience in a university setting and/or preschool laboratory setting are highly preferred. Evidence of the following professional skills/experiences is highly desired:

  • Research and scholarship experience with an interdisciplinary perspective in the area of early childhood development
  • Teaching and mentoring college students
  • Strong communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing people and processes
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to creating inclusive work environments
  • Ability to effectively engage diverse stakeholders including researchers, faculty, administrators, teachers, students, families, community collaborators, and donors/friends
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to build a program
  • High-energy, entrepreneurial spirit and ability to create and execute a programmatic vision

Application: For more information or to apply, visit their website.

Chair, Associate or Full Professor Position in Child and Family Studies at San Diego State University

Description: The Department of Child and Family Development (CFD) at San Diego State University invites applications for the position of Department Chair at the Associate or Full rank. The appointment will begin July 1, 2017. The Department offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degree/ licensure programs in early childhood education, family life education, and early childhood mental health. We invite applicants with outstanding research and leadership trajectories in a range of disciplines related to child and family studies.

Responsibilities: The Chair oversees curriculum and instruction for all undergraduate and graduate programs; coordinates and writes reviews and evaluations of programs, courses, faculty, and staff; manages the budget and fiscal matters; contributes to community outreach; represents CFD on College, University, community, and state committees and councils; participates in fund raising and professional development initiatives; and engages with students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders on departmental matters.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

  • qualify for rank of associate or full professor and meets the department, college and university standards for tenure;
  • earned doctorate in human development, family and child studies, early childhood mental health, or a closely related field;
  • have a record of exemplary teaching and evidence of strong scholarship and service appropriate for associate or professor rank;
  • have a record of demonstrated leader experience;
  • have experience in obtaining external funds;
  • possess effective interpersonal, administrative and collaborative management skills necessary for providing department leadership within the college and university

Preferred qualifications include:

  • demonstrated ability in developing and sustaining working relationships with faculty and staff, the PreK-12 community, community-based organizations, and appropriate local, national, and international organizations;
  • experience in higher education administration;
  • experience in building collaborative department, institutional and community partnerships to support student experiences and the development of research and service opportunities;
  • willingness to be actively involved with local, state, regional, national and international organizations concerned with child and family development;
  • experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse children and families

Applications: Please apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/39927. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by January 20, 2017, although applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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