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Associate/Full Professor in Early Childhood Development and Education at SUNY Buffalo

Descriptions: The Department of Learning and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York seeks a scholar in Early Childhood Development and Education for a tenure-track position. Candidates will be considered at the Associate/Full professor level.

The successful candidate must have an active research program in early childhood development and education, and a strong track record of publishing and securing external research funding. Although the specific area of research is open, we are particularly interested in candidates who are engaged in developmental research on one or more of the following topics:

  1. the intersection between mind, brain, behavior, and learning
  2. young children in urban settings, ethnic minority and/or immigrant families, or families affected by disabilities
  3. social-emotional, behavioral, or cognitive development in early childhood
  4. early learning environments, both in the home and in child care settings
  5. early childhood education policy, intervention, or effectiveness research
  6. school readiness and the transition to elementary school

Preferences: Preference will be given to candidates:

  1. whose research program can be integrated into our new multidisciplinary doctoral program: Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning (CISL)
  2. who have experience and expertise directing centers like the ECRC at UB or early childhood/childhood teacher education programs

We welcome candidates from a range of methodological traditions, particularly those with a strong background in quantitative methods, and employing a range of methodologies including, but not limited to, observational, experimental, design-based research, and mixed-method approaches.

Responsibilities: The candidate will teach courses on topics related to applied child development and research, and advice Masters and doctoral students. He or she will also be expected to teach in our teacher education program. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Developmental Psychology, Human Development, or a related field; record of research and scholarly publications consistent with the appointment level; and ability to teach and advise students at the graduate level. The successful candidate must have a strong research record, a willingness to continue generating external funding, and a strong commitment to teaching, community engagement, and professional service.

Applications: To apply, go to http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57418. Application materials must include (1) a cover letter describing your research and teaching interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three sample publications, and (4) contact of at least three references. All applications submitted by December 1, 2014 will receive full consideration. However, screening of applications will continue until position is filled. For more information, contact Professor X. Christine Wang.

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Assistant Professor in ECE at the University of Texas at Austin

Description: The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, invites applications for the following position in our Early Childhood Education program, to begin Fall 2015.

Qualifications:

  1. A doctorate in Early Childhood Education or related field
  2. Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research and teaching
  3. Experience in teaching young children
  4. A strong research agenda focused on early childhood education

Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in our teacher certification programs (prekindergarten through the primary grades) and graduate courses in our Early Childhood Education graduate degree programs. Above all, we seek a talented scholar to work collaboratively with a faculty committed to innovative and socially responsive research, teaching, and service in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has a strong commitment to issues of equity, cultural relevance, and social justice in education and field-based teacher education.

Applications: All applications will be electronic.Submit letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a sample of scholarly writing to: annford@austin.utexas.edu. Subject line: Early Childhood Search. Also, please have 3 letters of reference emailed to the same address, directly from their writers. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Background check conducted on applicant selected for hire.

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Assistant Professor in Special Ed, Language & Literacy at College of New Jersey

Description: The Department of Special Education, Language and Literacy seeks dynamic candidates for an assistant professor, tenure-track position commencing August 2015. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education, scholarship, service, and advisement. Candidates with a strong interest in teaching and a commitment to working collaboratively with schools, community agencies, and faculty colleagues are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in special education, disability studies, or related field (A.B.D. will be considered), appropriate teaching experience in P-12 schools and higher education, a well-developed program of research, an emerging/promising record of scholarship, knowledge in use of technology to enhance instruction, and demonstrated skills in working collaboratively with colleagues in various disciplines. Strongly preferred expertise in two or more of the following areas including: inclusive education practices, collaborative relationships with families and school personnel, positive behavior supports, assistive technology, literacy education, transition, and psychology and development of children and adolescents. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: early childhood/special education, urban education, and prior experience supervising field experiences and working with schools.

Applications:spedsearch@tcnj.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by March 9th will receive primary consideration. Sample publications representative of applicant's scholarly work may also be submitted.

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Curriculum and Instruction Department Chairperson at University of Houston

Description: The Curriculum and Instruction Department Chairperson will be responsible for advancing the national recognition and impact of our Ph. D and Ed. D programs, expanding current and creating new master’s degree and certificate programs, leading undergraduate student success efforts, mentoring an exceptionally talented number of early and mid-career faculty, and cultivating a culture of excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee departmental academic affairs, new faculty recruitment, evaluation of faculty, assignment of graduate assistants, and budgetary affairs
  2. Facilitate faculty-led updating or co-design of academic program curriculum with appropriate community partners
  3. Lead departmental strategic planning and implementation efforts to elevate national ranking of degree programs
  4. Enable collaborations among researchers within/outside the COE
  5. Actively participate in the University’s launch of its largest capital campaign
  6. Serve on the Dean’s Administrative Cabinet; conduct regular meetings with department academic program leads; collaborate with the COE Faculty Executive Committee

Qualifications:

  1. Doctoral degree from an accredited university in a related field represented in the appropriate Department at UH (http://coe.uh.edu/academicdepartments/)
  2. Demonstrated history of leading and elevating the national stature of a Ph.D. program
  3. Demonstrated history of innovation and leadership in advancing the research mission of an academic department or program
  4. Knowledge of policies and procedures associated with securing extramural funding from private foundations and federal agencies
  5. Experience and willingness to engage in a university advancement campaign
  6. Demonstrated record of scholarship that merits a tenured faculty appointment as an associate or full professor with tenure

Applications:To apply, the following materials should be uploaded online at https://www.coe.uh.edu/search/ :

  1. A cover letter describing your (a) qualifications and interest in the position, (b) evidence of scholarly impact, (c) history of external peer-reviewed funding, and (d) vision of your role as the Department Chairperson
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation

This full-time, 11-month appointment will begin no later than August 1, 2015 (flexible). The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and will include benefits.

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Clinical Faculty, Continuing Non-Tenure Track in ECE Integrating Curriculum & Teaching in K-3 at Miami University

Responsibilities: Teach early childhood education courses, such as content methods courses (e.g,, math, social studies, science), introduction of early childhood education, and classroom guidance. Collaborate with faculty in developing and revising programs. Facilitate course-related field experiences. Advise undergraduate students. Provide service to the department, university, and the profession.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

  1. Earned master’s degree with emphasis in early childhood or elementary education, to be completed by the time of appointment
  2. A minimum of 5 years of effective teaching in self-contained grades K-3 classrooms
  3. Experience in teaching diverse student populations (e.g., racial minority students, English language learners, students with special needs, urban and poor/working-class students)
Desired Qualifications include:
  1. Earned doctorate with emphasis in early childhood or elementary education, to be completed by the time of appointment
  2. Experience in developing and teaching conceptually rich integrated curricula
  3. Experience in interpreting and implementing state mandated standards
  4. Integration of culturally relevant curricula and pedagogy for diverse student populations
  5. Ability to integrate school, family, and community in teaching and learning experiences
  6. Integration of technology in classroom practices
  7. Participation in related national and/or state professional organizations

Applications: Submit a letter of application detailing interest and qualifications, a current curriculum vita, and evidence of high quality teaching to the Academic Personnel website under “Employment at Miami” and “Faculty.” Three (3) letters of recommendation can be sent directly by email to Dr. Sheri Leafgren, Search Committee Chair.
Screening of applications will begin on January 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sheri Leafgren by email at leafgrs@MiamiOH.edu or by phone at (513) 529-6443.

Associate/Full Professor Rank in ECE/EC Special Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Responsibilities: Seeking a tenure-track associate or full professor with expertise in inclusive Early Childhood Education (ECE) and/or Early Childhood Special Education. This unique position provides a collaborative opportunity for research, innovation, and creativity across vibrant programs in ECE/ECSE and a nationally recognized NAEYC-accredited inclusive Early Childhood Education Center. The successful candidate will teach and advise students in undergraduate and graduate degree teacher preparation programs leading to an endorsement to teach ECE and/or ECSE. Opportunities also exist to teach, mentor and advise students in an inclusive, developing, and dynamic doctoral program. Successful candidates will be required to maintain an active program of research, grant writing, teaching (including advising, recruiting, mentoring students, developing and teaching courses), and service.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications Include: An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education, or related field; experience facilitating access to the general education curriculum for young students with and without disabilities, strong publication record commensurate with senior level rank, and successful record of grant experience as PI with experience managing grant budgets. Preferred Qualifications Include: evidence of experience collaborating with educators in the field of Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education and Early Intervention; knowledge of evidence-based practices to address academic and linguistic needs of young children identified as English language learners in Early Childhood Education settings; experience (e.g., early intervention, community-based child care, PreK-2) in the areas ECE/ECSE/EI pedagogy; higher education curricular expertise and (a) research methods for early childhood, (b) assessment of diverse learners. The department is strongly committed to increasing diversity among the faculty. Persons from culturally and linguistically diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications: Submit a detailed letter of interest describing your preparation, research, expertise, and experience as it relates to working with young children with and without disabilities in Early Childhood Education/ECSE settings; a comprehensive resume listing qualifications and experience; and three professional letters of reference. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the required and preferred position qualifications as this information will be used in the initial review of materials.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on February 1, 2015 and best consideration will be gained from materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. John Filler, Search Committee Chair, and submitted via the online application system. For assistance with the on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

Assistant/Associate Professor in K-4 Language Arts at the Ohio State University

Description: The Department of Teaching & Learning is seeking a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with an active program of classroom-focused, language arts-related research and a commitment to excellence in teaching. In particular, we are looking for candidates who bring expertise in the language arts in primary-grade (K-4) culturally and linguistically diverse urban classrooms. More specifically, we are looking for a colleague who demonstrates expertise in one or more areas, including but not limited to: culturally- and linguistically-sustaining pedagogies, bilingualism and biliteracy, multimodality, fair and equitable assessment, the impact of literacy and language policies on marginalized populations, cross-linguistic studies of literacy, and the significance of play and creative arts in primary-grade education.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to conduct research, including collaborating with colleagues to expand world class scholarship agendas that focus on current and pressing educational issues; provide leadership to the growth of undergraduate and graduate research initiatives, including collaboration with elementary schools and other centers; seek external research funding; teach undergraduate and M.Ed. early childhood/elementary teacher licensure courses, as well as MA and PhD courses; and engage in local, national, and international service.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in education with a focus on language arts or related fields prior to faculty appointment, an active research agenda, experience teaching in diverse K-4 classrooms, and a strong publication record commensurate with experience. The strongest candidates will have experience working in collaborative partnerships with public school professionals in linguistically and culturally diverse communities, and a demonstrated commitment to teacher education.

Applications: Applicants should submit, preferably electronically, a letter of application, a curriculum vita, statements of research and of teaching philosophy, the names of three references, and samples of 2-3 scholarly works to:

Dr. Mileidis Gort, Search Committee Chair
c/o: Jo’Vanna Zanders
The Ohio State University
333 Arps Hall
1945 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210
zanders.3@osu.edu

Evaluation of application materials will begin on January 15th and continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction with specialization in ECE at the Pennsylvania State University

Description: This is a tenure-track, 36-week appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in research and/or teaching, beginning Fall 2015 (negotiable). Salary is commensurate with education and experience; full University benefits apply. Penn State has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education seeks an individual with scholarly interests and expertise in early childhood education at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a scholar who can help us extend and expand our commitment to the education of young learners in preschool, school, and other settings. This position offers opportunities to contribute to the development of high-quality scholarship and programs in early childhood education. The candidate should have an interest in teacher preparation as well as graduate education focused on enhancing the research capabilities of students interested in the many dimensions of the education of young learners. This position includes opportunities to teach on-line. Primary responsibilities include engaging in research, writing, and other scholarly activities in early childhood education; contributing to the early childhood and pre-K – 4th grade teacher certification undergraduate program, advising undergraduate and graduate students seeking teacher certification in pre-K – 4th grade education; developing and teaching graduate courses in early childhood education; supervising masters and doctoral students’ programs and research, and supervising graduate assistants; pursuing individually and/or with others relevant externally funded research, curriculum development, teacher education and/or evaluation opportunities in language education; participating in faculty governance with Department, College, and University; and providing service, outreach, and leadership to the University, educational institutions, agencies, and professional organizations and learned societies.

Required Qualifications: Required qualifications include (commensurate with experience):

  • earned doctorate in early childhood education or a related field, and a strong academic record;
  • strong record of, or potential for, research and scholarly publications in advance research in early childhood education;
  • relevant teaching experience in early childhood settings;
  • evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising;
  • evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds;
  • and experience with funded projects or record of external funding commensurate with experience.

Applications: To apply, applicants must submit:

  • a letter of application documenting qualifications for the position;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • up to three representative reprints or preprints of scholarly publications (if available);
  • and the names, surface mail and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) professional references to Penn State’s Electronic Job Management System (EJMS).
Applications received by December 1, 2014, are assured full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The online listing of the position can be found at http://psu.jobs/Search/Opportunities.html
Job title: Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction, with specialization in Early Childhood Education
Job #: 54018

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Assistant/Associate Professor of ECE at University of Wisconsin, Stout

Required Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a doctoral program; graduate degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Licensable/certifiable in the range Birth-age 12 (Early Childhood/Elementary Teacher)
  • Three years of full time teaching experience in the range Birth-age 12

Preferred Qulifications:

  • Ph.D./Ed.D. with graduate degree in Early Childhood/Elem. Ed, Child Development or related field
  • Ability to teach professional core courses
  • Completed coursework with emphasis in applied child development and pedagogical practice
  • Experience supervising Early Childhood Education/Elementary teacher candidates
  • Record of Scholarship
In addition, for consideration of Associate Professor rank and for tenure, a Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required as well as post-secondary teaching experience and record of scholarly activity.

Responsibilities:Teach Early Childhood Education/Elem. Education courses; supervise teacher candidates in field experiences; advise undergraduate and graduate students; engage in scholarly activities and research; develop and maintain positive relations with outside agencies; demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; and participate in service activities at the discipline, school, and university levels.

Applications:To apply, go to: www.uwstout.edu/jobs/ > Faculty & Academic Staff Positions (Unclassified)
Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) by visiting the site below:

https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf

Applicants can also view the FAQs after accessing the online system by clicking on the "Help" link in the upper right corner.
If you have application questions call or e-mail:
Dr. Jill Klefstad, Search Committee Chair
Teaching, Learning and Leadership Department, School of Education
Phone: 715.232.2345
E-mail: klefstadj@uwstout.edu

Screening of applications will begin 12/05/2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them. Please be sure you have included the following documents:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing the applicant’s qualifications
  2. Current vita
  3. A copy of teaching licenses
  4. Names and contact information for three references including current supervisor indicating professional relationship
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts

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2 positions in ECE at University of Massachusetts Boston

Description:The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) at the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks one full or associate professor, and one assistant professor with expertise in early childhood education and care and child development, or a closely related field (such as human development, child development, psychology, family studies, education policy, etc.).
We are seeking collaborative and creative colleagues who shares UMass Boston’s commitment to urban populations and who possess global, inclusionary, and/or transdisciplinary perspectives on early education and care. The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the development, growth, and enhancement of programs in the early childhood area, including a new doctoral program in Early Childhood Care and Education. In particular, we are seeking scholars working on the leading edge of Early Childhood Education and Care research, particularly in the early learning sciences, global access and quality, and child development and early learning in urban, diverse, immigrant contexts.

Responsibilities:Responsibilities may include: carry out an active funded research agenda that makes significant contributions to the field of early childhood education and provides research opportunities for doctoral students; teach courses in the graduate and undergraduate early childhood education programs; supervise students in their pre-practicum and practicum settings (field experience/student teaching); advise undergraduate and graduate students; assist with curriculum development and assessment, and professional associations' accreditation; and contribute to the University's urban mission, to University and Departmental committees, and to professional associations.

Qualifications:Candidates must have a terminal degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Applied Child Development or closely related field (such as human development, psychology, family studies, education policy, etc.); in-field work experience, preferably in settings that embrace multicultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic diversity; experience teaching at the college level, both traditional and nontraditional student populations; and evidence of scholarly productivity. Candidates should provide evidence of ability to seek and obtain extramural research funding.

Applications:To apply, please submit online: 1) a letter of interest that addresses your qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, experience, and your agenda for research, teaching, and service and 2) CV, and 3) contact information for three letters of recommendation: http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=54340
Review of applications will begin November 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Rachel Chazan Cohen at rachel.cohen@umb.edu

For more information please see the attached position description or go to http://umb.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=54340&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=0

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Urban Teacher Education and Language and Literacy at University of Missouri-Kansas City

Description:The School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Teacher Education & Language and Literacy at the Assistant, Advanced Assistant, or Associate level beginning in Fall 2015. The UMKC School of Education’s Language and Literacy Program, fully accredited by the International Reading Association, is one of a wide range of accredited programs in the division of Curriculum and Instructional Leadership (CIL). The Language and Literacy division offers two graduate degrees (Master’s and Education Specialist,) striving to prepare innovative and knowledgeable literacy teachers and coaches. The scholar filling this position will join a collaborative and dedicated faculty who emphasize excellence in education and commitment to urban schools and communities. The scholar filling this position will conduct and establish a research and publication agenda in Language and Literacy; participate in innovative curriculum development at the graduate level; teach undergraduate and graduate literacy methods courses; advise graduate candidates; participate actively in local, state, and national professional organizations; and contribute to the service missions of the School of Education and the University. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide innovative program development at the graduate level.
  • Advise graduate students in the Language & Literacy Master’s and Education Specialist programs.
  • Provide significant program leadership, innovative program development, and coordination if hired at the advanced assistant or associate professor level.
  • Establish a significant externally fundable program of research informing the field of Language and Literacy that also advances the School’s mission of urban education and its social justice, diversity and democracy values.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., Methods of Teaching of Language and Literacy, Literacy Assessment; Adolescent and/or Elementary Practica; Content Area Reading, Children’s Literature).
  • Engage in research and scholarship consistent with our promotion and tenure guidelines.
  • Engage in school, campus, university, and community activities aligned with the School’s mission.
  • Actively participate in local, state, and national professional organizations.

Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Language and Literacy Education or closely related field.
  • An established scholarly and professional record in language and literacy consistent with University promotion and tenure guidelines.
  • At least three years of successful PK-12 public school experience as a classroom teacher, preferably in an urban setting.
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in conducting research in urban settings.
  • Demonstrated grant productivity and scholarship. If applying at the assistant professor level, demonstrated potential for grant productivity.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice and urban education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to national/professional organizations and local community service.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience and interest in critical and/or sociocultural perspectives on the teaching of literacy, children’s literature, literacy assessment and/or adolescent literacy.
  • Experience in teaching in diverse and urban communities.
  • Experience in working with English language learners.
  • Experience in teaching with technology.

Applications:Applicants should submit a letter expressing interest in and perspectives on the position, curriculum vita, two writing samples or publications, as well as contact information for four references. References will not be contacted until advanced stages of screening, and candidates will receive rior notification.
For a Full Job Description and to Apply: See position #00038864 at www.umkc.edu/hr/jobsearch.
Application deadline is December 15, 2014. Formal review of applications will begin January 1st and continue until the position is filled.

For further information about this position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Rita Barger via email at bargerr@umkc.edu or 816-235-5655.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Urban Teacher Education and ECE at University of Missouri-Kansas City

Description:The School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Teacher Education and Early Childhood Education at the Assistant, Advanced Assistant, or Associate level, beginning in Fall 2015. The faculty in the division of Curriculum and Instructional Leadership (CIL) provide a full range of NCATE and State of Missouri accredited programs leading to certification in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Secondary, and PK-12 settings, offering degrees in more than 20 emphasis areas. The scholar filling this position will join a collaborative and dedicated faculty who emphasize excellence in education and commitment to urban schools and healthy urban communities. The scholar will conduct and establish a research and publication agenda in Early Childhood Education; participate in innovative Early Childhood curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels; teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education; advise undergraduate and graduate candidates; participate actively in local, state, and national professional organizations; and contribute to the service missions of the School of Education and the University. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage in research and scholarship consistent with our promotion & tenure guidelines.
  • Establish a significant external fundable program of research informing the field of Early Childhood Education that also advances the School’s mission of urban education and its social justice, diversity and democracy values.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., Observation and Assessment, Child Guidance, Integrated Curriculum, Families and Communities, Early Childhood Methods).
  • Provide program development and innovation in Early Childhood education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Supervise teacher education field experiences, and student teaching.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students in the Early Childhood pre-service, Master’s and Doctoral programs.
  • Engage in school, campus, and university committee as well as community activities aligned with the School’s mission.
  • Actively participate in local, state, and national professional organizations.

Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.
  • An established (or potential to establish) scholarly and professional record in Early Childhood consistent with University promotion and tenure guidelines.
  • Demonstrated grant productivity and scholarship. If applying at the assistant professor level, demonstrated potential for grant productivity and scholarship.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice and urban education.
  • At least three years of successful PK-12 public school experience as a classroom teacher or equivalent, preferably in an urban setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to national/professional organizations and local community service.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience in teaching in diverse and urban communities.
  • Experience in working with English language learners.
  • Experience in teaching with technology.

Applications:Applicants should submit a letter expressing interest in and perspectives on the position, curriculum vita, two writing samples or publications, as well as contact information for four references. References will not be contacted until advanced stages of screening, and candidates will receive prior notification.
For a Full Job Description and to Apply: See position #00038863 at www.umkc.edu/hr/jobsearch.
Application deadline is December 15, 2014. Formal review of applications will begin January 1st and continue until the position is filled.

For further information about this position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Rita Barger via email at bargerr@umkc.edu or 816-235-5655.

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Primary Grades Language and Literacy at Drexel University

Description:Drexel University, School of Education invites applications for an Early Childhood Education faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a focus on primary grades language and literacy development. This is a tenure track line and would require the individual to have accomplished a well-established and distinguished program of scholarship as well as an exemplary teaching record for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. As a faculty member, the scholar will join colleagues in the Department of “Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum.” The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, or closely related field. In association with the School of Education’s current needs and our increased involvement in Philadelphia-regional urban education issues, we seek an individual with substantive expertise in primary grades language and literacy development in association with diversity, inclusiveness, and urban education, as well as classroom teaching experience at the kindergarten – 4th grade levels.

Responsibilities:The individual will be expected to teach and develop courses, engage in appropriate program development, collaborate with other faculty, and advise students in the School of Education’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs as appropriate, including students on campus and online. The development of a research program on early childhood language and literacy development is also an expectation for the position. The individual will also be expected to seek external funding as well as fulfill the professional obligations of a faculty member within a research intensive university.

Qualifications:The successful candidate should establish themselves as a scholar in the School of Education at Drexel University through:

  • Engagement in a program of applied developmental research on early childhood education that is relevant to educational and other settings;
  • Work in school readiness and the transition to the primary grades, including children at risk for academic and developmental problems across this transition;
  • Work with early learning environments, both in the home and in other education and care settings;
  • Work in and demonstrate appreciation for early childhood policy, intervention, and/or effectiveness research;
  • Demonstrated commitment to studying children in urban settings and in ethnic minority and/or immigrant families, or families affected by disabilities;
  • Demonstrated commitment to engaging in scholarship that advances our understanding of how socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, immigrant status, and disability impact early childhood development and learning.

Applications:All applicants should provide a cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, two examples of their scholarship, and a list of five references.
Online applications are required. Please apply at: https://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1415393387828 Review of applications will begin 9 January 2015. For inquiries, please send an email to the Search Committee Chair, Dominic F. Gullo, Ph.D. at dfg28@drexel.edu.

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They are also searching for colleagues in 2 other positions: One in Urban Education/Educational Policy and one in Educational Evaluation and/or Quantitative Methods. For inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dominic F. Gullo, Ph.D. at dfg28@drexel.edu.

Assistant Professor in ECE at University of Oklahoma

Description: The Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum in the University of Oklahoma’s Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education invites nominations and applications for one full-time, tenure-track position in the field of early childhood education (Oklahoma Certification is grades pre-k -grade 3) to start on August 15, 2015. The position includes responsibilities in undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates at the assistant rank will be considered for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood Education and related areas
  • Conduct research and participate in other scholarly activities
  • Advise graduate students
  • Collaborate with faculty in undergraduate and graduate program development
  • Provide service to the university, community, early childhood programs in public and private settings, and broader profession

Qualifications:
A. Required:
Earned doctorate at the time of appointment in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related area; Potential for or demonstrated competencies in research, publication, teaching and service; Minimum of three years teaching young children, birth through age 8, in public or private settings.
B. Preferred:
Interest and/or experience in teaching and scholarship in Early Childhood Education; Scholarly understanding of Dual Language Learners and Early Childhood Special Education ; Interest and experience working in an interdisciplinary environment; Potential for or demonstrated competencies in obtaining external funding; Effective teaching experience at the university level.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, transcripts of all graduate coursework and at least three current letters of reference to:

Lisa Monroe, PhD.
Search Chair Early Childhood Education Faculty Position
University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
820 Van Vleet Oval, ECH 114
Norman, OK 73019
Email submissions should be sent to gkelley@ou.edu

More information at https:ljjobs.ou.edu. Refer to job requisition #12531 in all communications.

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in ECE at CUNY Queens College

Description: In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, Queens College, CUNY seeks to fill the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Primary responsibilities are research, teaching, and student advisement.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in early childhood education. Ideal candidates will possess expertise in a dedicated area related to the education of children between birth and 2nd grade. A background in infant and toddler development, care, and education is a plus, but not required. Candidates should supply evidence of an active research agenda, scholarly productivity, and other professional achievements relative to rank and experience. Evidence of success as a teacher educator at the college or university level is a must. Prior classroom teaching at the early childhood level is preferred.

Applications: The closing date for this position is January, 1, 2015. If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
  • Click "Search job postings"
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  • Search by Job Opening ID number 11480
  • Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions

Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Visit http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsysteminstructions.html for application instructions.

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Assistant/Associate Professor in ECE STEM at University of Nebraska at Omaha

Responsibilities:The essential duties and responsibilities include: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education/elementary education with an emphasis in STEM; supervise student teachers; conduct research and participate in scholarly activity; provide service to the department, college, university and metropolitan community. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

Qualifications:Earned Doctorate degree in Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, STEM Education or closely related field (ABD Considered); evidence of/or potential for research and creative activity

Applications:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Complete an application, attach a cover letter, vita, and a list of 5 references online at http://www.unomaha.edu. For additional information contact Dr. Sarah Edwards, Chair, 402-554-3465 or skedwards@unomaha.edu.

ECE Assistant Professor at Western Washington University

Description: Woodring College of Education invites individuals with cross-cultural experience and commitment to social justice and educational equity to apply for appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Elementary Education Department. This is a nine-month tenure-track position starting September 16, 2015, with opportunity for summer employment. Information about Early Childhood and Elementary programs can be found at: http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Depts/ELED/EarlyChildhood.shtml

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education, with a focus on undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations of literacy and language acquisition in early childhood, including a focus on P-3 English language learner (ELL) or dual language contexts.
  • Maintain an active and visible program of scholarship of Early Childhood Education and Language Development and pursue external funding.
  • Participate in service within the department, college, university, community and professional organizations.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Supervise students in community-based and/or school-based practica settings.
  • Provide leadership to collaborate and support field-based educators in primary grades in innovative school/community and university partnerships.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate by the time of appointment in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • Expertise, coursework, demonstrated skills and knowledge of culturally and developmentally relevant language and literacy practices appropriate for P- 3 settings, with emphasis working with primary grades (K-3)
  • Demonstrated experience working in P- 3 settings with diverse students, staff, and constituents, particularly those from marginalized communities
  • Record of ability to foster community relationships and engage in learning collaboratively with students, families, community partners, staff, and colleagues.

Preferred Qualifiations:

  • Doctorate in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience working in early childhood settings serving dual language learners under age five
  • Academic preparation that emphasizes the intersection of language, literacy, and culture
  • Demonstrated experience in successful teaching in higher education settings
  • The ability to communicate fluently in two or more languages
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly research, including grant-funded research, in the area of Early Childhood Education, early language development or closely related field.

Applications: Please submit your application via WWU’s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE) at https://jobs.wwu.edu/. Note: You will need to use Internet Explorer to fully utilize WWU’s online application system. Materials may be attached as noted on the EASE application.

Application materials should include:

  1. Cover letter addressing the position qualifications
  2. Vita
  3. Two scholarly writing samples
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references

For further information on this position please contact Dr. Marilyn Chu by email or by phone at (360) 650-2737.

Review of applications will begin January 10, 2015. Position is open until filled.

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Chair of Department of Human Development & Quantitative Methodology at University of Maryland

Description: The College of Education at the University of Maryland invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology (HDQM). We seek a nationally or internationally recognized scholar with the vision and interdisciplinary perspective required to lead a strong and diverse faculty in its efforts to advance its tripartite mission of research, teaching, and service.More information about the University of Maryland, the College of Education, and the Department can be found at http://www.education.umd.edu/HDQM/.

Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include:

  1. Earned doctorate in human development, educational psychology, developmental psychology, measurement, quantitative methods, or a related area
  2. Record of publications and funding commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor
  3. Demonstrated national or international leadership and scholarship in education, human development, quantitative methodology, or a related area
  4. Administrative experience in a role as department chair or other comparable experience
  5. Experience managing budgets
  6. Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, including the ability to lead a diverse community

Applications: Candidates should upload a letter of application addressing their qualifications; current curriculum vitae; and names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons from whom reference letters may be requested. All application materials must be submitted electronically via the eTerp system at ejobs.umd.edu.

Requests for confidentiality will be honored until the final phase of the search.

Address materials and inquiries to

Prof. Colin Phillips, HDQM Search Committee Chair
c/o College of Education
3119 Benjamin Building, University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Voice: 301-405-2172 FAX: 301-314-9890
Email: hdqm-chair-search@umd.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit by December 1, 2014. Appointment to the position will be effective July 1, 2015.

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Assistant Professor of ECE at University of Washington

Description: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SEATTLE, College of Education, seeks to fill a nine-month full-time position for an Assistant Professor in the area of Early Childhood and Family Studies. We seek applicants with a doctoral degree in education or a closely related field. Our new colleague will demonstrate expertise in early childhood education and family engagement.

Qualifications: Strong preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas: early academic content areas (e.g., early math, early science, early literacy, etc.); early childhood teacher preparation; dual language learners; and/or quantitative analysis of early childhood policy such as universal preschool, Head Start, QRIS, full day Kindergarten, etc. Candidates with a track record for promoting equity and inclusion for multicultural and multilingual students, and other traditionally underserved populations of students are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:This faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in person and online related to early childhood education. The College has a long- standing commitment to tenure-line faculty who achieve excellence in research and grants activity. Continuing that tradition, candidates must have an active research agenda, a strong publication record (commensurate with years in rank), and a track record or evidence of potential to secure external funding. Preference will be given to individuals who have experience with culturally and linguistically diverse populations and to those with early childhood education teaching experience.

Applications: Applications should include:

  1. a detailed letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, experience, research agenda, and evidence of engaging schools or other organizations serving historically disenfranchised youth
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. three letters of reference
  4. at least two examples of scholarly writing
  5. an email address for further communications
Please submit your application packet both electronically and by mail to the search chair, Dr. Gail Joseph, via Ms. Lynda Jensen.

222 Miller Hall, College of Education
Seattle, WA 98195-3600

Send queries about the position to Dr. Gail Joseph, search chair.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment to commence September 16, 2015. To learn more about the University of Washington and the College of Education, our mission and goals, research and outreach activities, faculty, and academic programs, please visit us on the web.

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ECE Specialist at Assistant Professor Level at University of Arizona

Description:The University of Arizona, College of Education has established an innovative approach to undergraduate and graduate programs in early childhood education with a focus on Communities as Resources in Early Childhood Teacher Education (CREATE)and is currently searching for an Early Childhood Education specialist for appointment to a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level effective August 2015.The successful candidate will be joining a highly regarded group of faculty as well as a vibrant early childhood community in Southern Arizona—a dynamic transnational border region, in proximity to the 21 Tribal Nations of Arizona.

Existing faculty research and teaching interests related to Early Childhood Education include the teaching and learning ecologies of linguistically/culturally diverse students; family and community resources in diverse in- and out- of school contexts; partnerships between family-community-school; early childhood teacher education; equity and social justice education; children’s rights and participation; and children’s literature. We seek to enhance our leadership and scholarly contributions in this field and to further strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs in Early Childhood Education. The successful candidate will establish and maintain an active research program and compile a strong record of scholarly achievement, including securing grant support for his/her research program.

Qualifications:

  1. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
  2. Teaching experience at the early childhood or elementary school level is preferred.
  3. A record of university-level teaching preferred.
  4. Commitment to linguistic and culturally diverse populations.
  5. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary and community environment
  6. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of innovative technology, and hybrid and online learning is highly desirable.
  7. Experience in and commitment to securing extramural funding for research and program development

Responsibilities:

  1. Advising and teaching in both graduate and undergraduate programs
  2. Teaching courses related to Early Childhood Education and the content areas with emphasis from birth to early grades.
  3. Developing an externally funded program of research leading to recognition as a nationally known early childhood educator.

Applications: Please complete the electronic application form (Job 56478) and 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 on-line at: http://www.hr.arizona.edu. Submit further inquiries to:

Dr. Ana Christina da Silva Iddings, Search Committee Chair

Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies
P. O. Box 210069
College of Education, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0069

Applications will be reviewed starting on October 30, 2014. Review will continue until the position is filled. For further information please call (520) 621-2928.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in ECE at George Mason University

Description: The George Mason University, College of Education and Human Development invites applications for an Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator (assistant/associate/full professor; tenureline or term position). An experienced scholar is needed to coordinate a diverse and innovative set of academic programs for doctoral, master’s and undergraduate students. The coordinator role is a nine-month faculty leadership position fall 2015. Scholarship preparation are required.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:

  1. leading program initiatives and meetings
  2. facilitating collaboration on future directions for the program
  3. working with an advisory board of local educators
  4. managing class schedules and instructional assignments
and other team leadership duties. As faculty members, coordinators teach and advise students and (if in a tenure-line position) conduct and disseminate research.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

  1. an earned doctorate related early childhood education
  2. university teaching and leadership experience
  • (for tenure-line faculty) a well-established research agenda related to early childhood pedagogy
  • A commitment to collaboration and democratic decision-making is also essential. Preferred qualifications include:a history of working in public school settings (including teaching experience in grades PK-3) as well as experience working with: diverse populations, graduate-level students, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation accreditation process, and the standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Council for Exceptional Children.

    Director, School of Education at Clarion University

    Description: Clarion University – a comprehensive master’s institution and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) - invites nominations and applications for the position of Director School of Education to begin no later than July 1, 2015.

    The director will oversee the daily operational, management, and budgetary needs of the School’s programs and be responsible for ensuring the School maintains its certifications and accreditations. The director is expected to work collaboratively with state, regional, and program accrediting agencies. This position is responsible for the planning, direction, and evaluation of all teacher education programs and courses in accordance with the mission and academic standards of the University.

    Qualifications: Required qualifications include:

    1. A doctorate or terminal degree, preferably in a discipline represented in the School of Education;
    2. P-12 experience;
    3. Progressive administrative experience in higher education, with a minimum of three years experience at the level of program director or above;
    4. Experience with NCATE/CAEP;
    5. Academic and personal integrity; and,
    6. Completion of a successful interview.
    Desirable qualifications include:
    1. Outstanding leadership, management and communications skills;
    2. Demonstrated efforts to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion;
    3. Experience with faculty professional development and support of quality curriculum and instruction in a variety of modalities;
    4. Success in recruiting and retaining excellent students and faculty;
    5. Experience with special education;
    6. A proven ability to build and expand relationships with internal and external constituents;
    7. Experience with planning and fiscally responsible management practices, especially within a responsibility centered management model;
    8. Demonstrated ability to acquire and manage external resources through fund raising, grants, or contracts;
    9. A record of scholarship; and,
    10. The enthusiasm to lead the School into the future.

    Applications: For fullest consideration, candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a statement of philosophy on leadership, and the names and contact information of three references by November 21, 2014. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. All applicants must apply online at https://jobs.clarion.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check.

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    Clinical Assistant Professor in ECE at University of Georgia

    Description: The Department of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Elementary Education to begin in August 2015. Clinical faculty members are full-time faculty members who have a strong academic background, extensive professional experience, a commitment to integrating theory and practice in teacher education programs, and engagement in the scholarship of teaching.

    Responsibilities: The successful applicant will:

    1. teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct field supervision of students;
    2. provide service to the program, department and/or local schools;
    3. be expected to work across departmental and institutional boundaries and participate in sustained engagement with local public schools; and
    4. be expected to engage in the scholarship of teaching or the scholarship of engagement.

    Qualifications:

    1. Applicants for the position must have an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field by the time of employment.
    2. Applicants for the position must have a minimum of 5 years of in-field teaching experience as a fully certified teacher in a public school setting.
    3. In addition, successful candidates will have had experience in a variety of types of educational settings and experience with diverse student populations.
    4. Applicants must have experience working with pre and/or in-service teachers and fluency with research literatures in teacher education.
    5. Applicants for the position should show potential for making significant contributions to program improvement and innovation at the department level and within the Professional Development School District.

    Applications:Please submit applications as a single PDF file that includes (1) a letter of interest that includes a philosophy of teaching statement and information about your approach to clinical practice, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) two examples of scholarly work or other relevant products, and (4) the names of three individuals who are prepared to submit letters of reference to the search committee. All materials should be sent electronically to Ms. Carolyn Burroughs. Reference letters will be requested and a transcript from the applicant’s terminal degree institution will be required for those identified as finalists for the position.

    Applications will be reviewed beginning October 30, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Jennifer James.

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    Department Head Position in Educational Theory & Practice at University of Georgia

    Description: The University of Georgia seeks a skillful leader to head its Department of Educational Theory and Practice. This position is a 9-month tenured appointment with 2 months of summer support to begin August 2015 (summer start date negotiable).

    Responsibilities: The Department Head is expected to provide leadership for the general direction of the department in a manner that continues to advance excellence in the teaching, research, and service missions in all areas of the unit. This includes but is not limited to promoting informed, collaborative, and strategic decision-making in the unit, representing and advocating for the department with the college, university and external constituents, and overseeing matters of budget, facilities, personnel and curriculum. The department head’s budgeted time for administration is 50%. The remaining 50% of the department head’s budgeted time will be allocated among instruction, research, and service, based on the strengths of the individual hired and the needs of the unit.

    Qualifications: Required qualifications include: an earned doctorate in an education field, or a closely related field, and an excellent record of teaching, service, and research that would be suitable for appointment at the rank of Professor in the Department. Candidates should also provide evidence of their experience in effectively administering a large, complex academic unit with diverse programs.

    Preferred qualifications include: at least one year of successful university leadership experience managing a complex academic unit and a record of commitment to diversity in all its forms; an in-depth understanding of teacher preparation programs and evolving policies influencing teacher initial certification and teacher professional evaluation; demonstrated management skills; strong communication and interpersonal skills; an attention to detail; a service orientation to the Department and its students and faculty; and a demonstrated ability to refine and implement an existing strategic vision.

    Applications: Submit a letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications as well as leadership style and a curriculum vita to Patricia Flaherty. The application deadline is 31 October 2014, but we will continue to receive and screen applications until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Rob Branch, Search Committee Chair.

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    Assisstant/Associate Professor of ECE at University of Cincinnati

    Description:The School of Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati is seeking an early childhood education faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise student research and practice, provide service to the school, college, university, and professional organizations, and conduct a focused program of research. We are seeking an innovative scholar with a record of documented independent research accomplishments, external funding, and a national/international reputation or the clear potential to become such a scholar. A well-established and distinguished record of scholarship and exemplary teaching record is required for appointments at the rank of associate. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a related field from an accredited university, experience teaching in schools, a commitment to urban education, an orientation toward social justice, and a propensity for collegial and community collaboration.

    Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s primary duties will be teaching undergraduate assessment courses and graduate courses in curriculum and instruction or educational studies, mentoring undergraduate students, advising graduate students across School of Education disciplines, conducting research, seeking external funding, and fulfilling professional obligations as expected within a research intensive university. Early Childhood Education and Human Development program faculty mentor graduate students across disciplines such as Developmental and Learning Sciences, Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Studies: http://cech.uc.edu/education.html They also conduct research at the laboratory preschool, the Arlitt Child & Family Research & Education Center: http://cech.uc.edu/centers/arlitt.html

    Qualifications:Candidates for the Assistant/Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education should have a professional background teaching primary education, grades 1-3, with specific expertise in assessment of young children. Expertise and a research forcus in science education are also preferred. Candidates with other content area specialization and experience in the primary grades will be considered. This is a tenure-track two semester position with potential for additional teaching with supplementary compensation in summer semester.

    Applications: A review of candidates will begin November 15, 2014 and continue until filled with a projected start date of August 1, 2015. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the applicant’s position qualifications, teaching philosophy, and scholarship activity; curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), and three references online at http://www.jobsatuc.com. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 2013 and the position will be open until filled. The position start date is August 15, 2015.

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    Early Childhood Researcher at SRI Education

    Description: As part of the Center for Education and Human Services, the Early Childhood Researcher will assume major roles on teams conducting studies and evaluation of young children and early childhood programs that serve them and their families, working on early childhood data system and evaluation technical assistance projects, or supporting the validation and development of child assessments. Duties will include developing data collection tools, managing data collection activities, conducting quantitative analyses, and writing reports, guidance documents and proposals. Depending on seniority, responsibilities also will include developing and leading new projects, maintaining client relations, designing research and evaluation studies, and presenting findings to outside audiences.

    Requirements: Requires experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, instrument design, data collection, early childhood development, and early childhood programs. Must have substantive expertise in a field such as education, public health, special education, early childhood development, or human services. Outstanding writing, speaking, and project management skills and the ability to work collaboratively are required. Prefer experience and background in issues related to prekindergarten quality and outcomes, dual language learners, special education, assessment of young children, use of technology to support learning, and early STEM. Being bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Ph.D. in education, early childhood education, child development, developmental psychology or related field.

    Applications:Apply via our web page to job ID number 304BR.

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    Early Childhood Researcher/Technical Assistance Specialist at SRI Education

    Description: As part of the Center for Education and Human Services, the Early Childhood Researcher will assume major roles on teams working to provide technical assistance on early childhood data systems, improve the quality of child outcomes data collected in states, and use data for program improvement; and support state special education and early intervention programs in the implementation of systems change efforts to improve results for young children and their families. Duties will include supporting states in quantitative and qualitative analysis of existing data; working collaboratively with other TA centers; developing products to support states in data analysis and interpretation; and writing reports, guidance documents and proposals. Depending on seniority, responsibilities also will include developing and leading new projects, maintaining client relations, designing research and evaluation studies, and presenting findings to outside audiences.

    Requirements: Requires experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, instrument design, data collection, early childhood development, early childhood special education, early intervention, and early childhood programs. Must have substantive expertise in a field such as education, public health, special education, early childhood development, or human services. Outstanding writing, speaking, and project management skills and the ability to work collaboratively are required. Prefer experience and background in issues related to special education, assessment of young children, implementation science, state and local systems of early intervention and special education service delivery, and federal data collections for Part C and Part B 619 programs. Ph.D. in education, early childhood special education, child development, developmental psychology or related field. Candidates without a Ph.D. that have strong content in the areas defined above also will be considered.

    Applications: Apply via our web page to job ID number 324BR.

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    Senior Early Childhood Researcher at SRI Education

    Description: AAs part of the Center for Education and Human Services, the Senior Early Childhood Researcher will lead teams conducting studies and evaluation of young children and early childhood programs that serve them and their families or supporting the validation and development of child assessments. Duties will include developing data collection tools, managing data collection activities, conducting quantitative analyses, and writing reports and proposals. Responsibilities also will include developing and leading new projects, maintaining client relations, designing research and evaluation studies, and presenting findings to outside audiences.

    Requirements: Requires at least 15 years’ of experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, instrument design, data collection, early childhood development, and early childhood programs. Must have substantive expertise in a field such as education, public health, special education, early childhood development, or human services. Outstanding writing, speaking, and project management skills and the ability to work collaboratively are required. Prefer experience and background in issues related to prekindergarten quality and outcomes, dual language learners, special education, assessment of young children, use of technology to support learning, and early STEM. Being bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Ph.D. in education, early childhood education, child development, developmental psychology or related field.

    Applications: Apply via our web page to job ID number 303BR.

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    Assistant Professor in ECE at California State University, Fresno

    Description: Fresno State’s Early Childhood Credential Program is an NAEYC-accredited cohort program in partnership with local public schools emphasizing co-teaching and developmentally appropriate practices. The Department of Literacy, Early, Bilingual and Special Education (LEBSE) invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track Early Childhood Education (ECE) faculty position. Responsibilities will include teaching courses and advising students in Fresno State’s ECE teacher credential and graduate programs; supervision of students in classrooms and other practicum placements; engaging in research related to ECE, publication, and other scholarly activities; and engaging in service-related activities at all levels of the university. This is an academic year position with the possibility of summer employment.

    Requirements: Education:An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Child Development, or closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For continued employment in the tenure-track position the doctorate must be completed by January 10, 2016.

    The successful candidate must have:

    1. extensive coursework and experience in early childhood education (ECE) and demonstrated skills in the following areas:
    2. teaching experience that includes preK-6 in elementary school settings;
    3. a valid state teaching license or credential;
    4. expertise in one or more of the following areas: ECE/elementary literacy, social/cultural/psychological foundations of education, practice of teaching;
    5. the ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin November 3, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an online application and attach the following materials: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae, and; 3) a list of three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit 1) three current letters of recommendation and 2) official transcripts. For inquiries, contact:

    Dr. Jacques Benninga, ECE Search Committee Chair

    School of Education and Human Development
    5005 N. Maple Ave., California State University,
    Fresno, CA 93740
    phone: 559-278-0253
    email: jackb@csufresno.edu

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    Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics Education at Kent State University

    Description: The successful applicant will:

    1. develop/maintain an active research program in mathematics education
    2. teach early childhood undergraduate, master’s and doctoral courses in mathematics education
    3. seek extramural funding
    4. recruit and advise graduate students in mathematics education
    5. actively participate in program, school, college and university initiatives and committees
    6. provide leadership for state, national, and/or international math education organizations

    Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in mathematics education or closely related field by August 2015; active research agenda (preferably at the preK-8 level); a minimum of three (3) years of mathematics teaching experience at the pre-college level (preferably at the preK-8 level); equivalent of an undergraduate degree in mathematics; and demonstrated knowledge of early childhood development.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin August 2015.Please apply at https://jobs.kent.edu - Position 998482. Please send a detailed letter of qualifications; curriculum vita; copies of official transcripts; and names, addresses, emails and telephone numbers of three references. Letters of reference should also be sent electronically to Drs. Joanne Caniglia and Karl Kosko.

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    Assistant Professor in Social Studies Education at Kent State University

    Responsibilities: The successful candidate will:

    1. teach social studies education classes in the early childhood program and other social studies related coursework at the undergraduate and graduate level
    2. develop/maintain an active research program in social studies education
    3. recruit and advise undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students
    4. actively participate in program, school, college, and university committees
    5. develop/maintain partnerships with local school districts
    6. provide leadership for state, national, and/or international social studies education organizations

    Qualifications: Doctoral degree in social studies education or a closely related field (ABD candidates will be considered); three years teaching experience in pre-school or elementary or equivalent social studies education experiences; demonstrated potential for success in college teaching and contributing to academic program development at the undergraduate and graduate levels; demonstrated potential for research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations; demonstrated ability to work in partnerships with schools; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Applications: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin August 2015. Please apply at https://jobs.kent.edu - Position 989854. Please include a detailed letter of qualifications, curriculum vitae, and letters from at least three (3) references. For more information, contact Dr. Alicia Crowe. For more information about our college, visit: http://www.ehhs.kent.edu.

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    Assistant/Associate Professor in ECE at Texas Christian University

    Description: We are seeking a collaborative and energetic teacher/scholar who is an advocate for children and developmentally appropriate practices in educational settings. This faculty member will teach undergraduate/graduate courses, conduct and disseminate research, advise and mentor students, engage in service activities, and serve on assigned college and university committees. The position includes participating in a multidisciplinary field-based program and some supervision of students during fieldwork.

    Qualifications:

    1. An earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related field (or expected completion prior to August 2015)
    2. An earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related field (or expected completion prior to August 2015)
    3. Expertise in an area of early childhood education such as play and creativity, early childhood curriculum, or early literacy
    4. A scholarly research agenda and demonstrated potential for making national and international contributions to the early childhood field through research and publications
    5. Valid teaching certificate
    6. Strong oral and written communication skills

    Preferences:

    1. Experience teaching at the college/university level
    2. Public school teaching experience

    Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. TCU only accepts online applications and documents at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Interested applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vita, college transcripts, and a sample publication with the online application. Three letters of recommendation, containing phone numbers and email addresses, should be sent directly to Jacqulyn Curry in TCU Human Resources. Recommenders themselves should send these confidential letters. Contact Jacqulyn Curry, TCU Employment Manager, for any questions or problems with your application at 817.257.5225 or j.curry@tcu.edu.

    For additional information about TCU, go to www.tcu.edu; for additional information about the College of Education, go to http://www.coe.tcu.edu. For a link to this job posting and to apply, click here

    Assistant/Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology at University of Miami

    University of Miami, Department of Psychology seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology. We are interested in researchers investigating cognitive, social, affective, quantitative, neural and/or genetic aspects of development. The developmental area is supported by university- and department-wide expertise in genetics, neuroscience, developmental biology, and developmental disorders. A more complete description of the Developmental Psychology program within the Child Division and the research interests of current faculty is at http://www.psy.miami.edu/graduate/child/. A description of the Department’s new MRI research facility is at http://www.psy.miami.edu/nis/. Ph.D. in Psychology or related field required. Appointment at rank higher than Assistant Professor requires commensurate experience and qualifications. Successful candidates will be expected to develop their own independent area of research, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and supervise doctoral students.

    Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a CV, reprints or preprints, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 letters of reference, and any questions to: devsearch@psy.miami.edu.

    Assistant Professor in ECE at College of New Jersey

    Description: The College of New Jersey, Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early Childhood Education to start August 2015. The successful candidate will be required to perform all duties of a full-time faculty member. These responsibilities include: teach undergraduate/graduate courses (day and/or evening courses); engage in scholarly research; supervise student teachers; advise students; and participate in service to the college, the discipline, and the broader community. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach courses in theories and curriculum models for birth to 8 years; early childhood growth and development; and related field-based education courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in diverse school settings (infant/toddler, preschool, and/or grades K and 1) and have content expertise in social studies, math, science, or literacy.

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education and at least three years of teaching in early childhood settings or public school settings, as well as experience teaching in the college classroom. Candidates who are ABD will be considered if all degree requirements are completed by August 31, 2015.

    Applications: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically to: eecesearch@tcnj.edu Attention: Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jody Eberly. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 15, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Click here for the official posting for this position.

    Assistant Professor in Literacy at Miami University (OH)

    Duties: Teach courses in preK-12 literacy education and teaching methods. Conduct and publish research in the areas of literacy education and linguistic/racial diversity. Collaborate with faculty in developing and revising programs. Advise undergraduate and graduate students. Supervise graduate research. Provide service to the department, university, and the profession.

    Required Qualifications:

    1. Earned doctorate in Education, English, or cognate areas, with teaching and research emphasis in literacy for linguistic and racial diversity. ABDs will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be completed by the time of appointment
    2. Evidence of research, scholarship, and professional activity
    3. Three or more years of teaching experience in grades preK-12 or equivalent settings
    4. Experience working with diverse student populations (e.g., racial minority students, English language learners, students with special needs, urban and poor/working-class students)

    Applications: Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, evidence of high quality teaching, and one scholarly writing sample to www.miamiujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53882. Three (3) letters of recommendation can be sent directly by email to Ms. Kelley Harris. Screening of applications will begin on October 17, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Paula Saine and Dr. Tom Romano, by email, or by phone at (513) 529-6443.

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    Clinical Faculty in Early Childhood/Elementary Education at Miami University (OH)

    Duties: Teach early childhood education courses, such as content methods courses (e.g,, math, social studies, science), introduction of early childhood education, and classroom guidance. Collaborate with faculty in developing and revising programs. Facilitate course-related field experiences. Advise undergraduate students. Provide service to the department, university, and the profession.

    Required Qualifications:

    1. Earned master’s degree with emphasis in early childhood or elementary education, to be completed by the time of appointment
    2. A minimum of 5 years of effective teaching in self-contained grades K-3 classrooms
    3. Experience in teaching diverse student populations (e.g., racial minority students, English language learners, students with special needs, urban and poor/working-class students)

    Applications: Submit a letter of application detailing interest and qualifications, a current curriculum vita, and evidence of high quality teaching to www.miamiujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53909. Three (3) letters of recommendation can be sent directly by email to Ms. Kelley Harris. Screening of applications will begin on October 17, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Sheri Leafgren, Search Committee Chair, by email or by phone at (513) 529-6443.

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    Early Childhood Education, Full-Time, Tenure-Track at Salem State University

    General Statement of Duties: This full-time tenure-track faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education and program administration; advise undergraduate students; collaborate with colleagues on program and school-wide projects. This faculty will help to further develop the School of Education’s new undergraduate program in Early Education and Care; engage in a program of scholarly work; and provide service to the department and university.

    Duties and Responsibilities: Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching responsibilities, advising, scholarship and contributions to the development of the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.

    Required Qualifications:

    1. Earned doctorate or ABD from a regionally accredited institution in an education-related field or a closely related content area such as literacy, and if ABD, will have a doctorate by June 30, 2015.
    2. Experience in preparing teachers for early education and care settings
    3. Minimum of three years of experience teaching
    4. Minimum three years in administration in a variety of early childhood settings
    5. Demonstrated proficiency in integrating technology into instruction to enhance student learning and engagement
    6. Demonstrated ability to teach courses in a variety of delivery formats (face-to-face on campus, hybrid and online).
    7. Demonstrated knowledge of the professional standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    8. Evidence of scholarship in the early education field
    9. Evidence of a professional commitment to programs that prepare students to teach culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse students with or without disabilities
    10. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    11. Experience teaching and/or administration in urban settings

    Preferred Requirements:

    1. Content and pedagogical knowledge of early care and education and foundational content knowledge in early childhood
    2. Experience in assessment and intervention

    Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970. 
Employment is contingent upon a completed background check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.

    Application Instructions:

    Click here for the official posting for this position on the Salem State Career Site.

    Postdoc Position at the University of Johannesburg

    We offer the following themes of study:

    • Bilingual education in the foundation phase
    • Mathematics in the foundation phase
    • Reading and writing in the primary school
    • Language and science learning

    The research projects of the institute focus on learning and child development and how that relates to teaching in the primary school.

    Please contact prof Elizabeth (Elbie Henning): ehenning@uj.ac.za

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    Executive Director & Family Studies Clinical Faculty Position at University of New Hampshire

    Position: Executive Director of the Child Study and Development Center (CSDC) & Clinical Faculty (Open Rank) position  in theDepartment of Family Studies.  The majority of this Clinical non-tenure position requires the administration of the CSDC. The administrative responsibilities include maintaining the CSDC’s position as a leader in childcare, the field of early childhood education, and university laboratory schools; working with potential donors; advocating for children and families; and providing leadership to the CSDC staff. Responsibilities for clinical faculty in Family Studies include advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate students, teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in teaching methods and child development, and serving on committees.

    Qualifications: An earned doctorate in child development, early childhood education, or a related field is required. A successful candidate will have a proven record of administrative experience demonstrated by vision and strategic planning, and budget and staff management skills within early childhood settings. Knowledge of current early childhood approaches to curriculum and professional development are important. The Director is expected to supervise CSDC staff, facilitate undergraduate and graduate research at CSDC, build external relationships and engage in fundraising. As a Family Studies Clinical Professor, candidates must demonstrate successful teaching at the undergraduate level and with teaching at graduate level preferred.

    Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Procedures: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applications will commence by November 29, 2013. We invite interested persons to send a curriculum vita, and a letter of application indicating areas of professional interest and specialization, teaching experience, and administration expertise. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed to: Dr. Kerry Kazura, Chair, Department of Family Studies, University of New Hampshire (Kerry.Kazura@unh.edu).

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    Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

    The Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS) in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking candidates to join a dedicated and accomplished community of faculty, students, and staff as an Assistant Professor, in Primary Education (Grades K – 2nd)/Child Development. This is a full-time tenure track position beginning in September 2014. The College is NCATE-approved and offers a comprehensive program leading to undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral degrees. We share a fundamental commitment to social justice and the pursuit of educational excellence. Located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the flagship campus of the Commonwealth’s university system and is a leading center of public higher education in the Northeast. Faculty in Children, Families and schools lead an undergraduate program in early childhood education, an elementary education licensure program as well as a Master’s and doctoral program. We are seeking a colleague to collaborate with and generate externally funded projects and contribute to the Department and College on service and leadership roles whose research and scholarly background evidence a foundation in child development with a particular interest in factors that influence the learning and development of primary grade level students (Grades K – 2nd).

    Qualifications: doctorate in Education or a related Social Science or interdisciplinary area (e.g., Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Childhood Studies, Elementary Education, Human development, Educational Psychology, or Psychology); expertise in child development as applied to primary learning, curriculum development and/or academic content areas relevant to primary grade learners, pre-service teacher preparation, family-school connections and/or applications of developmental theory to education policy and practice; established publication record or indication of considerable promise; experience teaching or strong potential to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level; and the ability to work effectively with learners or diverse cultures and backgrounds. Interest in urban education and a commitment to educator preparation preferred.

    Responsibilities: Teach, advise students and fully participate in the Department’s graduate and undergraduate programs in child development; participate in preparing preservice and inservice early childhood and elementary teachers, including working closely with colleagues to develop clinical/professional development school sites; develop and maintain an active research agenda, including seeking funding from competitive federal and private agencies; and participate actively in shared governance of the Department and College.

    Interested applicants should send a curriculum vita, letter of application, three letters of reference, transcripts, and samples of written work to Professor Sally Galman, Search Committee Chair, c/o: meddy@educ.umass.edu

    Electronic submission of applications preferred; paper applications can be mailed to:

    College of Education
    124 Furcolo Hall, University of Massachusetts
    Amherst, MA 01003

    For more information about the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, please visit our website at www.umass.edu/education.

    Review of candidates will begin October 1, 2013, and will continue until a qualified candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Final appointment is contingent upon the availability of funds.