Assistant Professor, Social StudiesTeachers College, Columbia University
Department of Arts and Humanities
Assistant Professor of Social Studies and Education, Tenure-Track
Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track.
Position: The Program in Social Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University seeks a Assistant Professor of Social Studies & Education with a focus on the teaching and learning of history, with particular emphasis on exploring theoretical foundations of history pedagogy/education, and experience with research and development of history curriculum and assessment.
Qualifications: The desired candidate must have all of the following: an earned doctorate in social studies education with a dissertation in history pedagogy/education, substantial teaching experience in public or private grades 6-12 schools, an emergent line of research in history pedagogy/education, experience teaching at the post-secondary level, and who shares the social justice, civic, and urban focus of our program.
Preferred qualifications include a research and teaching focus on construction of history pedagogy/education, incorporation of technologies in history pedagogy/education, experience with grants related to history education, participation in a teacher education program with field experience and advisement of students in field-based programs. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Send: Qualified candidates should e-mail the following materials to Kate Sheeran, Academic Secretary for the Program in Social Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-678-4083: (1) Letter of application specifying candidate’s areas of research and teaching expertise and interests, including future research plans. (2) Curriculum vitae. (3) two writing samples (conference paper, article, etc.). (4) Three letters of recommendation. Please include, with letter of application, the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and emails of the individuals writing letters of recommendation.
Questions about the position should be directed to Professor William Gaudelli, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com, 212-678-3150.
Search Timetable: Applications must be received no later than September 15, 2013. Appointment begins September 2014.
Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.