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Open Rank Professor, International and Comparative Education

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Open Rank Professor in International and Comparative Education with Specialization in Languages, Communities and Schools, Starting September 2015

Position: Teachers College, Columbia University is seeking a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Open Rank Professor of International and Comparative Education to engage in research, teaching, and advising in its Program in International and Comparative Education.

Responsibilities: Develop and maintain a significant program of research and publication. Teaching responsibilities include graduate level courses in international educational development and comparative and international education. Academic advisement responsibilities include working with both masters and doctoral students on thesis projects and dissertations.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in international and comparative education or related discipline. The ICE Program seeks an individual who shows evidence of research on education policies as they pertain to community languages taught in schools, languages in informal education setting, minority communities and schools, participatory development and community empowerment. Applicants with professional and project experience in developing countries, including demonstrated success in securing external funding, will be given preference; other professional experience in international education development will also be considered.  In addition, applicants should demonstrate knowledge in qualitative or quantitative research methods.  Finally, the successful candidate will show evidence of exemplary teaching and advisement.

Applications: The applicant should submit a curriculum vitae, two writing samples, a list of three professional references, and a letter of interest detailing how the applicant meets the criteria for the position. The appointment is expected to begin in September 2015. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014 and continue until the search is completed. Applications should be sent to Professor Regina Cortina, Chair of Search Committee for International and Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, c/o Lisa Daehlin, Secretary for Search Committee for International and Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Email submission is preferred (sent in a single email, with documents in PDF format, including applicant name on each individual file) to daehlin@tc.edu.  Hard copies also accepted: Box 211-S, 525 W. 120th Street, New York, NY 10027.

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 society.

Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/

For additional program information please visit our website at: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/ITS/ICE/