Assistant Professor - Social Foundation of Education
Iowa State University in Iowa
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||August 26, 2014|
|Type||Tenured, tenure track|
|Salary||Commensurate with experience|
The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Social Foundations of Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. Vacancy#140763
We seek a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will: collaborate with social foundations and other SOE colleagues in developing rich and rigorous social foundations experiences that enhance Iowa State University's teacher education programs; teach undergraduate courses in social foundations of education and graduate courses in areas of expertise; serve on masters and doctoral committees; and, engage in scholarly inquiry in social foundations. We welcome applications from individuals who draw upon humanities and social science disciplines such as history, philosophy, anthropology, geography, and sociology to study the complex relationships between the ideas and structures that shape the places in which schools are situated (e.g., neighborhoods, communities, cities, nation-states) and the individual and collective experiences of students and teachers in schools.
Iowa State University, one of only 34 public universities to have earned designation as an AAU university, is a leading land-grant institution, located in Ames, IA, one of the nation's highest rated metropolitan areas of its size (http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php). Centrally located in a state experiencing unprecedented demographic transition, Iowa State University's School of Education is committed to fostering collaborative relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse communities and schools.
An earned Ph.D. in social foundations of education or a closely related field by the start date
Demonstrated potential for research/scholarly productivity at a research intensive university
Demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity in research, teaching, and/or outreach
Demonstrated understanding of conversations about the role of social foundations in teacher education
Demonstrated potential to significantly contribute to scholarly conversations in the field of education
Demonstrated successful teaching at the post-secondary level
Commensurate with qualifications
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:
1) Letter of Application addressing your qualifications for the position
2) Complete curriculum vitae which includes current email contact information
3) A scholarly manuscript that reflects work you have done that is relevant to the position - Please attach as "Other Document(s)"
4) Contact information for three academic references including name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail. Reference letters will be requested for candidates who advance through the search process.
If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Search Chair: Dr. Anne Foegen, Professor and School of Education Director of Graduate Education, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
To ensure consideration, submit application by October 15, 2014
How To Apply
You can apply for this position online at https://www.iastatejobs.com