POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR EDUCATIONAL STUDIES The Department of Educational Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Foundations of Education beginning Fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The possibility exists for a second year pending departmental need. The Department of Educational Studies utilizes socially engaged and committed frameworks to create a reflective environment where students cultivate a critical understanding of power and privilege. Our faculty provide a breadth of course offerings to students interested in studying education broadly, including students who are interested in gaining political, social, and cultural understandings of larger educational phenomena and/or students planning a career in teaching. The ideal candidate will have a strong interdisciplinary background and will be able to teach our introductory class (“The American School”) as well as upper-level courses based on the candidate’s research interests. In particular, we encourage applicants whose scholarly and pedagogical interests engage some of the following subfields of Educational Studies: Gender, Globalization and Transnational Studies (with particular focus in the Global South); Im/migration; and/or Latinx Studies. The successful candidate may also be asked to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or teaching statement how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
A cover letter that addresses the requirements outlined above, CV, a scholarly writing sample, a brief statement of teaching philosophy that includes potential courses the candidate would be willing to teach related to their research, and the names and contact information of at least three references must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16003. References might be asked to submit letters at a later date.
Review of applications will begin March 2, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply
Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state on the traditional territories of the Oneida people. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Educational Studies can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments/educational-studies.
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