The Department of Education at Wake Forest University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Multicultural Education: Critical Pedagogy and Social Foundations to begin August 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) at the time of appointment. We are a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree granting department with a strong relationship with and commitment to public schools. The applicant should have experience teaching or working in diverse settings addressing education and policy issues related to diversity, and have a strong commitment to research. This position includes a 3:2 teaching load, and teaching responsibilities could include the following courses: Teaching Diverse Learners (undergraduate and graduate), Educational Policy and Practice (undergraduate and graduate), Social Justice Issues in Education (undergraduate and graduate), Issues and Trends in Education (undergraduate), as well as opportunities to develop and teach an undergraduate First Year Seminar. Other responsibilities may include supervising undergraduate and graduate candidates in education and community field placements. Preference will be given to candidates with K-12 public school teaching experience.
Wake Forest is a private collegiate university that balances the personal attention of a liberal arts education with the intellectual vitality and broad opportunities of a research university. For quick facts about the University, go to http://admissions.wfu.edu/discover/facts.php.
Interested applicants should apply online with a cover letter, CV, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of research plans, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, as well as the names and contact information of 3 references. Please note materials should be in either Word or PDF format, and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. References will only be contacted with prior approval of the applicant. Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-fille...d lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.