The scholar filling this position will conduct a research and publication agenda that advances the Rutgers Graduate School of Education's pursuit of advancing excellence and equity in education; demonstrate scholarly productivity by publishing in peer-reviewed journals and with highly respected presses, securing external research support, and presenting at national and international scholarly conferences; contribute to the success of programs across the GSE; participate in relevant program development and innovation; and develop and teach graduate courses in race & inequality, social theory, and qualitative research methods, as well as one or more of the following areas: feminist, queer, and critical race, and related critical theories. Additionally, the scholar filling this position will advise masters and doctoral students; participate actively in national professional organizations; and contribute to the strategic goals of the Graduate School of Education.
We seek a tenure-track colleague whose research expertise is in educational anthropology and/or theory, with a focus on advancing issues of diversity, access, and social justice in education and society.
Minimum Education and Experience:
We seek applicants who have a strong record of teaching and research in the areas of social and cultural analysis of education and/or urban classroom diversity issues and/or critical studies of race in education. Candidates should have an earned doctorate from a research-intensive university in education or in a relevant social science discipline such as sociology, political science, or anthropology, or in a relevant cross-disciplinary area such as ethnic or African American studies. Successful candidates will have an excellent record of rigorous scholarship that informs education theory, policy and practice and will be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Our School and University encourage applications from individuals who are members of groups that are underrepresented in university faculty positions. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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