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 2017. Completion of PhD or EdD 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 is social justice focused and committed to cultivating students’ 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 a critical understanding of larger educational phenomena and students planning a career in teaching. The ideal candidate will have a strong interdisciplinary background and will be able to teach our introductory class as well as upper-level courses based on their research interests. In particular, we encourage applicants with demonstrated expertise in the following subfields: Indigeneity and Decolonial Studies in Education, Native American Studies in Education, and/or Black Studies in Education.
A cover letter that addresses the requirements outlined above, CV, a scholarly writing sample, a brief statement of a teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of at least three references must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8894.
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.
Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
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, martial status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.