The Department of Education’s Educational Studies Program is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach ED 161 Anthropology and Sociology of the School, and ED 162 Critical History of U.S. Education, in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. The part-time lecturer will teach both courses in the fall semester 2017 or one in the fall and one in the spring semester 2018, in combined undergraduate/graduate classes of 20-25 students per class.
- ED 161 Anthropology and Sociology of the School: Explores educational institutions and the various external and internal societal forces that shape them. Attention to critical, ethnographic studies of schooling. Emphasis on dynamics of gender, race, class, and sexuality as organizing forces of schooling and society (http://ase.tufts.edu/education/courses/undergraduateGraduate.htm).
- ED 162 Critical Histories of U.S. Education: Considers the history of education within the borders of the United States as a struggle over access and resources, and as assertion of sovereignty or independence. Attention to reproduction of and resistance to hierarchies of class, race, gender, nation, and sexuality. Emphasizes the struggles of groups to gain access to or determine their own schooling in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Candidate must be an advanced doctoral student (dissertation) or have a PhD in Education or relevant field, and have college-level teaching experience.
For questions about the position, please contact Department of Education Administrator Michelle Paré at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applicants must submit to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/41178 a letter of application, CV, two or more references (names and contact information), a sample syllabus, and course evaluations (if available).
Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
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