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California State University, Long Beach; Assistant Professor, Social and Cultural Analysis of Education

The Department of Advanced Studies in Education & Counseling (ASEC) along with the Teacher Education Department (TED) is seeking applicants for a tenure track position in our Social and Cultural Analysis of Education program. This person would also teach coursework on classroom diversity issues.

*Minimum Qualifications*

The minimum qualifications for this position include a PhD in Educational Foundations or related field with an emphasis on critical theories and pedagogies as well as an excellent record of teaching or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at the university level appropriate to the teaching assignment. A commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population is also required along with experience in public schools and a knowledge base of social, linguistic and cultural diversity issues occurring in public school classrooms.

*Preferred Qualifications*

The preferred qualifications include training and experience to teach Critical Pedagogies, History of Social and Educational (In)equality, UrbanEducational Policy, and Agency, Resistance and Identity in Education, and Applied Responses to Cultural Hegemony in Public School Classrooms. A strong record of scholarly productivity in the area of social and cultural analysis of education and/or urban classroom diversity issues or demonstrated potential in these areas is preferred as well as experience with master's thesis supervision and student advising.

The duties for this position would include teaching courses in the following specialized areas: social and cultural analysis of education including critical pedagogies and approaches, thesis supervision and research methods, and issues of diversity in teacher preparation programs. The position would also require the person to maintain an active scholarly agenda in the area of social and cultural analysis as well as engage in service activities including program coordination and student advising.

*Required Documentation*

  • Letter of application indicating the specialized area(s) for which you are applying
  • Curriculum vitae including a current e-mail address
  • Three current letters of recommendation (one of which must be from outside CSULB
  • A writing sample (maximum 12 pages, single spaced)
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be requested to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Jennifer J. Coots
Chair Department of Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2403

Inquiries should be addressed to: Susan Goldman, ASEC Office Coordinator

*Application Deadline*

Review of applications begins November 15, 2011. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED (or recruitment canceled).

*Effective date*: August 20, 2012

*Salary range*: Commensurate with training and experience

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work, in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the right and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, veteran status, political views, or personal characteristics or beliefs. California State University, Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity employer.

*CSULB Social and Cultural Analysis of Education program:* The Master of Arts Degree in Education, option in Social and Cultural Analysis of Education (SCA), offers students the opportunity to study education in urban and international contexts. The program's interdisciplinary nature provides the intellectual rigor necessary for analyzing the relationship between education and society and translating that knowledge into strategies for social and educational justice. Emphasizing critical theories and critical pedagogies, SCA courses explore the intersections between education and social differences, including, but not limited to, class, race, sexuality, language and gender. SCA courses examine education in its historical, social and political contexts--locally, nationally and internationally. In the SCA program, education is conceived broadly to encompass K-12 and higher education, community-based education, adult education and other spaces in which people engage in teaching and learning.

You can read more about the program on their website at

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University of Colorado-Boulder, Assistant or Associate Professor, Sociology of Education

School of Education
2012-2013 Faculty Position - Sociologist of Education

The School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder announces a tenure track faculty position for the 2012-2013 academic year as Sociologist of Education. The CU-Boulder School of Education is located at the flagship campus of the University of Colorado, situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains 25 miles northwest of Denver.

The School has a tradition of excellence and offers a welcoming and collaborative environment for scholars who desire to pursue the highest quality research and teaching. As a community, we embrace the principles of social justice, democracy, and diversity as the historic moral imperatives of U.S. public schooling. The School ranks among the nation's most distinguished in terms of the quality and importance of the scholarly contributions made by its faculty and students. Graduate degrees (MA & PhD) are offered in five areas of emphasis

  • Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice;
  • Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity;
  • Curriculum and Instruction;
  • Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences; and
  • Research and Evaluation Methodology.

Our exemplary, research-based teacher education programs (undergraduate and Masters) are an integral part of the life of the School. Find more program information at

The School intends to hire at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with consideration given to hiring at the Professor level when appropriate. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Candidates for the position must be willing to contribute to teaching and program development in the teacher education and graduate programs, conduct research, publish in significant refereed journals, and seek outside funding. Candidates must be committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and scholarly record.

Sociologist of Education: Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate in sociology or sociology of education. They should bring a strong theoretical grounding in sociology to the critical examination of education institutions, policies, and practices, with a particular emphasis on educational inequality associated with social class and group membership. This faculty member will be expected to develop and teach graduate courses in the sociology of education, supervise graduate students, and contribute the perspective of sociology and educational foundations to the School's teacher preparation programs. Candidates must demonstrate a mature or developing program of research in this area, preferably with external funding. The successful candidate will work within the School's social foundations and policy program, whose faculty members represent the fields of anthropology, curriculum theory, history, law, and philosophy, and several of whom emphasize policy. She/he will be encouraged to collaborate with other School faculty, particularly with faculty in the School's National Education Policy Center and its burgeoning learning sciences group.

Sociologist of Education Job Posting #814866
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Contact: Dr. Margaret Eisenhart (303) 492-8583
E-Mail: Margaret.Eisenhart@Colorado.Edu

Application Materials: Completed applications must include a letter of application specifying the desired position, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Submit application materials electronically at

Closing Date: The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Harvard University, Open Rank, Social, Cultural, and Organizational Aspects of Education

Faculty Positions in Social, Cultural, and Organizational Contexts of Education The Harvard Graduate School of Education invites applications for one or more faculty positions in Social, Cultural, and Organizational Contexts of Education. This search is open rank and may result in the appointment of tenured or tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (untenured), or Professor.

We seek applicants who have a distinguished record of teaching and research about the social or organizational contexts of education. Specific topics might include the role of civic engagement, culture, race, or immigration in educational contexts such as schools, neighborhoods or families. Organizational contexts may include those at the school, district, community, state or national/federal levels -- for example, organizational processes as mechanisms in the implementation of educational policies. We encourage applicants who conduct research in U.S. and global contexts.

We seek candidates who primarily use qualitative methods in their research and who develop innovations in the design and use of those methods.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses for master’s and doctoral students related to their substantive research interests and in qualitative research methods, as well as to mentor doctoral students who use qualitative methods in their own research.

Candidates should have a doctorate or a strong doctoral record in education or a relevant social science discipline such as sociology, political science, or anthropology. Successful candidates will have an excellent record of rigorous scholarship that informs education policy and practice and will be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1 and continue until the position(s) are filled. Harvard Graduate School of Education prepares students and professionals of diverse backgrounds for positions of leadership in research, policy, and practice in education, and is an affirmative action employer. Applications from women, minorities, and residents of all countries are strongly encouraged.

To apply, please go to

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University of Illinois at Chicago, Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor Educational Organization and Leadership

Department of Educational Policy Studies
College of Education
The Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure-line advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Organization and Leadership beginning Fall 2012.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree, be able to make research and teaching contributions in Educational Organization and Leadership, and be committed to the preparation of transformational urban school leaders. Highly desired are candidates whose research examines issues of PreK-12 urban school leadership and/or PreK-12 urban school leadership preparation and development; who have a strong record of publications, teaching, and doctoral advising; and who have the ability to obtain external research funding. Strongly preferred are candidates who have PreK-12 school leadership experience, a strong commitment to institutional citizenship and to collaboration in research and innovative program development, and capacity for program/department leadership.

UIC's College of Education is ranked in the top 50 US graduate colleges of education. The Department of Educational Policy Studies houses MEd and PhD programs and a nationally-recognized EdD program which prepares transformational urban school leaders. The Department is home to the newly established Center for Urban Educational Leadership for research and policy work on urban school improvement and leadership preparation and development.

To apply for the position, please submit a letter of application addressing fit with position, a current curriculum vitae, copies of two recent publications, and the names/contact information for three references to:<>

Reference letters will not be requested until later in the search.

Application review will begin January 9, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Direct questions to Shelby Cosner ( or David Mayrowetz (, Search Committee Co-Chairs.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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