Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (in the tenure-stream) with a focus in Decoloniality and Equity Studies in Teacher Education
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
School of Education
We seek a faculty colleague whose primary focus will be in decoloniality and equity in relation to history/social studies. With an active research agenda and a commitment to justice, civic engagement, and teacher education, this person would contribute to the preparation of students in our MAT social studies, MEd, and doctoral programs. This person would also contribute to programmatic design and research direction in teacher education, decoloniality, social studies, and/or curriculum theory, and would strengthen our commitment to teaching, research, and engagement initiatives that center historical and contemporary perspectives of culturally, racially, and linguistically marginalized peoples and environments. We seek candidates with strong theoretical and methodological credentials (expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods), a growing or an established record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, and the potential to compete successfully for external funding.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Education is seeking faculty members to join our community at a time of great excitement, synergy, momentum, and action, particularly in relation to our explicit commitment to equity and justice in education. As a School, we are committed to determining sustainable ways to disrupt long-standing patterns of inequity and injustice in education. Relatedly, our School also offers opportunities to partner with our centers (e.g., Center for Urban Education, Healthy Lifestyle Institute, Office of Child Development), with our many partners at the university, and in various regional, national, and global communities.
Review of applications will begin November 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled . To apply, upload your letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching/ advising philosophy statement, two representative writing samples, and the names and
contact information for three academic references to the following link: https://app.education.pitt.edu/employment/postings . In your letter, please speak to how your work addresses equity and justice . If you are unable to upload your documents, then mail materials to Megan Brennan, Faculty Search, Office of the Dean, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, 5306 WWPH, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. For questions about the submission process or the position, email email@example.com or contact the search committee chairs as listed above.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Also required: 2 Representative Writing Samples, names/contact information of 3 professional references, and Research Statement The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details), Research Statement
Internal Number: 19008664
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.