Postdoctoral Associate Position Available
Social Foundations of Education
Department of Educational Policy Studies
College of Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Applications due March 28, 2014
UIC Postdoctoral Associate (announcement)
Purpose: The Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University
of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applicants for a one-year
Postdoctoral Associate in the Social Foundations of Education. Applicants
with an educational focus utilizing a critical analysis of urban teacher
education preparation programs through the lens of postcolonial studies,
feminist studies, or critical historiography are strongly encouraged to
apply. The Postdoctoral Associate requires participants to teach one
course per semester. This is a full-time position, available August 16,
2014 through August 15, 2015. The Postdoctoral Associate includes faculty
health insurance, dental coverage, and support for professional travel.
Postdoctoral Associates have access to University libraries, e-mail,
Internet, recreational facilities, and cultural and athletic events.
Salary is competitive
Requirements: Applications are invited from persons with an earned doctorate prior to August 2014. The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in Social Foundations of Urban Education and urban teacher education. The applicant’s research focus, background, and scholarship should demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the College of Education (http://education.uic.edu/about-us/about-us#mission-values–history).
Setting: UIC is a vibrant urban university located in Chicago’s West Loop.
Currently the University’s commitment to engaged scholarship at the
local, national and international level is supported through entities such
as the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP), the
Social Justice Initiative (SJI) and the Great Cities Institute (GCI). In
alignment with the aforementioned entities, the College of Education is
committed to developing new knowledge about education that improves
teaching, learning and assessment; informs policy and practice; and is
valued by the communities we serve.
The Department of Educational Policy Studies (EDPS) is one of four
departments in the College of Education at UIC. Our twelve faculty members
are invested not only in their research but also the preparation of
teachers, scholars, and school leaders. The signature academic programs of
the department are the PhD in Policy Studies that includes separate
strands for the social foundations of education and educational
organizations and leadership, and the Ed.D. in urban educational
leadership, a principal preparation program.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, transcripts for
all graduate course work and three letters of references electronically
at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=39778 no later than
March 28 , 2014.
Applicants are encouraged to reference the department website
For more detailed information. Direct inquiries to Professor Pauline Lipman, Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.