Postdoctoral Associate in Social Foundations of Education

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.

Application procedure:

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

http://education.uic.edu/academics-admissions/departments/department-educational-policy-studies#overview

For more detailed information. Direct inquiries to Professor Pauline Lipman, Search Committee Chair plipman@uic.edu.

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

 

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