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Associate or Full Professor of Learning Sciences

Peabody College at Vanderbilt University
Tennessee, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 28, 2017

The Department of Teaching and Learning of Peabody College invites applications for an associate/full professor faculty position in its Learning Sciences program.  We seek a scholar whose research focuses on innovative curricula, pedagogy, learning contexts, or technologies in the disciplines of Science, Engineering or Computing. The position focuses on how learning environments and/or pedagogical practices can frame, change, or interrupt existing learning systems to create equitable and productive learning opportunities.  We invite research on learning that takes place in the context of schools or spans school, home, and community settings in these disciplines.

The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. These include: Learning, Teaching and Diversity (doctoral), Learning and Diversity in Urban Settings (M.Ed.), Learning and Design (M.Ed.), and our teacher credentialing programs. Successful applicants must have a strong record of publication and external research funding. The department and college seek a candidate who can contribute to a diverse faculty and student community.

We will review applications beginning September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application materials electronically to Shawn Blomker at or mail materials to Ms. Shawn Blomker; Box 230 GPC, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203. The materials should include: a letter of interest, up to three publications (or manuscripts in progress), and current vita. The committee will request 3 letters of recommendation from a small group of finalists. Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Melissa Gresalfi, Chair, Learning Sciences Search Committee,  Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Vanderbilt Peabody College website at

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action Institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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