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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Education

Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Vassar College

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Education

Department: Education Department
Posting Removal Date: 12/09/2022
Posting Number: F064P

For full consideration applicants should apply by: 11/15/2022

About Vassar College
Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduate students, located in the Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape. The College is located in Poughkeepsie, home to a culturally diverse community, and benefits from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually-mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.

Position Introduction
The Department of Education at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2023.

AA Statement
Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.

Position Description
We are seeking a candidate that specializes in linguistics and/or the education of multilingual learners. The Department has deep commitments to racial justice and anti-racist work in our mission and curriculum, and our preference is for scholars whose research addresses questions of educational justice and equity. Given the multidisciplinary nature of the department and college, we welcome candidates that may also have expertise in any of the following areas: bilingual education; comparative or international education; critical disability studies; decoloniality in education; educational foundations; educational policy; human rights and peace education; immigration studies; language and literacy; or racial and ethnic studies. The candidate should be able to engage with the theories rooted in critical traditions, be prepared to work with our pre-service certification track teachers, and offer courses of interest to our Education students along with Vassar students at large.
Applicants must have earned a PhD or EdD in Education. Candidates should have a promising research agenda and record of scholarship, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in K-12 education.

How to Apply
Candidates should submit:
-A letter of application
-Writing sample (roughly 30 pages)
-Graduate transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable for initial application)
-A statement highlighting contributions to or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and other involvements (additional information can be found at">
-Three letters of recommendation

Applications should be addressed to Education Department Chair and submitted online at PhD or EdD in Education is required. Questions may be addressed to the Chair of the Education Department via email at Review of applicant materials will begin on 11/15/22 and will continue until the position has been filled. There is no guarantee that applications received after November 15 will be reviewed.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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All applicants must apply online at:

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