The LLSS Department invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor position to become part of the Educational Thought and Sociocultural Studies (ETSS) program.
The successful candidate will have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Educational Foundations and related fields (preferably, Secondary Social Studies Education) before Fall 2024. However, there is a preference for a candidate at the associate rank. The candidate’s doctoral research and teaching experience will indicate specialization in Educational Foundations, Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, Globalization Education, or Secondary Social Studies. The successful candidate will teach a full course load (2/2) at the undergraduate and graduate levels including introductory qualitative research courses, content courses (e.g., Decolonial Thinking, Feminist Epistemologies, Paulo Freire, Foundations of Anti-Racist Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, Globalization and Education, Sociology of Education), LLSS core curriculum (e.g., Seminar in Educational Studies and Dissertation Seminar), and preservice educator preparation courses (e.g., School and Society, Teaching Secondary Social Studies, and Secondary Social Studies Methods).
To apply, candidates need to consider that a complete application includes:
- A signed letter of application (cover letter), including a statement of qualifications in relation to the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications criteria described above. Because the University is committed to a broadly diverse educational environment that fosters multicultural skills, applicants should include information about how they will further this objective in their cover letter. A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV). Transcripts of all graduate coursework (from highest degree and content area; readable, unofficial copies will be accepted), syllabi of courses taught, and course evaluations. The names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three to five professional references included in the CV. One sample publication of scholarly work. A statement that addresses one’s philosophy of teaching and linguistic and cultural diversity. A statement of research/scholarly work. A letter from the graduate chair indicating the status of dissertation work (required only for Ph.D. Candidate applicants).
- An earned doctorate in Educational Foundations or related fields by August 2024. Scholarly evidence of Educational Foundations Submission of scholarly work Demonstrated ability to teach Educational Foundations
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. At least three years of secondary social studies teaching experience in U.S. settings or in accredited international schools. Excellence or potential for excellence in scholarly research and publishing in Educational Foundations and/or Secondary Social Studies Education. Robust and current formal academic preparation/advanced study in Educational Foundations and/or Secondary Social Studies Education. Excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Educational Thought and Sociocultural Studies and Secondary Social Studies Education. Ability or the potential to advise and direct graduate work. Interest in and commitment to outreach and collaboration with BIPOC communities and Indigenous Nations in the Southwest. Excellence or potential for planning and implementing professional development programs for pre- and in-service teachers in secondary social studies settings. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants should apply and submit documents via UNMJOBS. The best consideration is October 12, 2023. This position will be open until filled.
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