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[Xmca-l] Re: Please share

On Sunday, September 29, 2013, Carol Lee wrote:

> Hi,
> Please share the job search for position at Northwestern on Learning and
> Diversity on your list serves and networks.
> Thanks Carol
> Carol D. Lee, Ph.D.
> Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education
> Professor of African American Studies
> Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
> Learning Sciences Program
> 2120 Campus Drive
> Evanston, IL 60208
> cdlee@northwestern.edu <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
> 'cdlee@northwestern.edu');>
> Assistant Professor in Learning and Diversity
> Description
> Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy (SESP)
> seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to contribute to research and
> teaching in the Learning Sciences Program. Northwestern’s Learning Sciences
> program, founded in 1992, was the first graduate program in learning
> sciences and has played a leadership role in graduate training and research
> in the field.
> We are looking for a scholar who conducts research on diversity and
> learning to join our active research community.  Culture, race/ethnicity,
> language, and social contexts are critical aspects of learning across all
> settings.  Specific research interests might address, but are not limited
> to, cultural contexts of learning, including how cultural processes
> influence disciplinary learning in school or out of school settings;
> neighborhood and family influences on learning; race/ethnic disparities in
> student learning and attainment; immigration and learning; navigating
> learning across school and out of school settings; design of culturally
> responsive learning environments; resilience in the face of challenges
> related to race/ethnicity and/or poverty; issues related to race/ethnicity
> in student assessment. An interest in undergraduate as well as graduate
> teaching is essential.
> Candidates with a Ph.D in learning sciences, education, linguistics,
> literacy, language learning, cognitive science, psychology, human
> development, anthropology, sociology, computer science, media studies,
> public policy, and STEM disciplines are encouraged to apply. The ideal
> candidate will be a cutting edge qualitative, quantitative, or
> mixed-methods scholar with an innovative research program centered on
> learning and diversity. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include
> doctoral and masters students in Learning Sciences, as well as teaching
> courses in the SESP’s undergraduate and teacher preparation programs.
> ContactApplicants should submit *electronically* a letter outlining their
> research program and teaching experience, a current CV, representative
> reprints, and three letters of reference, to Professors Carol Lee & James
> Spillane (Search Committee Co-Chairs) at l-salus@northwestern.edu<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'l-salus@northwestern.edu');>.
> Review of materials will begin on October 7, 2013, and applicants are
> strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Minorities
> and women are urged to apply. Northwestern University is an Equal
> Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Hiring is contingent upon
> eligibility to work in the United States. Northwestern University is
> located in an attractive lakefront community adjacent to Chicago. For more
> information about the School of Education and Social Policy, please visit
> http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/.