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[Xmca-l] Position Available at the University of Arizona

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies

College of Education, University of Arizona
Announces a Tenure-Track Position in Early Childhood Education

The University of Arizona, College of Education has established an innovative approach to undergraduate and graduate programs in early childhood education with a focus on Communities as Resources in Early Childhood Teacher Education—CREATE (www.createarizona.org)--and is currently searching for an Early Childhood Education specialist for appointment to a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level effective August 2015. 
This position offers an opportunity to join the internationally recognized department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies (TLS) comprised of two outstanding graduate programs: Language Reading and Culture (LRC) and Teaching and Teacher Education (TTE), and undergraduate programs in early childhood education, elementary education, and literacy, learning & leadership. TLS faculty engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching as well as a departmental commitment to social justice. TLS provides a collaborative work environment for faculty research and grant development and encourages cross-program and cross-departmental research initiatives. The successful candidate will be joining a highly regarded group of faculty as well as a vibrant early childhood community in Southern Arizona—a dynamic transnational border region, in proximity to the 21 Tribal Nations of Arizona.  In addition, our College is the home of Worlds of Words International Collection of Children’s and Adolescent Literature (www.wow.lit.org), which boasts one of the largest international collections of children’s literature in the world. 

Existing faculty research and teaching interests related to Early Childhood Education include the teaching and learning ecologies of linguistically/culturally diverse students; family and community resources in diverse in- and out- of school contexts; partnerships between family-community-school; early childhood teacher education; equity and social justice education; children’s rights and participation; and children’s literature. We seek to enhance our leadership and scholarly contributions in this field and to further strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs in Early Childhood Education. The successful candidate will establish and maintain an active research program and compile a strong record of scholarly achievement, including securing grant support for his/her research program. 


•	Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education or a related field. 
•	Teaching experience at the early childhood or elementary school level is preferred.
•	A record of university-level teaching preferred.
•	Commitment to linguistic and culturally diverse populations.
•	Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary and community environment
•	Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of innovative technology, and hybrid and online learning is highly desirable. 
•	Experience in and commitment to securing extramural funding for research and program development 


•	Advising and teaching in both graduate and undergraduate programs, 
•	Teaching courses related to Early Childhood Education and the content areas with emphasis from birth to early grades.  
•	Developing an externally funded program of research leading to recognition as a nationally known early childhood educator

Application Process:  Please complete the electronic application form (XXXX) and attach a letter of interest, a statement of research and teaching interests, and your curriculum vitae on-line at: http://www.hr.arizona.edu 
Submit any further inquiries to:
     Dr. Ana Christina da Silva Iddings, Search Committee Chair
     Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies
     P. O. Box 210069           
     College of Education, University of Arizona
     Tucson, AZ 85721-0069 

Applications will be reviewed starting on October 30, 2014. Review will continue until the position is filled.  For further information please call (520) 621-2928.
The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.

From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu [xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu] on behalf of mike cole [mcole@ucsd.edu]
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Subject: [Xmca-l] Fwd: [COGDEVSOC] Position Availability at San Jose State      University

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From: Emily Slusser <emily.slusser@sjsu.edu>
Date: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 9:13 AM
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Position Availability at San Jose State University
To: cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org

*San José State University (San José, California) Announcement of Position
Availability* *(Subject to Budgetary Approval)*

*Child & Adolescent Development *

*Job Opening ID Number*: JOID 22939

*Rank*: Open rank


*Required: *

Doctorate in child and adolescent development or related field by time of
appointment. For appointment at the advanced rank, must have broad teaching
experience and demonstrate scholarly/professional achievement commensurate
with a tenured appointment at advanced rank;

An area of research focus in early childhood education or in developmental
research applied to community settings;

An awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a diverse
population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training,
teaching, and/or comparable experience;

An established research program; and

Evidence of successful university-level teaching experience.

*Preferred: *

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across disciplines; and

Experience developing partnerships in community settings or in early
education contexts.

*Responsibilities: *

Teach undergraduate and some graduate courses;

Advise undergraduate and masters students;

Develop a productive program of research focused on early education
contexts or community settings serving children, youth, and families;

Participate in shared governance by service on committees at all levels of
the University;

Be an active participant in department activities and initiatives; and

Meet the needs of a highly diverse student population using appropriate
course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement techniques.

*Salary Range:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

*Starting Date:* August 18, 2015

*Eligibility:* Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work
in the United States.

*Application:* For full consideration, upload a letter of application,
vitae, statements of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, three
letters of recommendation by October 13, 2014 at apply.interfolio.com/25845.
Please include JOID Number (JOID 22939) on all correspondence.

Chair- Search Committee

Department of Child and Adolescent Development

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0075

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public
higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco
Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon
Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of
California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions
are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José
State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant
percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines,
students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender
identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy
applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as
well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are
made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San
José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply
with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition
of employment.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and
Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State
University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police
Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police
Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

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