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[xmca] 2 positions in Educational Psychology/Learning Sciences at CU Boulder
Dear all -
In light of the recent discussion about Learning Sciences and Educational Psychology...I thought some of you might find the positions we have open at CU Boulder interesting.
You'll see at the bottom of the posting that Kris Gutierrez is the search chair. You can direct inquiries to her (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to me (email@example.com).
Please pass this announcement to folks you think might be interested.
School of Education 2010-2011 Faculty Positions
The School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder announces three tenure track faculty positions for the 2010-2011 academic year: two Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences positions and one Second Language Acquisition/Bilingual Education position.
The CU-Boulder School of Education is located at the flagship campus of the University of Colorado, situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains 25 miles northwest of Denver. The School has a tradition of excellence and offers a welcoming and collaborative environment for scholars who desire to pursue the highest quality research and teaching. As a community, we embrace the principles of social justice, democracy, and diversity as the historic moral imperatives of U.S. public schooling. The School ranks among the nation’s most distinguished in terms of the quality and importance of the scholarly contributions made by its faculty and students. Graduate degrees (MA & PhD) are offered in five areas of emphasis – Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice; Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity; Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Psychology; and Research and Evaluation Methodology. Our exemplary, research-based teacher education programs (undergraduate and Masters) are an integral part of the life of the School. Find more program information at http://www.colorado.edu/education/.
The School intends to hire at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels, with consideration given to hiring at the Professor level when appropriate. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities: Candidates for the positions must be willing to contribute to teaching and program development in the teacher education and graduate programs, conduct research, publish in significant refereed journals, and seek outside funding. Candidates must be committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and scholarly record.
Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences: Candidates for these two positions must have an earned doctorate in the Learning Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Cognitive Science. Candidates should have a strong record of research and teaching experience that will contribute to the further development of an interdisciplinary Learning Sciences group and to the Educational Psychology program area. Teaching and program development responsibilities include teacher education courses and graduate courses in educational psychology. We are particularly interested in scholars with interests in one or more of the following areas: cultural processes in learning, new media and technologies, and/or design-based research either in schools or in out-of-school contexts. The School of Education has strong collaborations with CU-Boulder’s Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS), the Science Education Initiative (SEI), and the Culture, Language, and Social Practice (CLASP) program.
Job Posting #808355
and Job Posting #808356
Contact for Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences positions: Dr. Kris Gutiérrez (303) 492-8450
Application Materials: Inquiries concerning a specific position should be directed to the appropriate contact person. Completed applications must include a letter of application specifying the desired position, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Submit application materials electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/ (reference job posting number listed above).
Closing Date: The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2009 and will continue until each position is filled.
The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Check out the announcement on the School of Education website: www.colorado.edu/education
School of Education
University of Colorado at Boulder
(office) 303 492 6557
(fax) 303 492 7090
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