[xmca] Senior Position at U Delaware: Educational Equity

From: Tony Whitson <twhitson who-is-at UDel.Edu>
Date: Thu Nov 08 2007 - 12:24:37 PST

It would be fantastic having someone from XMCA in this position!

Senior Scholar with Focus on Educational Equity

The School of Education invites applications or nominations for a senior
faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates
should have an earned doctorate with an outstanding record of research
related to improving educational outcomes for students living in poverty
and/or from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Preference
will be given to candidates who can fulfill programmatic needs in one of
the following areas: social studies education, mathematics education,
educational technology, English language learners, the learning sciences,
or advanced research methodologies. The ideal candidate will have an
established research program and a commitment to educational practice or
policy. A record of external funding is desirable.

The School of Education has a dynamic faculty with numerous recipients of
fellowships and awards from agencies such as the National Science
Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the
National Institutes of Health. Many of our faculty serve or have served as
editors of top journals. The School is committed to collaborative
partnerships with local public schools, after-school programs, and
community centers. Recently, the School has initiated an Urban Education
Task Force that focuses on students from low-income families. For more
information on the School of Education, please visit www.udel.edu/educ/.

One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, the
University of Delaware today combines tradition and innovation, offering
students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and
research technology. The University of Delaware is a Land-Grant,
Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution with its main campus in
Newark, DE, located halfway between Washington, DC and New York City.

Applications should include a letter of interest, which describes the
candidate’s research agenda and teaching expertise; curriculum vitae;
samples of scholarly publications; and a list of at least three references
with complete addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. Please submit
materials to Professor Carol Wong, Co-Chair, Search Committee, School of
Education, 130 Willard Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716.
Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2008 and continue until
the position is filled. Inquiries only may be directed to Professor Carol
Wong at cawong@udel.edu or Professor Tony Whitson at twhitson@udel.edu.

The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer which
encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.

Tony Whitson
UD School of Education


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  are obliged to read the same story everywhere"
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