Posted: October 17, 2016
The Indiana University School of Education at IUPUI in Indianapolis is seeking a tenure track assistant, associate, or full professor of urban teacher education with teaching and research strengths in teacher education, with a focus on foundations of education, curriculum studies, and/or secondary social studies; a commitment to urban education and communities; and a readiness to partner with local schools to provide transformative teacher education.
The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. Our school of education has approximately 40 full time faculty all of whom are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship of teaching, and research focused on urban education. Many of our faculty have scholarship interests that focus on social justice and anti-racist practices, partnerships with urban communities and schools, and critical perspectives in education. Faculty in our teacher education programs are committed to preparing teachers to enact transformative practices in urban schools, field-based experiences that support our teacher candidates, and diversifying the teacher workforce.
- Design and implement urban teacher education curriculum that grounds pre-service teachers in deep understanding of critical social justice pedagogy, human development, and urban communities within strong field-based experiences.
- Collaborate with faculty in the urban teacher education programs to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with local schools.
- Conduct scholarly research, publications, and grant-writing.
- Lead or assist in ongoing program development, innovation, and evaluation.
- Mentor and advise students in our Urban Education Studies doctoral program, our urban education masters programs, and our undergraduate teacher preparation programs.
- Provide service to department, university, community, and professional organizations.
- Earned doctorate in education with emphasis in one or more of these areas: foundations of education (in one or more areas- sociology, history, or philosophy of education), social studies teacher education, curriculum studies, or urban/multicultural education.
- Strong methodological training in research and record of scholarship.
- Capacity to teach undergraduate courses in teacher education programs and graduate courses at the masters and doctoral level in Urban Education Studies program.
- Critical pedagogy and scholarship addressing issues of power, privilege and empowerment and the ways these issues affect children and communities.
- Expertise working with diverse and urban student populations.
- A minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience in an urban setting, preferably secondary social studies.
- Demonstrated understanding and commitment to urban issues.
- Experience or interest in forming partnerships with urban schools to support prospective and practicing teachers in linguistically, culturally and economically diverse settings.
- Experience or desire to work with diverse and/or underserved populations.
- Experience in integrating technology into teaching.
Application: Interested candidates should submit (a) letter of application describing their specific qualifications for the position, research and teaching interests, and civic engagement (4-page maximum); (b) curriculum vita, (c) two samples of written scholarship, and (d) names and email addresses for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2857
Application Deadline: Applications received by November 15, 2016 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled. Starting date is August 1, 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the application process should notify Ashley Clemons at email@example.com with appropriate advance notice. We seek applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, Latino/as, members of the LGBTQ plus community, and members of other underrepresented groups are welcome to apply.