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Iowa State University

Assistant Professor in Elementary Social Studies Education
The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State
University invites applications for a tenure line faculty position in Elementary Social
Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We seek a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will collaborate with our
current social studies faculty in the design, instruction, and leadership of social studies in
our pre-service elementary teacher education program. In addition to participating in
teacher education, we seek a colleague who will engage in scholarly research, serve on
master’s and doctoral committees in Social and Cultural Studies of Education (the
graduate home of social studies education) and other areas within the School, teach
graduate courses in areas of scholarly expertise, and participate in the intellectual and
service culture of the School of Education and Iowa State University.
Though we are open to area of research specialization and methodological approach, we
are particularly interested in scholars who have a line of inquiry focused on one or more
of the following (listed alphabetically): (a) cultural and linguistic diversity and the
teaching and learning of social studies; (b) discipline specific inquiry in elementary social
studies (e.g. historical inquiry, geographic inquiry); (c ) gender and sexuality and the
teaching and learning of social studies; (d) pre-service and/or in-service social studies
teacher learning; (e) race and racism and the teaching and learning of social studies; or (f)
social justice education and the teaching and learning of social studies.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research
University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and
ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation.
Over 36,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. The
university is located in Ames, Iowa, a community of nearly 60,000, which is frequently
recognized with numerous awards, including one of the best places to live (Money
magazine), one of the smartest cities in America (Lumosity and Forbes), one of the best
places to raise children (BusinessWeek), and one of the most livable bargain real estate
markets (MSN).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through
diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including
women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual
career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an
NSF ADVANCE institution.
The School of Education at Iowa State University is committed to engaging in rigorous
and socially meaningful research, preparing leaders and practitioners across the P-20
continuum that support rich and equitable learning opportunities for all students, and
supporting public education as a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society. We
strive to be a national leader in educational theory, policy, and practice, and to honor the
land-grant tradition and the broader mission of the University to serve the people of Iowa.
Required Qualifications: (a) an earned doctorate in Social Studies Education,
Curriculum and Instruction, or a closely related field by the start date (August 16, 2017);
(b) experience working in P-12 schools; (c) evidence of potential to develop an active
research agenda, establish a strong publication record, and secure external funding
commensurate with rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at Iowa State University;
and (d) experience that demonstrates a commitment to educational equity.
Preferred Qualifications: (a) experience as a P-12 classroom teacher for two or more
years; (b) experience working in/with pre-service elementary teacher education; (c)
evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level; (d) evidence of the potential
for a sustained scholarly focus on equity in education.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's
verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU
policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check
To Apply: All application materials must be submitted electronically at
https://www.iastatejobs.com/. Once on the website, search by Posting Number 600161
and apply by clicking on “Apply for this Posting.” Please be prepared to enter or attach
the following:
1) Letter of application addressing your interests and qualifications for this position.
2) Complete curriculum vitae that includes current email contact information.
3) Published, presented, or submitted scholarly manuscript that reflects work you
have done that is relevant to the position—Please attach as “Other Document(s)s”.
4) Contact information to include the name, mailing address, phone number and email
for three academic references who will be asked to submit letters on your
behalf as the search process progresses.
If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Search Chair:
Dr. Isaac Gottesman: isaacg@iastate.edu
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email
employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, submit application by October 15, 2016
https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/21505
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated
against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear
Hall, (515) 294-7612.

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 Assistant Professor in Elementary Social Studies Education
The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State
University invites applications for a tenure line faculty position in Elementary Social
Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We seek a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will collaborate with our
current social studies faculty in the design, instruction, and leadership of social studies in
our pre-service elementary teacher education program. In addition to participating in
teacher education, we seek a colleague who will engage in scholarly research, serve on
master’s and doctoral committees in Social and Cultural Studies of Education (the
graduate home of social studies education) and other areas within the School, teach
graduate courses in areas of scholarly expertise, and participate in the intellectual and
service culture of the School of Education and Iowa State University.
Though we are open to area of research specialization and methodological approach, we
are particularly interested in scholars who have a line of inquiry focused on one or more
of the following (listed alphabetically): (a) cultural and linguistic diversity and the
teaching and learning of social studies; (b) discipline specific inquiry in elementary social
studies (e.g. historical inquiry, geographic inquiry); (c ) gender and sexuality and the
teaching and learning of social studies; (d) pre-service and/or in-service social studies
teacher learning; (e) race and racism and the teaching and learning of social studies; or (f)
social justice education and the teaching and learning of social studies.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research
University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and
ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation.
Over 36,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. The
university is located in Ames, Iowa, a community of nearly 60,000, which is frequently
recognized with numerous awards, including one of the best places to live (Money
magazine), one of the smartest cities in America (Lumosity and Forbes), one of the best
places to raise children (BusinessWeek), and one of the most livable bargain real estate
markets (MSN).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through
diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including
women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual
career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an
NSF ADVANCE institution.
The School of Education at Iowa State University is committed to engaging in rigorous
and socially meaningful research, preparing leaders and practitioners across the P-20
continuum that support rich and equitable learning opportunities for all students, and
supporting public education as a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society. We
strive to be a national leader in educational theory, policy, and practice, and to honor the
land-grant tradition and the broader mission of the University to serve the people of Iowa.
Required Qualifications: (a) an earned doctorate in Social Studies Education,
Curriculum and Instruction, or a closely related field by the start date (August 16, 2017);
(b) experience working in P-12 schools; (c) evidence of potential to develop an active
research agenda, establish a strong publication record, and secure external funding
commensurate with rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at Iowa State University;
and (d) experience that demonstrates a commitment to educational equity.
Preferred Qualifications: (a) experience as a P-12 classroom teacher for two or more
years; (b) experience working in/with pre-service elementary teacher education; (c)
evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level; (d) evidence of the potential
for a sustained scholarly focus on equity in education.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's
verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU
policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check
To Apply: All application materials must be submitted electronically at
https://www.iastatejobs.com/. Once on the website, search by Posting Number 600161
and apply by clicking on “Apply for this Posting.” Please be prepared to enter or attach
the following:
1) Letter of application addressing your interests and qualifications for this position.
2) Complete curriculum vitae that includes current email contact information.
3) Published, presented, or submitted scholarly manuscript that reflects work you
have done that is relevant to the position—Please attach as “Other Document(s)s”.
4) Contact information to include the name, mailing address, phone number and email
for three academic references who will be asked to submit letters on your
behalf as the search process progresses.
If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Search Chair:
Dr. Isaac Gottesman: isaacg@iastate.edu
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email
employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, submit application by October 15, 2016
https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/21505
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national
origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated
against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear
Hall, (515) 294-7612.

Utah State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Screening begins October 20th

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership, Utah State University, offers an Assistant Professor position in secondary social studies teacher education.   We offer programs for early childhood education (K-3), elementary education, the social studies composite secondary teaching major, and the professional education framework leading to secondary education licensure in other teaching majors. We also offer endorsement programs in early childhood education, reading education, gifted and talented education, and ESL education certification, as well as an Administrative/Supervisory Concentration. Graduate degree offerings include MA, MS, MEd, EdS in elementary, secondary education, and instructional leadership, and PhD in curriculum and instruction, as well as doctoral concentrations in literacy, mathematics, and instructional leadership.

As part of a land grant institution, we deliver our programs to students on regional campuses across the state of Utah. We value our partnerships with local, state, national, and international leaders and welcome the many ongoing opportunities we have to collaborate toward common goals. Drawing on the extensive knowledge base in both theoretical and practice-oriented research, we nurture a vision of effective, equitable educational experiences for all students.

Responsibilities:      

(1) Engage in academic scholarship, which includes grant writing and conducting/publishing high-quality research in area of expertise (2) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary social studies education and potentially in other areas of expertise, (3) Show commitment to teaching and working with students from diverse populations, (4) Serve on and chair graduate student committees, (5) Supervise student teachers, (6) Provide national, state, and local service to the profession.

This position is a 9-month academic year position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. The search committee will consider applications at the Assistant Professor Level. The School of Teacher Education and Leadership designs programs and research focusing on increasing the quality of teaching, learning, and leadership within complex local and global contexts.  This involves creating equitable educational opportunities for all students, as well as preparing researchers and teachers to use evidence-base instruction that results in improved student achievement and equitable opportunities in schools for all students. The successful candidate is expected to develop a cutting-edge research program, supervise graduate students, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses delivered in face-to-face, broadcast, and online formats.

Minimum

Qualifications:

(1) Earned EdD or PhD by August, 2017, with emphasis in secondary social studies education, (2) Evidence of ability to conduct and publish research, (3) Successful teaching experience at middle or secondary school levels for a minimum of two years, (4) Current or prior certification at the secondary school level, (5) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and collegial relationships with faculty, students, and staff, (6) Demonstrated commitment to evidence-based social studies instructional methods that support diversity, inclusiveness, and academic achievement. (7) Expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies.

Preferred

Qualifications:

(1) Ability to write grant proposals to support teaching and scholarly work, (2) Expertise in ELL, (3) Effective teaching at the college/university level, (4) Experience with distance education delivery.

The open social studies education position is located at the Logan, Utah campus.  The new tenure-track Assistant professor will join a vital school of 42 faculty--31 on the Logan campus and 11 on Regional Campuses.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in successful teaching at the middle or high school levels, as well as hold or have held secondary licensure. With a background in social studies education, the candidate will have the potential to engage in scholarly work, including grant proposal writing. The candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have demonstrated ability to work collegially with faculty, students, and staff.

The College and University
Utah State University (USU), a land-grant university, is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with “high research activity.” It is in the top 3% of higher education institutions in the country. USU received $232.8 million in research awards during the 2015 fiscal year. Enrollment (undergraduate and graduate students) exceeds 27,000. There are 41 schools and departments in eight academic colleges and a School of Graduate Studies that offers 38 doctoral degrees and 96 master’s degrees. USU has a national and international reputation for its education, agricultural, aerospace-engineering, and natural resources academic programs. The College of Education and Human Services is ranked 5th nationally in external funding with over $50.6 million in external grants and contracts (US News and World Report, 2015). US News and World report ranks the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services among the top 30 graduate schools of education in the nation and the college's rapidly expanding online programs have been ranked 17th in the nation. It is one of the largest colleges of education in the nation, with eight departments, an elementary laboratory school, over 130 tenure-track faculty, and hundreds of research-supported employees.

Location

Logan is a community of 60,000 located in Cache Valley in the mountains of northern Utah, 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and 3 hours from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It is at the mouth of Logan Canyon, a scenic gateway to a wide variety of recreational opportunities. There are Forest Service campgrounds and extensive skiing, fishing, biking, and hiking opportunities within a few miles of campus. Bear Lake (a large, multiuse recreational lake on the Utah / Idaho border) is just 40 miles away through Logan Canyon. The city schools have a reputation of being strong academically and are well situated throughout the valley. Housing costs are moderate. Logan boasts a large regional hospital and excellent medical and dental care services. The immediate region is frequently ranked as one the safest regions in the country and offers a variety of cultural experiences.

Utah State University offers competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement, and professional benefits. The University is dedicated to recruiting stellar candidates from a diverse pool including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Utah State is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (http://aaeo.usu.edu), and is committed to increasing diversity among students, faculty, and all participants in university life.

To Apply

            Special Instructions to Applicants

            To apply online, please go to:

            usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=1798

            Along with the online application, please attach

  1. Letter of application describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. Samples of scholarly work;
  4. Teaching philosophy
  5. Un-official graduate school transcripts;
  6. Contact information for a minimum of five references.

Additional information or questions concerning this position can be sent to Dr. Steven Camicia at steven.camicia@usu.edu or (801) 518-3193.

Screening of applicants will begin October 20th and continue until the position is filled.  The position will begin August 2017.

Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.