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Mathematics Education Post-Doctoral Fellow Position at the Notre Dame Center for STEM Education

The Notre Dame Center for STEM Education (the Center), as part of the Institute for Educational Initiatives, is pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship in mathematics education beginning in Summer/Fall 2014. The position includes research and service with the possibility to teach after the first full semester on campus.

This post-doc includes the following responsibilities:

  1. Define and enact a personal research agenda that contributes to the field through unique studies, peer-reviewed journal articles, and/or grant proposals
  2. Collaborate with the faculty and staff of the Center to evaluate, revise, and enact its strategic plan, especially in the areas of mathematics education. This specifically includes:
    a. Coordinating and delivering professional development for mathematics teachers in the STEM Teacher Fellows Program;
    b. Working with the Notre Dame ACE Academies team on their mathematics instruction and student learning;
    c. Contributing to the on-going conceptualization of summer STEM experiences for students and PD for teachers.
  3. Based on consultation with the director of the Center, the possibility of teaching a STEM Education related course in the Education, Schooling, and Society minor or another class related to the post-doc’s expertise will be considered after the Fall 2014 semester.
  4. Other research, service, or teaching as agreed upon by both the director and the post-doc that furthers their development as a scholar and practitioner.

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate or the strong prospect of earning such a degree by July 1, 2014. The preferred terminal degree is in mathematics education, curriculum and instruction, or related fields. The preferred applicant will also have experience teaching, especially at the K-8 developmental level, and preparing math teachers either through pre-service instruction or professional development. Upon successful review of the first year, the post-doctoral fellowship may be extended for a second year through June of 2016.

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating the candidate’s research interests in mathematics education. The letter should also outline a research agenda that might be pursued during the fellowship and how the applicant can contribute to the mission of the Center in terms of service to teachers and schools. Information on the Center’s current work can be found at A completed application should also include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation that can speak to the applicant’s ability to engage the responsibilities described above, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a writing sample. Preferred writing samples include published journal articles in which the applicant was the primary or first author. Other non-published papers (or dissertation chapters) by the author will be accepted; complete dissertations will not be accepted. Applicants will be reviewed beginning March 26th, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

Questions about the post-doc may be directed to Dr. Matt Kloser at All application materials should be submitted electronically to Heather Legault (; recommendation letters should be sent directly from the recommender to Heather Legault.

The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity employer.

Faculty Position in the School of Educational Studies – Claremont Graduate University

The School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) invites nominations and applications for the rank of assistant or associate professor in the subfield of Teaching, Learning, and Culture. The position will commence at the beginning of the 2014 academic year.

We are seeking an exceptional scholar whose research and teaching contributes to the mission of the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University. This is a tenured graduate faculty position, which carries teaching, research, and service responsibilities in School. While the specific areas of scholarship are open, we will give preference to candidates whose work focuses on the experience and success of U.S. Latino students in elementary/secondary schools. This expertise may include, but is not limited to, an emphasis on ELD/language acquisition, cultural-linguistic diversity, or bilingual education. We are especially interested in the scholars whose work incorporates consideration of the geographic variation in resourcing, opportunity, and success.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate students in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs, and supervise graduate student research. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of published research and extramural funding, and possess outstanding teaching and mentoring skills. Candidates should possess a deep understanding of the relationship between scholarship and practice. The successful candidate also will demonstrate experience and/or capacity for advising a diverse student body.

The struggle for social justice is not an abstraction here, but an integral part of the School of Educational Studies’ teaching and research. The School is committed to merging work for social justice with forthright accountability. Our graduates, and hence our faculty, are expected to be responsible education critics and architects. For more information on the School of Educational Studies, please see

Claremont Graduate University is America’s only private, graduate-only, research-extensive university. Nestled at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, CGU is one of seven members of the unique Claremont Colleges Consortium. CGU is known for intimate, transdisciplinary teaching and for research that takes on major challenges facing our region and world.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be received by March 31, 2014. Applications from women, minorities, and underrepresented populations are especially encouraged. Please send a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to:

Chair of the Search Committee
School of Educational Studies
Claremont Graduate University
150 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is vigorously committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically disabled, veterans, and women. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing faculty diversity.

Postdoctoral Position at Johns Hopkins University – School of Education

Candidates are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship with the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. This position is a joint appointment supported by The Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC) and the National Science Foundation Math Science Partnership STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) award. This is anticipated to be a two year position (contingent on satisfactory performance, research contributions and funding). Opportunities beyond two years may develop.

The Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC) a partnership among Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the Baltimore City Public School System (City Schools), Morgan State University, and several Baltimore-based non-profit agencies was launched in November 2006. JHU, the lead university partner of BERC, is seeking applicants for a half-time position as a Postdoctoral Fellow to be located at Johns Hopkins University. The individual would work on evaluating a three year I3 intervention in a summer school middle grades math and science camp intervention, conducting observations, developing pre- and post-surveys, as well as longitudinal quantitative studies of educational processes and outcomes using school district data and contextual information about neighborhoods and social services. The individual would collaborate with BERC’s principal investigators (Faith Connolly and Tracy Rone) and other affiliated researchers (including Robert Balfanz, Phil Leaf, Martha Mac Iver, and Ray Winbush). The individual will collaborate with Baltimore City Schools and other city or state agencies to work on an integrated educational and social service data set and develop new ones for project-specific analyses.

The SABES award is a partnership between JHU (WSE, SOE and KSAS) and BCPSS. The position requires collaboration with Baltimore City Public School colleagues and across three JHU schools: the Whiting School of Engineering, the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Education. Nine elementary schools in 3 neighborhoods will participate (1 per neighborhood the 2nd year, 2 per neighborhood the 3rd year and 3 per neighborhood the 4th and 5th years). Specific duties include assisting in the management of the SABES Partnership and supporting the research component of the project.

Management of the SABES Partnership: Assisting the project leadership team with coordination of the SABES grant including the master teacher coursework and the summer professional development offerings.

Research Initiatives: Working with researchers across in the School of Education, The Whiting School of Engineering, and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences to carry out the SABES research plan and working with the SABES leadership team in activities related to dissemination of research findings.

The applicant should have:

  • A record of research in one or more of the following areas: issues affecting students in high-poverty schools, urban education, STEM Education, social organization of schools and its relationship to assessment and achievement
  • Experience with qualitative data analysis, advanced statistical methods and proficiency with SPSS, STATA, or comparable software
  • Additional expertise in database architecture is desirable though of secondary importance
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as writing and disseminating findings for scholarly and policy audiences are expected
  • Doctorate in education or relevant social science field should be held by time of employment

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, writing sample, and names of three references to:
BERC/SABES Postdoctoral Fellowship Search Committee c/o: Carolyn Parker at

Review of applications will begin March 21, 2014 and will continue until position is filled.

Johns Hopkins University is an EO/AA employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community. Smoke free/drug free environment.

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Elementary Literacy Education at the University of Louisville

The Department of Early Childhood & Elementary Education at the University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position in ELEMENTARY LITERACY EDUCATION. In alignment with the University’s goal to become a premier metropolitan research university, the Department seeks an individual who has a strong research program, or the clear potential for one, whose research focuses on literacy as a social practice within early childhood and elementary settings. We are open to a broad range of research areas relevant to literacy instruction, particularly: language and learning, discourse practices, children’s literature, linguistic diversity, miscue analysis and other formative assessments, the opportunities and challenges of language and literacy teaching in urban settings, and commitment to the conceptual framework of the College and its dedication to advocating for social and human equity (for more information see:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising, conducting research, seeking external funding, contributing to reciprocal partnerships with schools, participating in ongoing program
development, and providing service to the college, university, professional associations and disciplinerelated community partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in literacy education or closely related field
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching in elementary schools (K-6)
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues and participate in collaborative inquiry
  • Demonstrated evidence of, or desire for, community engaged scholarship and partnership experiences with schools
  • An emerging or established agenda of literacy research and scholarship
  • Demonstrated excellence or potential in scholarly research
  • Evidence of, or strong potential for, grant writing and grant-funded research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated successful teaching experience in teacher preparation programs
  • Evidence of incorporating technology in instructional practices
  • Mentoring of graduate students
  • Evidence of collaborative and engaged scholarship that addresses key sociocultural issues such as poverty and multilingualism in the local metropolitan context

Applicants for the position at an assistant level should have an earned doctorate in literacy education or a related field and the promise of an externally funded research program. Applicants for the position at an
associate level should also have an earned doctorate in literacy education, a strong record of publication in recognized journals, a record of external funding, evidence of excellence in teaching, service to the profession at the national level, and the ability to mentor junior faculty and doctoral students.

Louisville, a metropolitan area of approximately one million people, features a wide range of recreational opportunities, thriving theater and arts, and one of the best qualities of life in the nation. As a research university in this vibrant city, The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is committed to preparing educators to work effectively with diverse populations and to help build a socially just and democratic society. The College is known for the Grawemeyer Award, a recognition of excellence in education. U of L is ranked among the Top 50 Public Colleges of Education in US News and World Reports and is part of a  doctoral/Research Extensive institution enrolling approximately 21,000 students.

The programs in Teaching and Learning offer an array of programs leading to Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, and special education. In both the metropolitan schools and the surrounding rural schools, the College has strong collaborations including Signature Partnerships and Redesign Schools. For more information please visit:

SALARY: Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience

APPOINTMENT: The 10-month appointment begins August 1, 2014 with the possibility of summer teaching.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURES: Pending budgetary approval, formal review of applicants will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply online at Select “Current Openings,” “Faculty/Administrator Positions” and go to Posting # UL141. Please upload the following:

  1. A letter of interest explaining how minimum and preferred qualifications are met and describing relevant experiences,
  2. A current CV
  3. Academic transcripts
  4. A sample publication, and
  5. Three current letters of recommendation.

Additional inquiries can be addressed to:
Literacy Education Search Committee
c/o Lynne Ernst, Unit Business Manager
Department of Early Childhood & Elementary Education
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292
(502) 852 – 2208 Office (502) 852 – 2408 FAX email:

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Post-Doc at University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE)

The University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In) Equality or IRISE is seeking a two-year postdoctoral research fellow beginning September 1, 2014. We are seeking candidates who are capable of bringing the insights of sociology, education, social work, ethnic Studies, law, or a related field to the interdisciplinary study of race, class, and/or gender (in)equities in K-12 education. Special consideration will be given to applicants studying the relationship between educational (in)equity and discipline policies, but all candidates with a focus on educational (in)equity in K-12 education will be considered. The fellow will be housed in the Department of Sociology & Criminology, with co-supervision and mentorship by faculty in Gender & Women’s Studies, Morgridge College of Education, the Graduate School of Social Work, and the College of Law. DU faculty members from these departments will provide guidance and support throughout the fellowship period.

The IRISE postdoctoral fellowship will provide opportunities to train using large dataset methodology and advanced longitudinal data analysis, qualitative data analysis, and community-engaged social action research. In addition to post-dissertation research support, the postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to co-author articles and conference presentations with the lead mentors using data from two established research projects on race, class and gender (in)equities in education, interact with the faculty and graduate students in the sponsoring departments and divisions, and receive clerical and research support sufficient to allow the completion of a major research product during his or her time at DU.

The fellow will spend the majority of time engaged in independent research, scholarship, or creative work under the guidance of departmental faculty members. Fellows will also be expected to be active in the DU community of scholars engaged in research and teaching relating to the study of inequality locally and nationally. Fellows will teach one course in their specialty the first year and two courses in their specialty the second year. The successful candidate will also be expected to attend and contribute to a weekly seminar and support other initiatives of the IRISE, such as promotion of conferences and symposia.

The ideal candidate will have strong methodological training and a record of successful publication in the related field. Candidates should be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. We do not expect the candidate to have experience in all areas of the fellowship, as training will be provided by the mentors. In addition, because of the value of lived experiences in the investigation and understanding of inequality, we especially encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups.


  • PhD, SJD, or JD in Sociology, Education, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Law, or related field. Trained in both quantitative and qualitative research techniques and analysis.
  • Applicants must have completed all requirements for their PhD by June 30, 2014. Candidates must also be no more than 3 years from the awarding of their degree (i.e., September 2011). 
  • Research agenda aligned with issues of in(equity) and the advancement of historically underrepresented communities in K-12 education and/or related systems (e.g. juvenile justice). 
  • Experience working with marginalized communities. 
  • Interest in social movements, the relationship between research and social change, and the role of women, people of color and low-income communities in these efforts.


  • The appointment term is September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015; however, the initial term may be renewed for an additional year. 
  • Teach one advanced undergraduate course in year one and two courses, including an interdisciplinary graduate class, in year two. 
  • Participate in a quarterly educational inequities research group and colloquiums for the DU campus as part of the IRISE lecture series. 
  • Participate in campus-wide forums exploring questions of compositional diversity and inclusive excellence at DU and the broader academy. Present research findings to interdisciplinary academic audiences and community partners.

The fellowship carries a stipend of $39,264 for the first year and $41,364 for the second year, a professional development and research account, and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please complete the on-line application at and attach the following:

  • A letter of application (including a statement of research and teaching interests); 
  • A curriculum vitae; and 
  • At least three letters of recommendation.

Candidates must apply online to be considered, only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click “New Resume/CV” at the bottom of the page to begin application.

The online application must be completed and submitted no later than 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time on February 28, 2014. Inquiries about these positions can be made to the Chair of the search, Dr. Hava Rachel Gordon at

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

UC Berkeley- Assistant Professor in Urban Education

Assistant Professor   –    URBAN EDUCATION

The Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applicants at the Assistant Professor level for a tenure-track position in Urban Education to begin in the 2014-2015 academic year, anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. We seek applicants who bring social science perspectives and training to the critical understanding of urban education, and who would be excited to join an interdisciplinary group of scholars whose research centers on the challenges and promises of education in urban settings. The San Francisco Bay Area presents an ideal opportunity for cutting edge empirical research and innovation that will advance educational diversity and equity.  The successful candidate will have a primary affiliation with the Social and Cultural Studies in Education (SCS) program, which focuses on social foundations themes in education, such as school and social stratification, racial inequality, and education and social change. Moreover, urban education is a matter of broad interest in the Graduate School of Education, and the successful candidate can expect to collaborate with faculty and students throughout the School and across the campus.  The individual will teach and advise doctoral students in SCS, and will also contribute as appropriate to the GSE’s highly-regarded undergraduate minor and/or its innovative programs of professional education.  For more information on the SCS program, please visit:


Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in education or closely related fields (for example, sociology, anthropology, ethnic studies, or political science). The doctoral degree must be completed by date of hire. Applications must include a curriculum vitae; a detailed letter or statement of interests and qualifications; up to three samples of academic writing; and the names and contact information of three references, by December 2, 2013. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please arrange for letters of recommendation to be uploaded directly by recommenders. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:


To apply, please submit all materials electronically to the following URL:


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. For more information see


Chapman University – Assistant/Associate Professor of Leadership Studies


 Chapman University is seeking applications for a Tenure Track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Leadership Studies in the College of Educational Studies (CES). Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the College of Educational Studies is available at The CES holds a respected position among the major academic units and offered the University’s first Ph.D. program seven years ago. The CES faculty work collaboratively on campus and beyond. The Ph.D. program consists of four emphasis areas: Culture and Curricular Studies, Disability Studies, School Psychology and Leadership Studies. CES faculty maintain a significant presence in the local community, at national and international conferences and in their professional organizations and publications. 


 Required Qualifications • An earned doctorate in Leadership Studies or related area • Expertise in leadership in higher education and/or women in leadership • Active and promising record of scholarly activity and research • Strong interpersonal and communication and collaboration skills • Recent experience teaching graduate courses • Active involvement in national professional organizations • Experience advising and mentoring of graduate student scholarship and research • Global perspectives, connections, and leadership experience • Leadership experience among diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

• Expertise in qualitative methodology, particularly case study methods and/or expertise in mixed method and/or program evaluation research.

Responsibilities include: • Teach core and elective classes in the Ph.D., Leadership Studies emphasis and MLD, Masters in Leadership Development • Develop new courses for leadership programs, particularly courses in global leadership, leadership and diversity, women in leadership, and leadership in higher education • Serve on and chair Ph.D. proposal and dissertation committees; chair masters capstones • Advise graduate students at the doctoral and master’s degree levels • Implement an active research agenda, including research and writing that leads to publication in high quality peer-reviewed sources, grant writing and project coordination, and presentations at local/state/national/international conferences. • Provide service to the College of Educational Studies, university and broader communities, including committee assignments, assistance to local stakeholders such as community councils, and active participation in state and national professional organizations.

Review of applications begins immediately. Applicants should address their qualifications and fit for this position, including your stance on leadership, in a letter to the Search Committee. The application should also include a curriculum vita, names and contact information for three references, a statement of your research methodology(ies) and agenda, including external funding, and a statement of your pedagogical philosophy, copies of recent publications and relevant transcripts. Electronic submissions are preferred. Completed applications, including the curriculum vita, should be sent to: Attn: Jennifer Bennett College of Educational Studies – Reeves Hall Chapman University One University Drive Orange, CA 92866 Email: 

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in P-12 Ed Policy, Leadership and Administration at University of Louisville

The Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville invites applications for an associate professor and program coordinator in P-12 Educational Policy, Leadership and Administration with a beginning date of August 16, 2014. 

Review of applications will begin January 9, 2014. New applications may also be considered until the position is filled. For more information and a list of qualifications, see the flier:job-ad-ELFH-P-12-Ed-Policy


U Minnesota Duluth – Endowed Chair in American Indian Education

Endowed Chair in American Indian Education

The Department of Education at the University of Minnesota Duluth is seeking applicants for an Endowed Chair in American Indian Education to begin August 25, 2014.  This is a 9-month tenure track faculty position at Assistant or Associate Professor rank or a tenured position for a candidate who has been awarded tenure previously. Associate Professor or Professor rank, depending on candidate qualifications.  Job responsibilities include teaching in undergraduate and graduate education programs, program development, working with local American Indian communities, and providing outreach and service.

Complete position descriptions and information about how to apply online are available at:

For tenure track position:

Requisition #187750

For tenure position: 

Requisition #187908

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2013, although the search will proceed until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.