Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92559-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Instructional Design, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92559-FA

Working Title: Open Rank Faculty Position in Social Studies Education



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $80,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Earned doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, Teaching and Learning, or a related social science discipline with an emphasis in social studies education expected by August 20, 2018.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1. Previous higher education teaching and research experience
2. Record of scholarly publications with potential for external funding (candidates at tenured ranks should have an established track record of successful external funding)
3. Experience working with English Language Learners or underserved populations, and on issues related to equity in social studies education
4. Preference given to candidates with at least 3 years of teaching experience at the secondary level

Position Summary:

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at UW-Madison is searching for a scholar with a specialization in secondary social studies education who will complement the existing strengths of the department in democratic, multicultural, and civic education. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring expertise in the area of United States history and/or civic education. We are open to scholars from a range of intellectual traditions, including but not limited to curriculum theory, teaching and teacher education, and research on students and learning. Across all areas of interest, we are looking for scholars committed to educational equity and advancing educational practice in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

This faculty position is housed within the Disciplinary Studies Area of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, which is located within the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, currently ranked #1 in the United States, hosts undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs, research-oriented graduate programs, and community, state, national, and international educational initiatives. The School of Education comprises ten academic departments, and three major research units, including the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER), which provides support for all stages of the research-funding process and currently houses over 140 funded projects.

As a part of UW-Madison, we are a diverse community of scholars, researchers, and educators with a commitment to the Wisconsin Idea, supporting an inclusive and diverse community, striving for innovation and excellence. UW-Madison, a public land-grant university, is home to world-class education seeking to solve real-world problems, a vibrant research portfolio, and deep traditions.


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Instructions to applicants:

Applications should include the following uploaded documents: 1) letter of application; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) one document containing two samples of scholarly writing. Applicants must also fill out the form included in the application with the names and contact information for three references. Letters will be solicited for finalists.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2017, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Nov 15 2017 Central Standard Time


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