Assistant Professor Education Studies (tenure track)

Job description

The Dickinson College Department of Educational Studies seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in academic year 2019-20. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a field related to education (e.g. cultural foundations of education, curriculum and instruction, educational policy).

The educational studies major enables students to study the discipline of education as it relates to other liberal arts disciplines. In particular, educational studies fosters within students a deep understanding of the complexity of education and schooling as well as an ability to think critically about the ways in which education intersects with a broad range of social, cultural, political and economic forces. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of educational studies within Dickinson’s liberal arts context.

Interested candidates should apply on line via

Candidates should complete the on-line application and upload/provide the following:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • graduate transcript
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • Email addresses for three letters of recommendation.
  • sample syllabus
  • teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • writing sample from current research

Review of applications will begin October 5th and will continue until the position is filled.


  • Applicants should have a research and teaching focus on issues of diversity in education.
  • Expertise in teaching courses on race and urban education will be especially valuable, but candidates must also demonstrate the ability to teach core courses in our program including Contemporary Issues in American Education and/or History of American Education, Educational Psychology, Curriculum Theory, and Methods of Educational Research.

The yearly teaching load is five courses. Proficiency in creating inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.




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Job No: F00137
Posted: 8/24/2018
Application Due: 9/15/2019
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