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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 105442
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Associate/Full Professor
Category Status: 01-Faculty Tenured
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks a tenured associate or full professor colleague with a dual focus on teacher education research and practice. Located in the Washington, DC-Baltimore, MD corridor, the University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship research university and land grant institution in the region. The Department is deeply committed to equity and excellence, embraces a broad range of theoretical and methodological orientations, values collaborative research and encourages faculty to work across divisions and specializations. Faculty members in the Department frequently engage in scholarship at the state, national, and international levels and in institutional research centers such as the Center for Math Ed (http://www.education.umd.edu/TLPL/programs/MathEd/index.html).

Applicants must have the following: a doctorate in a relevant field, achieved tenure, experience in PK-12 schools as a teacher or administrator, and a record of research and scholarly publications commensurate with expectations for rank at the University of Maryland in leading refereed journals and respected professional outlets.
To capitalize on our existing efforts and to move them forward, TLPL seeks a tenured colleague who will maintain a dual focus on teacher education research and practice by:

• Leading a collaborative, programmatic research agenda on teacher education with a strong social justice orientation
• Revitalizing our cross-division specialization on teacher education and
professional development
• Investigating and developing effective powerful models of teacher education, induction, and professional development initiatives
• Focusing on the core competencies needed by graduates of our programs to teach successfully in the large districts that are our neighbors, and
• Mentoring junior colleagues, masters and doctoral students

We prefer a colleague who has a a) strong record of mentoring graduate students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, in research on teacher education, b) experience working in partnership with schools and communities of learners who traditionally have been underserved, c) a social justice orientation toward schooling, d) the demonstrated capacity to secure external funding, and e) a record of programmatic innovation in teacher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

• a doctorate in a relevant field, achieved tenure
•experience in PK-12 schools as a teacher or administrator
•a record of research and scholarly publications commensurate with expectations for rank at the University of Maryland in leading refereed journals and respected professional outlets

Preferences:

• strong record of mentoring graduate students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, in research on teacher education
• experience working in partnership with schools and communities of learners who traditionally have been underserved
• a social justice orientation toward schooling
• the demonstrated capacity to secure external funding
• a record of programmatic innovation in teacher education

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

All applications will be processed through the University of Maryland eTerp system. Screening will begin on October 17, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applicants should submit their application prior to that date. Candidates should upload to https://ejobs.umd.edu a) letter of application describing research and teaching interests and experiences addressing the above noted priorities, b) a curriculum vitae, c) two samples of scholarship, and d) names and contact information for three professional references in the on-line application. As the TLPL Department is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community, candidates are encouraged to identify their experiences in working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students. For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, David Imig (davidimig@gmail.com). For questions about the online application process, please contact Joy Jones (jonesj@umd.edu).

Posting Date: 06/13/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 10/02/2017
Physical Demands

n/a

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Supplemental Document 1
  4. Supplemental Document 2
Optional Documents

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