Job Openings in CEHD
The College of Education and Human Development is searching for several high-quality candidates to fill faculty and professional positions in our growing College.
Our Vision: The College of Education and Human Development will lead, inspire and engage our students, the citizens of Delaware, the nation, and the world in solving critical educational and social problems, and in promoting learning and development in all children and families.
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html
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Updated: February 2019
The University of Delaware is seeking applications for a dynamic, highly accomplished, and visionary leader to serve as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development.
The successful candidate will exhibit a strong record of scholarship and teaching as well as evidence of academic leadership at the department, college, or university level. We seek a candidate who will bring visionary leadership to the College, leverage the College’s considerable strengths while developing new collaborations, support the growth and development of new degree programs and other initiatives, and lead the College in continuing to enhance the quality of its research and instruction.
We also seek a candidate who has a demonstrated commitment to social justice. The new Dean will be an integral member of a dynamic university-wide leadership team currently engaged with deepening cross-disciplinary and international programming and related efforts to broaden and deepen the University’s contribution to innovation and excellence.
Assistant Professor (Continuing Track) in Literacy (Job code #55129)
The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development invites applications for an outstanding teacher and scholar in literacy. The ideal candidate has a doctoral degree in literacy or a related field, a strong background in literacy development and instruction for students learning English as a first or additional language, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. We seek a colleague at the assistant professor rank for a Continuing Track position. Scholars from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
This individual will design and teach face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate courses, coordinate and manage concentrations for students interested in English language learners within our Elementary Teacher Education program, and have the opportunity to collaborate with UD’s highly successful and productive literacy team on research and teaching initiatives of national importance.
The start date of the position is September 1, 2019.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Literacy (Job code #46081)
The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development invites applications from an outstanding scholar in literacy. Ideal candidates will have a specialization in literacy research and theory on topics, including, but not limited to, early literacy and language development, reading or writing acquisition, assessment and intervention for struggling learners, the use of technology to promote literacy, and/or English Learners. A successful candidate will have made substantial contributions to the field of literacy and has an exemplary research record that includes external grants.
The search committee is seeking a colleague at any rank from the assistant professor to full professor level and encourages applications from junior scholars with outstanding potential. The School is particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunities through leadership in research, inclusive teaching, and public engagement and outreach.
This individual will engage in rigorous research; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; participate in service activities designed to further the mission of the University, College, and School; and advise doctoral students within a Ph.D. specialization in literacy. The successful candidate will design and conduct externally-funded research, sometimes in collaboration with other faculty in the College, on topics of national importance. The start date of the position is September 1, 2019.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Mathematics Education (Job code #53851)
The School of Education invites applications for an Open-Rank tenure-track faculty position in Mathematics Education to join their highly collaborative, nationally recognized team. We seek an exemplary scholar at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. For senior applicants, we desire a leader in mathematics education. A doctorate in Mathematics Education or a related field is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with a high-quality research program, a history of excellent teaching, a strong mathematics background, and three or more years of experience in an academic faculty position. Commensurate with experience, candidates are also expected to be pursuing a program of research that is making a significant contribution to the field and have a strong record of external funding.
Responsibilities include sustaining a significant research program in mathematics education, supervising doctoral research, and teaching graduate and undergraduate effectively in the mathematics education program. Teaching responsibilities include graduate courses in mathematics education and undergraduate mathematics content and methods courses for pre-service elementary and middle school teachers. The start date of this position is September 1, 2019.
Assistant/Associate Rank Tenure-Track Position in Education Leadership (Job code #54682)
The University of Delaware invites applications for an assistant or associate rank tenure-track faculty position in Education Leadership to join a team of faculty committed to developing educators who are prepared to tackle the challenges of leading our schools in the 21st-century. Preference will be given to candidates with a high-quality research program that includes external grants, a history of excellent teaching, experience leading organizational change as a school, district or state education leader, and have interest in working closely with practicing educators and bridging research and practice through engaged research, community outreach, and translation of research to application and practice. A doctorate in Education Leadership or a related field is required.
Responsibilities include sustaining a significant research program, supervising doctoral research, and teaching effectively in the School of Education’s programs. Teaching and advising responsibilities will primarily be with the Ed.D. in Education Leadership program but may also include the M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership as well as one of our other nationally-recognized undergraduate, masters, specialist, or PhD programs, based on expertise. This position begins September 1, 2019.
Assistant Professor, Special Education -Tenure Track (Job code #56428)
The School of Education (SOE) invites applications for an outstanding scholar and teacher, with an emphasis in autism spectrum disorders. This 9-month tenure track faculty position is at the rank of assistant professor.
The successful candidate will have a high-quality scholarly specialization in students with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan and a strong record of, or potential for, external funding. The candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate students in both traditional and online formats and, as appropriate, advise graduate students.
The ideal candidate has a doctoral degree in special education, school or clinical psychology, applied behavior analysis, or a related field and a strong background working directly with individuals who have autism spectrum disorders. We are seeking an outstanding scholar who shares SOE’s commitment to promoting diversity and equity and to solving critical educational and social problems through the development of knowledge and excellence in teaching and service.
The start date of the position is September 1, 2019.
Assistant Professor, Special Education – Continuing Track (Job code #56375)
The School of Education (SOE) and the Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS invite applications for a 12-month Continuing Track faculty position in special education with a focus on individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The position would be at the assistant professor rank in SOE with a joint appointment in CDS.
The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in special education, school or clinical psychology, applied behavior analysis or a related field, and a strong background working in the field of autism. Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is desired.
This collaborative individual will design and teach face-to-face and/or online undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of special education and autism spectrum disorders; conceptualize and deliver statewide training and technical assistance initiatives on evidence-based practices in autism; and partner with agencies and organizations to expand influence and impact on issues of national importance.
The start date of the position is July 1, 2019.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Learning Sciences (Job code #56793)
The School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Learning Sciences with expertise in learning technologies. The candidate should be an outstanding and energetic scholar with an interdisciplinary outlook who is committed to understanding how people learn in different contexts (e.g., classrooms, after-school programs, museums, digital games, professional development, etc.). Interests could be in supporting teaching and learning through learning technologies, the impacts of technology on the education system more broadly, and/or the design and efficacy testing of learning technology tools.
Responsibilities will include pursuing a rigorous and innovative line of research and supervising doctoral students. In addition, the candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in educational technology and related topics delivered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. The ideal candidate will exhibit the ability to create and support diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in all aspects of their work.
The anticipated start date of this position is September 1, 2019.
Director, Delaware Center for Teacher Education (Job code #51663)
Delaware Center for Teacher Education provides support to teacher education programs in the College of Education and Human Development, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The director will have responsibility for maintaining the professional education unit’s accountability processes in the Office of Certification and Accreditation, ensuring the Center fulfills its Educator Preparation Program responsibilities by monitoring program coordinators’ implementation of their component of the teacher education assessment system, gathering data, and writing accreditation review institutional reports.
They will work closely with the Office of Clinical Studies, supporting partnerships with school districts, securing placements for teacher education candidates, and preparing annual reports for stakeholders and Delaware Department of Education. They will have the responsibility of supervising and supporting the Education Resource Center on campus, and the Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification program. They will also chair the University Council on Teacher Education and teach two courses a year in the Director’s area of expertise.
The start date for this 11-month position is February 1, 2019.
Assistive Technology Manager/Sr. AT Manager, Center for Disabilities Studies: Sussex County (Job code 105918)
The Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS) coordinates programs to improve access for all Delawareans with disabilities who need it to be safer and more productive and independent in their chosen communities.
Under general supervision of the Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI) Program Director, the Manager will execute the programmatic and administrative responsibilities of the DATI Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). This includes the administration of assistive technology demonstration and short-term loan programs, as well as the conducting of public awareness, training, technical assistance, and information and referral activities related to AT access and use. The Manager is responsible for compliance with all administrative policies and procedures, and supervises the administrative support staff assigned to the ATRC. This position will also support professional development activities associated with the AT and Early Childhood grant.
Program Director, Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism (#104282)
Under the direction of the Center for Disabilities Studies Director and Associate Director, the Program Director of the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism (DNEA) provides conceptual and administrative leadership for all DNEA activities.
This position has primary responsibility for developing, implementing, and managing the DNEA; maintaining effective communication and collaboration with the Interagency Committee for Autism (ICA); facilitating the support of the DNEA through grants and contracts; establishing innovative practices that can be disseminated on state, national and international levels; providing the translational pivot between research and application; cultivating relationships with University, federal, state, and community partners; conducting training and technical assistance; and influencing policy and practice to enhance the positive impact on individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities, as well as their families.
Senior Associate Director, CRESP (#106151)
The Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) at the University of Delaware conducts research and analysis to evaluate the implementation and impacts of programs and policies designed to improve the academic achievement, health, and well-being of children, youth, adults and families. The vast majority of CRESP’s projects are funded by grants and contracts, and most involve collaboration with faculty and professional staff across the University. The Senior Associate Director serves as CRESP’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and oversees CRESP’s full portfolio of research and evaluation projects. The Senior Associate Director leads and coordinates efforts to establish and maintain funding, promote and support strategic partnerships, design and conduct evaluation projects and policy research, and works closely with CRESP leadership (e.g., Director, Associate Director), the College’s Financial Services Unit, and individual project Principal Investigators to plan and manage staffing and effort allocations across CRESP’s full portfolio of projects. The Senior Associate Director serves as the direct supervisor of CRESP’s Associate Director(s) and Assistant Director(s).