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: October 2019

 

Faculty Positions

Open-Rank Tenure/Tenure-Track in K-12 Education Policy (Job #494388)

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware invites applications for an open-ranked tenure/tenure-track position in the area of K-12 Education Policy.

We welcome candidates with doctorates in any relevant social science field—including but not limited to education, public policy, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated record and/or a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

We seek applicants who are thought leaders with demonstrated excellence in scholarship, who conduct rigorous theoretically grounded empirical research on K-12 education policy issues, and who demonstrate a commitment to examining and contributing to policy or leadership for equitable educational opportunities and outcomes. Strong applicants will use longitudinal education data in their research and will focus on critical issues in K-12 education policy, such as (but not limited to) systemic inequities, school reform, school finance, accountability, school-to-prison pipeline, continuous improvement efforts, STEM access and persistence, improving educational opportunities for students with disabilities, etc. A PhD in social science—education, public policy, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, or related field—is required by the time of hire.

The start date of the position is August 16, 2020.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Early Education Policy (Job #494389)

The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences in the College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Early Care and Education Policy.

We seek applicants who conduct rigorous quantitative research focusing on areas of early care and education, broadly defined as the period of life from birth to age 8. Strong applicants will use longitudinal data to explore linkages between policy and outcomes related to child and family health and wellbeing. They will focus on critical issues in early care and education policy, such as (but not limited to) early intervention; homelessness and economic instability; access, quality, and equity; childhood trauma; child health and nutrition; outcomes of early childhood programs; and parent support.

We seek a candidate at the Assistant Professor level who will play a key role in establishing a research alliance with the state and institutionalizing an integrated, comprehensive data system for Delaware. Applicants will be considered from varied academic backgrounds and disciplines; however, candidates will be expected to demonstrate experience and quantitative lines of inquiry into early care and education policy. Experience with grant writing at the state and/or federal level is preferred.

The start date of the position is August 2020.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Higher Education Policy (Job #494387)

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Higher Education Policy. The candidate should be an outstanding scholar whose work explores the longitudinal impact of policy on equity, access and persistence in post-secondary education.

A doctoral degree in education, education policy, higher education, special education, economics, or a related social science field is required. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of rigorous and innovative scholarship. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to the K-12 to college pipeline; issues of student access and persistence; the trajectories of historically underrepresented students, including first-generation students; and/or community, technical and for-profit colleges as well as four-year institutions. The candidate will have secured or demonstrated the potential to secure external funding for their research. In addition to research, responsibilities will include supervising and teaching students in our EdD program in Educational Leadership. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of or potential for excellence in teaching. In teaching, research and all of their work, the ideal candidate will show a commitment to and capacity for creating and sustaining diversity and equity.

The anticipated start date of this position is August 16, 2020.

Assistant Professor (Continuing Track) in Literacy (Job #494302)

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing-track faculty position in literacy education to begin Fall 2020 at the rank of assistant professor. As a continuing-track (CT) faculty member, the successful candidate will have opportunities to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, take on leadership responsibilities in the School of Education, and contribute to improving excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Additionally, CT faculty can gain promotion, apply for sabbatical leaves and enjoy the security of a multi-year appointment.

A doctorate in Literacy or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) is required. Applicants should have significant experience and expertise in both literacy instruction and TESL to be suitable for this position. Furthermore, applicants should have experience designing and teaching courses for prospective and/or practicing teachers in the areas of K-12 literacy instruction and methods for supporting English learners. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience teaching literacy at the K-12 level, and with a specialization in working with English Learners.

The successful candidate should be willing to teach both face-to-face and fully online undergraduate and graduate courses. Service responsibilities will include program coordination and/or accreditation data reporting responsibilities. While this position is a teaching and service focused position, we also seek candidates who are interested in applied research, community engagement, and program development. Finally, we are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice through teaching, research, service, and/or public engagement.

The start date of the position is August 16, 2020.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education (Job #494493)

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mathematics Education.

The candidate for this tenure-track position should be an outstanding scholar whose work promises to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in mathematics classrooms. The successful candidate will join the five tenure-track faculty members in mathematics education in the School of Education at UD and will become part of the larger mathematics education community on campus. Our group prides itself on sustaining a culture of exciting and collaborative scholarship in a supportive work environment.

A doctoral degree in mathematics education or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a high-quality research program, potential for securing external funding, a history of excellent teaching, and a strong mathematics background. Strong candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in promoting diversity and equal opportunities through research, teaching, or public engagement.  Responsibilities include sustaining a significant research program in mathematics education, supervising doctoral research, and teaching 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 the position is August 16, 2020.

Assistant Professor (Continuing Track) in Mathematics Education (Job #494000)

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware invites applications for a continuing-track faculty position in mathematics education to begin Fall 2020 at the rank of assistant professor. As a continuing-track faculty member, the successful candidate will have opportunities to teach undergraduate-level courses, take on leadership responsibilities in the School of Education, gain promotion, take sabbatical leaves and hold a multi-year, renewable appointment.

A doctorate in Mathematics Education or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in teaching mathematics at the K-12 level, and who have significant experience teaching mathematics methods and/or mathematics content to prospective elementary teachers. Teaching responsibilities will include math methods courses or math content courses for elementary or middle school teacher candidates.

Service responsibilities may include program coordination and/or accreditation responsibilities. While this position is primarily a teaching and service position, we also seek candidates who are interested in applied research, community engagement, and program development. Finally, we are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice through teaching, research, and/or public engagement.

The start date of the position is August 16, 2020.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Sciences (Job #494001)

The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Delaware seeks an experienced researcher with strong quantitative skills and a focus on social determinants of health, aging, and biopsychosocial influences. We are particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary academic environment and those with strong scholarly records related to health and well-being, as well as aging and the lifespan, along with a social justice perspective on issues of race, poverty and inclusion. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to one or more of these areas, in addition to research methods, and applied research. Applicants will be considered from varied academic backgrounds and disciplines; however, candidates will be expected to demonstrate experience and lines of inquiry into development through combined biopsychosocial influences. Successful grant writing, both state and federal, is preferred.

A Ph.D. in human development, family sciences, gerontology, social work, sociology, psychology, prevention science, education, or a related field with extensive training in quantitative methods is required. Applicants must have experience with designing and/or carrying out large-scale studies, demonstrated promise in attracting external funding, and experience working as a member of an interdisciplinary, collaborative team. Candidates with an interest and/or experience in research focusing on human services for aging adults and their families, poverty, at-risk populations, and/or nonprofit programming/evaluations are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching experience at the university level is required.

The start date of the position is August 16, 2020.

 

Staff Positions

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