Job Opportunities

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full‐time, tenured Associate or Full Professor of Educational Policy Studies, beginning July 1, 2016. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral-level students, conducting research in educational policy studies, and providing service to the university and the profession. The successful candidate is expected to articulate and implement a distinct research agenda that will make a significant contribution to the national dialogue in one of the school’s major research themes of school improvement science, literacy and language acquisition, or applied human development.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in educational policy studies or relevant field. The successful candidate must show a strong record of published scholarship and the acquisition of external funding. Priority will be given to candidates whose work has focused on issues relevant to creating equitable access to quality education.

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Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6132:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1‐3 Samples of scholarship

Review of applications begins October 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Hardin Coleman, hardin@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, with a focus in teacher education, beginning July 1, 2016. We seek a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of elementary educators and the advancement of research and scholarship in elementary education and/or education of elementary education teachers.

As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, BU has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community. By choosing to work at Boston University, you will become a part of that legacy, with the opportunity to take advantage of significant opportunities for educational, professional, personal, and cultural growth.

All of our education preparation programs have a strong basis in practice. The Elementary Education program uses a situated learning model in which teacher candidates receive coursework in public schools and have immediate opportunities to translate knowledge into practice while receiving coaching to enable them to do so. We seek a faculty member who has strong research skills and the potential for becoming a leading researcher in the field of elementary education focused on research relevant to preparation of elementary education teachers. This includes a research program focused on increasing our understanding of how elementary school students learn, in any of the subject matter that is taught to students of that age or research on pre-service teacher education. Topics of particular interest include critical literacies, language arts, urban education and/or multicultural education.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education with a focus on language arts and the development of critical literacy. Other responsibilities include: program advising for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students; providing field-based supervision; maintaining a highly productive program of research with an emphasis on elementary education and/or elementary teacher education; collaborating with faculty in Language and Literacy, and Special Education; and providing service to the department, college, university and the professional community.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in education or a closely related academic area
  • At least three years of public school teaching at the elementary school level
  • Prior college or university teaching experience
  • An established program of research focused on language arts learning /critical literacy/ teacher education
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills=

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6135:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

Review of applications begins November 1, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Donna Lehr (dlehr@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full-time, non‐tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, beginning July 1, 2016. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong background in teacher education, specifically urban and multicultural education and/or critical literacy. As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, BU has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community. By choosing to work at Boston University, you will become a part of that legacy, with the opportunity to take advantage of significant opportunities for educational, professional, personal, and cultural growth. No matter what your role, you will join the thousands of other BU employees who are working to improve the lives of the people they touch.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education with a focus on urban and multicultural education. Other responsibilities include field-based supervision and providing service to the department, college, university and the professional community.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in education or a closely related academic area
  • Demonstrated teaching and scholarship excellence
  • At least three years of public school teaching at the elementary school level
  • Prior college or university teaching experience and/or field supervision
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6134:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

Review of applications begins November 1, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Jennifer Bryson, jbryson@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track Professor of the Practice in Higher Education Administration, beginning July 1, 2016. This position will primarily support the master’s degree program in Higher Education Administration (HEA) within the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies group, and will assist in the redevelopment of a doctoral program. Boston University’s School of Education has long been known for preparing educational leaders for PreK-12 and university settings in New England and beyond. As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, BU has a rich legacy of preparing professional educators, producing research that refines the practice of education, and providing service to the Boston, regional, and world communities.

The Higher Education Administration program has provided advanced graduate preparation to hundreds of university administrators for over twenty-five years. The majority of our graduate students are full‐time professionals working in departments and programs in student affairs, financial aid, counseling, development and alumni relations, admissions, finance, and academic affairs at Boston University and surrounding universities. This rich spectrum of university perspectives provides for lively exchange both inside and outside the classroom, and has the potential to expand to far more diverse institutions and institutional roles as more regional, national, and international students enroll.

By seeking to work at Boston University, this professor of the practice becomes a part of that legacy, with rich opportunities for scholarly growth and to shape the future of a program with enormous potential to capture an even greater share of those working at Boston’s many academic institutions and educational technology and services enterprises. This opportunity allows for faculty collaboration both within the program, the faculty cluster, the school of education, throughout Boston University, and with other institutions both in the US and abroad.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and teach on‐campus and online courses for graduate students in various aspects of higher education administration and leadership, such as history, contemporary issues, legal issues, student affairs, governance and decision-making, and other emerging topics.
  • Help recruit and advise graduate Work closely with faculty and staff on a variety of initiatives, outreach strategies, review of applications, and alliances that generate new sectors of student enrollment.
  • Work collaboratively with educational leadership and policy studies faculty on new initiatives. Collaborate with colleagues throughout the university on scholarly activities, curricular opportunities for students, and program advocacy.
  • Engage in external scholarly activities that generate visibility on a national scale through publications and presentationProvide program leadership and support as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Doctorate and strong record of academic accomplishment and significant potential for ongoing scholarly contributions.
  • Extensive, significant leadership experience in higher education – with a strong record of achievement and recognition, preferably on a national scale.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and engagement in, the vast diversity and complexity of higher education in the United States.
  • Demonstrated scholarly interests specifically in the field of higher education, and ability to assume teaching responsibility for a full-time course load within the Higher Education program.
  • Demonstrated commitment to expanding access and opportunity for America’s students (both traditional and post-traditional) and an appreciation of the instrumental roles colleges and universities play in our society.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6133:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three references (Name and Contact Information Only)
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

Review of applications begins November 1, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Jay Halfond, jhalfond@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full‐time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Humanities with a specialization in Secondary English Education, beginning July 1, 2016. Boston University’s Humanities Education program is committed to continually improving our support and development of pre-service and in-service teachers. Over the past five years, the program has increased the percentage of teachers training in urban placements, increased the number of field experiences available to students, added coursework in topics such as literacy, equity and writing methods, and developed a partner site school relationship with a Boston public high school. The program is committed to providing strong theoretical and practical training for aspiring teachers and supporting their development in the areas of content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and foundational educational issues.

The faculty member would join the Humanities Education program area to teach undergraduate and graduate methods course in Secondary English Education; conduct externally funded research focused on adolescent literacies and/or writing development; and provide service to the university and field through professional organizations such as the National Council of Teachers of English, American Educational Research Association, or Society of Research on Adolescence.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in English Education, Adolescent Literacy or a related field; possess a minimum of three years of teaching experience in grades 6-12 (preferably in an urban public school context); and demonstrate a strong track record or promise of conducting externally funded, published scholarship in top‐tier academic journals. In seeking a candidate to prepare secondary English teachers in the era of the Common Core and PARCC, preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research expertise in English education focused on a variety of texts including informational texts and young adult literature; literacies of culturally and linguistically diverse populations; differentiated instruction; or disciplinary literacy.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE 

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6131:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

Review of applications begins October 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Scott Seider (seider@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for a full‐time, tenured Associate Professor of Language Education, beginning July 1, 2016. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral- level students, conducting research in language education/applied linguistics, and providing service to the university and the profession, including building positive relationships with local schools and other departments at Boston University. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a distinct research agenda that makes a significant contribution to school-based language learning, from kindergarten to post-secondary education.

Job Qualifications

The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related field, and must have a minimum of three years of university-based teaching experience. Applicant must show a strong record of published scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates whose work has included research and practice in second language development or other aspects of language learning and use relevant to school-based teaching and learning, and who have a record of engaging in funded research.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6127:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of references
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship

Review of applications begins October 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Catherine O’Connor (mco@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy Education with a focus on PreK‐12 Bilingual Education, Teaching English as a Second Language Education, and Modern Foreign Language Education, beginning July 1, 2016. As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, Boston University has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community. We seek a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of educators and the advancement of research and scholarship in Language Education, with particular emphasis on serving English language learners in PreK‐12 urban educational settings.

The candidate will provide support for the Ed.M. programs in PreK‐12 Bilingual Education, Teaching English as a Second Language Education, and Modern Foreign Language Education, and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in bilingual and bi‐literacy acquisition, instruction, and assessment. Responsibilities also include academic advisement of undergraduate and graduate students, including those seeking licensure in PreK‐12 settings and maintaining a record of scholarship and publication in applied second language studies.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Applied Linguistics, Applied Second Language Studies, Bilingual Education, Educational Linguistics, Language and Literacy, or a closely related field with a focus on the education of English language learners
  • Strong record of commitment and experience working with teachers and learners in linguistically and culturally-diverse educational settings
  • Experience in U.S. PK-12 education
  • University teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Demonstrated leadership competence
  • A promising program of research and publication record in scholarly journals that focus on the language and literacy skills of English language learners

In addition, preference would be given to candidates interested in maintaining and expanding the site-based professional development programs for school districts serving learners of English as an additional language.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE .

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6125:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1‐3 Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

Review of applications begins November 1, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Catherine O’Connor (mco@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Description

The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for a full-time, tenured Associate Professor of Literacy Education with a specialization in disciplinary learning to more effectively prepare teachers to meet the disciplinary learning needs of PreK-6 students, beginning July 1, 2016. Responsibilities will include co-construction and co- teaching of undergraduate and graduate methods courses in social studies, science, or mathematics with a focus on introducing students to approaches to teaching and learning that effectively join the development of deep content knowledge and deep understanding of pedagogies that support both literacy and content learning.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Literacy Education or a related field; will have a substantial record of scholarship related to disciplinary literacy teaching and learning and experience collaborating with university and PreK-6 disciplinary learning colleagues. Preference will be given to candidates whose work has included research and practice related to multimodal literacies, culturally-relevant pedagogies, and teaching for social justice and to those with experience working in PreK-6 schools that serve students in underserved communities.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BU HR WEBSITE

 Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6128:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • 1-3 Samples of scholarship

Review of applications begins October 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Jeanne Paratore (jparator@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants and nominees must be released upon request.

Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students at the School of Education benefit from the community feel of a small school along with the resources of a large university. Our students are in the field in both urban and suburban schools as early as their first year at SED.

Graduate Students

Talented graduate students from around the world prepare to become teachers, counselors, administrators, and more in as little as one year at the School of Education. Our students engage in diverse aspects of education both in the classroom and the field.