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Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Associate Professor (with tenure) of Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Sport Psychology. We are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to the preparation of leaders in the Sport Psychology field.

The Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development Department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring

BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. In addition, we seek candidates with a background in educating sport psychology graduate students, and a record of publishing within the Sport Psychology field. We seek an individual with a thorough understanding of the Certified Mental Performance Consultant certification. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership for the master’s and doctoral Sport Psychology programs, to mentor and advise graduate students, to teach graduate-level courses, to engage in sport-psychology related research, and to provide service to the university and profession.

This Associate Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please note that as stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and  sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s diversity statement (http://www.bu.edu/about/diversity/).

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Kinesiology/Sport Science, or Related-Field
  • Established record of teaching graduate-level courses in sport psychology
  • Established record of research (e.g., publications, grants) in the Sport Psychology field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMPC (Certified Mental Performance Consultant – AASP, Association of Applied Sport Psychology) or CMPC eligible
  • Licensed clinician at the EdM or doctoral level

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Melissa Holt (holtm@bu.edu)

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit application materials electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14779

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

Associate Professor or Professor of Educational Policy

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Associate Professor or Professor of Educational Policy. We seek an individual with a national reputation for producing excellent scholarship that is influential both within the academic literature and  the national dialogue. The specific area of research focus within educational policy is open; however, we seek candidates who employ rigorous experimental and quasi-experimental quantitative methods to  measure the causal effect of educational policies and practices. Candidates should also have a history of  successfully obtaining external funding.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of careers within education and human development by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership on the research and training agenda of the program. Educational Policy program faculty teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the university and the profession.

The position begins July 1, 2020. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s diversity statement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in education policy or a related field such as economics, public policy, sociology, psychology,
    human development.
  • A well-established record of published research and grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Record of cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, SPED, Educational Psychology).
  • History of working with policymakers to produce research relevant to policy and practice.
  • Active engagement in public discourse regarding educational policy

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Marcus A. Winters, marcusw@bu.edu

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit application materials electronically to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14770.

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

Assistant Professor of Educational Policy

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) of Educational Policy. We seek an individual with the skills and promise to develop a national reputation for producing excellent scholarship that is influential both within the academic literature and the national dialogue. The specific area of research focus within educational policy is open; however, we seek candidates who employ rigorous experimental and quasi-experimental quantitative methods to measure the causal effect of educational policies and practices.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of careers within education and human development by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership on the research and training agenda of the program. Educational Policy program faculty teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the university and the profession.

The Assistant Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s diversity statement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in education policy or a related field such as economics, public policy, sociology, psychology, human development.
  • A well-established record of published research and grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, SPED, Educational Psychology).
  • Evidence of engagement with policymakers to produce research relevant to policy and practice.

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Marcus A. Winters, marcusw@bu.edu

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit application materials electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14741.

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

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time, tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics Education within our Teaching & Learning department. We strongly believe that the cultural and social diversity of faculty, staff, and students is important to maintaining superior research and academic programs and building strong community. As such, we are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; the advancement of research; and the preparation of high quality mathematics educators.

BU Wheelock is seeking an individual who has an established research program and a history of obtaining external funding in mathematics education and related fields. We seek candidates whose work combine rigorous quantitative or mixed methods approaches with strong theoretical frameworks, and whose research influences the national dialogue on effective and inclusive mathematics education practices and/or policies. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership on the research and training agenda of the program, as well as serve as a mentor for doctoral students and junior faculty in the broader Department/College. Faculty are also expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the university and profession.

The Associate Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Leslie Dietiker, at dietiker@bu.edu.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Mathematics Education or related field.
  • A well-established record of published research and grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching mathematics in K-12.
  • Record of cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, ELL, SPED, Educational Policy and Leadership, Educational Psychology).

As stated above, Wheelock College believes that cultural and social diversity is critical to our growth. In the statement of research, teaching, and service, please include a description of how you will support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14771

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Lecturer in Special Education

The Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Special Education within our Teaching & Learning department. We strongly believe that the cultural and social diversity of faculty, staff, and students is important to maintaining superior academic and research programs and building strong community. As such, we are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; the preparation of high quality special education professionals; and the advancement of research.

BU Wheelock is seeking a faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education; advise undergraduate and graduate level students; provide field based supervision of students in their clinical practicum placements; and serve as a coordinator for the program’s school-based partnership. Additional service to the program, college, and university, such as serving on committees, is expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Special Education or related field.
  • Minimum three years relevant teaching experience in K-12.
  • Demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising at the university level.
  • Expertise in instruction of students with disabilities, and knowledge of Special Education policies and evidence-based practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising teaching candidates in the field.

The Lecturer position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. As stated above, Wheelock College believes that cultural and social diversity is critical to our growth. In the statement of teaching, service, and research, please include a description of how you will support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14776.

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Nancy Harayama, harayama@bu.edu.

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

Clinical Assistant Professor of TESOL

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor in the area of TESOL, with specializations in second language acquisition, language testing/assessment, and/or TESOL teaching methods. The Department of Language and Education, in which this position will be housed, is a community of scholars and educators who embrace  multilingualism and multiliteracies and who share an explicit commitment to combating the deficit framing of racial and linguistic minorities. To that end, we are seeking a colleague whose scholarship and teaching carry a strong social justice mission; who can enhance our efforts to build equitable and just education environments for multilingual learners; who has emerging visibility in the field of TESOL; and who has a track record of effectively teaching graduate-level TESOL courses. Experience with program management and interest in taking on a leadership role within our TESOL Non-Licensure program are preferred.

This position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, especially with bilingual/multilingual proficiency are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, or a related field
  • An active and coherent program of research in second language acquisition, language testing/assessment, and/or TESOL teaching methods
  • Experience teaching TESOL courses at the university level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • International teaching experience
  • Bilingual or multilingual proficiency
  • Experience directing a language program or a teacher education program

The successful candidate will pursue a relevant program of research, build relationships with local communities of ESL educators and learners, and explore collaborative possibilities with other faculty in the College and at Boston University. This position will involve teaching existing teacher education courses, such as Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Methods in TESOL, and Structure of English, as well as developing new courses such as Testing and Assessment in TESOL. The successful candidate will also advise graduate students and collaborate with the current program director to further develop the TESOL Non-Licensure Program.

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Yasuko Kanno, yakanno@bu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit application materials electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14772.

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

AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development (BU Wheelock) invites applications for the AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development. The main goal of the program is to support the development of early career scholars whose research centers on issues of equity, justice, and diversity in education and human development.

BU Wheelock is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Holmes Scholars Program, which provides mentorship, peer support, and professional development opportunities to doctoral students from historically underrepresented communities who are pursuing careers in education. The program also aims to help AACTE member institutions develop an outstanding pool of diverse candidates for faculty and other leadership positions. The AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development aims to build on these commitments. We encourage applications from early career scholars whose research addresses issues of equity, justice, and diversity, and who seek a vibrant, growing academic community dedicated to transforming learning and teaching for children and youth from historically underrepresented communities.

The AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development provides funding for two years in residence at BU Wheelock, beginning Fall 2020. It includes mentoring from BU Wheelock faculty in support of developing publications for peer-reviewed journals and research grant applications, conducting research projects, expanding research repertoires, and deepening disciplinary knowledge. In addition, postdoctoral associates have the opportunity to gain university-level teaching experience at the college. The program also offers opportunities to affiliate with ongoing research projects of interest at BU Wheelock, and explore collaborations with other research activities in the Boston area.

Application Timeline and Submission: Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020. All application materials should be submitted electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15179. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beth Warren (bwarren@bu.edu).

Timeline: Two postdoctoral associates will be chosen for a two-year residency. The residency will run from September 2020 through August 2022.

Salary: Postdoctoral Associates receive an annual salary of $60,000 with full benefits and additional funds to cover travel, professional conferences, and research expenses.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be within three years of receiving their Ph.D or Ed.D in an education-related field, broadly understood
  • If an applicant is completing their degree this academic year (2019-2020), then the degree must be completed by July 2020
  • AACTE Holmes Scholars are strongly encouraged to apply

Application Requirements: 

  • A cover letter describing the applicant’s goals, experience, and reasons for pursuing this opportunity
  • A two-year sketch of work, e.g., writing plans, professional development, continuing or new research, developing collaborations, as well as a discussion of the significance of the applicant’s research with respect to the learning and development of children, youth, or adults from historically underrepresented communities
  • A self-assessment of research skills and potential for development
  • CV
  • Two samples of academic writing as lead or equally contributing author
  • Three letters of reference

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We strongly encourage applications from recent PhDs or EdDs from historically underrepresented communities.

 

Open Part-Time Positions: Spring 2020

Teacher-Candidate Supervisor – Landmark School, Beverly
Description: The Special Education Program is seeking a qualified part-time employee to supervise teacher candidates during the Spring 2020 semester at the Landmark School in Beverly, MA.  Qualified candidates will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in Special Education
  • Experience mentoring teachers and/or teacher candidates
  • Familiarity with MA Educator Evaluation Framework and/or Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)
  • A license in Moderate Disabilities and/or Severe Disabilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates, fieldwork coordinator and student teaching seminar leader.
  • Conducting a minimum of 4 observations of teacher candidates and additional observations as needed.
  • Providing written feedback to teacher candidates for each observation.
  • Conducting a minimum of 3 formal meetings with teacher candidates and supervising practitioners.
  • Communicating frequently with supervising practitioners on teacher candidates’ progress and developing action plan(s) with supervising practitioners and/or fieldwork coordinator to support teacher candidate in student teaching as needed.
  • Participating in student teaching orientations and five seminars (Seminars: Monday 4:00-7:15 pm) at the Landmark School.
  • Rating, in conjunction with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates using the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)

Please submit a letter of interest, a resume and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Rebekah Louis (rclouis@bu.edu).

Teacher-Candidate Supervisor – Boston University campus
Description: The Special Education Program is seeking a qualified part-time employee to supervise teacher candidates during the Spring 2020 semester in Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Newton and surrounding school districts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates, fieldwork coordinator and student teaching seminar leader.
  • Conducting a minimum of 4 observations of teacher candidates and additional observations as needed.
  • Providing written feedback to teacher candidates for each observation.
  • Conducting a minimum of 3 formal meetings with teacher candidates and supervising practitioners.
  • Communicating frequently with supervising practitioners on teacher candidates’ progress and developing action plan(s) with supervising practitioners and/or fieldwork coordinator to support teacher candidate in student teaching as needed.
  • Participating in student teaching orientations and five seminars (Seminars: Thursdays 4:40-7:25 pm) at BU.
  • Rating, in conjunction with supervising practitioners, teacher candidates using the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP)

Please submit a letter of interest, a resume and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Rebekah Louis (rclouis@bu.edu).