Loyola Marymount University — Tenure-Track Positions in Teacher Preparation and Policy / Quantitative Research

The Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles) School of Education is conducting a cluster hire seeking three tenure-track faculty who understand diversity and the experiences of people of color and low socio-economic status.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education seeks a Tenure-Track Faculty with in-depth knowledge of Teacher Preparation.  The candidate will serve as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Specific areas of competency/knowledge should include: PK-12 urban and inclusive teacher education in public, non-public, and charter schools; cultural diversity; special education and inclusion; PK-12 content area(s): STEM, Social Studies, Inclusion, Curriculum/Instruction, ELD, or Educational Assessment.  A record of research, publications, and external funding is required. The Faculty will also teach courses and support all facets of learning environment consistent with the University and School mission.  The Faculty will encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, ethics, respect, life-long learning, and personal and professional development.

Additionally, the Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education and the Department of Educational Leadership are seeking two Tenure-Track Faculty with in-depth knowledge of educational policy and quantitative research methodology.  The candidates will serve as an Assistant Professor in either the Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education or the Department of Educational Leadership. The Assistant Professor should be able to guide students in conducting independent quantitative research.  Candidates should have an established record of research and publication as well as a history of successful acquisition of external funding.  The candidate will be able to prepare teachers and leaders to effectively work in education settings that include cultural diversity, students with disabilities, English learners, or gifted and talented.  The Faculty will also teach courses and support all facets of learning environment consistent with the University and School mission.  The Faculty will encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, ethics, respect, life-long learning, and personal and professional development.

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Qualifications for the Teacher Preparation position include an earned doctorate in Education, Elementary/Secondary/Special Education, or related field.  A minimum of 3 years PK-12 teaching experience is desired.  For the Policy/Quantitative positions, qualifications include an earned doctorate in Education Policy, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods, or a related field.  Applicants should have at least three years of teaching experience, including evidence of successful teaching at the graduate level, guiding students in individual research.  Successful acquisition of external funding, and successful teaching or leadership experience in an urban school that is socio-economically and culturally diverse is preferred. Preferred candidates should evidence the ability to teach and support all candidates at the graduate level, including familiarity with a variety of teaching modalities and online instruction.  Applicants should have a professional interest that aligns with the University and School of Education mission of offering multicultural and social justice education.

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