[EDLING:1110] [Fwd: Job posting]

Tamara Warhol warholt at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Fri Dec 9 15:22:54 UTC 2005

via the CAE listserv . . .

*Assistant Professor Foundations of Education

The Virginia Tech School of Education is continuing a major recruitment 
initiative designed to build our capacity for excellence in research, 
teaching, and high impact outreach. In the tradition of a land-grant 
research-extensive university, we seek scholars who are dedicated to 
quality research and making a visible contribution to the lives of our 
constituents through inquiry, leadership and advocacy. Please review our 
website () for further information.

Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia Tech is the 
state’s largest university with over 27,000 students. The School of 
Education faculty of 72 currently offers 23 graduate programs to over 
1,000 students. Committed to diversity, the School has organized to 
provide support for faculty and graduate students to pursue an 
aggressive plan for growth in research and development. We invite you to 
join us as we build the future.

The Department of Teaching and Learning invites applicants for a 
tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Educational Foundations to 
begin August 2006.

*Responsibilities*: Teaching at graduate level, establishing a strong 
research program, participating in outreach with local communities and 
schools, serving on departmental and college committees, and advising 
and mentoring students.

*Required Qualifications: *A doctorate by date of appointment in 
education or social science field (anthropology, sociology, urban 
studies, history, philosophy, socio-linguistics, etc.). The applicant 
should demonstrate promise of significant scholarly research in the 
study of education, with a focus on science, technology, engineering, or 
mathematics education.

*Preferred Qualifications: *Scholarly emphasis on 
socio-cultural-historical approaches to inquiry. Research experience in 
urban settings and K-12 schools. Research interests and experiences with 
ethnic and linguistic minority populations. Excellence in teaching.

*Application Procedure:* Applicants should submit a cover letter, 
curriculum vita, list of references, candidate statement, research 
statement, and samples of scholarly writing online at by January 5, 2006.

Applications, vitae, and supplemental materials must be submitted 
online. Letters of reference and original transcripts must be sent to:

Dr. Susan Magliaro
Attn: Foundations of Education Position
226 War Memorial Hall (0313)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, 
in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, 
minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities 
desiring accommodations in the application process should notify (Dr. 
Susan Magliaro, School of Education, 540-231-1802, TTY 540-231-9460) by 
the application deadline.

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