Brandeis University, Education

Position ID:Brandeis-ED-ASSTPROF [#26030]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Education
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Education
Starting Date:2024/07/01
Appl Deadline:2023/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/02, listed until 2024/04/02)
Position Description:    

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The Education Program in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education Policy at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position would begin in the 2024-2025 academic year and is subject to budget approval. We seek candidates who come to the study of education informed by disciplinary expertise in one or more of the following areas: anthropology, political science, history, public policy, law, economics, quantitative sociology of education, or a related field. The Education Program aims to build on existing strengths in the area of race and education, and we particularly welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching focus in this area.

The Program seeks candidates whose research and teaching focus on issues such as educational equity; achievement, opportunity, teacher quality, and school discipline gaps; school finance reform; school desegregation; privatization; grassroots queer, feminist and/or anti-racist educational activism; special education policy; schooling, colonialism and settler states; or anti-racism in education policy and practice. Duties include teaching four courses per academic year, ranging from core courses to specialized seminars in areas of a candidate’s expertise; undergraduate thesis advising; and university and departmental service.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2024. Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and teaching interests; a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion; a writing sample; and names and contact information for three references. In the statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion, applicants should address how their experiences, interests, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional commitments to racial equity, belonging and justice. Application materials should be uploaded here: First consideration will be given to applications received by November 1. Questions about the position can be directed to: or Co-Chairs, Search Committee.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

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Brandeis University
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Waltham, MA 02453