History position

Judith Preissle (preissle@coe.uga.edu)
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 21:22:54 -0500 (EST)

Position Announcement: University of Georgia

Professor or Associate Professor

Social Foundations of Education
(history or philosophy of education concentration)

The Department of Social Foundations of Education at the University of Georgia
announces a tenure track position, professor or advanced associate professor,
in a new, emerging program. This program currently has two areas of
concentration: U.S. history of education and policy studies; sociocultural
studies in education, nationally and globally. The program is both disciplinary
and interdisciplinary and current faculty focus on democracy and education,
culture and diversity, social justice and equity, politics and ethics,
power and resistance, and race, class, and gender.


Teach graduate courses in the history or philosophy of education and
related areas of social foundations of education; share responsibility
for teaching undergraduate introductory social foundations of education

Conduct and publish research in the history or philosophy of
education and the social foundations of education

Advise graduate students, direct graduate student research, and serve on
graduate students' advisory or research committees

Engage in faculty governance activities

Provide leadership in program development, student recruitment,
coordination of student activities, and faculty and departmental affairs


Doctorate in history or philosophy with an emphasis on education or in
education with a concentration in the history or philosophy of education
Record of publications appropriate for desired rank at the University of
Georgia and evidence of having established a national to international
reputation as a scholar in the history or philosophy of education

Recommendations and other documentation attesting to the excellent
quality of the candidate's teaching and advising, research and writing,
leadership in both areas, and likelihood of continuing success at a
major research university.

contract with competitive salary and benefits; summer employment

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications received by February
15, 1999, are assured of consideration. Submit a letter of application
addressing your qualifications as they pertain to the responsibilities,
a complete vita, academic transcripts, and three examples of major
publications. Request three letters of recommendation to be directly
submitted. Send materials to Drs. Carl Glickman and Judith Preissle,
Cochairs, Search Committee, Department of Social Foundations of
Education, College of Education, Aderhold Hall, The University of
Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 30602. For further information call (706)
542-8111. The University of Georgia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.


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