The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) invites applications for a full-time faculty position focused on advancing an understanding of the learning process and the design of learning environments. The appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant or Associate (untenured) Professor, depending upon experience.
We seek scholars whose research, teaching, and impact in the field will advance one or more dimensions of the learning sciences, including but not limited to:
• developing theoretical understandings of learning and teaching in individual and/or social contexts; • designing, implementing, and evaluating learning innovations in informal and formal environments; and • improving approaches to teaching and learning for all people, with attention to learner variability and/or cultural contexts.
Strong applicants will be distinguished by the quality of their research, their use of rigorous methods, and the significance of their work for policy and practice.
We seek candidates who have the potential to make a powerful contribution to the core curriculum for our master’s and doctoral programs, by teaching required courses and recommended elective courses as part of specific program pathways. The ability to convey conceptual as well as practical knowledge beyond one’s own specific expertise is crucial. High-quality teaching is valued at HGSE, and the school has made a strong commitment to cultivating and supporting strong teaching practices among faculty.
Successful candidates will have an excellent record of rigorous scholarship and a commitment to teaching and mentoring. HGSE faculty at all ranks advise students and participate in institutional governance and service. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the learning sciences, educational psychology, cognitive science, information sciences, education, or a related field, along with expertise and an established research agenda in the learning sciences.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, writing samples, and the names and contact information for three references, via https://apply.interfolio.com/68078 Applicants who move to the next round will be asked to submit additional documents.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-495-3958.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the learning sciences, educational psychology, cognitive science, information sciences, education, or a related field, along with expertise and an established research agenda in the learning sciences.
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About Harvard Graduate School Of Education
The Harvard Graduate School of Education is an impact-focused professional school that is working to improve opportunities and outcomes for all learners by engaging the field to put powerful ideas into practice. We do this by:
Preparing education leaders, researchers, and innovators
Generating knowledge to improve outcomes
Communicating, convening, and partnering with the field
For nearly 100 years, the Harvard Graduate School of Education has prepared talented, passionate individuals to become transformative leaders in education.
Founded in 1920, the Harvard Graduate School of Education is an exceptional and collaborative community of faculty, students, and alumni dedicated to improving lives and expanding opportunities through the comprehensive study and effective practice of education. Through master’s degree, doctoral degree, and professional education programs, HGSE cultivates innovative leaders and entrepreneurs, explores the most important questions in education, and shares exciting ideas and best practices with the world.
Everything we do at HGSE is grounded in the belief that education is the most pressing issue of our time, and that research-based educati...on practice and policy have the power to create a more just and prosperous society. HGSE faculty, students, and alumni produce groundbreaking research in fields as diverse as the moral development of children, international education policy, organizational leadership, early childhood education, and learning design. They also engage in evidence-based practices to support students, schools and organizations, and systems to foster educational improvement.