Lecturer in Educational Practice

Division of Literacy, Culture, and International Education

The Division of Literacy, Culture, and International Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) seeks applicants for a lecturer in educational practice position to support our International Educational Development Program starting in Fall 2021. We are looking for an applied scholar with an interdisciplinary background in research, policy, and practice.

The successful candidate should be trained in the social sciences and education, have earned a doctorate in a closely related field, and have at least five years experience in the international development arena. Candidates with a background in early childhood are strongly preferred, although we are open to various relevant specializations (including policy, learning and teaching, humanitarian issues, gender, and so on).

The position requires teaching four graduate courses per year; competive candidates must have a strong background in graduate-level teaching and advising with demonstrated teaching excellence. The position will also provide adminstrative support to our distinctive intership program, based on the candidate’s strengths, which may include field training, field supervision, student placement oversight, career planning, and so on.

Candidates with multi-cultural and international backgrounds, or from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply. This is a non-tenure track, three-year appointment. The position is subject to review at three-year intervals and is renewable at the discretion of the Division as long as academic need persists.

 Review of applications will begin immediately and we will continue to consider new applications until June 7 or until the position is filled. Please send a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and two relevant manuscripts (in PDF form) to apply.interfolio.com/86763 

Please apply at apply.interfolio.com/86763 . Please address all correspondence to:

Chair, IEDP Lecturer Search Committee
Division of Literacy, Culture, and International Education
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


  

Lecturer in Learning Sciences and Technology

Division of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

The division of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) seeks applicants for a lecturer position in the area of learning sciences and technologies.

The successful applicant would teach core courses primarily geared toward students in the Learning Sciences and Technology (LST) master’s degree program. These courses currently include the design of learning environments, foundations of teaching and learning, foundations of the learning sciences; and the master’s research seminar. The applicant can also teach elective courses, as negotiated with the division faculty. This lecturer position also includes advising of master’s students.

Competitive candidates for the position must have experience in graduate-level teaching and advising and have strong knowledge of the field of the learning sciences or related fields such as instructional design, STEM education, teaching and learning, and cognitive science. Expertise that complements the expertise of existing LST faculty is preferred. Given Penn GSE’s strong emphasis on diversity in its many forms, candidates from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.        

This appointment will be for one academic year and can be renewed twice for a total of three years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance evaluation after each year. Candidate is expected to teach five courses each year and contribute to program administration. 

We will begin reviewing applications on June 1, 2021, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. We intend to fill the position prior to the upcoming academic year. Please submit through the online Interfolio system an application package that includes:

  • A letter expressing your interest and general qualifications;
  • Your current curriculum vitae;
  • Names and contact information for three references; and
  • Two selected publications or other relevant manuscripts

Please follow this link to submit your application: apply.interfolio.com/85588

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.  

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Education Policy

Position Overview and Description

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Education Policy. This position will be housed within the Education Policy division. The position would require expertise in applied quantitative policy analysis. The appointment is made on a one-year (12 months) contract, renewable for one additional year.

The visiting assistant professor will be expected to teach four courses, as follows:

  • 2 sections of EDUC 751, the core applied data analysis/introductory statistics course for Education Policy M.S.Ed. and Ph.D. students. It is expected that both of these sections will be offered in the Fall Semester.
  • 1 section of an Education Policy course within the candidate’s specific field of expertise, in the Spring Semester.
  • 1 section of EDUC 711, the Education Policy Research Practicum, which is a client-based research project that fulfills our M.S.Ed. capstone requirement, in the Spring Semester.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities outlined above, the visiting assistant professor will also serve as a faculty member within our M.S.Ed. program, participating in application review and advising current students.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Education, the Social Sciences, or a related field. They will also have teaching and research experience in applied policy analysis.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references by following this link: apply.interfolio.com/84429

We will begin reviewing applications on March 30, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education

Job Overview

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be based at the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education (CBCSE) in the Education Policy Division of the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. The start date for the position is planned for Summer 2021, with some flexibility. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Brooks Bowden, Assistant Professor in the Education Policy division, on a variety of projects. One project is in partnership with Global TIES at New York University and Sesame Workshop evaluating the cost-effectiveness of early childhood interventions for refugee children. Other opportunities include policy evaluations using large data, as well as proposing and conducting field work. The postdoc would have access to a wide range of enrichment activities including CBCSE’s methodological training in economic evaluation funded by the Institute for Education Sciences.

Key Functions and Expected Performances

The successful candidate will work closely with Prof. Brooks Bowden in supporting research and training through CBCSE. This includes, but is not limited to, collaborating with Prof. Bowden and other members of research and project teams in developing and refining long-range strategic plans and project timelines; drafting reports to funders; managing project data; conducting data analysis; and managing communication about projects with various stakeholders. There are opportunities to participate in many research phases including data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing, and research presentations.

Requirements

An earned doctoral degree in economics of education, education policy, economics, policy, or a related field before the start date. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. We also highly value personal initiative, strong writing skills, and effective collaboration experience. Our preferred experience includes experience with field experiments, working with large data and quasi-experimental designs to estimate effects, and cost-effectiveness analysis.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent through Interfolio using the link below and include: (1) Cover letter; (2) Curriculum vitae; and (3) Contact information for three references.

Apply here: apply.interfolio.com/84143

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


 

Lecturer in School and Mental Health Counseling

Division of Human Development and Quantitative Methods

The division of Human Development and Quantitative Methods at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) seeks nominees and applicants for a lecturer position in the area of school and mental health counseling. The successful applicant would help provide leadership in our school and mental health counseling programs and teach core courses such as counseling theory and interventions, ethics, assessment and diagnosis, and career counseling. The successful applicant would help participate in the management of our practica and internship placements and contribute to our student recruitment and advising efforts. Competitive candidates for the position must show a strong background in graduate-level teaching and advising and have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in the counseling field; a record of peer-reviewed publication, particularly focused on counseling practice and research, is preferred but not required. A background in cross-cultural counseling and/or working with international students is a plus. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in counselor education, applied psychology, or a related field. Licensure as a professional counselor or psychologist is preferred. Given Penn GSE’s strong emphasis on diversity in its many forms, candidates from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

 This appointment will be for one academic year and can be renewed twice for a total of three years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance evaluation after each year. We will begin reviewing applications on January 30, 2021 and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. We intend to fill the position prior to the upcoming academic year. Please submit a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, selected publications (2-3) or other relevant manuscripts to the link below:

apply.interfolio.com/82249

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


 

Professor of Practice in Higher Education

Position Description

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites nominations and applications for a full-time Professor of Practice in Higher Education.

We expect the successful candidate to provide intellectual leadership, through teaching, advising, and by guiding doctoral-level research in regular and executive format programs, including Penn GSE’s flagship Executive Doctoral Program in Higher Education Management. The Exec Doc program focuses on the core management competencies and applied research skills that higher education executives and senior managers require to be effective higher education leaders. We seek a creative and innovative candidate who thinks deeply about issues of leadership and management at colleges and universities. Professor of Practice positions are renewable, five-year appointments.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate and an outstanding record of professional contributions to higher education management, leadership, and/or policy. An ability to make connections between theory and practice is essential. Significant research experience is desirable but not required.

We will begin reviewing applications on December 15, 2020 but will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. Please send a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references by following this link:

apply.interfolio.com/80519

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply. 


 

Tenure-Line Position in Higher Education (Open Rank)

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites nominations and applications for a tenure line faculty position (open rank) in higher education. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate and an outstanding record of research productivity and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: national, state, or local policy (either domestic or international), higher education governance, organizations and leadership. Other areas of research will also be considered based on their unique theoretical and/or methodological contributions. Of particular interest is a scholar whose research speaks to the public purposes of higher education and the role of colleges and universities in fostering a strong and diverse democracy. We expect the successful candidate to provide intellectual leadership, through teaching in our traditional and executive format programs, advising, and research, and contributing to division and cross-divisional programs.

We will begin reviewing nominations and applications on December 1, 2020, but will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. Please send a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and three relevant publications and manuscripts by following this link:

apply.interfolio.com/80492

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 

Penn GSE actively seeks and welcomes people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities to apply.