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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Decoloniality and Equity Studies in Teacher Education

Employer: University of Pittsburgh - School of Education - Instruction & Learning
Job Category: Faculty
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (in the tenure-stream) with a focus in Decoloniality and Equity Studies in Teacher Education


School of Education

We seek a faculty colleague whose primary focus will be in decoloniality and equity in relation to history/social studies. With an active research agenda and a commitment to justice, civic engagement, and teacher education, this person would contribute to the preparation of students in our MAT social studies, MEd, and doctoral programs. This person would also contribute to programmatic design and research direction in teacher education, decoloniality, social studies, and/or curriculum theory, and would strengthen our commitment to teaching, research, and engagement initiatives that center historical and contemporary perspectives of culturally, racially, and linguistically marginalized peoples and environments. We seek candidates with strong theoretical and methodological credentials (expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods), a growing or an established record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, and the potential to compete successfully for external funding.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education is seeking faculty members to join our community at a time of great excitement, synergy, momentum, and action, particularly in relation to our explicit commitment to equity and justice in education. As a School, we are committed to determining sustainable ways to disrupt long-standing patterns of inequity and injustice in education. Relatedly, our School also offers opportunities to partner with our centers (e.g., Center for Urban Education, Healthy Lifestyle Institute, Office of Child Development), with our many partners at the university, and in various regional, national, and global communities.

Applicants can arrange phone discussions with the committee co-chairs by contacting them via email: Leigh Patel ( and Amanda Godley (

Review of applications will begin November 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, upload your letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching/ advising philosophy statement, two representative writing samples, and the names and

contact information for three academic references to the following link:  In your letter, please speak to how your work addresses equity and justice. If you are unable to upload your documents, then mail materials to Megan Brennan, Faculty Search, Office of the Dean, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, 5306 WWPH, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. For questions about the submission process or the position, email or contact the search committee chairs as listed above.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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