Visiting Assistant Professor of Education

The Department of Education at Connecticut College seeks applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in critical theories of race and education beginning July 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will teach five courses during the 2023-2024 academic year. Teaching responsibilities may include: Intro to Educational Studies; Power and Politics in Education; Teaching for Social Justice; and, Critical Race Theory and Education.

The Department of Education is guided by a commitment to critical inquiry and practice, and supporting justice-centered, equitable educational opportunities across the P-20 continuum for all students, families, and communities. The department offers a major and a minor in Educational Studies that focuses broadly on the social foundations of education. Connecticut College does not have a teacher certification program.

Candidates must have: (1) an earned doctorate in Education or a related field by the start date; (2) evidence of successful teaching at the college or university level; (3) evidence of a commitment in professional practice to equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Preferred qualifications: experience working in K-12 schools and/or community-based education.

Review of applications will begin April 17, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following materials to Interfolio: (1) Curriculum Vitae; (2) Cover letter addressing all qualifications for the position, including a discussion of teaching and research experiences and interests; (3) Names of three references (letters will be requested for finalists).

Please direct questions to the search chair: Dr. Isaac Gottesman, Chair, Department of Education:

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. We recognize that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. AA/EOE.

The teaching load for a full-time visitor is five courses per academic year. We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their appointment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.

Currently, the College is not sponsoring visas for this position.