The Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Learning and Instruction.
The University at Buffalo is New York State’s largest and most comprehensive public university. A premier center for graduate and professional education, UB is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, placing it amongst the leading research- intensive public universities in the United States. Based upon their research and scholarly productivity, as well as key leadership roles served in professional associations, faculty members of the Graduate School of Education are acknowledged, both in the U.S. and abroad, as leaders in their respective fields. Buffalo and the surrounding area is a diverse and vibrant place to work and live.
The Department of Learning and Instruction has a long history of research excellence, as well as a strong tradition of teaching and community engagement. Faculty demonstrate a commitment to creating a collegial academic environment characterized by equity, social justice, interdisciplinary collaboration, an ethic of care, and research that demonstrates an impact for children and youth, schools, or communities.
Candidates will have primary responsibility for teaching in the department of Learning and Instruction. Candidates will also (a) contribute to doctoral programs and supervise doctoral students, (b) teach courses in any area of learning and instruction that aligns with current departmental program offerings (see link below) or cross-cutting areas of inquiry, (c ) teach graduate courses delivered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats; and (d) provide leadership and service at the local, state and national levels.
- A combination of teaching and research activities, the exact balance of which depends on the candidate’s expertise and intended trajectory:
- Teaching courses at the graduate level, area open to candidate’s expertise and experience and aligning with departmental program offerings or cross-cutting areas of inquiry (instructional technology, teaching and learning for diversity, college teaching, etc.)
- Conducting research in any area of learning and instruction, especially with a focus on problems of practice
- Advising doctoral students and possibly Ed.M. students
- Collaborating with faculty members across the department, Graduate School of Education, and the UB campus
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
- A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Learning or Curriculum and Instruction (any sub-field), Learning Sciences, Teacher Education or related area of study
- Experience advising graduate students
- Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative methods
- Experience and/or teaching in P-12 schools
- Experience with online teaching
- Teaching experience in teacher education settings
- History of collaboration (or strong potential for collaboration)
- Published research or scholarship in academic and/or non-academic outlets (or strong potential for publication)
Applicants must submit the following:
- A cover letter that includes: (a) relevant qualifications for the position, (b) description of leadership/program direction style, (c ) teaching interests, (d) and a statement describing how you have worked to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in your previous position(s)-as a graduate student or faculty member-and how you plan to continue to do so as a faculty member at UB.
- Curriculum vitae