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Job Announcement: Lecturer/Visiting Professor in Int’l & Comparative Education at Teacher’s College, Columbia University

Faculty Search: Lecturer or Visiting Professor for Academic Year 2021-2022 Program in International & Comparative Education

Position

The Program in International and Comparative Education (ICE) at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, is seeking a full-time lecturer or visiting professor in international educational development with a specialization in policy studies and planning. This is an open-rank position. The title of Lecturer is reserved for the successful applicant without a prior academic appointment or without a professorial title. The title of Visiting Professor is for a successful applicant who uses their sabbatical for this opportunity or are recently retired professors.

Responsibilities

  • The Lecturer position is a nine-month position; the lecturer will teach five courses, provide academic advising to M.A. students in the ICE program, carry out program-related work, and be expected to contribute to the overall operations of the program.
  • The Visiting Professor position is for spring 2022; the visiting professor will teach two courses, provide academic advising to M.A. students in the ICE program, carry out program-related work, and be expected to contribute to the overall operations of the program.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Earned doctorate in international and comparative education and/or a related social science discipline (especially, political science or sociology);
  • Demonstrated strength in innovative research methods, such as trend analysis, educational indicators research, and cross-national analysis;
  • Evidence of successful university teaching;
  • Ability to teach core courses in international and comparative education and courses that are related to comparative policy studies (e.g., cross-national comparison, global governance in education, international theories of the policy process) and international planning (e.g., sector reviews, baseline studies, benchmarking, monitoring and evaluation, aid effectiveness evaluation, strategic planning);
  • Professional experience in project work in developing countries.

Applications

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, names of three professional references (full letters will be requested for shortlisted candidates), and a letter of interest with details regarding how the applicant meets the criteria for the position. Review of applications will begin May 31, 2021, and continue until the search is completed.

Applications must be submitted online through the Teachers College, Columbia University, Human Resources portal. Questions may be addressed to Professor Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Chair of Search Committee for International and Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, and emailed to Lisa Daehlin, Academic Secretary, daehlin@tc.columbia.edu.

Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.

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