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									                         Teachers College, Columbia University

Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Position: Teachers College, Columbia University, invites applications for a tenure-track position
in Curriculum Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is an exciting opportunity to
contribute to the Teachers College program in curriculum, the oldest in the nation.

We seek candidates with strong preparation in empirical research and interest in general
curriculum studies, which might include curriculum history, studies of contemporary curriculum,
curriculum theory, curriculum development, curriculum evaluation, or curriculum policy, among

Responsibilities: Teach curriculum courses to masters and doctoral students. Supervise masters
students’ action research and doctoral students’ dissertations. Contribute to ongoing rethinking of
advanced masters programs that aim to prepare curriculum specialists and school leaders.
Develop and/or maintain a significant program of research and publication.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in curriculum studies or related field, with a possible emphasis
on curriculum history, research, theory, development, evaluation, policy. Evidence of or
demonstrated potential for research and scholarship. At least three years experience teaching in
K-12 schools. Ideal candidates will combine extensive work in general curriculum studies with
one or more of the following:

•   Theoretical orientations: Ability to bring theories (e.g. critical race theory, critical Latina/o
    theory, feminism, postcolonialism, etc.) to bear on educational debates on teaching, teacher
    education and urban education.
•   Interdisciplinary connections: Ability to bring scholarship from other disciplines and/or
    area studies (e.g. political science, sociology, anthropology, humanities, cultural studies, etc.)
    to issues of curriculum and teaching.
•   Methodological interests: Experiences with innovative curriculum practice; background in
    research methodologies including action research.

Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track.

Send CV, cover letter stating how you meet qualifications, a brief statement of research interests
and teaching agenda, together with the names, email, addresses, and telephone numbers of three
references to Professor A. Lin Goodwin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Curriculum
and Teaching, Teachers College, Box 31, 525 West 120th Street, New York, New York 10027.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2008 and continue until the search is completed.
Appointment begins September, 2009.

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 minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in its
own activities and in society.

                          Teachers College, Columbia University
                        525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027

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