Multiple Tenure Track Positions in C&I at UW Madison

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The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill multiple tenure and tenure track positions for Fall 2017.

Ranked #1 among Curriculum & Instruction departments for 16 consecutive years, the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin Madison is home to 34 faculty working in major teacher education programs, curriculum, and digital media programs. Housed within the School of Education, C&I includes scholars who do empirical work of educational policy and practice, historical and conceptual studies to clarify issues, and theoretical inquiry.

Please click on the position link for full position announcements and application information.

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 25, 2016. Applications should include: (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) the names and contact information of three references (letters will be solicited from references of finalists); and (4) two samples of scholarly writing.

 

Gulbrandsen Chair in Early Childhood Education

Associate or Full Professor (1 position available)

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a tenured Associate or Full Professor in the area of Early Childhood Education. The Gulbrandsen Chair supports a senior scholar in Early Childhood Education (ECE) interested in research and practice related to equitable policy and pedagogy with children birth-age eight. This new position and the endowment that supports it, was created to attract a scholar with experience and interest in early childhood practice. The Chair will play a central role in the development of the new early childhood research center housed within Wisconsin Center for Education Research, an interdisciplinary initiative the will include scholars interested in practice and policy relating to children age birth to eight.

The complete position specifications can be found at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493504/gulbrandsen-chair-in-early-childhood-education

 

Cellmer Chair in Secondary English Education

Associate or Full Professor (1 position available)

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a tenured Associate or Full Professor in the area of Secondary English Education. The Susan Cellmer Distinguished Chair supports an internationally known scholar of Secondary English Education with a research program focused on equitable English education, teacher education, and/or digital literacies. The successful candidate will join a strong literacy area and a collaborative and interdisciplinary faculty and will teach in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction’s secondary education program.

The complete position specifications can be found at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493530/cellmer-chair-in-secondary-english-education

 

Assistant Professor Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, or Mathematics (STEAM) Education

Assistant Professor (2 positions available)

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction is building a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Teaching program, to highlight interdisciplinary work to break down barriers impeding learning experiences for students who have been marginalized in school. STEAM faculty will establish research programs focused on solving persistent problems of practice around social justice, teacher preparation, and the design of innovative learning environments, with preference given to the areas of secondary science education and mathematics education.

The complete position specifications can be found at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493529/professor-of-steam-science-technology-engineering-the-arts-or-mathematics

 

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Assistant Professor (2 positions available)

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction seeks a scholar with a specialization in teacher education and/or who studies teacher education in particular content areas. We are particularly interested in individuals with teacher education foci in elementary mathematics education or secondary science education. In addition, we are looking for scholars committed to educational equity and preK-12 schooling in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

The complete position specifications can be found at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493528/assistant-professor-of-teacher-education

Early Career Scholar Award

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Sponsor (Division or SIG): Hispanic Research Issues SIG

Year Award Established: 2013

Name of the Award: Early Career Scholar Award

Description of the Award: This award is designed to honor the research contributions of beginning national and international scholars who conduct research related to Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education.

Rationale for Establishing the Award: The purpose of this award is to encourage and reward beginning scholars doing outstanding research in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education. The monetary part of the award will also assist them with costs in attending the conference.

Eligibility Criteria: Nominations will be accepted on behalf of an individual in the early stages of her/his career, that is, no later than 10 years after receipt of their doctoral degree who has demonstrated a trajectory of publications and service with a potential that will enhance contribution in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education. Self-nominations for this award are not eligible.

Review/Selection Process and Timeline: Each submitted nomination will be assessed by the Award Committee based first on a review of the nominee’s CV and scholarly publications using the selection criteria described in the next section. The full files of the three nominations with the highest review scores are then examined and read by the Award Committee, reviewing the scores along with the reviewer comments and support letters, and will rank order the proposals (1 being first choice, 2 is second choice, etc.). The committee chair will tabulate the ranks from the committee members; the winner will be the nomination with the lowest total rank order score.

Selection Criteria: The following criteria will be used to evaluate and select the recipient of the Early Career Scholar Award: Outstanding accomplishments in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education (e.g., quantity of scholarship that makes a significant contribution to the field of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education, the quality and rigor of the scholarship, additional professional accomplishment/contributions to Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education), and the nominee being in the early stages of his/her career (no later than 10 years after receipt of doctoral degree).

Form of Recognition: Cash award ($200), Plaque, and a one-year membership in the Hispanic Research Issues SIG
Form of Announcement of Award Winner: The award winner will initially be announced via e-mail through the AERA SIG list-serv to the membership of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG. The winner will receive their award at the annual business meeting held at the annual AERA meeting.

Frequency of Conferral of the Award: Annually, provided members of the Award Committee agree that there is at least one high quality nomination. If the committee determines that no high quality nominations were received, no award will be conferred that year.

Nomination Process and Timeline: Submissions of nominees should be sent to the Award Committee Chair, Dr. Claudia Galindo. Persons submitting nominations will be requested to submit electronically (as Word or PDF attachments) the following for their nominee to be considered:

  1. a letter of nomination from the person initiating the nomination explaining why the nominee is
qualified to be recognized as having an exemplar early career record of research in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education;
  2. nominee’s most recent curriculum vitae;
  3. three representative scholarly publications by the nominee related to Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education; and,
  4. two letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s work and qualified to speak on his or her behalf in this area.

Award Committee Chair: Dr. Claudia Galindo, University of Maryland

Submission deadline: Sunday, December 10, 2016 to Dr. Claudia Galindo

galindo@umd.edu

Elementary, Secondary, or Postsecondary Education Award

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The Hispanic Research Issues SIG is requesting nominations for its Research in Elementary, Secondary, or Postsecondary Education Award to be presented at the AERA Annual Meeting to recognize outstanding research in Hispanic Issues in Education.

Valued will be research using any type of methodology or paradigms which represent research contributions in elementary, secondary, or postsecondary levels of education pertaining to Hispanic/Latino issues and concerns. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Criteria include the following: 1) a significant publication or set of publications that has/have had outreach to researchers, educators, policy makers and others and which has made an important contribution in the area of Latino/Hispanic issues and education; 2) service in Latina/o (Hispanic) communities, AERA, and other visible domains which has contributed to improving Hispanic education, and; 3) active membership and role in AERA (and the Hispanic Research Issues SIG).

Nominations:  Nominations’ will be accepted from any member of AERA or non-members. The award will be given on the basis of contributions in scholarship, professional standing, and community outreach dealing with “Hispanic Issues” and not on the basis of seniority or whether or not a nominee is Latina/o (Hispanic).
Nominations’ should include a current vita and a statement (no more than 500 words) that discusses why the individual nominated should receive the award. The statements should include publication(s) written by the nominee and a statement about their significance for Latina/o (Hispanic) education.

Review/Selection Process and Timeline: Each submitted nomination will be assessed by the Award Committee based first on a review of the nominee’s CV and statement using the selection criteria described in the next section. The full files of the three nominations with the highest review scores are then examined and read by the Award Committee, reviewing the scores along with the reviewer comments and nominee’s statement, and will rank order the proposals (1 being first choice, 2 is second choice, etc.). The committee chair will tabulate the ranks from the committee members; the winner will be the nomination with the lowest total rank order score.

Selection Process:
The five Award Committee members will review the documentation for each candidate submitted and rate each criterion listed above on a scale from 1 to 5 (outstanding = 5; very good = 4; good =3; fair = 2; and poor =1). Each candidate will receive an overall score based on the ratings for the three criteria. The committee will make a recommendation to the executive board based on the nominee receiving the highest ratings.

Form of Announcement of Award Winner: The award winner will initially be announced via e-mail through the AERA SIG list-serve to the membership of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG. The winner will receive their award at the annual business meeting held at the annual AERA meeting.

Form of Recognition: The award recipient will receive a plaque, $200.00, and a one-year membership in the Hispanic Research Issues SIG.

Nomination Process and Timeline: Submissions of nominees should be sent to the Award Committee Chair, Dr. Monica Garcia. Nominees will be requested to submit electronically (as Word or PDF attachments) the following for consideration:

  1. current vita
  2. a statement (no more than 500 words) that discusses why the individual nominated should receive the award. The statements should include publication(s) written by the nominee and a statement about their significance for Latina/o (Hispanic) education.

Award Committee Chair: Dr. Monica Garcia, California State University, Northridge

Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 10, 2016 to Dr. Monica Garcia monica.g.garcia@csun.edu

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Outstanding Dissertation Award

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Sponsor (Division or SIG): Hispanic Research Issues SIG

Year Award Established: 2013

Name of the Award: Outstanding Dissertation Award

Description of the Award: This award is designed to honor a graduate student whose completed dissertation makes a significant contribution to research related to Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education.

Rationale for Establishing the Award: The purpose of this award is to encourage and reward graduate students doing outstanding dissertation research in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education. The monetary part of the award will also assist them with costs in attending the conference.

Eligibility Criteria: Nominations will be accepted on behalf of an individual who makes a significant contribution in the area of Hispanic/Latina/o issues in education and who has completed a dissertation and has been conferred a doctoral degree within the 2-year period preceding receipt of the award (e.g., if dissertation was defended in April, 2014, then student would be eligible to be nominated for this award in the 2015 and 2016 award cycles).

Review/Selection Process and Timeline: Each submitted nomination will be first assessed by the Awards Committee solely based on the dissertation summary and references using evaluation criteria (see attached). The full files of the three nominations with the highest review scores are then examined and read by the Award Committee, reviewing the scores along with the reviewer comments and dissertation committee chair letters, and will rank order the proposals (1 being first choice, 2 is second choice, etc.). The committee chair will tabulate the ranks from the committee members; the winner will be the nomination with the lowest total rank order score.

Selection Criteria: Click for Outstanding Dissertation Award Nomination Review Criteria.

Form of Recognition: Cash award ($200), Plaque, and a one-year membership in the Hispanic Research Issues SIG
Form of Announcement of Award Winner: The award winner will initially be announced via e-mail through the AERA SIG list-serv to the membership of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG. The winner will receive her/his award at the annual business meeting held at the annual AERA meeting.

Frequency of Conferral of the Award: Annually, provided members of the Award Committee agree that there is at least one high quality nomination. If the committee determines that no high quality nominations were received, no award will be conferred that year.

Nomination Process and Timeline: Submissions of nominees should be sent to the Award Committee Chair, Dr. Alma Stevenson. Nominees will be requested to submit electronically (as Word or PDF attachments) the following for consideration:

  1. title page (author’s name, address, institutional affiliation, telephone, fax, email, names of dissertation committee chair(s), and members;
  2. letter of recommendation from dissertation committee chair;
  3. blind-dissertation summary (not to exceed 10 pages without references that includes: statement of the problem, theoretical framework, methodology, results, discussion, conclusions/significance for field of Hispanics/Latinas/os in education, double-spaced, 12 point font, APA format); and,
  4. reference page (those cited in summary)

Award Committee Chair: Dr. Alma Stevenson, Georgia Southern University

Submission Deadline: Saturday, December 10, 2016 to Dr. Alma Stevenson at almastevenson@georgiasouthern.edu

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Call for Award Committee Volunteers

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Dear Members of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG,

As Chair of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG, I am writing to invite you to highly consider volunteering to serve on one of our three award committees. There are many of our colleagues who deserve to be recognized by us (their peers). The call for awards for this year will be posted on our Hispanic Research Issues SIG website soon:

https://hispanicresearchsig.wordpress.com

In serving on an Awards Committee, your responsibilities would include reviewing all of the nominations for the award and selecting the recipient who will be recognized at the Hispanic Research Issues SIG Business Meeting at the 2017 Annual AERA Meeting to be held in San Antonio, TX.

I especially encourage past award winners to consider serving on these committees.  Each award committee will be chaired by one of the members of the Committee.  There are three award committees:

  • Early Career Scholar Award
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • Elementary, Secondary, and Post-Secondary Education Award

 

Please respond by October 31st, if you are interested. Please indicate which committee you would like to serve on and if you are willing to serve as a possible Chair of one of the committees.

 

Thank you for your continued service and support of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG!

 

Sincerely,
Margarita Machado-Casas, Ph.D., Hispanic Research Issues SIG Chair
Margarita.machadocasas@utsa.edu

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Call for Award Nominations

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Dear Members of the Hispanic Research Issues SIG,

This is an invitation to nominate one of your Colleagues for one of the three Hispanic Research Issues SIG Awards: Outstanding Dissertation, Early Career Scholar, and Elementary, Secondary, or Postsecondary Education.   Our SIG will present the awards at the AERA 2017 Conference in San Antonio, TX.

SIG members are doing amazing work that needs to be recognized. Please review the criteria for each award and nominate someone today!  If you have any questions feel free to contact either me, or the Awards Chair of each of the three awards.

Note that each award has a specific award committee chairperson who should receive the required materials by Saturday, December 10, 2016.

You may view a list of previous years’ winners and this year’s Calls for Nominations on our HRI SIG site: https://hispanicresearchsig.wordpress.com/awards-2/.

The information will also be coming soon to our official AERA site:  Hispanic Research Issues

Thank you,
Margarita Machado-Casas, Ph.D.
Chair, Hispanic Research Issues SIG

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