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Adjunct Faculty, Framing the Social Context of High School Needs  « Position Deleted on 5/21/2012 »

Institution: University of Southern California
Location: Online/Remote
Category:
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education
Posted: 04/18/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
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Rossier is ranked in the top 10 private schools of education by the U.S. News and World Report. Our faculty is nationally recognized in terms of scholarly activity, external research funding and professional service. The mission of Rossier is improving urban education locally, nationally, and globally. We achieve our mission through rigorous scholarship, innovative degree programs and multiple partnerships with schools, community groups and other organizations.

With the redesign of our MAT@USC Program, we are in search of great faculty to teach our graduate level course, Framing the Social Context of High Needs Schools. Framing the Social Context is one of the first courses in the MAT program and serves as a foundational course for students. This three-unit course introduces students to essential concepts and skills including critical reflection, the importance of recognizing the role that personal bias plays in teaching and learning, understanding who our students are likely to be and how we might serve them most effectively, the importance of parents and community, and the role of curriculum, pedagogy, classroom climate, and policies such as high stake testing in teaching and learning.

The candidate must have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. and his/her dissertation and coursework will have focused on how social, economic, and political factors influence educational opportunities for students and teachers in urban and/or rural schools. In addition, the candidate must have experience working in or conducting research in high needs schools.

To be considered for an adjunct position, the candidate cannot be a current USC student, the candidate cannot be a staff member employed with USC, the candidate cannot hold a full time, part time, or adjunct teaching position at another university while teaching at USC, and all candidates must have a doctorate degree.
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USC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer that actively seeks diversity in its workplace.