The ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC) is seeking applicants for the Post-Doctoral Fellowship Research on Character Development in Teacher Preparation Program.The residential fellowship is eligible those fellows who have earned Ph.D. or Ed.D in education or a closely related discipline and have at least one publication in a peer-reviewed journal in the area of character development. The program provides mentoring opportunities and authentic collaborative experiences. The Fellows will receive competitive salary there full benefits are included. The post-doctoral fellow will also participate with senior faculty in undergraduate/graduate teaching and graduate student apprenticeship activities (e.g. research and teaching internships and externships, research group meetings)
The mission of the ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people and takes action to improve education. The College has been ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report for 12 consecutive years. Arizona State University, a respected research institution in the Pac-12 Conference, is developing a new model of an American research university.
To eligible, the applicants must meet all the following qualifications:
- Required Qualifications:
- Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D.in Education or a closely related discipline
- Must have at least one publication in a peer-reviewed journal in the area of character development
- Knowledge of the character development literature and recent efforts to reform teacher education in the United States
- Desired Qualifications:
- Career plans for long-term involvement in teacher preparation in the area of character development
- Research agenda that focuses on embedding character education into teacher education programs
- A research plan for the post-doctoral fellowship that focuses on studying efforts to improve teacher education through character development integration, including but not restricted to MLFTC
How to Apply:
To apply, the applicant can download the application download through the given link: https://education.asu.edu/sites/default/files/12044_post-doc_character_development.pdf
Applicants are asked to email the following as one combined document only in a Word doc or PDF format the following:
- Goals and Significance of Your Work:
If you were offered the postdoctoral fellowship, explain in 500 words or less how you will advance teacher education research in the area of character development.
- Career History:
In 700 words or fewer, explain how your research interests have evolved. Describe your career plans for the next five years and how this fellowship will contribute to your career goals.
- Samples of Scholarly Writing:
Submit two samples (published or unpublished) of your scholarly work, one of which should be a research paper that represents your work as an emerging scholar and future career trajectory. The two manuscripts should not exceed a total of forty (40) pages.
- Curriculum Vitae:
Include the following information in your CV:
- Education – From most recent to oldest degrees. Include name of institution, major/minor, degree, date awarded and major professor
- Employment history – From most recent to oldest positions. Include title, organization name, location, and dates
- Honors, awards, or fellowships – Include title and date
- Publications, scholarly writings, and sponsored projects.
- Reference Letters:
Two letters from senior scholars who are familiar with your work.
The applicant must email application materials as one combined document in either a Word or pdf format to educationjobs-at-asu.edu.
Financial Aid and Award Money:
- Salary is competitive, full benefits are included.
- The selected fellow will work on research germane to character development in teacher preparation programs (e.g. early childhood, linguistic or ethnic minorities, special education), from the perspectives of program impact, cultural responsiveness for Pre K-12 student populations.
- The candidate must also demonstrate an established content area (e.g. literacy, STEM, psychology), and /or policy creation that affects teachers and teacher education.
- Ongoing projects at ASU and project partners will be tapped to provide mentoring opportunities and authentic collaborative experiences.
- The post-doctoral fellow will be apprenticed to (a) increase the amount and quality of scholarship in the stated areas, (b) use quantitative, qualitative, or mixed research methodologies, (c) engage interdisciplinary theories, and (d) produce scholarship that advances evidence-based practices and inquiry for character development and teacher education.
- In order to have a well-rounded experience, the post-doctoral fellow will also participate with senior faculty in undergraduate/graduate teaching and graduate student apprenticeship activities (e.g. research and teaching internships and externships, research group meetings)
The application deadline is Saturday, July 29, 2017, and the appointment will begin no later than August 16, 2017.
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