Teachers College, Columbia University

Department of International and Transcultural Studies

Bilingual/Bicultural Education


Position: Senior scholar to join the faculty in preparing students for teaching, administration, and related roles in bilingual instructional settings.


Responsibilities: Teach basic courses and work with MA students in a teacher-education program; teach research seminars and develop a program of funded research that supports doctoral students who are specializing in bilingual/bicultural education; help develop innovative approaches to teacher education; and, collaborate with other teacher educators in re-examining and refining teacher education programs and in the College’s Professional Development School projects.


Qualifications: Doctorate and substantial scholarly publications in a relevant field. Relevant experience in teacher education, especially in programs that integrate schools, communities, and the workplace. Experience in obtaining funding for innovative research in bilingual/bicultural education. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research experience in both the U.S. and other countries.


Rank: Associate/Full Professor, Tenured.


Send CV, a letter of application that indicates ways in which the above responsibilities would be carried out, copies of two relevant publications, and three letters of reference to Professor María Torres-Guzmán, Search Committee Chair, Box 122S.


Review of applications has begun and will continue until the search is completed. Appointment begins September 2001.


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.


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