Boston University: AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development

The Boston University School of Education (BU SED) invites applications for the inaugural AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development. The main goal of the program is to support the development of early career scholars whose research centers on issues of equity, justice, and diversity in education and human development.

BU SED is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Holmes Scholar Program, which provides mentorship, peer support, and rich professional development opportunities to doctoral students from historically underrepresented communities who are pursuing careers in education. The program also aims to help AACTE member institutions develop an outstanding pool of diverse candidates for faculty and other leadership positions. The AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development aims to build on these commitments. We encourage applications from early career scholars whose research addresses issues of equity, justice, and diversity, and who seek a vibrant, growing academic community dedicated to transforming learning and teaching for children and youth from historically underrepresented communities.

The AACTE Holmes Postdoctoral Program in Education and Human Development provides funding for two years in residence at SED, beginning Fall 2018. It includes mentoring from SED faculty in support of developing publications for peer-reviewed journals and research grant applications, conducting research projects, expanding research repertoires, and deepening disciplinary knowledge. In addition, postdoctoral associates will have the opportunity to gain university-level teaching experience, teaching one course per year in SED. The program also offers opportunities to affiliate with ongoing research projects of interest and explore collaborations with other researchers in the Boston area.

Timeline: Two postdoctoral associates will be chosen for a two-year residency. The residency will run from September 2018 through August 2020.

Salary, Benefits, Additional Funds: Postdoctoral associates will receive an annual salary of $60,000 with full benefits and additional funds to cover travel, professional conferences, and research expenses.


Application Requirements

Application Timeline

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018. Email application materials to Gretchen Struble ([email protected]). Letters of reference should be emailed separately. Email questions to Dr. Beth Warren, Associate Dean for Research ([email protected]).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We strongly encourage applications from recent Ph.D.s or Ed.D.s from historically underrepresented communities.

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last updated 22-Dec-2017