Vassar College: Education of Multilingual Learners (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Education (linguistics and/or education of multilingual learners), Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA. Deadline: 15 November 2022.

The Department of Education at Vassar College is seeking a candidate that specializes in linguistics and/or the education of multilingual learners. The Department has deep commitments to racial justice and anti-racist work in the mission and curriculum, and the preference is for scholars whose research addresses questions of educational justice and equity. Given the multidisciplinary nature of the department and college, they welcome candidates who may also have expertise in any of the following areas: bilingual education; comparative or international education; critical disability studies; decoloniality in education; educational foundations; educational policy; human rights and peace education; immigration studies; language and literacy; or racial and ethnic studies.

Vassar College Job Ad: International Programs (USA)

Job adsAssistant Director of International Programs, Vassar College. Deadline: Open until filled, Posted July 16, 2018.

The Office of International Programs oversees student engagement in education abroad. The office supports Vassar sponsored programs in London, St. Petersburg, Clifden, as well as programs in Berlin, Bologna, Paris, and Madrid that Vassar runs consortially with other colleges and universities. The office also manages Vassar’s exchange programs with institutions abroad in Paris, Tokyo, Kyoto, Exeter, Toulouse, and Singapore. In addition to Vassar programs, the office manages a list of approximately 150 other approved programs that students may access. Nearly half of Vassar students engage in education abroad for one semester or more prior to graduation. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of International Programs.

Vassar Job Ad: Post-Baccalaureate Fellow: Engaged Pluralism (USA)

Job adsPost-Baccalaureate Fellow, Engaged Pluralism Initiative, ALANA Center, Vassar College, New York. Deadline: Until filled (posted 3/14/18).

The Engaged Pluralism Initiative (EPI) ALANA Center Post-baccalaureate Fellow will work towards the mission of the ALANA Center and the goals of the Engaged Pluralism Initiative. The primary purpose of the Center is to support the success of African American/Black, Latinx, Asian, and Native American student communities at Vassar, and the EPI aims to foster the sense of belonging and thriving among all members of the Vassar community. The Post-baccalaureate Fellow will support the programmatic efforts of the ALANA Center and their intersection with the EPI, represent the center on campus through activities and initiatives, and, specifically, develop partnerships with, and support the work of the ALANA-identified student organizations: the African Students’ Union (ASU), Asian Students’ Alliance (ASA), Black Students’ Union (BSU), Caribbean Students’ Alliance (CSA), Council of Black Seniors (CBS), Middle Eastern Students Collective (MESC), Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanxa/o Aztlan (MEChAa), Multiracial/Biracial Student Association (MBSA), Native American & Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA), Poder Latinx (PL), South Asian Students’ Alliance (SASA), Southeast Asian Students’ Alliance (SEASA) and Vassar Muslim Student Union (VMSU). The Post-baccalaureate Fellow will also collaborate on college activities with the EPI Co-chairs and Coordinator, as assigned by ALANA Director. The ALANA Center is within the Campus Life and Diversity Office (CLD). As a result, the fellow will additionally work with other centers and offices therein on campus life matters and student engagement.


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