Georgtown University seeks Assistant Teaching Professor of Education – Program in Education, Inquiry and Justice

Assistant Teaching Professor of Education – Program in Education, Inquiry and Justice & Capitol Applied Learning Lab

Georgetown University: Main Campus: Georgetown College: Education, Inquiry, and Justice Program

Location: Washington, DC
Open Date: Sep 19, 2021

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The program in Education, Inquiry and Justice (EDIJ) and the Capitol Applied Learning Lab (CALL)  at Georgetown University invite applications for a joint non-tenure Assistant Teaching Professor position (3-year term, possibility of renewable) to begin in August 2022.

The non-tenure line (NTL) faculty position for the EDIJ and CALL Programs would serve a three-year term teaching a 2/2 load in the first year, and a 3/3 load the final two years.  In the first year, the NTL also would build a pipeline between the EDIJ and the CALL and craft an education-focused pathway in the CALL’s Social Impact Program, with EDIJ/CALL program advising over the final two years.

The Program in Education, Inquiry and Justice (EDIJ) is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the nexus of education and social justice. The program anchors the study of education in the pursuit of equity within the liberal arts tradition; models and integrates active, engaged pedagogy; and facilitates rich, community-based opportunities in preK-12 environments for undergraduate students. EDIJ develops students’ ability to critically examine the intersection of education and society and connects students with the local DC community and the broader public discourse on equity and education. In EDIJ, students examine the historical and contemporary social context, policy, research, and practices of education in the US.

The Capitol Applied Learning Lab (CALL) is a curated learning experience for Georgetown undergraduate students that integrates curricular, co-curricular, and experiential learning. Situated at Georgetown’s downtown DC campus, the CALL animates transformative pathways for students to study, live, and intern immersed in the broader Washington, DC, community.

We are looking for candidates whose work addresses educational equity for children and youth who are marginalized at the intersections of race/ethnicity, social class, culture, and linguistic diversity.

Candidates with interest in urban education, community-engaged learning, applied educational research, and/or experiential learning are encouraged to apply.


  • Ph.D. in education or related field by the time of the appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to urban education
  • Expertise in education research methods
  • Experience in partnering with schools, advocacy, non-profits and/or policy organizations
  • Prior preK-12 teaching experience preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively with university students, staff, faculty, leadership and external partners from diverse backgrounds

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