The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of out-of-school/community-based learning. Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) by the summer of 2015 and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.  Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor levels.

We are seeking outstanding candidates whose research examines out-of-school/community-based learning and development. Scholars in all areas of human development and learning relevant to experiences in out-of-school/community-based learning focused programs are encouraged to apply. Areas of learning include all domains (e.g., STEM, all other academic subject areas, and other skill-based areas such as music, sports, etc.).  We are particularly interested in applicants studying under-studied populations, as well as applicants studying the role of community-based programs in helping reduce educational inequities.

The selected candidate is expected to contribute to our graduate and undergraduate programs, and particularly to our Ph.D. in Education program, which offers specializations in Learning, Cognition and Development; Educational Policy and Social Context; and Language, Literacy, and Technology.  We are a dynamic and fast growing School of Education.  A more complete description of the School of Education can be found at

Applications should be submitted online for:

Assistant Professor position at or

Associate Professor position at

Applications must include a cover letter indicating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and two or more relevant publications/papers. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Letters of recommendations will be requested at a later date from referees of semi-finalists for the position.  However, applicants at the Assistant Professor level are strongly encouraged to have three letters of recommendation submitted through the online system at the time of their application.  Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries about the position may be directed to Search Committee Chair Jacquelynne S. Eccles ( or Director of Personnel Tammy Ho (

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.