At Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College we are dedicated to preparing the next generation of education leaders, focusing on scholarship that positively impacts local, national and global communities and influences PreK-20 education. Teachers College benefits from a legacy of excellence in scholarship and research – our education graduate programs have been ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report for 12 consecutive years. We welcome individuals who wish to build the future of education within one of the largest and most innovative research and teacher preparation programs in the nation. We serve more than 5,000 students across four ASU campuses in the Phoenix metropolitan area, at partner school districts statewide, and online. The college is a recognized leader in cultivating mutually beneficial partnerships and using technology to prepare excellent teachers and school leaders who apply evidence-based knowledge that positively impacts students, families and the community.

The successful candidate will build a program of research and scholarship in educational psychology or learning sciences, and will have opportunities to collaborate with nationally recognized faculty in the College and engage in interdisciplinary projects with other departments and colleges. The successful candidate will: (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate educational psychology and child and adolescent development courses, (2) advising graduate students; (3) establishing and maintaining a record of scholarly productivity in educational psychology or learning sciences as demonstrated through peer- reviewed publications, external funding, and presentations at national conferences; (4) collaborating on the growth of the new learning science master’s program and related programs; and (5) providing service to the institution, profession, and community. Please note that this hire will be teaching, predominately, in the undergrad program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university in educational psychology or learning sciences, or closely related field of education
  • Demonstrated record of scholarly accomplishment and leadership in professional activities
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at K-12, undergraduate, or graduate level

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated record or demonstrated potential to secure external funding
  • Focused research agenda within educational psychology or learning sciences
  • Demonstrated experience with using learning management systems and educational technology in teaching
  • Demonstrated experience with program development
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty members in other disciplines

About the College and the University

Teachers College offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The college is dedicated to supporting faculty members so they can provide excellent instruction to students while pursuing bold scholarship that is changing the face of education. Teachers College’s award-winning faculty members are recognized for their master teaching by the university as well as community, national, and international organizations.

Arizona State University, a respected research institution in the Pac-12 Conference, is developing a new model of an American research university: one that measures its academic quality by the education its graduates receive; one at which researchers, while pursuing their scholarly interests, also consider the public good; and one whose faculty expands the concept of community service by accepting major responsibility for the health, economic and social development of its community.

Application Deadline and Procedures

Only electronic applications will be reviewed. Applicants are asked to email the following as one document only in a Word doc or PDF format:

  • letter of application which includes:
    • the name of the position and rank for which you are applying, and
    • a description of your fit to the position relative to the qualifications listed in this advertisement;
  • complete curriculum vitae; and
  • list of three references with complete contact information (mailing address, phone and email).

Email applications as one combined document to The application deadline is October 3, 2016; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. The appointment will begin August 17, 2017.

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For a complete statement of ASU’s non-discrimination statement, refer to