POSITION DESCRIPTION: The ELP department seeks a colleague whose research examines K12 educational leadership and policy-related issues with a focus on equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice in schools and other educational contexts.
POSITION RANK: This is a regular, full-time tenure track position with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.
APPLICANT REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred qualifications include:
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to make the following contributions to the Department of Education Leadership & Policy and other graduate programs within the College of Education:
APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2020
SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience.
SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS FOR CONSIDERATION: Initial screening of applications will begin November 4, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
Qualified candidates should submit all materials electronically through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: [PRN00501CF]
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Each candidate should submit the following application materials electronically through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: http://utah.peopleadmin.com.
Questions regarding the positions can be directed to Dr. Irene Yoon, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. Search Committee Members include Shari Fraser, Cori Groth, Yongmei Ni, Larry Parker, Laura Rogers, Andrea Rorrer, and Paula Smith.
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) offers various graduate K-12 and higher education programs, including:
Higher Education Program
Departmental Doctoral Programs
The ELP Department is closely linked with the Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC). The UEPC is an independent, non-partisan University of Utah research center in the College of Education that bridges research, policy, and practice for Utah public schools and higher education. The purpose of UEPC is to improve the quality of educational policies, practices, and leadership in Utah K-20 schools to increase educational access and opportunities for all children and adults in Utah, particularly for those who have been marginalized. The UEPC seeks to inform and influence educational policy in Utah and the region to increase educational equity, excellence, access, and opportunities for all children and adults in Utah
The ELP Department collectively values and actively promotes a commitment to equity and social justice within the study of educational leadership and policy in the K-12 and higher education arena. Faculty and students engage in research, outreach, service, and teaching to improve the educational conditions and opportunities of underserved students and their families. In addition, department faculty are active and often serve in leadership roles in the local educational environment and national professional associations such as ASHE, NASPA, AERA, UCEA, and ELA.
Additional Information Available
Department of Educational Leadership & Policy
College of Education http://www.ed.utah.edu
University of Utah http://www.utah.edu
Utah Education Policy Center https://uepc.utah.edu
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.