The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) at the University of Utah invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the Higher Education program. We seek a colleague to join our growing higher education program and to contribute to the continued development of the programs in higher education, as well as the PhD and undergraduate program in Educational Leadership and Policy. Specifically, we seek a colleague with experience working in higher education as well as an extensive research background to help guide and support doctoral students in the PhD and EdD programs.
Candidates for this position should have experience and research expertise in higher education law or policy, organization and administration of higher education, or international/comparative studies or history. Quantitative methodological expertise and grant writing experience is preferred. Regardless of specialty, the successful candidate will have a focus on social justice and equity in higher education.
POSITION RANK: This is a regular, full-time tenure track position. Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.
APPLICANT REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
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:
The ELP Department collectively values and actively promotes a commitment to equity and social justice within the study of educational leadership and policy in K-12 and higher education arenas. Faculty and students engage in research, outreach, service, and teaching to improve the educational conditions and opportunities of minoritized 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. 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 Department offers the following graduate programs in higher education:
APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2020
SALARY: Salary will be commensurate with rank.
SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS FOR CONSIDERATION: Screening of applications will begin immediately, with preference given to applications received by January 3, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
Qualified candidates should submit all materials electronically through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal. The job number is PRN00513CF.
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Each candidate should submit the following application materials electronically through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: http://utah.peopleadmin.com.
Additional Information Available
Department of Educational Leadership & Policy http://www.ed.utah.edu/ELP/index.htm
College of Education http://www.ed.utah.edu
University of Utah http://www.utah.edu
Utah Education Policy Center https://uepc.utah.edu
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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.