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Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Policy Studies

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Policy Studies
Requisition Number FE02142
Working Title
Department Name 8G060:Educational Policy Studies and Evaluatio
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in area related to educational law, policy, sociology, or international education

Required Related Experience

Evidence of scholarly productivity; experience working with diverse populations

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications and nominations for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor, effective August 16, 2020.

The individual will be responsible for carrying out research, teaching and service within the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation (EPE), in their specialty area related to law, policy, sociology, and/or international education with a focus on education equity, civil rights and social justice. The successful candidate will be expected to have an active research agenda, pursue external funding, teach EPE courses, provide advising to graduate students, participate in the activities of professional organizations, and support philanthropy. This position has the possibility of serving as associate director for a civil rights institute/center.

Main duties and responsibilities include the following: teach courses in EPE; have an active research and professional service agenda; assist with the recruitment and advising of graduate students and serve on program committees; and support the colleges commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in area related to educational law, policy, sociology, or international education; evidence of scholarly productivity; experience working with diverse populations; and excellent oral and written communication abilities.

Preferred qualifications include successful college/university level teaching experience; online teaching experience; experience working in the public policy arena; experience in leadership or program building; and evidence of securing research funding.

Applicants must include a cover letter (upload under Cover Letter), curriculum vitae (upload under Curriculum Vita), and the names of three people from whom references maybe solicited when prompted in the application. The cover letter should address the candidates area(s) of specialization and courses that the candidate desires to teach.

The review of applications begins November 1st, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Jane Jensen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, 131 Taylor Education Building, Lexington, KY 40506, jjensen@uky.edu.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred qualifications include successful college/university level teaching experience; online teaching experience; experience working in the public policy arena; experience in leadership or program building; and evidence of securing research funding

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-12-21

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