Visiting Assistant Professor – Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Ed Leadership & Policy Studies
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Kansas is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track position with responsibilities for teaching courses in the Department’s master’s and doctoral programs. This nine-month, non-tenure track appointment will begin on August 18th, 2019 and has a limited term date of May 15th, 2020.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
70% – Teaching the equivalent of 4 graduate level courses in the following areas: introduction to qualitative research; diversity, equity and inclusion for the Master’s in higher education; diversity, equity, and inclusion for the EdD program (in higher education); and one elective serving the department/School of Education.
20% – Providing service to the department.
5% – Participating on masters and doctoral committees.
5% – Participating in department and program meetings.
Doctorate earned by August 17th, 2019 in educational administration, higher education, social and cultural foundations of education, or related area.
Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching courses in the following areas: qualitative research; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and other areas of interest to graduate students in the department and School of Education.
Work experience in a higher education setting.
Contact Information to Applicants
Professor Susan Twombly
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application includes an (1) online application, (2) letter of application, (3) curriculum vita, (4) doctoral transcript, and the (5) names and contact information for three references. Only completed applications will be considered.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.
Review of applications begins on June 1, 2019 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants is collected. To ensure consideration, please apply by the review date.