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Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Dec. 23, 2021
Title Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G060:Educational Policy Studies and Evaluatio
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Education Policy
    Education - General

The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in history of higher education, with an emphasis on issues of university governance and organization, economics and philanthropy in higher education, politics in post-secondary education, and/or higher education and athletics, at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates should have experience teaching graduate courses in advanced qualitative research methods such as oral history, discourse analysis, historical research and/or archival research. Proven experience supervising doctoral students in the area of higher education, broadly defined, is required.

Review of applications will begin January 14th, will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should include a letter of application detailing qualifications, interests, and appropriateness for the position (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), one sample of research methods syllabus (upload under Specific Request 1), the names and contact information for three current professional references familiar with the applicant’s work when prompted in the application (upload under Specific Request 2), and research and teaching statements on diversity, equity and inclusion (upload under Specific Request 3). Requests for references will be made for finalists only.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Jensen, and Dr. Joseph Waddington,, Search Committee Co-Chairs.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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