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Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership Studies
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 23, 2020
Title Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership Studies
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G010:Educational Leadership Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Organization and Leadership
    Education - General

The Department of Educational Leadership Studies in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track, assistant professor position, Regular Title Series. The nine-month appointment is effective August 16, 2020.

The Department of Educational Leadership Studies is a professional community dedicated to high quality teaching and the promotion of research and scholarly activity that supports the preparation and development of P-16 educational leaders.

The successful applicant will be expected to serve as a generalist and teach courses across graduate programs (MEd, EdS, EdD, PhD), teach courses online, advise doctoral students and serve on doctoral student committees, represent the department on college and university committees, and participate in national and international professional organizations and state initiatives. Candidates should be able to work in a collaborative environment and be prepared to co-teach with peers and practitioners in innovative contexts.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD) in educational leadership and administration or a closely related field. The ideal candidate will demonstrate or show promise for establishing a record of research and scholarship, service to the field, and ability to secure extramural funding to support the mission of the college. Expertise is required in two or more of the following areas: direct school leadership experience, the capacity to teach core courses across educational leadership programs, competency to teach research methods, ability to teach online and advise doctoral students. Candidates must be committed to engaging collaboratively with department and college peers and professional colleagues within the field as well as the local and international community with regard to building school-university community partnerships.

Applicants should include, along with the nomination form, a letter of application (upload under Cover Letter), curriculum vitae (upload under Curriculum Vita), and representative publications (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from finalists within the employment system. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The university supports efforts to place dual career couples.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. John Nash, Search Committee Chair, Department of Educational Leadership Studies, 111 Dickey Hall, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0017, email, phone 859-257-8921, fax 859-257-1015.

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