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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Educational Policy Studies
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2020
Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Educational Policy Studies
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G060:Educational Policy Studies and Evaluatio
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Sociology
    Education Policy

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 faculty member, 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 college’s 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 candidate’s area(s) of specialization and courses that the candidate desires to teach.

The review of applications begins March 20, 2020 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,

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