Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Postsecondary Education
College of Education
University of Northern Iowa's Department of Education Leadership & Postsecondary Education seeks applicants for a tenured nine-month appointment as Associate Professor with possibility for summer teaching, beginning August 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching educational leadership courses in principalship, superintendency and international teacher leader programs; supervising student internships; serve on and direct doctoral dissertation committees and student research papers; collaboration on program curricula development; and scholarship that benefits students, educators and school systems. Educational Leadership faculty conduct conferences, workshops, and seminars; work collaboratively with a program unit; and are professionally involved in the university, local, state, regional, and national levels. Successful applicants should have teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: educational leadership, educational policy, program evaluation, qualitative methodologies, and/or mixed methods research designs.
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
Earned doctorate in educational leadership or related field required. Additional requirements include demonstrated evidence of providing leadership and professional development for teachers that supports student achievement; scholarly productivity and leadership service to schools; experience in higher education towards the preparation of future educational leaders; and successful administrative experience in PK-12 schools are required.
Preference will be given to candidates with experiences in public policy related to education; knowledge of ELCC standards for school and district level leadership; school leadership working in international school settings; experience and comfort with multiple roles of distance education instruction; and demonstrated success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. Seeking candidates with experience in urban and/or diverse settings who will promote equity, social justice, diversity, and a global perspective and embed these concepts in our leadership programs.
Applications received by Oct. 31, 2017, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to search chairs Kerri Clopton, Kerri.Clopton@uni.edu, (319) 273-7940, or Kim.Huckstadt@uni.edu, (319) 273-4525. Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral science...s with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit www.uni.edu.