Education: Full Professor Educational Research (Open Until Filled; Initial Review 01/05/18)
Open date: October 26th, 2017
Next review date:January 5th, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2018 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Education Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Professor (Full) whose professional and research expertise lies in applying qualitative or quantitative research methods to equity and diversity issues in education. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose research agendas are clearly focused on improving educational access and opportunity for students from under-served populations, thus furthering the department's focus on equity, diversity, and social justice. In addition, the successful candidate will serve as the next chair of the department; therefore, candidates with a history of successful administrative and leadership positions are especially encouraged to apply.
We seek scholars with evidence of an established and vigorous research program, a national and international reputation, a record of externally funded research grants or projects, capacity to develop research partnerships, and a record of publication and accomplishments equivalent to full professor rank. The successful candidate should be able to teach across the department's programs (Undergraduate Minor, Master's/Credential, and Ph.D.), advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate or equivalent foreign degree in education or closely related field; evidence of research, teaching, service, and administrative experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated record of excellence in research, publications, and extramural funding; demonstrated experience in university teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including doctoral student supervision; administrative or leadership experience at the department, school, research center, college, or university level.
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2018.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (2 required, 1 optional), sample syllabi graduate level (1 required, 1 optional), sample syllabi undergraduate level (1 required, 1 optional), sample publications (2 required, 1 optional: 20-30 pages each), three confidential reference letters*, and a statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2018.
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