Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies

University of Kansas in Kansas

Date Posted September 26, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time



Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies


The Department of Curriculum & Teaching in the School of Education at The University of Kansas (KU) is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in Curriculum Studies. This 9-month, tenure-track position will begin on August 18, 2018. The Department of Curriculum and Teaching is committed to support a culture of inclusion for all students. A commitment has been made to create a community that includes a diverse faculty, staff, student body, and academic programs that respect and are inclusive of the cultural backgrounds and experiences of students from historically marginalized populations, whether domestic or international, that foster a more culturally vibrant and equitable community at The University of Kansas. We seek a scholar interested in promoting just, equitable and inclusive education, who can help us expand our commitment to the education of children and youth in varied school settings and prepare PK-12 educators and researchers.


The University of Kansas is a Division I Research Institution with an enrollment of approximately 29,000. The University’s main campus is in Lawrence, KS. Lawrence is a community of 90,000, located 40 miles west of Kansas City and 20 miles east of Topeka, the state capital. KU is a founding member of the Association of American Universities, and consistently earns excellent ratings for its education programs from U.S. News & World Report. The university is committed to excellence. It fosters a multicultural environment in which the dignity and rights of the individual are respected. Intellectual diversity, integrity, and disciplined inquiry in the search for knowledge are of paramount importance.


Review of applications begins November 20, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A complete application includes: an online application, curriculum vitae, letter of application that identifies professional interest general and specific interests and background relevant to this position, official transcripts, a brief statement of research interest/scholarship and teaching philosophy, sample of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student or peer evaluations, and a list of three professional/academic references with contact information. Individuals providing references will be contacted to submit their letters directly to the University of Kansas. For more information and to apply, go to:    


The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).


KU is an EO/AAE, full policy


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