Assistant Professor of Educational Studies

University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 28, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Education/History: The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, with appointment beginning August 2014. The Educational Studies (EDS) program offers both M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy, history, and sociology of education while also serving undergraduate teacher education and graduate-level Women's & Gender Studies. Information about the EDS program is available at Assistant Professor, Expertise in History of Education. For a more detailed description, see Required Qualifications: The successful candidates will possess an earned doctoral degree in Education or History, with evidence of scholarship in history of education; commitment to preK-20 public education and activities appropriate to a research-intensive institution; willingness and ability to work collegially with diverse graduate students, staff, and faculty; and scholarly engagement in interpretive, critical, normative inquiry in/about education for social justice, nonviolence, and democratic life. Applications: Review will begin March 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, current CV, an essay (500-1000 words) that theorizes historical learning's value for professional leadership and public understanding of educational policy and practice, 1-3 samples of historical scholarship in education, unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information of three references. Submissions should be in MS Word or PDF format and be emailed to The University of Oklahoma is committed to a policy of affirmative action and aggressively pursues the employment of members of underrepresented groups.

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