Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

University of Iowa

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 21, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Position:  The Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor of Educational Leadership beginning August 2015.

Description:  The Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies seeks an individual for a tenure-track faculty position in PreK-12 Educational Leadership.

 Education Requirement: Doctorate in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, or a closely related field.

 Required Qualifications:  (1) demonstrable potential or an established record as a scholar in the field of PreK-12 educational leadership; (2) evidence of or promise of excellent teaching, doctoral advising, and service; (3) potential for securing external funds for research, training, and program development; (4) ability to work collaboratively and with diverse populations; (5) commitment to developing and teaching online courses.

Desirable Qualifications:  (1) successful administrative experience in K-12 schools; (2) experience teaching in
K-12 schools; (3) evidence of active participation in developing and implementing educational policy at the state or national levels; (4) experience in securing external funds for research, training, and program development;
(5) experience teaching and/or designing online instruction; and (6) established scholarly record (or promise thereof) consistent with rank.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will advance a productive research agenda; teach graduate courses in the Educational Leadership program; compete for external research funding; participate in service activities at the local, state, and national levels; and advise MA and PhD students.

Salary:  Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent start-up package, benefits, professional development and research support.

Appointment:  Academic year tenure-track appointment beginning August 2015.

Applications:  Candidates should submit an application letter addressing all qualifications noted above, curriculum vitae, two or three examples of scholarly work, teaching evaluations, three letters of reference, and graduate college transcripts. To apply for this position, visit our website at and choose requisition number 64806.

Screening:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Address inquiries to

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Full domestic partner benefits are available.


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