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Open Rank Tenure-line Position in Urban Education Leadership and Policy

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates should submit: (a) letter of application describing their specific qualifications for the position, scholarly and teaching interests, and commitment to excellence in urban school settings (4 page maximum); (b) curriculum vita; ( c) two samples of relevant scholarship and (d) names and email addresses for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4660

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Open Rank Tenure-line Position in Urban Education Leadership and Policy
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Education
Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Education at Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applications for an open rank tenure-line position in Urban Education Leadership and Policy. The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. The School has a diverse and dynamic faculty employing critical perspectives on teaching, research, and service in urban education. Comprised of approximately 40 full-time scholars, the School’s work with schools and communities reflects IUPUI’s institutional commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, civic engagement and collaboration, public scholarship, translational research and creative activity in urban environments.

IUPUI, the state’s premier urban research university, is a national leader in life sciences research, civic engagement, service learning, first-year experiences, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. IUPUI was created in 1969 as a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, with IU as the managing partner and strong working relationships with Purdue. Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana, is the 14th largest city in the nation and has a metropolitan population of 1.9 million. The city boasts a desirable quality of life, a reasonable cost of living, and is home to outstanding cultural institutions and several professional sports teams situated in a diverse regional economy.

IUPUI is an integral part of the central Indiana community. Our location in the heart of downtown Indianapolis facilitates work with government, business, and other community organizations and enhances collaboration in research, education, economic development, and numerous cultural initiatives. Situated on a 509-acre campus, IUPUI is just three blocks from the Indiana Government Center, six blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, and adjacent to White River State Park, home of the NCAA National Headquarters, the Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Zoo, and the Eiteljorg Museum.

IUPUI’s Urban Educational Leadership and Policy Program provides a course of study focused on the unique opportunities and challenges of education in an urban environment. We prepare exemplary leaders and scholars with a deep commitment to social justice through a course of study that draws on high quality research and urban educational experiences. Our programs incorporate classroom and field-based experiences that engage a diverse corps of aspiring leaders in transformative practices for urban schools, communities, and universities. Our graduates serve as leaders in public and private schools, community and non-profit organizations, and higher education institutions.

Basic Qualifications

• Earned doctorate in education or a related field with emphasis in one or more of these areas: school law, public policy, urban education or a related area;
• Priority will be given to applicants with an established program of scholarship, a commitment to community engagement, and an interest in and ability to communicate their work to broader publics as well as among scholarly peers.

Department Contact for Questions

Please direct questions to Brendan Maxcy, Ph.D. at bmaxcy@iupui.edu or Thu Sương Nguyễn, Ph.D. at nguyen20@iupui.edu. Additional information about the School of Education can be found at: http://education.iupui.edu.

Additional Qualifications

We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in law and policy and commitments to urban communities. The ideal candidate will have a strong and promising scholarly agenda focusing on education law, public policy and urban education and a commitment preparing scholars and leaders with both academic and practical knowledge about law, public policy and urban issues. The candidate is expected to teach courses in educational law and policy focused on urban issues and settings, advise graduate students, and provide service to the school and the broader IUPUI community.

Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions

Candidates should submit: (a) letter of application describing their specific qualifications for the position, scholarly and teaching interests, and commitment to excellence in urban school settings (4 page maximum); (b) curriculum vita; ( c) two samples of relevant scholarship and (d) names and email addresses for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4660

For Best Consideration Date 12/15/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # IN-EDUC-EDUC17001

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Publication 1
  4. Publication 2
Optional Documents