Overview

University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Educational Leadership & Postsecondary Education seeks applicants for a tenured nine-month appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor with possibility for summer teaching, beginning August 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching educational leadership courses in principalship, superintendency and international teacher leader programs; supervising student internships; serve on and direct doctoral dissertation committees and student research papers; collaboration on program curricula development; and scholarship that benefits students, educators and school systems. Educational Leadership faculty conduct conferences, workshops, and seminars; work collaboratively with a program unit; and are professionally involved in the university, local, state, regional, and national levels. Successful applicants should have teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: educational leadership, educational policy, program evaluation, qualitative methodologies, and/or mixed methods research designs. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Education Requirements:
Earned doctorate in educational leadership or related field required.

Required Qualifications:
Demonstrated evidence of providing leadership and professional development for teachers that supports student achievement; successful administrative experience in PK-12 schools or evidence of scholarly research on PK-12 schools are required.

Desirable Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in public policy related to education; experience in higher education towards the preparation of future education leaders; knowledge of ELCC standards for school and district level leadership; school leadership working in international school settings; experience and comfort with multiple roles of distance education instruction; and demonstrated success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. We are seeking candidates with experience in urban and/or diverse settings who will promote equity, social justice, diversity, and a global perspective and embed these concepts in our leadership programs.

Required Documents:
Curriculum Vita

Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.

Number of References:
3

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

Contact:
Kerri Clopton – Kerri.Clopton@uni.edu
Schindler Educ Ctr 525

Phone: 319-273-7940