Overview

The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in Educational Leadership, Organizations and Policy at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of August 16, 2019.

We seek a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will collaborate with current faculty in the leadership of the SOE’s new doctoral program for preparing scholar-practitioner, equity-centered P-12 systems-level leaders (e.g. superintendents, administrators in district central offices, regional education agency administrators) and the SOEs renewed program in equity-centered P-12 school-level leadership (e.g. principal, vice principal). In addition, we seek a colleague who will engage in scholarly research, serve on master’s and doctoral committees, and teach courses in one’s area of specialization in SOE graduate programs that serve students studying education in P-20 and informal learning environments.

Though we are open to area of research specialization and methodological approach, we are particularly interested in scholars who have a line of inquiry focused on one or more of the following: (a) race and ethnicity; (b) cultural and linguistic diversity; (c) gender and sexuality; (d) equity-centered school reform.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

The School of Education at Iowa State University is committed to engaging in rigorous and socially meaningful research, preparing leaders and practitioners across the P-20 continuum that support rich and equitable learning opportunities for all students, and supporting public education as a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society. We strive to be a national leader in educational theory, policy, and practice, and to honor the land-grant tradition and the broader mission of the University to serve the people of Iowa.

Required Qualifications:
(a) An earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy or a closely related field by the start date (August 16, 2019).
(b) Evidence of potential to develop an active research agenda, establish a strong publication record, and secure external funding.
(c) Evidence of a commitment in research and professional practice to equity in education.

Preferred Qualifications:
(a) Preparation as an educational professional (e.g. P-12 teacher, principal, school counselor)
(b) Professional experiences in P-12 educational settings
(c) Experience working in/with educator preparation
(d) Evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level.
(e) Evidence of the potential for a sustained scholarly focus on equity in education.

To Apply: All application materials must be submitted electronically at https://www.iastatejobs.com/. Once on the website, search by Posting #800224 and apply by clicking on “Apply for this job.” Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

(a) Letter of application addressing your interests and qualifications for this position.
(b) Complete curriculum vitae which includes current email contact information.
(c) A scholarly manuscript that reflects work you have done that is relevant to the position (please attach as “Other Documents”).
(d) Contact information for three academic references. Reference letters will be requested for candidates who advance through the search process.

If you have questions regarding this vacancy, please email Dr. Isaac Gottesman, Division Head, Teaching, Learning, Leadership & Policy: isaacg@iastate.edu.