Department: IU Bloomington Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) at Indiana University Bloomington School of Education seeks applicants for a tenure-track, open-rank position in our nationally recognized educational leadership (EL) program. The EL program has a deep commitment to social justice, high quality research, and the preparation of exemplary leaders in education (see https://education.indiana.edu/programs/educational-leadership.html). Additional information about the School of Education can be found at http://education.indiana.edu/.
The educational leadership program offers degrees at the Master's, Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. levels, as well as offering licensure for special education, building, and district leaders. We offer certificates in Improvement Science and Education Law. We also have formal collaborations with other units in the university, including the Maurer School of Law (J.D. Minor in Education Policy). In addition, we have strong collaborations with school districts and professional associations.
We seek outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests related to one or more of the following specializations: school law, school or district leadership, school/community collaborations, social justice leadership, or ethics. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research on issues pertaining to education law, educational leadership; to teach leadership, law, and other courses in the doctoral, master's, licensure, and certificate programs; to direct doctoral dissertations; to advise graduate students; and serve in program leadership capacities.
a letter of application describing research and teaching interests and experience,
one letter of professional reference,
list of three references if applying as an assistant professor or six references if applying as an associate or full professor, (applicants will be notified when references will be contacted),
one scholarly writing sample, and
evidence of teaching ability or effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations).
The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Interested candidates should possess the following qualifications: Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate (Ed.D., Ph.D. and/or J.D.) in education, educational administration, or a related field by July 31, 2022
An established research agenda as evidenced by scholarly publications
Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
For candidates considering advanced rank:
Evidence of effective teaching in a masters or doctoral program
Evidence of mentoring and advising experience with masters or doctoral students
Expertise in quantitative, qualitative, legal, and/or mixed research methods
Previous success securing external research grants and contracts
Evidence of engagement with national, state, and district leaders
Experience supporting Ph.D./Ed.D. students and dissertations
Capacity to serve in one or more program leadership roles
Experience with alternative course delivery (e.g., online, hybrid)
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions about the position may be directed by emailing Search Committee Chair, Dr. Janet Decker at email@example.com, 201 North Rose Avenue 4228, Bloomington, IN 47405.
OAA #: 22107-02
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 11094
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.