The UW-Madison Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department seeks an individual for a tenure-track position in educational leadership with a preferred emphasis in instructional leadership and/or leadership preparation. Prior experience as a school, district, or community leader is desirable. The successful candidate should also have research expertise in either quantitative methods, mixed methods, and/or policy evaluation. The scholar must have an established interest and record of research, teaching, and service that supports equity, diversity, and social justice in educational leadership. We seek an individual who is committed to the pursuit of excellence not only in their research and teaching, but also graduate student advising and contributing to the growth and quality of the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis program. The ideal candidate should have a successful external funding portfolio for research.
1. Conduct exemplary research that leads to the cultivation of promising ideas and publications in major scholarly outlets as well as pursue grant funding.
2. Teach core and graduate level courses - including courses in the educational leadership program - for educational leadership scholars, leaders, practitioners, and policymakers.
3. Create and maintain networks with staff, students, and faculty in the Educational Leadership program as well as in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
4. Supervise and mentor graduate students and serve on committees of doctoral students.
5. Embrace the responsibilities associated with departmental and university membership, which includes advising doctoral, master's, and certification students.
6. Inform and enrich state policy development in alignment with the Wisconsin Idea.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or related discipline.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 19, 2024
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
How to Apply:
Please click "apply now" and follow the instructions. You will be asked to create a profile and upload the following documents:
a) statement of interest that describes the candidate's interest in the position, along with research agenda, teaching philosophy, and advising and mentoring experiences;
b) curriculum vitae;
c) three (3) samples of scholarly writing, and,
d) names and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Reference letters will be requested for finalists. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by Sunday, October 1, 2023, at 11:59 pm; however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: https://hr.wisc.edu/institutional-reference-check/
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.
Associate Professor(FA030) or Professor(FA020)
A17-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/ELPA
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.