Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Evaluation, Statistics, and Methodology, Fall 2023
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Internal Number: 111222
The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee is seeking applicants for Evaluation, Statistics, and Methodology open rank tenure-track faculty member to join the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies for a nine-month position beginning August 1, 2023. This position is a part of a four-person cluster hire of leading scholars with expertise in educational inequality across a range of programs.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Maintaining a cutting-edge scholarly research agenda;
Supporting the graduate programs in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies through teaching and advising;
Participating in professional associations at the local, state, regional, and national/international levels;
Service to the department, college, university, and other educational organizations;
Collaborating with college and department faculty and staff and with school districts and school administrators;
Strong commitment to the mission of the university and the department.
The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences is a multidisciplinary unit with 90+ tenured/tenure-track faculty members, housed in eight departments. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is a thriving department with more than 200 graduate students and 15 full-time faculty working with programs in K-12 education, higher education, adult learning, and evaluation, statistics, and methodology, and a growing undergraduate minor in leadership studies.
Located near the beautiful Smoky Mountains, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) was founded in 1794 and is one of the oldest public universities in the country. UTK is a vibrant and diverse urban campus, located in the heart of Knoxville. It is the flagship campus for the UT system, a participating institution of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and is officially designated as a Research (Very High Research Activity) and Community Engagement University by the Carnegie Foundation. For more information about UTK and Knoxville, please visit: http://www.utk.edu/aboutut/
Review of applications will begin on September 19, 2022, and continue until the positions are filled.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to: Dr. Pamela Angelle Professor and Search Committee Chair email@example.com
Required qualifications include:
An anticipated doctorate in program evaluation, educational research methodology, or a related discipline at the time the appointment begins;
Demonstrated record of (full/associate professor) or potential for (assistant professor) high-quality research and securing external funding;
Evidence of (full/associate professor) or potential for (assistant professor) teaching excellence in graduate level programs;
Demonstrated commitments to equity, social justice, and cultural responsiveness;
Evidence of substantial experience in educational program evaluation;
Evidence of (full/associate professor) or potential for (assistant professor) teaching excellence in graduate courses in program evaluation, project management, grant writing, and educational research methods.
Preferred qualifications include:
Experience with graduate student mentorship, in preparation for chairing PhD student dissertations;
Experience with online/hybrid instruction;
Experience working with distance education students;
Interest and ability to work with other faculty on research questions related to educational inequities.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
To apply, please submit the following: (1) a cover letter, which should consist of a summary of teaching and research and how the applicant meets the required and preferred qualifications, (b) a current curriculum vita, (c) a maximum of two publications, and (d) the names and contact information for three (3) references who are able to speak specifically to your qualifications for the position.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.