Posted: November 7, 2016
The Indiana University School of Education at Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Urban Educational Leadership. The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis.
IUPUI’s Urban Educational Leadership Program provides a course of study focused on the unique opportunities and challenges of education in an urban environment. It prepares exemplary public school leaders with a deep commitment to social justice through a course of study that draws on high quality research and urban educational experiences. Faculty in our Educational Leadership program are committed to preparing leaders to enact transformative practices in urban schools, providing field-based experiences that support our aspiring school leaders, and diversifying the field. We seek outstanding candidates who are scholarly practitioners with interests related to K-12 school leadership in urban educational settings.
We are particularly interested in individuals with one or more of the following attributes: experience and demonstrated accomplishments as leaders of urban K12 schools, districts and/or other educational organizations; participation in preparation of and/or strong record of mentoring school leaders; demonstrated commitment to and leadership in the areas of equity, social justice and anti-oppressive and anti-racist education; and successful collaboration with leaders and policy-makers at the national and/or state levels. The successful candidate will teach and conduct scholarship in educational leadership related to the applicant’s areas of expertise in the educational leadership degree and licensure programs; advise graduate students and supervise leadership practicums; assist with recruitment efforts and field placements; and contribute service to the university and School in the form of committee work, routine administration and development of programs.
- Earned doctorate in education with emphasis in one or more of these areas: educational leadership/administration, school law, urban/multicultural education or a related area;
- Relevant executive level administrative experience within K-12 schools (e.g., superintendent);
- Expertise working with diverse and urban student populations.
Application: Interested candidates should submit: (a) letter of application describing their specific qualifications for the position, scholarly and teaching interests, and commitment to excellence in urban school settings (4-page maximum); (b) curriculum vita; and (c) two samples of relevant scholarship and (d) names and email addresses for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted online at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3055.
Application Deadline: Applications received by December 15, 2016 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled. Screening of applications will begin on January 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. The position begins Fall 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please direct questions to Hardy Murphy, Ph.D., at email@example.com. Additional information about the School of Education can be found at: http://education.iupui.edu. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the application process should notify Ashley Clemons at firstname.lastname@example.org with appropriate advance notice.
IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The university actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, Latino/as, members of the LGBTQ plus community, and members of other underrepresented groups are welcome to apply.