Posted: October 10, 2017
About IUPUI and the School of Education
The Indiana University School of Education at Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applications for an open rank tenure-line position in Urban Education Leadership and Policy. The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. The School has a diverse and dynamic faculty employing critical perspectives on teaching, research, and service in urban education. Comprised of approximately 40 full-time scholars, the School’s work with schools and communities reflects IUPUI’s institutional commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, civic engagement and collaboration, public scholarship, translational research and creative activity in urban environments.
IUPUI, the state’s premier urban research university, is a national leader in life sciences research, civic engagement, service learning, first-year experiences, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. IUPUI was created in 1969 as a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, with IU as the managing partner and strong working relationships with Purdue. Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana, is the 14th largest city in the nation and has a metropolitan population of 1.9 million. The city boasts a desirable quality of life, a reasonable cost of living, and is home to outstanding cultural institutions and several professional sports teams situated in a diverse regional economy.
IUPUI is an integral part of the central Indiana community. Our location in the heart of downtown Indianapolis facilitates work with government, business, and other community organizations and enhances collaboration in research, education, economic development, and numerous cultural initiatives. Situated on a 509-acre campus, IUPUI is just three blocks from the Indiana Government Center, six blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, and adjacent to White River State Park, home of the NCAA National Headquarters, the Indiana State Museum, the Indianapolis Zoo, and the Eiteljorg Museum.