Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Policy - Miami University

Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Policy - Miami University

School District / Company: Miami University Department of Educational Leadership

Phone: (513) 529-6825

Email Address:

Street Address : 210 E. Spring Street
Address Line 2 : 304 McGuffey Hall
City : Oxford
State : Ohio
Zip Code : 45056

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Policy

Number of Openings: 1

Position Type: Tenure-track professor

Start Date:
MM : 8
DD : 19
YYYY : 2019

Duties: Assistant/Associate Professor to teach and supervise student research in educational policy in both undergraduate and graduate programs; maintain an active research agenda; advise students; and provide service to the institution. Appointment begins with the 2019-20 academic year.

Consideration may be given to candidates whose research is centered in questions of equity and social justice issues in schools or other educational contexts; to candidates who have knowledge or expertise related to comparative or international education; or to candidates who have experience with distance learning and online formats.

This position has the potential to be part of a cluster or cohort hire of faculty in The College of Education, Health and Society for successful diverse candidates whose critical research, teaching and/or service connects to a theme of promoting Socially Just Communities (e.g., participatory community research, mutually beneficial university-community partnerships including community engagement, service learning, and collaborations with clinical/practice courses/training) consistent with our Initiative for Community Justice and Wellbeing.

The Department of Educational Leadership’s mission is to develop leaders who assume responsibility for sharing education to make students’ lives more meaningful. Our core values are that educational leadership is an intellectual, moral, and craft practice, and that transformational leadership entails a commitment to equity and social justice, critical thinking, and the forging of collaborative links between educational institutions and communities. We seek to assist prospective leaders as they explore the possibilities for new futures and new educational institutions. While each program is guided by a detailed mission statement, all programs reflect departmental values and principles, which can be accessed at With a well-known faculty and a strong body of graduates in leadership positions around the country and world, we vigorously pursue relevance, rigor, and substance in our work.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Experience Required: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Policy or closely related field by date of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching; evidence of established (for associate rank) or emerging (for assistant rank) record of research publication.

Wage or Salary:

Approximate Work Hours or Days: Full-time

How to Apply: Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching philosophy, and transcripts to The department will solicit reference letters from references provided in application. For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Michael Evans at Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting End Date:
MM : 11
DD : 30
YYYY : 2018