Assistant/Associate Professor in Higher Education University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04644 Recruitment Period Open June 11th, 2019 through Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Department of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles announces an opening for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor in Higher Education and Organizational Change (HEOC).
We invite applications for a faculty member specializing in higher education history, international/comparative studies, policy, or theory, (including but not limited to critical or post-structural theory, a sociological or organizational lens on institutional studies, perspectives on elite and mass higher education, social movements, or faculty roles). Regardless of specialty, the faculty member should have a focus on social justice and equity in higher education. We welcome candidates from any methodological tradition, as the Department has a long history of excellence in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research.
The Department is particularly interested in and values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, and show a demonstrated commitment to improving access and the conditions in higher education for students, faculty, and institutions that serve large numbers of minoritized groups.
The UCLA Department of Education is currently a top ranked (#3) Department of Education in the United States. The HEOC program in the Department of Education is the top-ranked higher education program in the country with nine ladder-rank faculty, several visiting and in-residence professors/lecturers, and emeriti professors. Depending on research interests, the candidate may elect to become affiliated with the Higher Education Research Institute, which houses national data resources for research on faculty, students, and institutions.
QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in higher education, a social science discipline, or an interdisciplinary field by date of hire (July 1, 2020); record of research and scholarly publications on higher education consonant with the appointment level; and interest in advising and mentoring students at the graduate level are required. The candidate should have experience teaching, as they will teach required courses in HEOC, one undergraduate course, as well as courses in their specialty area; advise doctoral and masters students; and manage an active research agenda. The successful candidate must have the promise of a strong research record beyond that achieved to date, a willingness to generate extramural funding for research, and demonstrated commitment to diversity-related teaching, research, and service.
TO APPLY: Apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04644. Required documents include (a) cover letter, (b) CV, (c) statement of research, (d) statement of teaching and summary of course evaluations (e) an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI statement) that describes the candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, (e) the contact information of three-five individuals who will write letters of recommendation (all individuals will be asked to provide letters of recommendations), and (f) sample publications (2 required).
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
STARTING DATE: Appointment to begin July 1, 2020 (teaching duties begin September 2020).
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit website beginning June 11, 2019. The deadline for applications to be submitted is September 30, 2019.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy, http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.