Position Information

Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Two Positions)
The University of Rochester, Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development is seeking candidates for two open-rank, tenure-track positions focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion in education and human development. Specifically, we are seeking to fill faculty positions in Human Development and Higher Education/Student Affairs. The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is dedicated to cultivating an equitable culture and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. Ideal candidates for this cluster hire possess the following backgrounds and interests:
  • Research focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in education and human development, which can include equity-oriented scholarship that addresses the effects of racism or discrimination and oppression in underrepresented communities.
  • Potential for collaborations and/or appointments with the University of Rochester’s Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African American Studies.
  • Potential for partnerships with The Warner School’s Center For Urban Education Success; The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Office of Health Equity Research; and/or East High School, an urban public school which the Warner School has partnered with to assist in their transformation to improve educational outcomes.
  • Experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate students, especially those committed to researching and serving the needs of students from traditionally marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds.
  • Commitment to engaging in meaningful local and national service.

The Warner School is developing an extensive infrastructure to support these cluster hires, which includes comprehensive mentorship, regular trainings and workshops designed specifically to address the needs of diverse faculty, and connections to university and community resources. We will also provide a fully paid research leave for one semester (after three years) to support diversity, equity, and inclusion research.

Educational Leadership Program - Higher Education/Student Affairs (1 Open-Rank Position)

The Higher Education program at the University of Rochester welcomes applications from established and emerging scholars who have a strong research agenda focused on student affairs (including issues such as student learning, student development, college access, and student success), and anchor their research in critical theoretical and methodological perspectives (e.g., critical race theory, queer theory, Black feminist epistemologies, critical disability theory, intersectionality, etc.).

Applicants should be able to:
  • teach courses on topics such as student affairs administration, student development theory, diversity and equity, and retention;
  • advise graduate students; and
  • support doctoral research in higher education.

For more information about this position, please contact search chair, Dr. Tricia Shalka,

To apply, access the University of Rochester website via the following link below and submit your CV.

In addition to applying through the website, please submit the following documentation to the Warner School Dean’s Office at deansoffice@warner.rochester.edu:
  • Cover letter that addresses your interest and qualifications for the position and demonstrated commitment to engage in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • A writing sample such as a publication, technical report, or conference paper
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement. This statement should describe your past experiences, activities, and commitments related to DEI, as well as your future plans to advance DEI, in alignment with Warner’s Priorities and Warner’s mission as a research school of education.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue to process later applications until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, visit: https://ps.its.rochester.edu/psc/PSApplyOnline/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=232965&PostingSeq=1
Position: Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Two Positions)
Organization: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date: 11/11/2021
Date Posted: 11/11/2021
Requirements Applicants should a doctorate in higher education, student affairs, or a closely related field and must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their research agenda, instructional practices, and preparation of strong educational leaders and scholars.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/10/2022
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Organization Information
University of Rochester
LeChase Hall 320, Box 270425
University of Rochester
Rochester,  NY 14627
United States
(585) 275-0048
Dr. Tricia Shalka, Search Committee Chair

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