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Assistant Professor with Focus on the Experiences of Diverse Students in Higher Education
The Department of Education at UC Santa Barbara seeks applicants at the Assistant Professor level with significant promise for an established record of high-quality research and teaching in higher education, higher education policy, or student affairs whose work focuses on identifying and working to address barriers to access, equity, and success in higher education for students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

Specifically, the department seeks applicants with a specialization in one or more of the following areas:
  • first-generation and/or historically underrepresented students’ post-secondary pathways, post-secondary access and transitions, success and persistence;
  • student development;
  • higher education policy;
  • community colleges; and
  • transfer students

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

The Gevirtz School of Education is part of UC Santa Barbara, a public university and member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and located on the Pacific coast 90 miles north of Los Angeles.

The Gevirtz School is a diverse institution in a diverse community in a richly diverse state. UCSB is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and the first member of the AAU to attain Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) status. Despite focused efforts over the years, educational equity in California remains an elusive goal. The school seeks faculty candidates who bring scholarly expertise in the areas that are described below and who also demonstrate how their scholarship, teaching, and service will help us achieve UCSB's mission to serve diverse populations in our region, state, and nation in ways that support our efforts to achieve educational equity.

To apply for this position, visit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02127

UCSB is an AA/EOE, including disability/vets. 
Position: Assistant Professor with Focus on the Experiences of Diverse Students in Higher Education
Organization: UC Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 12/23/2021
Date Posted: 12/23/2021
Requirements Candidates must:
  • hold an earned PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Education/Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, Sociology, Public Policy, Economics, Psychology or related field or must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent), except the dissertation, at the time of application;
  • have a demonstrated expertise in qualitative and/or mixed methods;
  • have a clear program of research in the area of higher education with or potential for ongoing external funding;
  • have a record of scholarly publications;
  • have post-secondary teaching and mentoring experience; and
  • have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in research, teaching, and service.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/21/2022
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UC Santa Barbara
Department of Education, The Gevirtz School
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara,  CA 93106
United States
(805) 893-4515
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