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Assist./Assoc. Professor of HE, focused Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Assistant or Associate Professor of Higher Education/Assistant or Associate Professor of Higher Education, focused Intercollegiate Athletics Administration

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education (JRCoE) at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty positions. Specifically, we are hiring one assistant or associate professor of Higher Education and one assistant or associate professor of Higher Education with a focus on Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (IAA). We seek candidates who research higher education, student affairs, and/or college athletics through critical sociological, philosophical, historical, political, and/or cultural perspectives. We are particularly interested in hiring colleagues whose scholarship engages the transformational capacities of higher education and/or college athletics.

Position: Assist./Assoc. Professor of HE, focused Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Organization: University of Oklahoma, Norman
Location: Norman,  OK 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/3/2022
Date Posted: 10/3/2022
Requirements Required Qualifications: Successful candidates must possess an earned doctorate or international equivalent in a relevant field or sub-field such as Higher Education, Sport Administration, Student Affairs, Educational Foundations, or Educational Policy, or other applicable disciplines and fields by August 2023. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate:
  • A commitment to teaching, research, and service activities of a public, R1 university
  • A willingness and ability to teach, advise, and mentor graduate students
  • A demonstrated potential for sustained and impactful research and scholarship, as is appropriate for their career stage
  • A willingness and ability to work with graduate students, faculty colleagues, local communities, and/or higher educational professionals

Preferred Qualifications: Although both positions are open to all areas of research and methodological specialization, we are particularly interested in scholars whose inquiry focuses on critical understandings of higher education and/or athletics. Practitioner experience with community engagement will be considered a plus, as will engagement in relevant national associations or sub-committees. To meet these aims we seek candidates:
  • Willing and able to teach interdisciplinary courses and/or across departmental programs (Educational Studies, Adult & Higher Education, and Education Administration & Curriculum Supervision)
  • With a record of scholarly activity including publications and/or external research funding, appropriate to career stage
  • Whose scholarship engages critical knowledge traditions and theory
  • With professional experience in higher education or athletics, or related settings  
  • Who have developed and maintained relationships within the higher education community at the local, state, national, and/or international level(s)
  • Who have experience supervising and supporting graduate students, and experience in the development and teaching of graduate-level courses
Status: This listing expires on: 12/2/2022
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University of Oklahoma, Norman
820 Van Vleet Oval

Norman,  OK 73019
United States
(405) 325-4202
Siduri Haslerig

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