Assistant or Associate Professor of Critical Studies in Education
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for two full-time tenure/tenure-track positions (Assistant or Associate Professor) in the area of Critical Studies in Education. We seek candidates who study education, formal and/or informal, through inter/trans-disciplinary critical sociological, philosophical, historical, political, and/or cultural perspectives. We are particularly interested in hiring colleagues whose scholarship engages the transformational capacities of education for the least-advantaged youth and communities, and help our department grow our focus and reach in preparing future educational leaders to transform educational systems and larger social orders.
Application review will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The position is a 9-month position and is expected to begin August of 2021. Applicants must submit a letter of application, a current CV, a research statement summarizing previous and future scholarly engagement, and names and contact information for three references. Letters of application should address interest in this position and describe how the candidate’s qualifications and experiences match the specified responsibilities, required, and preferred qualifications. OU is using Interfolio to conduct this search. All application materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio using the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/81529.
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Required Qualifications: The successful candidates will possess an earned doctorate in Educational Foundations, Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Higher Education, or other applicable disciplines and fields. They should have a commitment to teaching, research, and public service activities appropriate to an assistant, advanced assistant, or associate professor at a research-intensive institution; a willingness and ability to work with graduate students, faculty colleagues, and local school communities; able to teach across departmental programs (Educational Studies, Adult & Higher Education, and Education Administration & Curriculum Supervision); advise and mentor graduate students; as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: We seek candidates who bring a critical understanding of structural oppression in educational and social institutions and who engage in teaching, research, professional and/or public service that promotes diversity, equity, and justice. We are particularly interested in scholars whose intellectual traditions are grounded in the following areas:
1. Queer, Trans, and/or Sexualities Studies in Education as intersecting with anti-racism/oppression in education, critical race theory, ethnic studies, queer studies, diaspora/migration/immigration studies, disability studies, or decolonial studies in education.
2. Critical Policy Studies in Education as intersecting with anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, and justice in education.