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Assistant/Associate Professor - Higher Education Administration and Policy
The University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration and Policy position. The Higher Education Administration and Policy program builds upon a rich tradition of excellence in scholarship within the College of Education at the University of Florida. This faculty member will join a collaborative, cohesive, and energetic community of scholars within the College that is committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service.

We seek candidates with scholarly interests focused on critical issues in higher education, including but not limited to the following areas: access and equity in higher education; diversity in higher education; student persistence, completion, and transfer; organization, leadership, and governance issues in higher education; and additional research areas of direct relevance to higher education administrators and policymakers. Regardless of area of study, we seek a scholar who can advance knowledge in the field of higher education in ways that can improve the equity and effectiveness of practices and policies affecting colleges and universities. We encourage scholars with strong methodological training in qualitative or quantitative methods to apply for this position.

This 9-month tenure-accruing faculty appointment will begin August 2021 and include the possibility of summer employment. Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position should send: (1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a sample publication, and (4) contact information for at least three references who may be contacted and asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system. Applicants should reference requisition 68199.

All candidates should submit application materials electronically at https://jobs.ufl.edu. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the search chair, Dr. Justin Ortagus, at jortagus@coe.ufl.edu. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by January 31, 2021.

For more information and to apply for this position, visit https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/82157
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor - Higher Education Administration and Policy
Organization: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville,  FL 
United States
Posting Start Date: 12/28/2020
Date Posted: 12/28/2020


  • Conduct scholarly activities commensurate with expectations of a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor at a research-intensive university

  • Publish in respected refereed scholarly journals

  • Vigorously pursue external funding

  • Teach (face-to-face, blended, and/or online) courses

  • Advise, engage, and mentor graduate students in teaching, research, and outreach activities

  • Participate in program development

  • Provide service to the program, school, college, university, and the profession

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Higher Education or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered as long as they plan to earn their doctorate prior to August 15, 2021.

  • Record of scholarship in the field of Higher Education as demonstrated through publications and presentations at national conferences (commensurate with experience).

  • Demonstrated ability or potential to teach graduate courses in Higher Education, pursue external funding, and serve on dissertation committees (commensurate with experience).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Record of teaching experience in a Higher Education degree program or closely related subject area

  • Evidence of potential to propose, secure, and successfully manage externally funded projects

  • Demonstrated commitment to matters concerning inclusion, equity, diversity, anti-racism, and/or socially just practices

  • Evidence of commitment to collaborate with students and other faculty members

  • Teaching, research, and/or service experiences with diverse populations

  • Ability to contribute to national visibility of the Higher Education Administration and Policy program

Status: This listing expires on: 2/26/2021
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University of Florida

Gainesville,  FL 32609
United States
(352) 273-4338
Dr. Justin Ortagus

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