Assistant Professor Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision (Rank Renewable Term)
Location: Norman, OK
Appointment date: August 15, 2023
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) in The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education (JRCOE) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites applications for a rank renewable position assistant professor in the Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision (EACS) program area.
OU (www.ou.edu) is a comprehensive flagship research institution, with a student body of 31,000, that is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and professional service. The ELPS department (https://ou.edu/education/academics/educational-leadership-and-policy-studies) includes faculty who are committed to teaching, research, and service. The department offers M.Ed., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees in Education Studies (EDS), EACS, and Adult & Higher Education (EDAH), with most courses taught at the graduate level. The EACS program includes face-to-face graduate programs on the Norman and Tulsa campuses as well as online programs. Information about the ELPS department and the EACS program is available at http://www.ou.edu/education/elps .
Rank renewable term faculty are expected to engage in teaching and service activities consistent with the OU Strategic Plan (Lead on University!, https://www.ou.edu/leadon). The position is non-tenure track, with no expectation of developing a research agenda. The individual chosen for the position will be expected to teach courses on the Norman campus in-person and potentially on-line and to contribute to generative and responsive professional, community, and university service. A critical area of service to the individual chosen for the position is to coordinate the accreditation process for the EACS program in accordance with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) standards.
We seek individuals who have the ability and interest to teach in at least one of the following focus areas:
- P-12 educational law, politics, and policy analysis/evaluation. P-12 instructional leadership and supervision. P-12 organizational and administrative sciences. P-12 leadership and policy regarding special student populations, including students with disabilities.
- An earned or anticipated doctorate in educational leadership or similar, relevant field by the time of the appointment. P-12 building and/or district administrative experience. Potential for teaching excellence in graduate level programs. Potential for leading efforts to successfully complete the specialty program area (SPA) reporting through NELP, as part of the overall college Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation process.
- Experience with NELP SPA reporting. Experience with online/hybrid instruction. Experience working with distance education students. Interest in and ability to contribute to graduate program development. Interest in and ability to teach in one of these areas: P-12 educational law, politics, and policy analysis/ evaluation. P-12 instructional leadership and supervision. P-12 organizational and administrative sciences. P-12 leadership and policy regarding special student populations, including students with disabilities.
The applicant should provide a letter of application that specifically addresses the required and preferred qualifications for the position. Applicants should explicitly indicate areas of teaching interest and ability, given the teaching areas specified in the position description. Applicants should also provide a full curriculum vita and the names, professional positions, and contact information of at least three individuals who are available to provide professional references. Applicants are encouraged to provide additional documentation that addresses the required and preferred qualifications for the position.
Please submit all materials by November 11, 2022 to receive full consideration for the position. Appointments will begin fall semester 2023. Applicants should submit application materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/113768.
EACS Search Committee
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
University of Oklahoma
820 Van Vleet Oval
227 Collings Hall
Norman, OK 73019
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