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Assistant Professor, CECH Educational Leadership Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Assistant Professor, CECH Educational Leadership

University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 9/27/2021 - Expires: 12/26/2021

Job ID: 232158837


Job Description

To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.


  Assistant Professor, CECH Educational Leadership

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

The School of Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor-Educator (non-tenure track) with primary responsibilities in the Educational Leadership program andfocused on K-12 educational leadership and policy issues. Relevant expertise may include, but is not limited to school leadership and reform, school finance, school law, curriculum, instructional leadership, race & equity, or other similar topicsthat speakdirectlyto the challenges facingtoday's school leadersand urban education in particular. The position is expected to begin August 15, 2022.

The Educational Leadership & Policy Studies program at UC includes four degree-granting degree programs:

a thriving principal preparation program-including both a master's and graduate certificate;
an Ed.D. in Educational Leadershipwith a focus on both K-12 education and higher education;
a Ph.D. with a concentration in Educational Policy & Higher Education;
a master's degree with a concentration higher education administration.

While this position will focus primarily on K-12 education, we invite applicants eager to join a collaborative program that focuses on leadership and policy in K-12 and postsecondary settings.

Essential Functions

Teaching online and face-to-face courses within the Educational Leadership program, including master's and doctoral level courses.
Preparing field practitioners to lead various school, institutional, and education-oriented organizationalsettings.
Advising students in the Educational LeadershipM.Ed.and licensure programs.
Supportingthe Educational Leadershipprogram through service to the department (e.g., attending departmental meetings and taking leadership opportunities to develop and grow the principal leadership, K-12 areas, etc.), and working with colleagues on program, school, and college service activities.
Working with existing faculty on thegrowth and expansionof the Ed.D. program.
Displayinga collaborative spirit and a desire towork with fellow faculty members, other academic programs, local community agencies,and local, state, and national educational andprofessionalorganizations andassociations.
Demonstratinga commitment to educational equity and a desire to support the mission ofa large, urban, research-intensive institution.

Minimum Requirements

An earned doctoral degree in educational leadership, policy, administration, or a closely related field.
Evidence of or potential for successful university teaching experience (a minimum of two years experience) - particularly at themaster's and doctoral level.
Evidence of or potentialtoadvisemaster's students in the area of educational leadership and policy, and to further support doctoral studentresearch (a minimum of two years experience).
Evidence of a sustained interest in and deep understanding of the current scholarship and research related to educational leadership, policy, equity, and related fields as demonstrated through at least three research-oriented professional presentations beyond the dissertation defense in academic and/or practitioner-based settings.

Additional Qualifications Considered

A minimum of 3 years of prior professional experience as a teacher or leader in K-12 public schools or extensive professional partnerships with K-12 schools that demonstrate a deep understanding of K-12 education. Professional experience can also extend to foundation and governmental work related to education.
Interest in participating in and contributing to the broaderresearch community (e.g., publications, presentations, or scholarly communities orprofessional organizations) regarding K-12 education leadership and/or policy issues as demonstrated through at least three research-oriented professional presentations beyond the dissertation defense in academic and/or practitioner-based settings.
Expertisein applied research methods (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods)and ability to teach such courses as demonstrated through publications or presentations.

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online. In addition to completing the online application, applicants must includethe following:

A completed online application
A letter of interest detailing their experience and expertise with regard to teaching, research, service, and practice within educational leadership and/or policy areas
Names and contact information forthree references(written letters of recommendation should be available upon request)

Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2021, and the position will be open until filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to one of the following individuals:

Sean McCauley, Ed.D.Co-Chair,
Everrett A. Smith, Ph.D., Co-Chair, 


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).




  Assistant Professor, CECH Educational Leadership

  Sep 27, 2021


Cincinnati, OH, US


  Main Campus

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