Assistant Professor, Postsecondary Education

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Assistant Professor, Postsecondary Education

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Educational Psychology, Foundations, and Leadership Studies seeks applications for the Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Postsecondary Education. The position will be available beginning the academic year 2020-21, with possibility for summer appointment.

Candidates are sought to complement the existing strengths of the faculty in a spirit of collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement. Candidates should be intellectually curious and committed to teaching, student and program development, scholarship, and enhancing our connections with practitioners in the field. The selected candidate would contribute to community building among students, faculty, and practitioners.

UNI has a bold vision to be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas. Institutional values include academic freedom, access, accountability, collaboration, community, diversity, engagement, excellence, and sustainability.

Earned doctorate in Student Affairs, Higher Education or related field required.           

Five years of professional experience in student affairs / higher education and at least one year teaching in a college environment.           

Candidates with experience working with diverse populations; knowledge appropriate to the student affairs graduate program curriculum; and research methodologies will be preferred. It is further desired that the successful candidate demonstrates potential for scholarship and may have an established and active record of scholarship and publication. Experience teaching courses comparable to the following is also desired: Values, Philosophy, and History of Student Affairs; Research in Student Affairs; Assessment in Student Affairs; Higher Education Law; and supervision of internship.

Applications received by December 2, 2019, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to David Schmid at 319-273-6519 or Pre-employment background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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