Open Rank Faculty Position in Higher Education Administration and Policy (Community Colleges)
University of California, Riverside
Location: Riverside, California
Internal Number: JPF01503
Position Announcement: Open Rank Faculty Position in Higher Education Administration and Policy (Community Colleges)
The School of Education (SOE) at the University of California, Riverside continues to develop its research and scholarly capacity through its nationally recognized faculty and maintain its place among the outstanding University of California institutions. We are growing steadily and seek highly productive and innovative faculty who are committed to preparing the next generation of higher education leaders and scholars. We invite applications and nominations for a tenure-track or tenured (open rank) position in the area of Higher Education Administration and Policy with a preferred focus on community colleges. The position will commence as early as July 1, 2022 or as negotiated.
The UCR Higher Education Administration and Policy graduate program seeks to prepare student affairs and postsecondary leaders who understand and work to transform institutional structures, policies, and practices contributing to inequities in higher education and society. The successful candidate will bring expertise and demonstrated capacity for conducting praxis-centered research addressing postsecondary barriers and challenges pertaining to the community college context. The preferred candidate will have a systems, organizational, or policy analysis, particularly reflecting on state and/or federal policy pertaining to community colleges that complements the work of current SOE faculty and expands our impact nationally and internationally. We seek candidates who can contribute to the growth and development of an increasingly diverse community of students, staff, and faculty committed to issues of equity, particularly racial equity. Preference will be given to candidates that utilize Black feminist epistemologies and/or focus on addressing antiblackness. We expect commitment to developing courses centered on community colleges that will expand the SOE's offerings; and excellence in quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentoring students from historically excluded and underserved populations.
Minimum Qualifications include: Earned doctorate in higher education or a related social science discipline, university-level teaching experience, and experience advising students. Salary and will be commensurate with an appointment within the University of California system.
Applicants should submit an electronic application to the AP Recruit System for the University of California, Riverside ( https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01503 ). Inquiries should be directed to search committee chair Dr. Eddie Comeaux ( [email protected] ). For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Dorria Burgess, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst, at [email protected] .
Applicants at the Assistant level should submit a detailed cover letter addressing qualifications, current curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference. Candidates also have the option of uploading evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations) at the university level.
Applicants at the Associate or Full level should submit a detailed cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, statement of research interests, and names and contact information of five references. As well, candidates are required to upload evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations) at the university level.
Review of applicants will begin on February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by the above date.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.