Assistant and Assistant/Associate Professor Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations

University of Northern Iowa

The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one at the assistant professor rank and one at the assistant/associate professor rank, to begin Fall 2014. The area of desired specialization is social foundations of education, but candidates with related scholarly interests in teacher education, philosophy of education, sociology of education, or history of education are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate courses in social foundations such as the one taken by all pre-service teachers, and graduate level courses related to field of expertise. Service responsibilities include but are not limited to membership on, or supervision of graduate student masters or thesis committees. Required qualifications for both assistant and associate rank include a doctorate in Social Foundations of Education, Sociology of Education, History of Education, Philosophy of Education or a closely related discipline. ABDs with evidence of degree completion by August 2014 will be considered.  Candidates for associate rank are required to have a record of effective teaching in higher education; scholarly activity suitable for a tenured associate professor appointment in the department; experience in educational settings; and excellent interpersonal skills. For assistant rank candidates, requirements include evidence of success in the following areas: teaching in higher education, demonstrated potential for publishing research in education-related journals, and working with PK-12 students and schools.  Experience collaborating with other faculty on research projects preferred.  The Department encourages applications from persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans.  For more information about the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations at UNI, please visit our web site Pre-employment background checks are required.

To apply, visit Applications received by November 15, 2013 will be given full consideration. For further information, contact Dr. Katheryn East at or by phone at (319) 273-6789.

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