Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 14741
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-ASTP_ELPS [#14741]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Educational Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Educational Equity, Achievement, and Reform
Education / Policy Studies, Research
ED/SOCIAL POLICY
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/09/24, updated 2019/09/20)
Position Description:    

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a
full-time Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) of Educational Policy. We seek an individual with the skills
and promise to develop a national reputation for producing excellent scholarship that is influential both
within the academic literature and the national dialogue. The specific area of research focus within
educational policy is open; however, we seek candidates who employ rigorous experimental and quasi-experimental
quantitative methods to measure the causal effect of educational policies and practices.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We
are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of
inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to
increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of careers within
education and human development by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership on the research and training
agenda of the program. Educational Policy program faculty teach undergraduate and graduate-level
courses, advise students, and provide service to the university and the profession.
The Assistant Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Salary is competitive and commensurate with
experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the
distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application materials, we
welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and dustain
the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s diversity statement.
Required Qualifications:
Doctorate in education policy or a related field such as economics, public policy, sociology, psychology, human development.
A well-established record of published research and grant funding.
Preferred Qualifications:
Interest in cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, SPED, Educational Psychology).
Evidence of engagement with policymakers to produce research relevant to policy and practice.
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Marcus A. Winters
marcusw@bu.edu

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit application materials electronically to
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14741.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.bu.edu/wheelock/
 
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