Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 14770
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-ASCP_ELPS [#14770]
Position Title: Associate Professor or Professor of Educational Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Education / Policy Studies, Research
Educational Equity, Achievement, and Reform
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/09/24, finished 2020/02/26, listed until 2019/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a
full-time Associate Professor or Professor of Educational Policy. We seek an individual with 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. Candidates should also have a history of
successfully obtaining external funding.
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 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:

Record of cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, SPED, Educational Psychology).
History of working with policymakers to produce research relevant to policy and practice.
• Active engagement in public discourse regarding educational policy

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Marcus A. Winters

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit application materials electronically to:
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:
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215

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