University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education

Position ID:UConn-Neag-2020170 [#15059, 493517]
Position Title: Neag Endowed Professorship
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Education
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/10, listed until 2020/04/10)
Position Description:    

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The Neag School of Education invites applications and nominations for the tenured faculty position of Neag Endowed Professorship at the appointment of Professor commensurate with the appointee’s record.

The Neag Endowed Professorship will be held by a person who has an established record of excellence in teaching and a national reputation as a scholar and researcher in one of the disciplinary fields represented in the Neag School. The Neag Professor is expected to maintain a high level of national/international visibility within the discipline through scholarly excellence, a high level of productivity within the discipline, extramural funding appropriate for an endowed professorship, as well as contribute to the teaching and service mission of the university. This Endowed Professor will also be expected to disseminate research results to a public audience as part of our public engagement efforts.

The appointment to the Neag Professorship comes with a 1/1 teaching load assignment. The Neag Professor will receive funds generated from the endowment as an investment in efforts that will have national or international impact. This individual will have an outstanding record of professional accomplishments commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor, with the opportunity for tenure at hire. The appointment will begin in August 2020.

The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 32,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

The Neag School of Education stands out as a major contributor to instructional and research excellence at the University of Connecticut. With academic departments dedicated to educational leadership, educational psychology, and curriculum and instruction, the Neag School also offers a five-year integrated bachelor’s/master’s program in teacher education and a one-year, post-baccalaureate teacher education program. According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools, the Neag School ranks among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation and has five specialty programs ranked in the top 25 nationally: Special Education; Elementary Education; Educational Psychology; Educational Administration; and Secondary Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An earned doctorate in one of the disciplines represented in the Neag School of Education and a distinguished record of accomplishment in scholarship, teaching, and service sufficient to warrant appointment to a tenured, endowed full professorship.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

An exemplary record of scholarship; a successful record of funded research over time; the demonstrated ability to work with and mentor colleagues and graduate students, including those from underrepresented populations; evidence of promoting social justice, equity, and inclusion; the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; teaching, administration, or other practical experience in PK-12 or other education-related settings.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenured position with an anticipated start date of August 2020. Applicants must meet University requirements for appointment at the rank of full Professor, with tenure. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement that demonstrates mentorship efforts, accomplishments, and outcomes and a list of three references with contact information (letters to be requested for finalists). Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position should be directed to Casey Cobb, Search Chair, at casey.cobb@uconn.edu. For more information regarding the Neag School of Education, please visit the school website at https://education.uconn.edu.  

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020170)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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