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Department of Education is accepting applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty appointment

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS, Department of Education – Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

The Department of Education at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty appointment in Education at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) to begin in the fall semester of 2020. A Ph.D. in Education or a closely related social science field (e.g., sociology, psychology, political science, economics) is required at the time of appointment. Duties will include conducting research, writing for publication, teaching assigned courses, advising students, participating in department governance, and providing university service.

Successful candidates will have well-defined theoretical and empirical interests in one or more of the following areas: policy studies, applied psychology of learning, and teacher education. In addition, the ideal candidate is expected to have strong methodological background in quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research and demonstrate a commitment to open science. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. For applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor, the minimum requirement is a doctoral degree. For the rank of Associate Professor, the minimum required experience also includes five years of relevant prior service in a tenure-track position (or similar experience in research or policy), an extensive publication record that is commensurate with a tenured rank, and success in obtaining external research funding.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity and inclusion statement, and three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/69314

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received before this date will receive full consideration. However, applications received after the deadline may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee. For inquiries about the position, please contact the Chair of the Department, Dr. Andrew C. Butler (andrew.butler@wustl.edu).

Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The University is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.