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Assistant Professor in International Higher Education

Application Procedure:

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Please click "apply now" and follow the instructions. You will be asked to create a profile and upload the following documents: a) statement of interest; b) curriculum vitae; c) teaching statement; and, d) two (2) samples of scholarly writing. Applicants should provide name and contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by Monday, January 17, 2022, however, this position will remain open and application may be considered until this position is filled.

Job Duties

The UW-Madison Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department seeks an individual for a tenure-track position who has an established record of, or who shows promise of being, an exemplary scholar in the field of international higher education. We welcome applications from a full range of candidates, including advanced doctoral candidates with an expected degree completion date before time of hiring, established early-stage scholars, and individuals with leadership experience in higher education. We seek an individual whose scholarship and teaching addresses one or more of the key domains in the field of internationalization and globalization in higher education: mobility and inclusion; international students and their pathways; internationalization of colleges and universities; and equity, diversity, and social justice in global higher education. We also seek an individual who is committed to the pursuit of excellence not only in their research and teaching, but also with respect to grant writing, graduate student advising, and service and is dedicated to advancing educational opportunity and equity for all students, including the values of diversity and social justice, and who is committed to working closely with and contributing to the growth and quality of the ELPA Global Higher Education MS program. The successful candidate will demonstrate a trajectory toward successfully securing external funding for research.

Principal duties
1. Conduct exemplary research that leads to the cultivation of promising ideas and publications in major scholarly outlets as well as pursues grant funding.
2. Teach core and graduate level courses - including courses in international higher education - for higher education scholars, leaders, practitioners, and policymakers.
3. Create and maintain networks with staff, students, and faculty in the Global Higher Education program as well as in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
4. Supervise and mentor graduate students and serve on committees of doctoral students.
5. Embrace the responsibilities associated with departmental and university membership.

Job Qualifications

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or related discipline.

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Institution Description

The School of Education and the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) consistently rank at or near the top in national rankings of educational productivity and prestige. The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis maintains vibrant programs of research, instruction, and leadership for learning in elementary/secondary, higher, postsecondary, and continuing education. The mission of ELPA is to create, integrate, and apply knowledge with respect to leadership, learning, and organizational performance to advance educational quality, opportunity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice in education in our state, nation, and across the globe. ELPA focuses on creating knowledge and preparing students to these ends. The School of Education is the home of prominent externally funded research centers and distinguished faculty in many fields of study and is a leader in preparing educational scholars and practitioners. Many graduates of the higher education strand become prominent scholars, leaders, and policymakers across the nation and the globe.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public, land-grant institution that offers a complete spectrum of studies through 13 schools and colleges. With more than 41,000 students from every U.S. state and 120 countries, UW-Madison is the flagship campus of Wisconsin's state university system. UW-Madison consistently ranks among the top five U.S. research universities for total research and development expenditures. Faculty, staff, and students are motivated by the "Wisconsin Idea"—that “education should influence people’s lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender sexuality, ability, nationality, religious and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.


Application Due Date: 2022-01-17
Job Start Date: 2022-08-22
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Madison
State/Province/Region: WI
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Reports To: Not applicable
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Not applicable

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