Davidson College’s Educational Studies Department seeks a two-year
Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Policy to provide
innovative research, teaching, and leadership reflecting the mission
of an undergraduate liberal arts college. The successful candidate
will begin in August 2016.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a social science-related field with a
proven record of scholarship and teaching in Educational Policy. We
will consider candidates with an Ed.D. from educational policy
graduate programs. We prefer expertise in contemporary educational
policy issues including, but not limited to, educational change, urban
education, and/or literacy and language. Priority will be given to
candidates with a focus on issues relevant to creating equitable
access to quality education.
Basic Functions: The candidate may be from any social science
discipline, but there must be clear evidence of an active research
agenda, excellence in teaching, and leadership in departmental and
college-wide initiatives that promote educational studies. The
candidate is expected to teach five courses a year with a combination
of upper- and lower-level courses.
Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin on March 7,
2016. All interested applicants should apply online at
https://jobs.davidson.edu. The following materials are required:
1. Letter of application describing research and teaching interests,
2. Curriculum Vitae,
3. One sample publication, and
4. Three letters of recommendation.
All questions should be addressed to Dr. Hilton Kelly, Educational
Studies Search Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received
by will receive fullest consideration.
Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts
college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of
Charlotte. The College has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is
consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the
country. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis
on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial,
respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.
Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural
diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority
groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the
college's mission. Salary is commensurate with experience and