Educational Administration/Leadership Clinical Associate Professor

Apr 10, 2017
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Job Description:

The School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education in the College of Education invites applications and nominations for a non-tenure-track, 12-month clinical associate professor position in Educational Administration and Leadership to begin Fall 2017.

Duties include teaching graduate lecture and research courses in Educational Administration and Leadership, including those in the candidate's specific area of expertise. Additionally, candidates will aid in providing service to the program, school, college, university, and profession. Prior appropriate experience in public schools is desirable.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education at the University of Florida, founded in 1906, is ranked #1 nationally in Online Graduate Education (U.S. News & World Reports), 8th nationally for undergraduate education (USA Today), and 19th nationally among public graduate colleges of education (U.S. News & World Reports). Four of the College's academic programs occupy Top 20 spots in the U.S. News rankings: Special Education (5th), Counselor Education (6th), Curriculum and Instruction (17th) and Elementary Teacher Education (19th). Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and public scholarship—often conducted in partnership with other UF colleges, school districts and communities across the state—are yielding powerful learning systems and models that are helping to transform education in today's changing world, starting with our youngest learners. The College of Education is involved in three of UF's designated priority research areas in UF's state-funded Preeminence initiative. The College has 100 full-time faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research and service. Faculty researchers last year held more than $97 million in funding supporting studies and projects addressing education's most critical issues. Teaching is one of several areas of study from which UF education students can choose. More than 1,400 education students are enrolled on campus in 28 bachelor's and advanced degree programs and concentration areas, within nine academic specialties: K-12 Curriculum and Instruction • Counseling and Counselor Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Leadership • Higher Education Administration • Research and Evaluation Methods • School Psychology • Special Education • Student Personnel in Higher Education. Enrollment in the College's nationally ranked online programs tops 1,900 students from around the world. To sustain the college's innovative edge deep into the 21st century, heightened emphasis on emerging technology, advanced graduate studies and interdisciplinary research will effectively prepare tomorrow's leaders in all education disciplines. The College's educator preparation programs have been continuously accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education since 1954. Almost 36,000 "EduGator" alumni are located throughout the world.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Florida, established in 1853, is a public, land-grant, AAU research university and one of the most comprehensive and academically diverse universities in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranks UF 14th among public universities. Rankings such as 4th among AAU publics and 2nd in both Forbes and Kiplinger's "Best Values in Public Colleges" are a result of UF's commitment to provide the highest quality education at the best value. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes, and boasts more than 4,000 faculty members, 50,000 students and 367,000 alumni. Faculty scholars last year generated $724 million in research awards. The Florida Legislature designated UF as a "preeminent" state university in 2013.

ABOUT THE AREA: UF is situated in Gainesville in North Central Florida, a progressive college town that blends big-city cultural and athletic offerings with small-town friendliness and Southern charm, along with excellent schools. Gainesville is often recognized as one of America's best college towns and is easily accessible to three major metropolitan areas (Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa). The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Gainesville as a "Tree City USA" every year since 1982. Add the allure of Florida's famous sunshine, tropical breezes, and abundant wilderness, springs and rivers nearby, and it's little wonder that top-caliber faculty and students find our College and University to be the perfect balance of premier academics and a fulfilling lifestyle.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

We seek candidates with an exceptional research track record who wish to contribute to a dynamic and growing discipline. Specific research domains may include, but are not limited to, school reform, turn-around schools, educational policy, organizational theory, school leadership, personnel, and facilities. The ideal candidate will have evidence of exceptional research skills, strong quantitative skills, a focused program of research, experience with (and enthusiasm for) working with diverse populations, and the potential to obtain external funding. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Administration/Leadership, or relevant area before starting the position. 

  Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants will need to upload: (1) a cover letter addressing their research and teaching qualifications; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) contact information for five references; and (4) copies of major publications or preprints. This is an expedited search, to ensure consideration, materials should be submitted by April 17, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and hiring authority. If you have questions or need technical assistance, please contact Human Resources at 352-392-2477. Send all email inquiries or nominations to Dr. David Therriault,

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No


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