Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, General Faculty in Higher Education

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Working Title: Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, General Faculty in Higher Education

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-27-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVa) seeks applicants for a non-tenure track assistant professor position in the Higher Education program. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and advising new and continuing master's and doctoral students. The incumbent will ensure the continued excellence and expansion of the M.Ed. and Ed.D. programs in Higher Education through work with faculty in Higher Education and in collaboration with other programs. The Higher Education M.Ed. and Ed.D. will be offered on-Grounds, with potential for off-site and online delivery.

An earned doctorate in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or a closely related discipline is required by the start date of the position. Candidates must have a record of teaching courses in Higher Education Administration and/or Student Affairs. Experience in the scholarship and practice of higher education administration, college student experience, governance of colleges and universities, institutional finance and budgeting, and/or legal issues within higher education is required. Experience working as an administrative professional in college/university administration or student affairs is also required. Candidates must also have an explicit commitment to, and accomplishments in, teaching, research, and/or service that contributes to advancing understanding of and positive outcomes for underrepresented groups, and to diversity more broadly.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with program planning, implementation and assessment, internship development and coordination, advising and mentoring, and/or experience in guiding career and professional development. Familiarity and engagement with national and regional higher education/student affairs associations is also preferred.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623722. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins August 20, 2018 and the position will remain open to applicants until filled.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about the town, schools, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Christian Steinmetz, Assistant Professor at [email protected] For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson at [email protected]

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The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

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Posted: 11/25/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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