Visiting Assistant Professor in Education Policy

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Education Policy
Graduate School of Education - Education Policy

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Feb 19, 2021

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Education Policy. This position will be housed within the Education Policy division. The position would require expertise in applied quantitative policy analysis. The appointment is made on a one-year (12 months) contract, renewable for one additional year.

The visiting assistant professor will be expected to teach four courses, as follows:

  • 2 sections of EDUC 751, the core applied data analysis/introductory statistics course for Education Policy M.S.Ed. and Ph.D. students. It is expected that both of these sections will be offered in the Fall Semester.
  • 1 section of an Education Policy course within the candidate's specific field of expertise, in the Spring Semester.
  • 1 section of EDUC 711, the Education Policy Research Practicum, which is a client-based research project that fulfills our M.S.Ed. capstone requirement, in the Spring Semester.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities outlined above, the visiting assistant professor will also serve as a faculty member within our M.S.Ed. program, participating in application review and advising current students.

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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2033
Work Type: Full Time