Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Philosophy of Education
University of Wisconsin Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Internal Number: 286965-FA
The Department of Educational Policy Studies seeks a candidate who will contribute to the department's multi-disciplinary expertise. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of established philosophical scholarship on pressing, contemporary concerns. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. or terminal degree in philosophy, education, or a related field by the position start date. Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor must possess experience and scholarly credentials suitable for appointment with tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The individual hired for this open rank position is expected to conduct original work and generate scholarly publications sufficient for tenure at a major research university; develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in educational policy studies, with a focus on philosophy of education and urgent contemporary concerns; supervise and serve on the committees of Master's and Doctoral candidates; serve on departmental, School of Education, and university committees; and engage in professional service at the university, local, state, regional, national and/or international level commensurate with their appointment level.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required PhD Earned doctorate (or equivalent), by starting date, in philosophy, education, or related field.
Minimum Years and Types of Work Experience:
-Candidates should have earned or be completing a PhD or terminal degree in philosophy, education, or related field. -Evidence of established scholarship on the philosophical dimensions of pressing, contemporary concerns. -Evidence of success in securing external funding to support research preferred. -Evidence of excellence in teaching preferred. -Demonstrated commitment to furthering socially just education. -Experience working with diverse students and colleagues preferred.
Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor must possess all of the above experience and credentials commensurate for appointment with tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 19, 2024
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months) Salary is commensurate with experience.
Departmental Information: The Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the highest-ranked public programs in educational policy and practice. We examine educational policies, practices, movements, outcomes, dilemmas, and controversies - as well as the forces shaping them - through the lenses of international and comparative education, anthropology, economics, geography, history, sociology, philosophy, policy analysis, and politics. Our efforts are guided by a commitment to furthering socially just education. We value a collegial interdisciplinary environment for research and teaching.
Additional Information: The Department of Educational Policy Studies resides in the UW-Madison School of Education, which is regularly ranked as one of the top Schools of Education in the nation. The School is proud of the outstanding breadth of its programs, with departments in Education, Health and the Arts. The School views this broad range of programs as a tremendous strength.
The UW-Madison School of Education is dedicated to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive learning/working environment for students, faculty, and staff. At the School of Education, we acknowledge that, historically, bias, prejudice, racism, discrimination, and hate have taken many forms, and we commit ourselves to take action to create a school that is welcoming to all.
Land Acknowledgement: The Department of Educational Policy Studies occupies land in Teejop, the ancestral territory of the Ho-Chunk nation. Information about UW-Madison's commitment to Our Shared Future may be found at: https://oursharedfuture.wisc.edu/
How to Apply:
Instructions to Applicants: Please click "apply now" and follow the instructions. You will be asked to create a profile and upload the following documents: (a) letter of interest with a description of current and future research, as well as relevant teaching experience, (b) curriculum vitae, and (c) two samples of scholarly writing. Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by 23 October, 2023.
Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: https://hr.wisc.edu/institutional-reference-check/
Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)
A17-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/EDUC POLICY STUDIES
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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 University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.