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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Philosophy of Education (EXPIRED)

Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Philosphy of Education with a focus on urgent contemporary concerns
AOC Philosophy of Education
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Start date 08/19/2024
Job description
Job Summary:

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


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.

Work Type:

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


ACADEMIC (9 months)
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Additional Information:

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
Application type Online
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/
Web address to apply https://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/assistant-associate-or-...
Hard deadline October 23, 2023, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/assistant-associate-or-...
Contact name Jacob Leonard
Contact email
Contact phone 6082655956
Time created September 18, 2023, 5:51pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date October 23, 2023, 11:59pm CST
Expired on October 25, 2023, 12:46am CST
Last updated December 25, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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