Assistant Professor, Higher Education Admin. & Policy (Tenure-Track)
University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Faculty- Assistant Professor
The University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration and Policy position. The Higher Education Administration and Policy program builds upon a rich tradition of excellence in scholarship within the College of Education at the University of Florida. This faculty member will join a collaborative, cohesive, and energetic community of scholars within the College that is committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service.
We seek candidates with scholarly interests focused on contemporary issues in higher education, including but not limited to the following areas: college access; college student persistence, completion, and transfer; organization, leadership, and governance issues in higher education; public policies in higher education; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) opportunities and outcomes in higher education; and additional research areas of direct relevance to higher education administrators and policymakers. Regardless of area of study, we seek a colleague who can advance knowledge in the field of higher education and enhance the research, teaching, and service of the Higher Education Administration and Policy program. We encourage scholars with strong methodological training in qualitative or quantitative methods to apply for this position.
We hired one new tenure-track colleague in Fall 2023 and have been granted permission to hire another tenure-track colleague in Spring 2024.
The University of Florida (UF) is a public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university founded in 1905. UF is one of the most comprehensive and academically diverse universities in the nation and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities and is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as No. 5 among public research universities in the United States. UF strives for a greater impact: one measured in people helped and lives improved. With its land, sea, and space grants, UF has been entrusted with a responsibility to educate, research, and serve. These grants fuel UF’s commitment to making a greater difference and coming together around a challenge. UF’s faculty, staff, and students embrace the ideal of sharing the benefits of their research and knowledge for the public good. UF contributes more than $16 billion to Florida’s economy through its research and activities, and generates more than 130,000 jobs in Florida. With an enrollment of more than 50,000 students annually, UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research centers and institutes. UF has nearly 6,000 faculty members, the vast majority of whom have distinguished teaching and research records.