Open Rank Professor of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education

The Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in early intervention and/or early childhood special education.  This dynamic faculty member will contribute to a rich tradition of conducting influential research; securing external grant funding; teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; mentoring and advising graduate students; and providing university, state, and professional service.  Excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration exist with others in the College of Education (e.g., early childhood education) as well as faculty in departments and programs outside the College (e.g., Speech & Hearing Science, The Autism Program, Human Development and Family Studies).  Successful candidates must have a strong interest in and commitment to both research and personnel preparation.  

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload one file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample publications, and the contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Invitations to interview may be extended before the closing date of November 15, 2016; however, no decision will be made before that date.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Stacy Dymond at sdymond@illinois.edu or 217-244-9763.

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Open Rank Professor of Special Education in Autism and Developmental Disabilities

The Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in special education with expertise in autism and developmental disabilities.  This dynamic faculty member will contribute to a rich tradition of conducting influential research; securing external grant funding; teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; mentoring and advising graduate students; and providing university, state, and professional service.  Excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration exist with others in the College of Education as well as faculty in departments and programs outside the College (e.g., Speech & Hearing Science, Computer Science, Rehabilitation Counseling, The Autism Program, Human Development and Family Studies).  Successful candidates must have a strong interest in and commitment to both research and teacher education.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload one file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample publications, and the contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Invitations to interview may be extended before the closing date of November 15, 2016; however, no decision will be made before that date.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Stacy Dymond at sdymond@illinois.edu or 217-244-9763.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Science Education

The successful candidate will undertake a program of research that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and external funding. Teaching assignments will include graduate and undergraduate courses in science education and related fields. The successful candidate will also participate in graduate program development and in the recruitment and training of graduate students. More information about the department is available at http://education.illinois.edu/ci/.

The successful candidate will carry out an active program of research and actively pursue external funding. Advise and recruit Master’s and doctoral students in science education. Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses related to science education (including online/hybrid courses). Contribute to the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs. Provide university, state, and professional service.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload one file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and the contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Invitations to interview may be extended before the closing date of November 15, 2016; however, no decision will be made before that date.

For more information please contact the search committee chair, Professor Robb Lindgren, robblind@illinois.edu, 217-244-3655, or the Interim Department Head, Professor David Brown, debrown@illinois.edu, 217-333-0663. 

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in Social-Emotional Development

The Department of Educational Psychology seeks applications from individuals with research interests in social-emotional health and development across the lifespan for one full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty position. 

Successful applicants will have research interests in the social, cultural, and/or cognitive dimensions of development across the lifespan. The specific substantive area of interest in social emotional development is open but may include topics such as risk and resilience factors; gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and diversity in school and community settings; peer relations; achievement motivation and learning; and prevention science.

To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by December 1, 2016. Please create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials into one combined pdf file:  letter of application, CV, statement of teaching and research interests, and teaching evaluations if available, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Finalists will be asked to provide up to 3 examples of publications. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

For more information about this search please contact: Dr. Kristen L. Bub klbub@illinois.edu; 217-300-1091 or Dr. Helen Neville hneville@illinois.edu; 217-244-6291, Search Committee Co-Chairs.

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Education Administration

The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) includes divisions of Educational Administration and Leadership, Higher Education, Human Resource Development, Global Studies, and Education Policy and Foundations. The individual sought for this position would work within the Educational Administration and Leadership (EAL) division, which focuses on the preparation of K-12 school leaders. The EAL division offers state licensures in teacher leadership, the principalship, and superintendency, as well as a master of education (Ed.M), Ed.D., and Ph.D. degree offerings. The EAL division is also an approved Chicago Public Schools principal preparation provider through the Chicago Leadership Collaborative, as well as a member of the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA).

Social justice, equity, and equality are foundational to our educational leadership preparation programs. Therefore, we are in search of a candidate who has a commitment and a desire to prepare strong educational leaders, and who understands the diverse social, economic, and political context of PK-12 education.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2016. Please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload one file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of teaching and research philosophies, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three references by the close date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

For more information please contact: Dr. Anjalé Welton, Search Committee Chair, 217-333-0807 or ajwelton@illinois.edu.

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Assistant/Associate Professor in the Economics of Education

The Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (EPOL) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the Economics of Education. 

We seek applicants who apply economic tools to the study of important policy-relevant topics within the field of education. We seek applicants who use experimental, quasi-experimental, econometric, applied microeconomic, or similar methodological approaches in their research. We are especially interested in candidates who use economic approaches to consider research questions related to social justice and/or inequality in a variety of educational settings.

Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or more of our departmental divisions with research that addresses topics in the areas of K-12 leadership, human resource education, higher education, or global studies.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, full curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three individuals. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2016. Applications must be submitted online.  To apply for this position, go tohttp://jobs.illinois.edu  

For information please contact: Jennifer A. Delaney, Search Committee Chair, 217-333-0807 or delaneyj@illinois.edu.

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Open-Rank Professor of Statistics and Quantitative Methods (2 Positions)

Applications are being accepted for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the area of statistics and quantitative methods. One position is open rank and one position is at the rank of assistant or associate. We are looking for scholars with an active nationally recognized research program, or potential for this if at the rank of assistant, in quantitative methods with an interest in educational research or educational policy. The area of expertise is open; however, we are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: structural equation modeling, multi-level models, Bayesian methods, quasi-experimental design, statistical learning, and methods for high-dimensional data.

The successful candidates must have a doctorate in psychometrics, quantitative psychology, or a closely related area and demonstrate strong evidence of or the potential for making significant scholarly contributions.

Interested individuals should create a profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload in one combined file a brief statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references relevant to the position, and three representative publications. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the closing date of December 15, 2016. For questions regarding this position, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Carolyn Anderson, at cja@illinois.edu.

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