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AEFP Job Board

  • Assistant Professor in Education Policy 

    The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (ELPS) in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences* at Florida State University invites applications for a
    nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor position. We seek a colleague committed to research, mentorship, teaching, and advising. The successful candidate will be expected to
    participate in ongoing research in a well-defined scholarship areas with clear connections to K-12 and/or higher education policy, advise professional doctoral students in our online EdD
    program, chair EdD dissertation committees, contribute to academic service, and apply for external funding to support new research projects.

    ELPS strives to develop a deep understanding of, and respect for our students and colleagues. The Department enrolls a sizable population of students in Masters/Specialist, PhD, and online
    EdD degree programs and hosts a program evaluation certificate program. We seek a colleague who is committed to and capable of effectively educating students across multiple programs, with a particular focus on advising EdD students.

    • Engaging in a well-defined scholarship agenda with clear connections to K-12 and/or higher education policy;
    • Teaching graduate courses in our EdD program related to education policy and/or research methods;
    • Advising graduate students in the online EdD program;
    • Serving on student graduate committees, including chairing EdD student dissertations;
    • Providing service to the university, the department, the college, and the profession;
    • Developing and submitting grant proposals to potential funding agencies.

  • Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy 

    The University of Florida College of Education invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education. The Educational Leadership and Policy program is committed to furthering research that improves educational outcomes through innovative policy and dynamic leadership. The Educational Leadership and Policy program includes PhD, EdD, EdS, and MEd degree programs as well as a graduate concentration in education policy.

    Through this search, we seek a colleague who will contribute to the goals of the program area through exemplary research, teaching, mentoring, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an emerging research agenda related to education policy and leadership that demonstrates the potential to successfully compete for external funding. The ideal candidate will have evidence of excellent research skills, a focused research agenda, and a demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of all learners and communities. We are open to scholarship in a broad range of topics in educational policy and leadership, especially candidates whose research utilizes or focuses on emerging technologies in schools, education for social advancement, school choice, or comparative education. Relevant experience in P-12 schools is also desirable.  

    The University of Florida’s Educational Leadership and Policy program is nationally ranked and includes one of the top ranked online master’s in educational leadership degrees. The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty whose research and teaching are nationally renowned. The candidate will have opportunities to contribute to teaching and advising in our PhD program, online EdD program, and both on-campus and online master’s programs and will have opportunities to affiliate with campus partners including UF’s Education Policy Research Center ( and the Early Childhood Policy Centers Collaborative. More information on UF’s Educational Leadership and Policy program can be found at:

    This 9-month tenure-accruing faculty appointment will begin August 2024. Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


    Application Procedures: Applicant should upload all materials to the University of Florida’s employment website If technical assistance is needed, please contact Human resources at (352) 392-2477. Complete applications include: (1) a letter of application that addresses required and desired qualifications, including research agenda and teaching philosophy, (2) curriculum vitae or résumé, (3) contact information for three references, who after further review will be asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system. 

    Applicants should reference requisition 528707, position number 00040275. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Chris Redding, Search Committee Chair ( Review of candidates will begin in October 27, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by this date. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and hiring authority. 

  • Open Rank Professor in Higher Education (Urban Research Cluster) 

    The Higher Education Program of the Department of Education Policy & Leadership at Southern Methodist University (SMU) invites applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. This is a tenure-track position slated to begin in August of 2024. SMU’s Department of Education Policy & Leadership is a dynamic and collegial environment where research, policy, and practice are valued in the preparation of future leaders. Our faculty have extensive expertise in both research and practice drawing on a variety of experiences. The Higher Education Program engages in continuous assessment and improvement in our courses and organizational structures with an emphasis on incorporating diversity and equity and is committed to providing mentoring support to new members of the department commensurate with their rank.

     We seek applicants who have an earned doctorate in higher education or a related field. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, maintaining an active research agenda, seeking external funding, teaching courses in the doctorate of education (Ed.D.) and master’s of education programs, advising Ed.D. dissertations, and providing service to the program, department, college, university, and community. There is the opportunity to teach and advise PhD students as well. We seek a collaborative colleague to join our community.

    As one of eight tenure-line positions associated with Southern Methodist University’s faculty cluster in urban research, this position offers opportunities for rich interdisciplinary connections among new and existing SMU faculty ( The cluster fosters research on cities and urbanization from local and global perspectives. SMU’s location in Dallas, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, is an ideal setting for studying the opportunities and inequities that individuals, groups, and communities confront as they navigate and shape urban life.

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  • Fall 2022 Newsletter

    • Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    Read the Presidential Welcome from Jason Grissom and other AEFP updates.  

  • AEFP 2023 Call for Proposals

    • Thursday, September 1, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    A Great Upheaval:  Research And Evidence In A Time Of Political And Social Transformation

  • Relocation of the AEFP 2023 Conference

    • Friday, August 12, 2022
    • | Posted by AEFP

    Read more about the AEFP decision to relocate the 2023 conference. 

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