The University of Kentucky College of Education has the following positions open. The UK College of Education is committed to studying and helping to solve the most critical education and health challenges of our time. The College of Education endeavors to expand the knowledge of teaching and learning processes across a broad educational spectrum. The College fosters a culture of reflective practice and inquiry within a diverse community of students, faculty and staff.
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The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Department Chair at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the field of Educational Psychology to begin August 15, 2022. The department offers seven graduate degree programs: Master’s of Educational Psychology, Master’s of Counseling Psychology, Education Specialist (School Psychology), and four Doctor of Philosophy degrees (Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, & Quantitative and Psychometric Methods). Our Counseling Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and our School Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department Chair represents the department of Educational, School, & Counseling Psychology in college, university, and external strategic initiatives. As a tenured faculty member and member of the Educational Psychology Program area, the department chair will be expected to engage in research (i.e., publishing and conference presenting, externally funded projects and proposals), teaching educational psychology graduate courses (with reduced teaching load), supervision of graduate students in Educational Psychology and/or Quantitative and Psychometric Methods graduate programs. Finally, the Department Chair is responsible for duties including, but not limited to: working with graduate program chairs in the recruitment, admissions, enrollment, and retention of students as well as programmatic assessment reports, working with/supervising the Department Support Specialist with course scheduling, faculty workloads, curriculum development, faculty recruitment and appointment; faculty/staff performance evaluation; working with College of Education staff regarding budgetary management, philanthropic efforts, marketing and social media/print advertisement of graduate programs; working with department faculty, students, staff, and postdocs on social justice/ diversity, equity, & inclusion initiative planning. Visit our website to learn more about our master’s and PhD programs: education.uky.edu/edp. Application review begins February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
View the job posting here: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/350218.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for the George and Betty Blanda Endowed Professor in Education. George Blanda is an NFL Hall of Famer and record-holder, an alum of the University of Kentucky and a former college and NFL quarterback and placekicker. This tenured position requires a terminal degree in Sport Management/Administration/Leadership (PhD, EdD or equivalent) or closely related field with an area of specialization in Sport Management/Administration/Sport Leadership. Applicants with a JD in Sport Law are also encouraged to apply. This position is in the Regular Title Series faculty category and requires the faculty member to teach 12 credits per year in the Sport Leadership and anticipated Sport Industries programs. The Regular Title Series appointment requires the faculty member to also perform research/scholarly and service-related activities. The position will also be expected to collaboratively develop a new center for sport, encourage philanthropy, develop partnerships with colleges (Business, Law, Communications etc.) on campus, and develop relationships with the University of Kentucky Athletic Department. The Blanda professor will be expected to serve on graduate student committees and mentor graduate student research. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Marta Mack-Washington (email@example.com) or Dr. Justin K. Nichols (firstname.lastname@example.org), Co-Chairs of Search Committee. To apply for this position, please visit – https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/360485.
The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in history of higher education, with an emphasis on issues of university governance and organization, economics and philanthropy in higher education, politics in post-secondary education, and/or higher education and athletics, at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates should have experience teaching graduate courses in advanced qualitative research methods such as oral history, discourse analysis, historical research and/or archival research. Proven experience supervising doctoral students in the area of higher education, broadly defined, is required. Review of applications will begin January 14th, will continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jane Jensen, email@example.com and Dr. Joseph Waddington, firstname.lastname@example.org, Search Committee Co-Chairs. To apply for this position, please visit – https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/273971.
The Counselor Education Program in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education (EDSCE) in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position in Counselor Education. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective January 1, 2022. The Counselor Education Program is a social justice focused program with specialties in Rehabilitation Counseling (RC) and Clinical Mental Health Counseling for distance learning at the master’s level, Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) at the doctoral level, and Interdisciplinary Disability Studies (IDS) at the undergraduate level. The RC and CES programs are CACREP accredited and the CMHC is under review for accreditation. The Rehabilitation Counseling program is ranked in the top ten programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Faculty provide exceptional education and training to all our students and affirm professional identities. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Debra Harley (email@example.com), Counselor Education Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Keith B. Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org), Counselor Education Search Committee Co-Chair. Review of applications begins November 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please visit – https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/362276.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for clinical assistant professor position in Health Education, effective August 16, 2022. Successful candidates will be expected to teach a four-three course load consisting of primarily undergraduate courses serving most of our health education/health promotion majors and minors; assist with accreditation activities and processes; provide support and advise students across departmental undergraduate programs; provide service to the department, College, and University of Kentucky; and support school and community partnerships.
Earned doctorate in health education, health promotion, or appropriate specialization is desired. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in college teaching, student teaching supervision, K-12 teaching or school partnerships, professional service, and experience with diverse populations. Research on health in the K-12 setting is desired. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search can be directed to Dr. Stephanie Bennett (email@example.com), Chair of Search Committee. To apply for this position, please visit – https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/363002.