As part of an ambitious Carnegie-designated Tier One researchinstitution, the University of Houston College of Education worksto improve health and educational outcomes for all children andfamilies through inspired teaching, innovative scholarship, andstrong partnerships. Housed in the nation’s most diverse andfourth-largest city, the College is committed to our mission to endthe inequities that afflict traditionally underserved populationsin Houston and beyond.At the University of Houston, we not only dare to dream big dreams,but we collaborate to achieve them. Building on a trajectory ofaccelerated research activity, the University is pursuing a boldinitiative to increase research and scholarly output by 50 percentin five years. New faculty will join a University with a growingnumber of nationally-funded research centers and an aggressiveagenda to leverage science to make a transformative impact locally,nationally, and across the globe.The Houston metropolitan area offers scholars rich urban andsuburban environments in which to work and live – as well asopportunities for international research and study. Our Collegeprides itself on the multiple forms of diversity embraced andvalued as strengths by our students, staff, faculty, and community.UH serves more than 47,000 students and is one of the mostethnically diverse public research universities in the UnitedStates.In the College of Education, our faculty and staff are unitedaround five key beliefs: Our responsibility is to improve lives;achieving equity requires inspiring collective action; greaterunderstanding depends on rigorous scientific inquiry; diverseperspectives and talents fuel excellence; and transformationrequires challenging and valuing ourselves and others. These tenetsdrive us as we prepare future teachers, administrators, counselors,psychologists, health specialists, researchers and other leaders intheir fields.In support of our pursuits, the College is searching for fouropen-rank faculty positions. With one of the most diverse studentbodies in the nation, we seek to recruit and retain a diversecommunity of scholars. We seek experienced and ambitious colleagueswhose research and teaching are strategically aligned with ourongoing work to address educational disparities. Descriptions foreach position are presented below. Successful applicants for thetenure-track positions will have a sustained record of securingexternal funding and a strong record of mentoring and publishingwith students; priority will be placed on tenured candidateapplications. Substantive teaching experience in the case of theclinical posting is preferred.Our Department houses three programs: K-12 Leadership, HigherEducation Leadership and Policy Studies, and Special Populations.We seek one tenured or tenure-track colleagues in K-12 Leadershipwho shares our Department’s philosophical aim to strengtheneducational opportunities and outcomes for all students,particularly those historically underserved by current local,state, national, and international educational and socialsystems.We welcome applicants who utilize a full range of qualitative,quantitative, and mixed methodological approaches. While a broadset of research areas will be considered, priority will be placedon applicants whose scholarship (a) addresses issues of equity andadequacy related to student access, retention, and success; (b)evaluates and contributes to educational policy development andimplementation; and/or (c) investigates issues salient to theexperiences and educational outcomes of historically underservedstudents. For this search, we seek candidates with rich experiencein preparing educational leaders to champion that same commitment.Additional priority for that position will be placed on applicantswhose teaching and scholarship (a) informs school and districtimprovement; and (b) considers issues of K-12 budgeting andfinance, law, education policy, and/or related areas.The application deadline is December 1, 2020 and review ofapplications will begin immediately. To apply, please visithttp://jobs.uh.edu/ . Complete aCandidate Profile online. Attach a letter of interest and acurriculum vitae. Candidates selected for interviews will be askedto provide contact information for five professional references. Ifyou have questions about this position, please contact Dr. LyleMcKinney or Dr. Sissy Wong, Search Committee Co-Chairs, at [email protected] [email protected], respectively.The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston isresponsive to the needs of dual career couples.Qualifications :Our program currently offers two innovative degrees: an Ed.D. inProfessional Leadership and an M.Ed. in Administration andSupervision. Competitive applicants are expected to hold a terminaldegree in a related field.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check. Forreferences, please add the required 3 references on yourapplication and if selected, 2 additional references will berequired.