Assistant Professor, PK-16 Educational Law and Policy

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Boston College
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Danielle English
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The Lynch School of Education at Boston College announces a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in our Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education. The scholar will join a vibrant community of scholars that integrates research, practice and policy to respond to the challenges of a diverse and rapidly changing world. What unifies our work is the underlying aspiration to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination and to make the world more just.


The ideal candidate has a strong and promising scholarly agenda focusing on education law and public policy in education, and is able to help students develop both academic and practical knowledge about law and public policy. The candidate is expected to teach graduate courses in US education law and policy issues in PK-12 and higher education, advise students, and provide service to the department and the broader Boston College community.

The candidate should have earned a doctoral degree (PhD, PhD/J.D., or J.D.) by June 1, 2018.

Priority will be given to applicants who have an established program of scholarship, who have an interest in and ability to communicate their work to broader publics as well as among scholarly peers, and whose work will contribute to innovation across the Lynch School.

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Please submit a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, three samples of scholarly writing and three letters of reference via the Interfolio Link: Questions may be directed to Dr. Vincent Cho, Chair of the Search Committee, at

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