Posting Number P0991F

Job Description Summary
The Department of Educational Foundation, Leadership, and Technology in the College of Education at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Educational Leadership program. The position will be available to begin August 2018.The Educational Leadership program offers M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. degrees designed to prepare researchers and leaders of PK-12 schools and other organizations serving the education industry. This appointment will allow us to continue offering outstanding leadership preparation, development, and mentoring for our students and partner school districts.
We are actively seeking candidates who will strengthen the diversity of our faculty in order to reflect more accurately the diversity of our students and diversity of the educational leadership community.
Diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students is an Auburn University commitment. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Minimum Qualifications
(a) an earned Doctorate in Educational Leadership or its equivalent; (b) a minimum of three years of experience as an assistant principal, principal, central office supervisor, assistant superintendent, or superintendent, or administrator of career and technical education, or any three years combination thereof; ( c ) demonstrated ability or potential for an active program of scholarly research; (d) demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in graduate instruction (including face-to-face and online contexts), and assessment; (e) excellent communication skills; (f) evidence of meeting eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in advising and mentoring graduate students through the dissertation process;
  • Technological competencies necessary to create and teach innovative online courses;
  • Record of scholarly engagement in the following areas: leadership preparation, mentoring, and/or the principalship;
  • In-depth knowledge of research methods in qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods techniques;
  • Record of publication in respected refereed scholarly journals; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to pursue external research funding.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach (1) a letter of application detailing how you meet each of the qualifications for the position including research agenda and teaching philosophy, (2) complete curriculum vita, (3) official graduate transcript(s), (4) no more than three examples of research publications (e.g., articles, books, conference proceedings, monographs, manuscript drafts, accepted proposals to conferences, technical reports, etc.) or sections of a doctoral dissertation, (5) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching/administration (e.g., effectiveness reports, distance education course syllabi, evaluations, sample syllabi, articles based on teaching/leadership, etc.), and (6) contact information for three professional references. Please attach documents related to (4) and (5) in Other Documentation. The review date for this position is October 15th and will remain open until filled.

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