Overview

Position: The Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy in the School of Education and Urban Studies at Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill a faculty position in the field of Urban Educational Leadership. The position is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will begin in August 2019.

Qualifications: The PhD or EdD in Educational Leadership. Candidates should have graduate level teaching experience, be competent in guiding doctoral student research and dissertations, and have a track record of, or demonstrated potential for, scholarly publications and successful grant writing. Competence in quantitative research design and data analysis would be an asset. In addition, the candidate should possess a strong commitment to working with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population and be able to contribute to the mission of the School of Education and Urban Studies and the University.

The University: Morgan State University is a historically Black institution with the distinct designation, conferred by the state, as Maryland’s Pre-eminent Urban Research University. In 2019, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education moved Morgan State University (MSU) from a moderate research classification of R3 (a ranking it held since 2006), to an elevated classification of R2, a status reserved for doctoral universities with high research activity. Morgan joins only 130 other universities nationwide to be given an R2 classification. The university offers a comprehensive array of baccalaureate and post baccalaureate degrees. Its faculty include over 400 members who are actively engaged in research, teaching, and service to the university and the wider community. In 2016, the university was re-accredited by the Middle States Higher Education Commission.

The Department: The Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy produces the largest number of doctoral graduates of any department in the university. It is a vibrant community of scholars drawn from five specialist areas: Higher Education Administration, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Community College Leadership, and Urban Education Leadership. The department includes 16 full-time and several part-time and adjunct faculty.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample of approximately twenty (20) pages, copies of official transcripts, and three (3) letters of recommendations to Dr. Carolyn Anderson, Interim Chair, Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy.

Application Information:

Dr. Carolyn Anderson, Interim Chair
Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership, and Policy
School of Education and Urban Studies
Banneker Hall, Suite 315
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251
carolyn.anderson@morgan.edu