Assistant / Associate Professor of K-12 Education Administration and Leadership

Texas A&M University in Texas

Deadline March 5, 2014.
Date Posted February 7, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience

Assistant/Associate Professor of K-12 Education Administration and Leadership

Texas A&M University's Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, in the College of Education and Human Development, seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education Administration and Leadership. This individual will assume the duties typically expected of Assistant/Associate Faculty at a Research-Extensive, Tier I university.

Qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate in educational leadership/administration or in related areas; expertise in at least two of the following areas: educational policy, quantitative research, K-12 leadership and/or instructional; demonstrated capacity for achieving excellence in teaching; proven ability to be a scholar-practitioner; and demonstrated commitment to democratic education and the advancement of related policy. Applicants should be considered a national or state leader. In addition, applicants should have leadership experiences in relevant professional associations, served on relevant national or state educational boards, and relevant educational committees. Preferred applicants should provide evidence of successful systemic district and campus reform efforts that contribute to improving academic achievement and organizational performance and that lead to policy changes. Preferred applicants should have a strong record of policy studies and success working with diverse populations. Preferred candidates should also have a record of obtaining extramural funding and/or research that supports academic achievement and organizational improvements as related to policy.

Responsibilities: Professional duties will include teaching primarily courses in educational administration at the masters and doctoral level, advising graduate students, supervising dissertation research, and maintaining a strong and competitive research and external funding agenda. This is a nine month appointment. The anticipated start date is September 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants should address their qualifications directly in a letter to the Search Committee and should include a current curriculum vita, five references, a statement of their research agenda, teaching philosophy, and their record of external funding. The search committee will begin the review of applications on March 5, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Letters of application should be addressed to Dr. Jean Madsen, Chair of the Search Committee and sent to: Marie Shelfer, Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, 511 Harrington Tower, 4226 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4226. (979) 862-4347 (FAX). Completed applications and curriculum vitas may be sent electronically via PDF to:

Texas A&M University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any other legally protected status of employment.

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