Associate or Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Texas State University in Texas

Deadline November 01, 2014
Date Posted July 14, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Assistant or Associate Professor - Educational Leadership
Texas State University

Job Posting #:

2015 10

Review Date:

November 1, 2014 - open until filled

Appointment Date:

Fall 2015

Position Description

This position will involve teaching, research, and service in the Education and Community Leadership program.  This is a graduate program at the doctoral and masters levels. Specific responsibilities will include teaching graduate courses in the Masters in Educational Leadership degree, the Principal and Superintendent Certification programs, and the School Improvement Ph.D. program.  The successful candidate will teach courses on the main campus in San Marcos and at either the Alamo University Center in Live Oak near San Antonio or the Round Rock Campus in Round Rock, TX.  The successful candidate is expected to have developed and maintain an active research agenda and to provide service to the program, department, university, community, and profession.


Required: The applicant must hold an earned doctorate in educational administration, educational leadership, or a closely related field.  Moreover, the applicant must demonstrate a record of, or the potential for, research and publication at the national and/or international levels.  To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, the candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department.  The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards

Preferred: Experience as an executive level educational leader at the campus and/or district level (such as principal, assistant/associate superintendent, superintendent); experience working with diverse student populations and/or communities; demonstrated cultural competence; an ability to articulate a platform in education and educational leadership; the ability to teach a variety of courses in educational leadership; the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members; and a record of scholarship in the area of school and community leadership.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, send a letter of interest that specifically addresses the qualifications and responsibilities noted in this posting, a completed university application form (, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of five references, and no more than three reprints of recent publications to:

Stephen P. Gordon, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology
ASB-South 308
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666 

Additional Information:

The Educational Leadership program is comprised of 11 faculty members and located in the Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology. The educational leadership faculty have a wide range of research interests, including in areas of school improvement, principal preparation, educational equity, instructional supervision, community engagement, internationalization, P-20 access, curriculum studies, cultural competence, research methodologies, service learning, and public pedagogy. Texas State University enrolls 36,000 students, is designated an Emerging Research University, offers 12 doctoral programs, is an Hispanic Serving Institution, and is located along the San Marcos river in San Marcos, TX between Austin and San Antonio. The Educational Leadership program is housed at the San Marcos main campus and is also fully offered at the university's state of the art Round Rock Campus, which is just north of Austin.  Texas State University is a member institution of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA).

 Texas State University will not discriminate against any person in employment or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veterans status, or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

 Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.