Assistant/Associate Professor (Master's Program) #497249 & #497656 & 497655

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Position Information

Posting Number 20110747
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor (Master's Program) #497249 & #497656 & 497655
Template Title
Position Type Faculty
Position Number 497249 & 497656 & 497655
Department Educational Leadership

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Assistant/Associate Professor – Educational Leadership; Full-time; Tenure-track;
Salary: Commensurate. Appointment: Tenure-track, nine month appointment with a possibility of summer employment; appointment begins summer, 2015. Department level appointment to be determined based on candidate expertise and background. Open until position is filled.

The College of Education and Human Development at Lamar University seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant /Associate/ Full Professor level for the graduate program in Educational Leadership.

Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System. The Educational Leadership Program includes the Master’s in Educational Administration, the Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership, Principal and Superintendent Certification Only programs, and the doctorate in Educational Leadership.

Educational Leadership Faculty in College of Education Position:

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach graduate level courses as needed in the program, serve as advisor and mentor to graduate students, and serve on dissertation committees related to your research interests. Faculty members are also expected to continue with their research and publishing, and service to the College, the University, and to the professional education community. Faculty members are expected to teach online classes. The Educational Leadership program has a high quality online program serving graduate students throughout Texas, several other states, and international graduate students. Online courses are delivered as five week classes, with graduate students taking 8 courses during the year.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, or Educational Technology Leadership. Candidates should demonstrate teaching interests and scholarly expertise in one or more of the following areas: action research, distance learning, effective school leadership, school improvement, curricular and instructional leadership, campus and district organization and management, professional learning communities, school law and public policy, instructional technology, human resources and school finance.

Effective teaching experience at the graduate level with students who are highly qualified, experienced teachers and administrators is strongly recommended.

Candidates must have leadership experience in PK-16 schools.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: A demonstrated record of scholarship appropriate to rank of appointment, grant writing expertise, and a record of using innovative instructional techniques such as technology-based instruction, action research, and other inquiry-based pedagogies. Leadership experience including campus administration is also preferred.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code ยง51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate
Work Hours

Application Information

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Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

How to Apply: Complete online application and attach letter of interest, vita, sample of publications or scholarly writings (optional), transcripts, and three letters of references with names, email addresses, and telephone numbers. If unable to attach the documents, send to: Dr. Cynthia Cummings, Director – Educational Leadership,

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript 1
  7. Unofficial Transcript 2
  8. Unofficial Transcript 3
  9. Sample of publications or scholarly writing
  10. Miscellaneous