Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration

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Posting Number: F001227 Academic Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Education Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Time-Limited Appointment (provide appt period) - 07/01/2018-06/30/2021 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

Located in Washington, DC, The George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) is comprised of five departments, offering a number of graduate programs at the master's, educational specialist, and doctoral levels that prepare students for a variety of leadership roles in diverse education settings in both public and private sectors.

The Higher Education Administration Program is fast growing and steadily rising in national visibility. Our degrees (MA and EdD) prepare future leaders who can apply knowledge and analytical skills to shape postsecondary education for its role in society. Our mission is accomplished through foundation and applied coursework to develop analysis of critical issues in the field, individualized attention to students' progress, and support for execution of original student research. As the oldest higher education administration graduate degree program within Washington, DC, the Program takes advantage of its unique location by attracting higher education leaders from associations, federal and international government agencies, and research centers to participate in our students' learning experiences. To learn more about the Higher Education Administration Program and our faculty, please visit

The Graduate School's Higher Education Administration Program in the Department of Education Leadership seeks an enthusiastic scholar to fill a contract position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Higher Education Administration (12-month appointment) beginning fall, 2018.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) teach graduate courses in the HEA doctoral and master's programs at the Foggy Bottom campus and in on-line delivery formats, 2) advise a diverse group of doctoral students (including chairing and serving on dissertation committees), 3) help shape the direction of the program including curriculum and assessment initiatives and recruitment of prospective students, etc. and 4) maintain a research agenda. The successful candidate will be an active contributor to the Higher Education Administration Program, the Department of Educational Leadership, the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, and the George Washington University, including for example, serving on program, department, school, and university administrative

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants should have:
An earned doctorate by in Higher Education Administration or a related field by date of appointment;
Demonstrated potential for scholarly excellence and productivity
Demonstrated ability to teach high quality graduate courses; and
Professional work experience in higher education administration.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete online faculty application and upload the following:

1. Cover letter that indicates the position for which you are applying, the ways in which your background/experiences specifically match with the qualifications of the position, your research and teaching experiences and research agenda.
2. A current curriculum vitae.
3. A sample of your best scholarly work (e.g., publication, dissertation chapter, etc.).
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness as demonstrated by course evaluations and/or teaching syllabi.
5. Complete contact information for at least 3 references.

Review of applications will begin November 27, 2017, and will continue until position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you or will you have earned a doctorate in Higher Education Administration or a related field by date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated potential for scholarly excellence and productivity?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated ability to teach high quality graduate courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have professional work experience in higher education administration?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a record of research productivity in area of expertise and a clearly articulated research agenda?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated ability or capacity to teach masters and doctoral level courses, as demonstrated by positive teaching evaluations?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience in mentoring emerging scholars (junior faculty or graduate students)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience serving as chair of dissertation committees?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have experience in service to the national and international communities through organizations?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have a strong research agenda that focuses on aspects of equity, inclusion, and diversity, with specialties related to college student learning and development, higher education administration, student affairs, leadership, organizational theory, and/or policy?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Does your research focus and teaching interests invite interdisciplinary applications and span post-secondary institutional types?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Publications
  4. Names and Contact Information for References
  5. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 3/12/2018
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