Adjunct Faculty - Dissertation Research Chairs

St. Louis, MO
Aug 02, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100803Job TitleAdjunct Faculty - Dissertation Research ChairsWorking TitleHigher Education Leadership ProgramPosition TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

The School of Education is searching for committed and qualified adjunct faculty to serve as dissertation in practice chairs for students in the Higher Education Leadership doctoral program. Chairs will be assigned students enrolled online and/or on-campus and are expected to work with the student throughout the 32 month program. Chairs can work remotely throughout the year, but Chairs are required to attend and help facilitate summer residency on campus for all students for three days in June (typically early June from mid-afternoon Thursday through mid-afternoon Saturday).

Dissertation chairs will work with a designated faculty team while guiding doctoral students through the dissertation process from problem identification to final defense.

Minimum Qualifications

•EdD or PhD in higher education leadership, administration, or student affairs

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience with supervision of doctoral level research
•Doctoral level teaching experience

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date08/01/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

•Doctoral level transcripts are required to complete the application.
•An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
•Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
•Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a EdD or PhD in Higher Education Leadership, Administration, or Student Affairs
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your experience with qualitative and quantitative research.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you view yourself as more of a quantitative or qualitative researcher?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What differences would you expect with a practice based doctorate dissertation from a Ph.D. research dissertation?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents