Associate Professor or Professor of Educational Leadership

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Position TitleAssociate Professor or Professor of Educational LeadershipJob Posting Number202061FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentConslng, Ldrship, Adlt Educ & Schl PsychPosition Description

Texas State University is seeking an outstanding candidate to join us in preparing reflective, equity-driven school leaders and scholars for educational improvement as part of our Education and Community Leadership program. Texas State University holds a Carnegie Classification of Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity and is engaged in a strategic plan to attain eligibility for the State of Texas’ National Research University Fund. Texas State University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution of over 38,000 students located along the beautiful San Marcos River in San Marcos, TX, which is midway between Austin and San Antonio. The university also has a campus in Round Rock, TX, which is just north of Austin. Texas State is a member of the University Council for Educational Administration, and our faculty and doctoral students are highly active in the organization. This is a tenure-line position at the rank of associate professor or professor.

This position involves teaching, research, and service. Specific responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in the Ph.D. in school improvement, the Master’s in educational leadership (with an emphasis on principal preparation), and the Principal and Superintendent Certification Programs. The successful candidate will teach courses on both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses, and in partnership cohort programs in surrounding school districts. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and publication record, and a record of service at the program, department, university, and/or professional levels.

Please visit the following websites for additional information about the Educational Leadership program, School Improvement doctoral program, and Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications for Associate Professor rank:
The successful candidate for this position at the rank of associate professor will have an earned doctorate in educational administration, educational leadership, school improvement, or a closely related field. The applicant must demonstrate a sustained record of research and refereed publication in educational leadership or related fields at the national or international levels commensurate with the university’s research goals and with university and department expectations for tenure and appointment at the rank of associate professor, as well as evidence of quality teaching and leadership/service. The applicant must be committed to working collaboratively with other faculty members, and demonstrate a record of successfully mentoring doctoral students through the dissertation process to timely degree completion. The applicant must have successful experience as a K-12 school leader (assistant principal, principal, school district executive level director, assistant or associate superintendent, or superintendent), and/or a record of external funding.

Required qualifications for Professor rank:
The successful candidate for this position at the rank of professor will have an earned doctorate in educational administration, educational leadership, school improvement, or a closely related field. The applicant must demonstrate a sustained record of research and refereed publication in educational leadership or related fields at the national or international levels commensurate with the university’s research goals and university and department expectations for tenure and appointment at the rank of professor, as well as evidence of quality teaching and leadership/service. Publication must be consistently sustained since promotion to associate professor. The applicant must be committed to working collaboratively with other faculty members, and demonstrate a record of successfully mentoring doctoral students through the dissertation process to timely degree completion. The applicant must have successful experience as a K-12 school leader (assistant principal, principal, school district executive level director, assistant or associate superintendent, or superintendent), and/or a record of external funding. Applicants who meet these criteria and have five years in rank as associate professor may be eligible for appointment at the rank of professor.
The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards, inclusive of a review and recommendation by the department personnel committee.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for Associate Professor rank:
The candidate will have experience successfully working with diverse student populations and/or communities; cultural competence; experience with building educational and school district partnerships; an ability to articulate a platform of educational leadership; the ability to teach a variety of Texas State’s courses in educational leadership and school improvement at the master’s and doctoral levels; experience teaching quantitative research methods courses; and demonstrated leadership experience at the program, department, university, and/or national levels.

Preferred qualifications for Professor rank:
The candidate will have experience successfully working with diverse student populations and/or communities; cultural competence; experience with leading educational and school district partnerships; an ability to articulate a platform of educational leadership; the ability to teach a variety of Texas State’s courses in educational leadership and school improvement at the master’s and doctoral levels; experience teaching quantitative research methods courses; and demonstrated leadership experience at the program, department, university, and/or national level.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications may be submitted after the review date and their review will be determined by the committee based on its timeline. The search committee co-chairs are Dr. James Koschoreck and Dr. Melissa Martinez.

Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26465, will be accepted and considered.

To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that specifically addresses the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities noted in this posting, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information of three references, and (4) no more than three reprints of recent scholarly publications.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date11/18/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


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.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
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  4. Examples of Recent Publications
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