Visiting Assistant Professor & Dissertation Chair Graduate and Professional Studies

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Visiting Assistant Professor & Dissertation Chair Graduate and Professional Studies
St. Edward's University




Visiting Assistant Professor & Dissertation Chair Graduate and Professional Studies

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor & Dissertation Chair Graduate and Professional Studies. The first two Ed.D. Doctoral Cohorts are one year from dissertation defense/submission. By the fall of 2021, the university will have 60 doctoral students who need dissertation chairs. This position will. teach one course in the Ed.D. program during the fall and spring semesters, manage up to 18 dissertation committees, and mentor doctoral students.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide scholarly oversight to doctoral dissertation candidates in accordance to Edward's University, DLHE required dissertation processes and procedures
  • Advise up to 18 doctoral candidates in the dissertation phase using the Canvas Dissertation Lab on a weekly
  • Teach 1 course per semester in the doctoral program during the fall and spring semester

For consideration:

Required
  • Earned terminal degree in a field associated with the doctoral programs such as leadership, higher education, or related
  • Experience teaching graduate level research method courses (qualitative or quantitative) coursework with excellent teaching/chairing dissertations references
  • Evidence of professional research and/or scholarly endeavours and expertise in the
  • Ability to use or learn how to use appropriate technology, including video conferencing and learning management systems such as
  • Strong professional disposition and commitment to serving students throughout a multi-year dissertation course sequence in a fully-online doctoral

Preferred
  • Demonstrate proven teaching experience
  • Remote teaching experience
  • Experience as a dissertation committee member and chair
  • Evidence of managing multiple dissertation candidates and committees remotely a
  • Successful completion of an employment and criminal history background check is required.

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HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, please submit all application materials:
  1. A current resume or CV;
  2. A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
  3. A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
  4. The contact information for three professional references


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J202013

Posted: 06/03/2021

Available: 08/16/21


About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.

For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.







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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
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