Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership #496804FTE:
CommensurateJob Summary/Basic Function:
Lamar University invites application for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in our doctoral program in Educational Leadership. This is a nine-month tenured track position.
The successful candidate will maintain an active research and publication agenda; provide guidance and leadership in the graduate programs in Educational Leadership; work collaboratively with program coordinators and department chair; teach graduate courses; interact with practicum students to provide feedback or answer individual questions; advise, mentor, and provide research supervision to graduate students; fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, university and profession; work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Educational Leadership Department and the College of Education and Human Development.
The Educational Leadership doctoral program has a high-quality online program serving graduate students throughout Texas, other states, and international regions. In particular, this position will work with a group of highly motivated students who are leaders in education technology in schools or higher education. The online courses are delivered as five weeklong classes, with graduate students taking eight courses during the year. Faculty members are also expected to continue with their research and publishing, and participate in service to the College, the University, and to the professional education community. Faculty members are expected to teach online classes. The successful candidates will be expected to make the following contributions to the Center for Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership and the College of Education and Human Development: • Teach courses online in the Department of Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.• Assist with developing and supporting collaborations with international education entities (schools, universities, corporations, governments, etc.).• Provide service and outreach to local, state, national, and international educational organizations.• Advise and mentor doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership.• Collaborate with other faculty and students to foster strategic initiatives that are creative and innovative for the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.• Collaborate with faculty in areas of research, outreach, and pursuit of external funding• Serve on dissertation committees related to research interests or educational leadership.
- Health insurance and other benefits as an employee of the State of Texas.
- Tuition assistance is provided to employee, a spouse and/or eligible dependent children.
Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program.
Lamar University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The campus is conveniently located within close proximity of Houston, TX, Lake Charles, LA, and surrounding communities.Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):
• An earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, or related area from an accredited program.Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience):
• Established research record or evidence of a viable research agenda.
• Commitment to the profession as evidenced by knowledge and/or experience in P-12 school administration.
• A record of excellence, or demonstrate the potential for excellence, in teaching doctoral courses in at least two of the following specializations: educational leadership; quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods; leadership and organizational change; school or higher education environment.
• Relocation may be needed. Required to have a consistent presence on campus.
-Experience in online education and course development. EEO Statement:
-Experience teaching graduate level courses.
-Experience in P-12 school administration.
-A record of publication.
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.Veteran's Preference:
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Lamar Expectation of Quality:
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.Disclaimer:
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.
This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees.Open Date:
09/15/2021Open Until Filled:
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Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.lamar.edu and include a curriculum vitae; statement of teaching and research interests; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.