Assistant Professor of P-20 Educational LeadershipLocation:
Clemson UniversityOpen Date:
Sep 28, 2022Description:
The Clemson University College of Education seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development (EOLD). This 9-month appointment will begin in fall 2023, and involves research, service, and teaching and advising graduate students across multiple P-20 Educational Leadership programs, including the building- and district-level certification, PhD in P-12 educational leadership, and EdD in Education Systems Improvement Science programs. Clemson's educational leadership programs prepare cohorts of students to engage in substantive and sustainable educational improvement for historically marginalized students, while also navigating the intersection of place and politics in their communities. The successful candidate will have evidence of a scholarly research agenda; the potential for or a record of grant-funded research; experience with continuous improvement (e.g., research, policy, practice); a history of working collaboratively with colleagues and partner institutions; and a demonstrated commitment to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for underserved and minoritized communities.
Consistent with Clemson University’s land grant mission, the College of Education and EOLD are dedicated to promoting the growth, education, and development of all individuals, and to engaging in high quality, applied research, and professional learning. The College of Education is especially focused on serving high-needs schools as well as members of underrepresented, diverse, and marginalized populations. EOLD’s educational leadership programs prepare cohorts of leaders to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for historically marginalized and underserved communities. The College of Education recognizes diversity to include differences among groups of people and individuals based on ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, age, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area. Clemson University has demonstrated a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty, student body, and staff. The successful candidate will join a collaborative and engaged faculty committed to fulfilling this mission through research, teaching, and service in higher education and P-12 settings.
- Contribute to the academic mission of the College of Education and EOLD, primarily through grant-funded research, teaching, and service activities.
- Maintain scholarly activities (e.g., research, publications, grant applications) consistent with the rank of Assistant Professor at an R1 institution.
- Teach courses (online, hybrid, in-person) for P-20 Educational Leadership programs, including MEd and EdS building- and district-level certification, PhD in P-12 Educational Leadership, PhD in Higher Education and Student Affairs, and/or EdD in Education Systems Improvement Science.
- Mentor and advise EOLD doctoral students in the P-12, Higher Education and Student Affairs, and/or Education Improvement Science doctoral programs.
- Provide service to the Department, College, and University, as well as to scholarly and practitioner communities.
- Participate in field-based research and service with higher education and P-12 partners.
About Clemson University:
Clemson University, founded in 1889, is a land-grant institution located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Lake Hartwell. Clemson has approximately 26,000 graduate and undergraduate students and is consistently ranked among the top 30 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Clemson University is a member institution of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) and part of the EdD Consortium for Innovative Educational Practice. For more information about Clemson University, the College of Education, and the EdD program, please visit www.clemson.edu.Qualifications:
- Earned doctorate in educational leadership or a closely related field
- Evidence of academic scholarship and a research agenda that is consistent with the rank of Assistant Professor at an R1 institution.
- The potential for, or a record of, securing external grant funding
- Interest in, and ability to teach courses across multiple P-20 educational leadership and improvement science graduate programs
- Experience with continuous improvement (research, practice, or policy).
- A history of working collaboratively with colleagues and partner institutions
- A demonstrated commitment to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for underserved and minoritized communities.
- Leadership experience in P-20 settings (e.g, building, district, and partnerships)
- Experience with P-12 educational equity improvement initiatives (research, practice, or policy).
- Experience teaching online and/or hybrid graduate courses
- Experience mentoring and/or advising graduate students
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita or resume, graduate transcripts (an unofficial copy is acceptable), and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/114448.
The Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development is currently hiring for multiple positions due to the rapid growth of several departmental programs. Candidates are welcome to apply for multiple positions. If you intend to apply for more than one position, please indicate this on your cover letter. Separate submission materials are required for each position.
Inquiries about the position should be made to the search committee chair, Daniella Hall Sutherland, at [email protected]. Search committee members include Rachel Wagner, Golnaz Arastoopour Irgens, Tomiko Smalls, and David Fallaw. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 31, 2022. The review of applications will continue until this position is filled.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.