1. Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of work experience in K-12 in a campus or district leadership position. 2. Preference will be given to candidates with certification as principal and/or superintendent 3. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and/or working with diverse student populations. 4. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adults effectively. 5. Preference will be given to candidates with an expertise in quantitative or qualitative methodologies that would enable them to conduct research and direct graduate students in conducting independent research. 6. Preference will be given to candidates with an ability to contribute to the national visibility of the department programs.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Full-time tenure-track (9 month) position teaching graduate courses will begin Fall 2021. The main campus is located in Huntsville, TX. Educational Leadership doctoral courses are taught at The Woodlands Center in The Woodlands, TX. In addition to the 9-month contract, summer teaching opportunities may be available.
1.Teach in the online master's program for the school leadership (principal) program and the face-to-face doctoral program in education leadership at the Woodlands campus (The Woodlands, TX). 2.Serve on dissertation committees. 3.Engage in scholarly research, writing, and professional presentations demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications and national conferences. 4.Work collaboratively with faculty, school districts, and other education institutions and agencies. 5.Serve in program, institutional, regional, state, and national service opportunities. 6.Engage in program advising and student recruitment efforts. 7.Collaborate on the growth of the programs in the Educational Leadership department. 8.Participate in professional organizations.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
1. Cover letter should explain qualifications and how you would contribute to the mission of educating educational leaders for various school and/or district leadership positions.
2. Submit one writing sample/research product (i.e., one research product and summary) that demonstrates your research skills and a summary explaining why you selected this document.
3. Submit Curriculum Vitae highlighting the following areas (i.e., education, school/district leadership experiences and/or teaching adults, educator certifications, degrees earned, research activities (publications and presentations), and experience with research methodologies (qualitative and/or quantitative).
Internal Number: 24914
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