Description: The School of Education at Saint Louis University invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, with a focus on leading for diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in the Educational Leadership program within the School of Education, and will also teach courses to students in other School of Education program areas. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-line appointment, which will begin mid-August 2021.
Position Summary: The Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership will join a vibrant group of faculty members who currently work with and train school leaders and educators â“ in public schools and Catholic schools â“ across the state of Missouri and beyond. While the position is primarily focused on teaching, the new Assistant Professor will also engage in service to the University and community and have the opportunity to conduct educational research.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:
Develop and teach graduate courses in the Educational Leadership program. Courses are provided in numerous formats (evening, Saturday, some online) and in multiple locations.
Develop and/or teach courses in other areas within the School of Education, including the Master of Arts concentration in educational equity.
Serve as the chair, reader, or on the committee for Ed.D. projects and/or Ph.D. dissertations, provide guidance to students completing doctoral projects, and advise graduate students.
Actively contribute to the success of the School of Education by recruiting a diverse population of students, supporting strategic initiatives, and providing leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.
Qualifications and Experience: Candidates should have an earned doctorate in a field related to Educational Leadership. The candidate who holds a superintendent certificate and has upper level central office experience will be given preference. The successful candidate will have an established record (or evidence of potential) of excellent teaching in higher education and/or of the ability to successfully mentor graduate students. The successful candidate will have knowledge of current research and evidence-based practice in the field of Educational Leadership and expertise in school leadership, with a focus on leading for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preference will be given to applicants with: (1) A superintendent certification and 5+ years of successful superintendent experience; (2) experience in multiple, diverse districts; (3) in-depth knowledge of Professional Standards for Educational Leaders as well as Missouri Leader Standards; and (4) an established record (or potential to have) of successful scholarship.
Applicants must submit a 1) resume/CV and 2) cover letter. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.