Utah State University

  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Instructional/Educational/School Leadership

    City Logan Campus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2019 11:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-1939
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-UT-Logan
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Faculty
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Classification
    Faculty
    College
    E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
    Department
    School of Teacher Educ & Leadership
    Advertised Salary
    Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.
  • Overview

    The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) of Utah State University offers an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Instructional/Educational/School Leadership. Located on the main campus in beautiful Logan, Utah, this is a tenure-track, 9-month academic year position with the opportunity for summer employment dependent on the availability of funds. The role assignment for this position is 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service with a 2-2 teaching load (i.e., two classes per semester during the academic year). The successful candidate will join a vital school of 42 faculty—31 on the Logan campus and 11 on Statewide Campuses. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The start date could be as early as January 2020.

    Responsibilities

    • Engage in academic scholarship, including conducting and publishing high-quality research, and grant writing in the area of Educational/School Leadership.
    • Teach graduate courses in Instructional Leadership to support student outcomes in one or more of the following areas:  school improvement and change leadership; educational policy; data-based decision-making and assessment; culturally responsive and equity-based leadership; school finance; school law.
    • Contribute to graduate programs in Instructional Leadership.
    • Chair and serve on graduate student committees.
    • Show commitment to teaching and working with students from diverse populations.
    • Provide national, state, and local service to the profession.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR RANK:

    1. Earned EdD or PhD with an emphasis in Educational Leadership
    2. An emerging record of publications in refereed journals that aligns to the assistant professor level
    3. Potential for teaching higher education level students
    4. Significant experiences using qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies
    5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and collegial relationships with faculty, students, and staff
    6. Demonstrated commitment to support diversity and inclusiveness

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RANK:

    1. Earned EdD or PhD with an emphasis in Educational Leadership
    2. An established record of publications in refereed journals that aligns to the associate professor level
    3. Demonstrated ability in teaching higher education level students
    4. Demonstrated expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies
    5. Demonstrated leadership in program development and improvement
    6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and collegial relationships with faculty, students, and staff
    7. Demonstrated commitment to support diversity and inclusiveness
    8. Demonstrated experiences in mentoring graduate students

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR RANK:

    1. Current or past administrative licensure
    2. Demonstrated expertise in educational program evaluation at the school, district and/or state level
    3. Effective teaching at the K-12 and college/university level
    4. A record of grant development to support teaching and scholarly work commensurate with faculty rank
    5. Experience in school leadership positions at the national, state or district level
    6. Experience with distance education delivery and learning management systems

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RANK:

    1. Current or past administrative licensure
    2. Demonstrated expertise in educational program evaluation at the school, district and/or state level
    3. Effective teaching at the K-12 and college/university level
    4. A recognized research agenda that has potential for national recognition
    5. A record of grant development to support teaching and scholarly work commensurate with faculty rank
    6. Experience in school leadership positions at the national, state or district level
    7. Experience with distance education delivery and learning management systems
    8. Evidence of innovative teaching and its promotion in programs at various education levels

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1) Current curriculum vitae to be uploaded in the candidate profile under "Resume"

    2) Letter of application describing your qualifications for the position and specifying areas of teaching experience to be typed during your application under "Cover letter"

    3) Statement describing your areas of research and research agenda for the next five years; to be typed during your application under "Research Statement"

    4) Copies of teaching evaluations for any university-level instruction to be uploaded in your candidate profile in the "Documents..." section

    5) Contact information for five professional references to be provided in the candidate profile

     

    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Advertised Salary

    Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

    ADA

    Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

    College/Department Highlights

    Department Highlights:

    The School of Teacher Education and Leadership offers graduate programs including an MEd in instructional leadership, an administrative/supervisory concentration, an MS, MEd, and EdS in curriculum and instruction and a PhD in curriculum and instruction with doctoral concentrations in instructional leadership, literacy education and leadership, mathematics education and leadership, cultural studies, and science education. We offer undergraduate programs for early childhood education (K-3), elementary education, and the professional education framework leading to secondary education licensure in other teaching majors. We also offer endorsement programs in early childhood education, reading education, gifted and talented education, and ESL education. This position is specifically oriented within the PhD and MEd programs in Instructional Leadership and the Administrative/Supervisory Concentration.

     

    As part of a land grant institution, we deliver our programs to students on campuses across the state of Utah through interactive broadcast and online delivery. We value our partnerships with local, state, national, and international leaders and welcome the many ongoing opportunities we have to collaborate toward common goals. Drawing on the extensive knowledge base in both theoretical and practice-oriented research, we design programs and research focusing on increasing the quality of teaching, learning, and leadership within complex local and global contexts. This involves creating equitable educational opportunities for all students, as well as preparing researchers and instructional leaders to use evidence-based instruction that results in improved student achievement and equitable opportunities in schools for all students.

     

    College Highlights:

    The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

     

    University Highlights

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.

     

    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

     

    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.

     

    USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at https://equity.usu.edu/. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.

     

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