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Faculty Position FY18-022
August 29, 2017

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Educational Administration

Hiring Unit
School of Education, Health and Human Behavior

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor is a full-time, tenure track position in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in both the principal preparation and superintendent preparation programs. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate courses, research, and service to the program, the department, the school and the university. Teaching assignments include evening, weekend and satellite courses. Summer assignments are available, subject to enrollment and funding.

Minimum Qualifications
-Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Higher Education, or Curriculum and Instruction/Teaching and Teacher Education/Special Education or an equivalent field by appointment date. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctoral degree is required by the start of the contract.
-Clearly demonstrated potential for scholarship, excellence in teaching, and engaged service to the program.
-Ability to effectively teach graduate courses leading principal and superintendent’s endorsements.
-Commitment to the preparation of individuals to work in diverse educational settings must be demonstrated.

Preferred Qualifications
-K-12 administrative experience.
-Current administrative licenses (principal and/or superintendent).
-Skill in mentoring and advising graduate students.
-Skill in supervising student research.
-Skill in supervising field based internships.

SIUE is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing tenure-track position for nine months. Summer appointment is contingent upon availability of funds and enrollment. Beginning date of appointment is August 16, 2018.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with education, training and demonstrated interest.

Application Process
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of academic transcripts, contact information for three references, statement of teaching interests, most recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a statement of research interests to:

Dr. Alison Reeves, Search Committee Chair
Department of Educational Leadership
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1125
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1125

Complete application package may be also emailed to:

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by December 8, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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