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Assistant/Associate Professor: Educational Leadership - Community College
The San Diego State University (SDSU) Ed.D. Program in Community College Leadership (CCLEAD) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor rank). Applicants must have an earned doctorate in higher education or a related degree by August 2022. Application review will begin November 2021, and the position will remain open until it is filled.

The CCLEAD program prepares leaders who are committed to educational justice, and provides them with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential to transforming education systems for student success. College and University faculty and practitioner experts collaborate to create a vibrant learning community that draws upon the issues and challenges facing community college/postsecondary education leaders in their colleges. Doctoral candidates tackle real-world problems through their dissertation research and serve their organizations and institutions at the same time by informing and improving practice.

The successful candidate will possess strong research interest and capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals. Teaching experience at the graduate levels is preferred. The successful candidate’s scholarly expertise should align and advance the CCLEAD’s focus on developing self-aware, transformational, and inquiry driven leaders at the community college level.

The program seeks applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the following eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria:
  • are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline;
  • have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline;
  • have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students;
  • have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research;
  • have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group;
  • have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities;
  • have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration; and/or
  • have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.

Please indicate in a separate diversity statement how you meet at least two (2) of these criteria.

Interested candidates should submit the following documents via Interfolio:
  • Candidate statement or cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diversity Statement (which clearly discusses how the candidate meets two of the eight BIE criteria)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample of the candidate writing
  • Teaching evaluations, if available

To apply for this position, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/97428
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor: Educational Leadership - Community College
Organization: San Diego State University
Location: San Diego,  CA 
United States
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive and are commensurate with experience and academic preparation
Posting Start Date: 10/21/2021
Date Posted: 10/21/2021
Requirements Professional Growth
  • Terminal degree — Doctorate in higher education or a related degree earned by August 2022.
  • Demonstrates expertise in the following fields/subfields related to community college/postsecondary education leadership: development and history, law and finance, budget and resource management, strategic planning, emerging issues in community college/postsecondary education.
  • Demonstrates commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to pedagogy involving adult learners.
  • Demonstrates ability to work collegially with students and faculty.
  • Exhibits innovation through scholarly or creative research.
  • Indicates potential for substantive contributions to the profession.
  • Indicates potential for securing extramural funding for research or creative endeavors.
  • Preferred expertise in quantitative analysis and/or mixed methods research.

  • Has graduate-level teaching experience in research methods and community college/postsecondary leadership.
  • Has recent experience and knowledge of teaching technologies involved in hybrid courses and fully distance-based courses.
  • Demonstrates interest in working with interdisciplinary programs and with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates ability to direct doctoral-level student research.
  • Demonstrates ability to support student work outside of classroom instruction.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/20/2021
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Organization Information
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr

San Diego,  CA 92182
United States
frank.harris@sdsu.edu or mvasquez@sdsu.edu
(619) 594-1879
Frank Harris III or Marissa C. Vasquez

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