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Assistant Professor, Higher Education
The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time assistant professor of higher education position, with a focus on higher education leadership and management, beginning August 16, 2022.

Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and the Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a doctoral university with high research activity. It is home to approximately 6,300 undergraduate and 4,700 graduate students from all 50 states and more than 60 foreign countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.

The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy offers M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs for students who seek educational leadership, policy, and research positions in institutions of higher education, government agencies, non-profit education organizations, and K-12 schools. For more information about the College of Education and Human Services and the higher education programs at Seton Hall University, please visit our website at http://www.shu.edu/education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching graduate courses on higher educational leadership and management as well as other agreed-upon courses based on the candidate’s background and skills;
  • utilizing blended learning technologies, conducting impactful research and publishing scholarly work on higher education;
  • advising master’s and doctoral students;
  • supervising doctoral dissertations and/or internships;
  • assisting with student recruitment and the growth of master’s programs; and
  • contributing to program development and coordination.

Faculty members are expected to be active members of the College of Education and Human Services and the broader Seton Hall community in addition to relevant disciplinary and professional organizations.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two writing samples (journal articles or conference papers), and the names and contact information of three references. No other documents will be considered in the review process.

Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, applications should be submitted by December 15, 2021 for full consideration. Only applications submitted through the Seton Hall University website will be considered.
Questions about the position may be directed to search committee chair, Dr. Katie Smith, katie.smith@shu.edu.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

To apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/494902/assistant-professor-higher-education
Position: Assistant Professor, Higher Education
Organization: Seton Hall University
Location: South Orange,  NJ 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/28/2021
Date Posted: 10/28/2021
Requirements Required Qualifications:
  • An earned doctorate in higher education, or a related field by September 1, 2022
  • Ability to teach courses on higher education
  • An active scholarly research agenda
  • Strong background and knowledge of qualitative research methods
  • Ability to supervise and mentor doctoral dissertations (both Ed.D. and Ph.D.)
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education

Desired Qualifications:
  • A demonstrated record of scholarly achievement (such as peer-reviewed publications, scholarly books or conference presentations)
  • Ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: higher education leadership and management; history of American higher education; international higher education; diversity in higher education; qualitative research methods
  • Experience advising master’s students
  • Experience mentoring doctoral students through the dissertation process
  • Experience teaching courses in higher education
  • Administrative, leadership, and/or policy experience in higher education settings
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Status: This listing expires on: 12/27/2021
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Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Ave

South Orange,  NJ 07079
United States
(973) 275-2730
Katie Smith

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