Position Information

Visiting Assistant Professor
Temporary one-year full-time benefitted position.

The Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track one-year position as a visiting assistant professor, to begin September 1, 2022. Of particular interest are candidates with scholarly expertise in educational equity and qualitative research. Candidates’ teaching agendas should focus on organizational theory and change in higher education.

Faculty are responsible for teaching, advising, and service that enhances CEHD’s community-engaged mission.
Responsibilities include:
  1. Teaching two graduate courses per semester in the Leadership in Education Department, including doctoral courses on organizational theory, and qualitative research methods;
  2. Advising pre-dissertation doctoral students;
  3. Contributing service to university, college, department, and program committees.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in higher education, urban education, or a related field (awarded prior to 9/1/2022) and experience or promise in research and teaching.

The department and CEHD are especially interested in candidates with sustained engagement with communities of color. Scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Leadership in Education Department provides a dynamic environment for faculty to conduct nationally recognized research, particularly in areas related to access, equity, organizational change, international/comparative education, public policy, and community engagement. The department enrolls a racially and ethnically diverse population of full-time students who are education professionals with a variety of backgrounds and work experiences. The curriculum focuses on preparing education leaders, researchers, and policy analysts who are committed to fostering and facilitating change in a social justice framework. For details, click this link.

UMass Boston (www.umb.edu), the only public university in Boston, is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. The scenic waterfront campus is located next to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, with easy access to downtown Boston. Across more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs, the university enrolls more than 16,000 students who make up the most diverse student population in New England, with 54% of students identifying as Students of Color. UMass Boston is home to more than 50 research centers and institutes, which contribute substantially to public policy formulation in areas such as health care, education, environmental affairs, economic development, and social well-being.

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor
Organization: Department of Leadership in Education, University of Massachusetts Boston
Location: Boston,  MA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 8/8/2022
Date Posted: 8/8/2022
Requirements Candidates must have an earned doctorate in higher education, urban education, or a related field (awarded prior to 9/1/2022) and experience or promise in research and teaching.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/7/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Department of Leadership in Education, University of Massachusetts Boston
Address:
100 Morrissey Blvd.

Boston,  MA 02125-3393
United States
Email:
amy.collinsworth@umb.edu
Phone:
(617) 287-4026
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Contact:
Amy E. Collinsworth

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