The College of Education invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Higher Education concentration at the level of Assistant Professor, expected to start in Fall 2023. The successful candidate will contribute to a vibrant and competitive Higher Education Master’s program (face-to-face and online), a dual degree master’s program with the Center for Public Policy and Administration, an online graduate certificate program, the Policy & Leadership PhD program, and the College’s undergraduate course offerings.
We are seeking a colleague to teach graduate-level courses in higher education administration with an emphasis on student affairs; teach at least one undergraduate course; use learning technologies to support instructional design and pedagogical practices that are aligned with the social justice mission of the college; conduct research and seek external funding; and engage in faculty governance and assume leadership roles. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with the Center for Student Success Research, as well as the Center for Racial Justice and Youth Engagement and/or the Center for International Education. This hire will contribute to and align with the college’s vision: Education for a socially just world.
Assistant Professor - Higher Education
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Posting Start Date:
Doctorate in Education or a related discipline with application to postsecondary education, by
the starting date of the appointment
Established publication record or indication of considerable promise
Experience teaching or strong potential to teach at the graduate level
The ability to work effectively with learners of diverse cultures and backgrounds
Expertise in student affairs administration
Experience teaching student affairs related courses
Expertise in quantitative or qualitative research methods
Emphasis on diversity and social justice issues in higher education, race/racism in higher education, and/or critical approaches to the study of higher education