Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
East Tennessee State University
Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Internal Number: 24315
Posting Number: F00655P
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at East Tennessee State University is excited to welcome a student-centered teacher/scholar to join our team as a 9-month tenure track assistant professor. Throughout the hiring process, we look for evidence of a candidate's ability to contribute to collegiality and goodwill and to promote inclusive academic cultures characterized by psychological safety, transparency, peer support, and empowerment of the individual. We are specifically seeking an individual to support quantitative methodology and analyses. Expectations include teaching graduate-level courses (online), directing student research through dissertation work, advising and mentoring, assisting with program/course reviews, establishing positive relationships with local and regional educational systems, engaging in research and scholarly activities, and providing appropriate service to the department, college, university, and community. The successful candidate will join us in our mission to prepare individuals to serve as educational leaders in PK-12 schools, community/technical colleges, four-year colleges and universities, and other educational agencies.
The ELPA department is situated in Clemmer College. We strive for a climate of openness and acceptance for students, faculty, and staff. Historically Excluded Groups (HEGs) are encouraged to apply.
The ELPA department presently consists of 8 full-time faculty, an internship coordinator, and a support staff person. The Department houses the largest doctoral program on campus and offers master's, educational specialist, and education doctoral degrees in areas of school administration (PK-12 principal), school leadership, and higher education leadership as well as graduate certificates in Community College Leadership and Higher Education Teaching. The majority of programs are fully online. The school administration program is accredited under the Council of Accreditation for Educator Preparation and is acknowledged as a Tennessee State Educator Prep program. The department also houses the Center for Community College Leadership. Those interested are encouraged to view our website: https://www.etsu.edu/coe/elpa/
ETSU is a Carnegie-classified doctoral/research-intensive institution, with a diverse student body of 14,000+ students. Clemmer College began as a college of education and evolved to encompass teaching and learning, physical and mental well-being, and leadership. The College is currently comprised of six academic departments (Counseling & Human Services; Curriculum & Instruction; Early Childhood Education; Educational Foundations & Special Education; Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis; and Sport, Exercise, Recreation, & Kinesiology) which offer nine undergraduate degrees, 16 minors, 23 graduate degree programs, 14 graduate certificates as well as doctoral programs in Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, and Sport Science & Coach Education. The College also includes a K12 laboratory school, an early childhood care facility, four research and practice centers, and the Quillen Chair of Excellence in Teaching and Learning. In addition to its educational mission, the College provides opportunities for research, community engagement, and professional outreach.
Located in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains, our university is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service, and an ideal setting for celebrating work-life balance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our educational climate by fostering diversity and inclusion.
The position is contingent upon sufficient funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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Job Category: Faculty
Earned doctoral degree in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Higher Education, Educational Foundations, or a related field with relevant higher education or PK-12 educational administrative experience.
Demonstrated ability to serve as a quantitative research methodologist on dissertation committees and instruct graduate students in research and statistics.
Demonstrated potential to publish in refereed journals and other respected professional outlets.
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.