Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Leadership in Higher Education

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

ID: 7062437
Posted: November 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Hartford invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor position in our Educational Leadership in Higher Education program. This is a 12-month appointment with rank commensurate with background and experience. The appointment will begin in August 2020.

Primary responsibilities include teaching doctoral level courses in our dynamic cohort program; advising dissertation students; pursuing a focused line of research leading to peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and external funding; contributing to ongoing program development; and serving on program, department, college and university committees.

Required Qualifications
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in higher education, higher education administration, educational leadership, or related field.
We seek candidates with ample experience teaching graduate students, who have served as a mentor chairing or serving on doctoral dissertation committees in educational leadership, and have taught courses in some of the following areas: diversity, student affairs administration, policy, foundations, organizational theory, policy, and research methods. Preference will be given to applicants who have a research/scholarly record and interests in one or more of the following areas: educational leadership, research methods, and social justice in higher education.
Applicants who are committed to building community across difference (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender/sexuality, dis/ability, culture, perspective, academic specialty, and/or method of inquiry) are encouraged to apply. We seek an innovative and energetic colleague who will make significant contributions to our doctoral program. We look for faculty who can participate in and/or lead efforts to create innovative curriculum offerings (including master’s level and certificate programs) to meet the evolving needs of educators.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community that values diversity in all its forms. The University aspires to hire faculty and staff who reflect and inspire its richly diverse student body and that of the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and who are conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

University Information
The University of Hartford offers the personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Our academic mission is to engage student in acquiring knowledge, skills and values necessary to thrive in and contribute to a pluralistic complex world. The University of Hartford is located within the greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is a short drive from metropolitan Boston and New York.

College Information
The college of Education, Nursing, and Health Professions (ENHP) provides inclusive, innovative, and engaging scholarly experiences and clinical opportunities that shape the next generation of leaders in the service professions and offers 27 undergraduate to doctoral programs and certificates. Known for partnership work in urban Hartford, as well as internationally in Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Kenya and Rwanda, the college seeks to prepare education and health professionals who improve the well-being of individuals and their communities. Signature annual events bring students, faculty members, and community partners together to network and showcase scholarly works. ENHP embraces diversity, and provides inclusive, innovative, and engaging scholarly experiences and clinical opportunities that shape the next generation of leaders in the service professions.


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