Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

DATE: September 2012
TITLE/RANK Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
DEPARTMENT Counseling & Educational Leadership
DESCRIPTION Tenure-track position in Educational Leadership in a vibrant program serving diverse communities.  Appointment includes teaching a range of graduate courses for prospective leaders and supervisors with an emphasis on instructional leadership, using data in decision-making, and developing professional learning communities, as well as contributing to the vision and growth of the program and department. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; advise students; contribute to accreditation processes; participate in department, college, and university committees; and teach in a variety of settings and formats.  

Earned doctorate in Educational Leadership or related field, a well-defined research agenda, evidence of scholarly activities, and success in or potential for publications.  Demonstrated aptitude for or evidence of excellence in teaching. Willingness to develop curriculum and teach online courses.  Experience as an educational leader preferred.  Desired areas of expertise include supervision, curriculum development, finance, and school/district leadership.  The department and the College of Education and Human Services are committed to student and faculty diversity and value the educational benefits that derive from such diversity.  We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and/or are interested in addressing issues of inclusive education in research, teaching, and curriculum development.

SALARY RANGE Salary dependent upon qualifications.  

September 1, 2013

(Include V Number)
Send application letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:      
Dr. Tamara Lucas, CEHS Associate Dean
Montclair State University
BOX C316, V-F26
Montclair, NJ 07043
APPLY BY Review begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

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