Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
Position: PreK-12 Educational Leadership, Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor
Starting Date: Fall 2013
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) from an accredited institution of higher education in educational leadership or a related field in education. The successful candidate will have an active and on-going record of scholarship pertinent to educational leadership at the PreK-12 level. Evidence of a solid grounding in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods is expected as is the ability to direct student research, including doctoral dissertations. The candidate will also have significant experience in leadership positions in PreK-12 public schools and education settings with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations. Candidates should provide a record of or potential for developing scholarly activities involving students, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching of educational leadership courses using a variety of pedagogical strategies. The applicant must have excellent communication skills, and be supported by strong, positive letters of recommendation. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications: Three or more years experience as a school administrator, experience in district level leadership activities, background in at least one core academic field relevant to the study of educational leadership (e.g., urban studies, sociology of organizations, public policy, law, management and finance), a record of scholarship or potential for scholarship relevant to the early childhood to college/career education trajectory (a.k.a., PreK-16), experience in university teaching.
Duties: The Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education in the Charter College of Education offers master’s degree programs in Educational Administration, Educational Foundations, Information Technology, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Research and Evaluation and a new Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. The Ed.D. program currently offers a specialization in PreK-12 Educational Leadership and plans to expand the degree to a PreK-16 specialization in the coming years. The faculty hired for this position will teach courses in both the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership and the division’s Master’s degree program in Educational Administration, and engage in a program of research and scholarly activities. Other duties include dissertation supervision, student advisement and mentoring, and committee service for the Ed.D. program, the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, Charter College of Education, and the University. A portion of the assignment may include teaching in the summer quarter in lieu of a quarter during the academic year.
The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.
Salary Range: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Required Documentation: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation with email and phone contact information, one relevant publication or selected dissertation chapter, and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form found at: http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/hrm_forms.php. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2013 and continue until position is filled. Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:
Dr. Anne Hafner
Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8143
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