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Kennesaw, GA

Department of Educational Leadership

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership faculty position in the Department of Educational Leadership that begins August 2020.

The Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Kennesaw State University is expected to demonstrate quality teaching, engage in scholarly research/creative activity, and broadly serve the department, college, and/or university. This role may include, but is not limited to, program development and revision, coordination, assessment, and recruitment/promotion. The candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate level (i.e., Masters’, Specialist, and/or Doctorate), collaborate with P-12 stakeholders, supervise dissertations, and maintain an active research agenda (with expectations commensurate with rank). Applicants are also expected to deliver courses in a variety of methods.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Administrative experience in P-12 education (preferably principal or district level experience)
  • Commitment to and evidence of working in an environment that fosters diversity
  • Commitment to and evidence of working in an environment that fosters collaboration
  • Possession of a state certification in school leadership or ability to have state licensure in school leadership
  • A record of teaching graduate courses in Educational Leadership programs, including online teaching
  • Experience or potential to successfully work in doctoral programs and serve on/chair dissertation committees
  • Experience with university/P-12 school partnerships
  • Experience in program development, assessment, or recruitment/promotion
  • Interest in marginalized school populations
  • Strong preparation and experience in research methodology
  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership or a closely-related field from an accredited university or the foreign equivalent. ABDs with a successful defense by May 31, 2020 may be considered; however, doctorate must be conferred by August 1, 2020.
  • Evidence of the ability to conduct scholarly activity at a level commensurate with her/his appointment.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.
Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

How to apply

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program.