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The Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University invites applications for the Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership (Log #24-064) position starting August 2023. Georgia State University is an urban, public, research I institution in Atlanta, the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast.
The Department of Educational Policy Studies, located in the College of Education & Human Development, offers graduate degrees and certificates. The department has a strong reputation for excellent teaching, outstanding research and scholarly productivity, and a diverse student body. There are 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty and clinical faculty in the department. Faculty expertise spans research methodologies, critical approaches to educational theory and practice, technology in leadership, and socio-cultural investigations across a wide spectrum of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary fields of study. Faculty and students collaborate with the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence, the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University, the Urban Child Study Center and the Center for Evaluation and Research Services, among other centers.
The educational leadership unit has numerous programs, including M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D. and multiple certification programs. The Principals Center is also an integral part of the educational leadership unit; it provides professional development for aspiring, new and veteran school leaders. The educational leadership unit also hosts the Center for Urban School Leadership, which aims to curate and disseminate research and resources related to urban school leadership.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in educational leadership, educational administration or a related/supporting area in education relevant to the educational leadership unit and has the ability to teach a variety of courses related to educational leadership. These courses are taught in-person, online, off-campus and on-campus, including evenings and weekends. This person will be expected to advise and mentor graduate students, work with diverse student populations, model technology use, provide service to the university and profession, and communicate effectively with educational partners. Additionally, it is recommended that the applicant have previous experience as a building or system level leader in P-12 education and the ability to articulate and integrate leadership certification requirements into course content. Preferred qualifications include teaching experience at a college or university, especially in educational leadership; experience administering educational programs; and experience teaching online courses. The ideal candidate should be interested in working closely with educational leadership graduate students and supervising them throughout their programs of study.
How to apply
Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita and a transcript of highest degree earned. Candidates selected for interviews will also submit three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest.
Application materials should be emailed as a PDF file to Ms. Kimberly Jovett Moore at [email protected] with “Education Leadership Application” in the subject line. Inquiries should be addressed to Nick Sauers at [email protected].
For more information about the Department of Educational Policy Studies, visit https://education.gsu.edu/eps.