Assistant Professor of Education (Educational Leadership K-12) - Fall 2021

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor of Education (Educational Leadership K-12) - Fall 2021 Requisition 202000070F Rank Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Education Department Dept of Educational Leadership Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. Cynthia Martinez-Garcia Title

Department Educational Leadership
Sam Houston State University
TEC Room 319-D
P.O. Box 2119
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936.294.4728 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Full-time tenure-track (9 month) position teaching graduate courses will begin Fall 2021. The main campus is located in Huntsville, TX. Educational Leadership doctoral courses are taught at The Woodlands Center in The Woodlands, TX. In addition to the 9-month contract, summer teaching opportunities may be available.

1. Teach in the online master’s program for the school leadership (principal) program and the face-to-face doctoral program in education leadership at the Woodlands campus (The Woodlands, TX).
2. Serve on dissertation committees.
3. Engage in scholarly research, writing, and professional presentations demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications and national conferences.
4. Work collaboratively with faculty, school districts, and other education institutions and agencies.
5. Serve in program, institutional, regional, state, and national service opportunities.
6. Engage in program advising and student recruitment efforts.
7. Collaborate on the growth of the programs in the Educational Leadership department.
8. Participate in professional organizations.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Earned Doctorate in educational leadership or related field.

Experience Required for the Position

1. Work experience in K12 schools or related agencies.
2. Demonstrated evidence of scholarly productivity.

Other Requirements for the Position

1. Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of work experience in K-12 in a campus or district leadership position.
2. Preference will be given to candidates with certification as principal and/or superintendent
3. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching and/or working with diverse student populations.
4. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adults effectively.
5. Preference will be given to candidates with an expertise in quantitative or qualitative methodologies that would enable them to conduct research and direct graduate students in conducting independent research.
6. Preference will be given to candidates with an ability to contribute to the national visibility of the department programs.

Special Instructions Summary

1. Cover letter should explain qualifications and how you would contribute to the mission of educating educational leaders for various school and/or district leadership positions.

2. Submit one writing sample/research product (i.e., one research product and summary) that demonstrates your research skills and a summary explaining why you selected this document.

3. Submit Curriculum Vitae highlighting the following areas (i.e., education, school/district leadership experiences and/or teaching adults, educator certifications, degrees earned, research activities (publications and presentations), and experience with research methodologies (qualitative and/or quantitative).

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you obtained either Principal or Superintendent Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any previous work experience in K-12 schools or related agencies?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience teaching at the college/university level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience teaching online?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  7. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Statement of Research & Goals
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3

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