Assistant or Associate Professor for the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Education at Manhattanville College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor for the Doctoral Program in Education Leadership. The ideal candidate will be committed to quality teaching, research, and service to the institution, program, profession, and community. In addition, candidates must exhibit an eagerness and ability to help grow graduate enrollment for these programs.


  • Teach doctoral courses in Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, including quantitative research courses 
  • Advise doctoral students and supervise dissertations
  • Work collaboratively with the doctoral team to recruit, admit, advise, and monitor students' progress in the doctoral program
  • Work with the faculty to ensure students' completion of a capstone experience
  • Participate in all doctoral and school-wide meetings and events
  • Engage in service activities at program, department, school, college, and professional levels
  • Develop and maintain an active research agenda that makes significant contributions to the field of education leadership

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or related area
  • Practitioner experience in K-12 and/or higher education
  • Demonstrated success teaching at the graduate level across various platforms (e.g., online, hybrid)
  • Expertise in teaching quantitative research
  • Evidence of experience chairing or serving on dissertation committees and shepherding students through the dissertation process, including demonstrated success in mentoring and coaching students to improve their writing skills
  • Evidence of current and past scholarship germane to educational leadership
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, administrators, and external parties
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a high functioning team
  • Demonstrates flexibility and commitment to common goals


  • Experience developing online courses
  • High level of problem solving and decision-making abilities to respond to student issues and concerns, evaluate students for retention, assess student work and abilities, and facilitate the doctoral learning experience
  • Commitment to education for social justice, democratic, and inclusive practice



Interested candidates are encouraged to submit application materials combined into one PDF document to in the following order: a tailored cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research interests; statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion; brief writing sample; and the contact information of three references. Candidates expecting doctoral degree completion before August 1st, 2021 must also include a letter of reference verifying degree completion date. Only electronic applications will be accepted. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and continue until position is filled. 

About Manhattanville College 

Manhattanville College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college located about 30 miles north of New York City on a picturesque campus of 100 acres. The College enrolls a nationally and internationally diverse student body of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students with over 40% of our students coming from historically underrepresented populations. Building on its heritage of social justice and social activism, the College prepares students through rigorous academic and co-curricular programs, for ethical and socially responsible leadership in a global community.  We achieve this through integrated learning that combines classroom rigor with experiential opportunities, leadership with service, intimate attention with global reach, progressive change with enduring values, and social commitment with ethical responsibility. The College is fully committed to an inclusive and culturally diverse faculty, staff and student community. We seek to recruit qualified and diverse candidates who will help us achieve our goal of creating an inclusive community that is welcoming to all people. 

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