The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human
Development invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer of
Education Leadership. We seek an individual with substantial
leadership experience within PK-12 school systems to support the
training of future school system leaders within the college’s
masters and EdD program. We are seeking a colleague who shares our
commitment to building equitable and just education environments,
and who can expand our partnerships within Boston and other school
systems that serve diverse student populations.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition
dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we
were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and
of our record of inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as
one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the
participation of all talented students and are committed to the
pursuit of careers within education and human development by
underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.
Education Leadership faculty teach primarily graduate-level
courses, advise students, and provide service to the college and
university. The successful candidate will also serve as a liaison
with local and national accreditation agencies and will work in
collaboration with department faculty to grow our leadership
programs, including through activities related to student
recruitment and building institutional partnerships.
This Senior Lecturer position begins no later than September 1,
2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Applications from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to
As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and
social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and
excellence of our research and academic programs. In your
application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a
scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and sustain
the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in
Boston University’s diversity statement.
- Earned doctorate in Education Leadership or related field
- Extensive successful experience as a senior level PK-12 leader,
preferably as a superintendent, and preferably in an urban
- Experience teaching in higher education, especially at the
- Experience and commitment to data-informed decision-making
- Deep network from which to recruit potential students and
develop institutional partnerships
- Record of achievement in closing opportunity and achievement
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Marcus Winters, firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically
- Brief cover letter explaining suitability for position
- Current curriculum vitae
- Three letters of reference
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We
are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.