Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Educational Leadership K-12) - Fall 2022

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Educational Leadership K-12) - Fall 2022 Requisition 202100085F Rank Assistant or Associate 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 Open Date 07/15/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Dr. Julie Combs Title
Department Educational Leadership
Sam Houston State University
TEC Room 319
P.O. Box 2119
Huntsville, TX 77341 Contact Phone 936.294.3181 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Full-time tenure-track (9 month) position teaching graduate-level courses. Summer teaching opportunities may be available based on student demand. The anticipated start date of this position is Fall 2022.

1. Primary teaching responsibilities are in the face-to-face doctoral program in education leadership at the Woodlands campus (The Woodlands, TX) and the online master’s program for the school leadership (principal) program.

2. Serve on and eventually chair 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 prior to August 2022. Experience Required for the Position
1. Work experience in K-12 schools or related agencies

2. Experience conducting independent research (i.e., dissertation).

3. Demonstrated capacity for successful tenure and promotion (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, program evaluations, presentations, grants).

Other Requirements for the Position
Preferred Qualifications:
1. At least three years of work experience in K-12 as a campus or district leadership position.
2. Principal certification.
3. Evidence of advocacy for diverse populations.
4. Online teaching experience.

Special Instructions Summary
1. Cover letter explaining how you meet required and preferred qualifications.

2. Submit one scholarly writing product that demonstrates your research skills.

3. A maximum 150-word statement on each of the following (to be uploaded as one combined document under Statement of Research and Goals):
a. Plan for developing a research agenda to meet tenure and promotion;
b. Philosophy on educating diverse populations;
c. Philosophy of teaching adult populations.

4. Submit Curriculum Vitae highlighting the following areas (i.e., education, school/district leadership experiences, post-secondary teaching, educator certifications, degrees earned, research activities (publications and presentations). Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. 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. * Do you have any previous work experience in K-12 schools or related agencies?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 3 or more years of work experience in K-12 on a campus or district leadership position?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you hold a current certification as a principal or school leader?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience conducting independent research (i.e., dissertation)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you previously submitted a peer-reviewed manuscript for publication?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Have you conducted or facilitated program evaluations or external grants?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience teaching online?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have work experience at the post-secondary level?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * 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
  11. 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
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Statement of Research & Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations

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