Assistant Professor

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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

Posting Details

Job Title

Assistant Professor

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Job Description Summary

The Higher Education Administration program offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees designed to prepare researchers, practitioners, and leaders of colleges and universities. Faculty members in the Higher Education Administration program will be expected to provide rigorous and relevant course offerings and engage in research initiatives related to persistent or emerging higher education issues.

Minimum Qualifications

a) An earned Doctorate in Higher Education or its equivalent by time of hire;
b) Record of an emerging or established research program focused on the study of higher education;
c) Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in graduate instruction;
d) Excellent communication skills are required; and
e) The candidates for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

a) Record of or potential for teaching online, hybrid, or face-to-face courses;
b) Record of or potential for publication in refereed scholarly journals;
c) Record of or potential for the pursuit of external research funding;
d) Record of or potential for advising, engaging, and mentoring graduate students;
e) Record of or potential for connecting research, teaching, and service activities to practical implications for college and university contexts;
f) Strong knowledge of research methods using qualitative, quantitative, or mixed method approaches; and
Demonstrated ability to engage in Higher Education Program design activities (e.g., curriculum redesign, course design, administrative tasks).

Special Instructions to Applicants

Special instructions to applicants; please submit the following:
1) A letter of application for the position that speaks to the minimum and desired qualifications listed above;
2) Curriculum vita;
3) A statement of teaching philosophy;
4) A research statement;
5) Unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hiring); and
6) Contact information for three professional references.

The review date for this position is October 18, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research and/or Goals
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