Detailed Job Description
Description of Position: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education. Primary responsibilities include graduate teaching in the areas of qualitative research methods and design, higher education administration, student affairs, assisting with program development, research, grant activity, and service to the field and profession.
Responsibilities of the Position:
- Teach courses on the graduate level (master's and doctoral) in qualitative research.
- Teach courses within the field of higher education related to area(s) of expertise.
- Advise graduate students relative to their academic program requirements.
- Initiate and implement a record of research and scholarly productivity leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals within the field of higher education and related area(s) of expertise.
- Participate in and assist with program planning, review, and evaluation.
- Serve on and chair master's and doctoral committees.
- Assist with the recruitment of candidates to departmental graduate programs.
- Develop grant proposals to seek and secure external funding for research and training. Administer grant programs as awarded.
- Serve the constituencies of the Department, College, and University as approved/assigned.
Required Qualifications for Assistant Professor:
- Appointment requires a completed doctorate with a specialization in higher education by date of hire. Applicants who have completed all requirements for the doctorate, except the dissertation, but expect to complete the dissertation by August 15, 2016, will receive consideration at the Assistant Professor level. If the appointee does not provide official evidence of completion of the earned doctorate by August 15, 2016, the appointment will be on a term basis at the rank of Instructor and at a salary lower than that of an Assistant Professor.
- A dissertation in higher education that applied qualitative research methodology.
- Areas of expertise within the field of higher education should include one or more of the following: Assessment of Student Outcomes, College Teaching, Community Colleges, and/or Student Development Theory.
- Background or experience in qualitative research methodology required.
- Potential to develop a record of research as required for the rank of Assistant Professor.
- Potential to develop grant proposals and pursue external funding expected.
- Oral proficiency in the English language as required by Illinois State law.
- Ability to interact and collaborate with diverse colleagues and students.
- Experience teaching qualitative research methodology courses on the graduate level.
- Experience teaching courses related to area(s) of expertise in higher education.
- Experience teaching courses on diversity and social justice issues in education.
- Record of qualitative research publications.
- Record of publications in area(s) of expertise in higher education.
- Experience assisting graduate students with research by serving on doctoral and master's degree committees.
- Experience as a higher education administrator and/or student affairs professional.
- Record for obtaining external funding to support training and research activities.
This is a continuing, tenure-track appointment. Appointment is for a nine-month academic year. Contingent on available funding and demand for teaching assignments, an additional summer session appointment may be possible. This position is contingent on available funding. Effective Date of Employment:
August 16, 2016.Application Instructions:
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SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.