Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy (assistant p


: $106,130.00 - $203,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

Position Description
The Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and
Policy invites candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor
positions in PreK-12 Educational Leadership, to begin August 2020.
The position requires active scholarship and productive teaching
and mentoring in the Division's newly redesigned EdD program,
master's and certificate programs.

Interested individuals must have (1) passion and demonstrated
commitment to developing leaders who strive to improve the
educational opportunities and outcomes of ethnically, culturally,
economically, and linguistically diverse communities; (2) an active
research agenda; (3) the ability to teach one or more K-12
leadership areas (instructional leadership, organizational change,
transforming schools, districts and communities); (4) should have
concentrated experience in one or more research methods
(qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods), and (5) outstanding
communication skills.
A record of (1) collaborative
partnerships within K-12 communities; (2) active engagement in
improvement science and research related to continuous school
improvement and social justice; and (3) seeking or securing
external funding are desirable.
Essential duties:

High impact research, scholarship and presentations at the
local, state, national and international levels
Teaching up to five 3-credit courses during the academic year,
across our Manhattan and Westchester campuses or on-line
Doctoral dissertation mentoring and supervision
Collaborating with faculty within and across programs and
divisions for program development, teaching and scholarship
Continuous improvement assessment
Assistance in program coordination and student advisement
Partnership development and support with local school leaders
and policy makers
Grant submissions and administration
Dynamic engagement with high-need schools and systems

Required qualifications:

Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Education Policy, Public
Administration, or relevant emphasis in education
Demonstrated commitment to social justice
A proven record of, or potential for, publication and scholarly
work in the relevant field such as educational leadership and

Experience teaching in higher education
Successful performance in, or potential for,
teaching and conducting research in one or more of the following
Urban education
Instructional leadership
Organizational change
Leadership theory
Transforming schools, districts and communities
Educational policy
Applied economics and finance
Organizational learning
Experience in research methods in one or more of the following
Qualitative (e.g., ethnographic, grounded theory or case
Quantitative (e.g., social network analysis, large-scale data
analysis, facility in analyzing school district and state data
sets, and intermediate- to high-level statistical expertise)
Mixed methods (including action research)
Program evaluation
Experience working with diverse student bodies and in diverse

Experience developing effective partnerships with community
stakeholders and colleagues across multiple disciplines

Experience teaching in an on-line modality

Preferred qualifications:

Experience or research in urban education
Understanding of educational reform, research-based
initiatives, and policy analysis

Experience with Improvement Science or related approaches to
continuous improvement
Ability to successfully advise graduate students and supervise
dissertations of practice
Ability to collaborate on curriculum development and program

Evidence of strong interpersonal and organizational

Prior administrative experience or disciplinary expertise in
Pre-K-14 educational setting
Involvement in state, national and international associations
and organizations focused on education

To apply
To receive fullest consideration, applications should be
completed by
October 15, 2019, but applications will be
reviewed until both positions are filled. Applicants should provide
the following materials to

A letter of introduction and description of professional goals,
research plans and accomplishments as they relate to the position
description and qualifications.
An academic vita and sample of recent publications
Exemplar teaching evaluations and graduate courses within your
areas of expertise
Three names, with contact information, of individuals to
contact for recommendations, only those applicants that are invited
to a campus visit will have references contacted.

Additional information
For more information about the Division of Educational
Leadership and Policy Studies and the Fordham Graduate School of
Education, please visit our website:

Fordham is an independent, Jesuit University of the City of New
York. Diversifying its faculty and curriculum is at the heart of
the mission and vision of Fordham University. We are committed to
an application process accessible to individuals with disabilities
and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We
value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and
cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability,
age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race,
religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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