Summary of Duties: Contribute to graduate programs in education by teaching appropriate courses, conducting relevant research, assuming service responsibilities, advising students, and chairing doctoral students' committees. Candidates should have scholarship and teaching in two or more of the following areas: culture, diversity and social justice; leadership and organizational theory; instructional leadership; policy and politics; community and communications; and law and/or finance. In addition, candidates should have the ability to teach qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. Responsibilities include maintaining an active research and scholarly agenda; advising master's and doctoral students; providing service to the university and to the profession at the local, state, and national levels.
This is a nine month position that also has the possibility of summer employment.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in educational leadership or closely related field. Evidence of the potential to contribute to scholarship in the field of educational leadership. Evidence of ability to contribute to advancing diversity consistent with the WSU strategic plan (see https://strategicplan.wsu.edu ). Potential to mentor graduate students. Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and K-12 educators. Expertise to teach core educational leadership coursework.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.