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Professor of Sociology
Visiting Professor of Educational Leadership and Societal Change
Date Posted: 09/10/2013
Soka University of America seeks an individual to fill a two-year, full-time visiting professorship in a new MA Program, Educational Leadership and Societal Change, scheduled to begin in the fall of 2014. Responsibilities include teaching masters-level courses in educational leadership, educational law and policy, comparative and international education, and research methods. In addition to advising and mentoring students in the first and second years of the MA program leading to the MA thesis, the ideal candidate will provide leadership in program evaluation, cultivate a close working relationship with public school systems as well as educational professionals in non-school settings, and serve as a liaison to providers for the required Summer Research Internship (SRI). This individual will actively initiate collaborative scholarship among peers and students and mentor MA Thesis students.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The candidate will have an earned doctorate either in educational administration, educational leadership, comparative and international education or in a related field with a record of teaching and research that meets the requirements for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a firm grasp of global trends and issues in education and educational theory. Some P-12 leadership or in a closely related field is a plus. The candidate would have experience in implementation, application, and assessment of leadership skills to enhance education delivery and learning within the P-12 public schools and higher education.
- Cover letter
- A list of three professional references (include name, address, phone number)
- A statement giving (or refusing) authorization for email communication to be used to convey the status of a candidate’s application during the search process.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.Send to: John M. Heffron, Ph.D. Director, MA Program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change c/o Human Resources 1 University Drive Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer