Professor or Associate Professor
Washington State University - Vancouver, WA

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The Educational Leadership Program seeks candidates with the potential to make a significant contribution to scholarship in the field of educational leadership. Candidates must be able to 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
Law and/or finance.

In addition, candidates are expected 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; and engaging in collaborative work with Educational Leadership faculty on the other three WSU campuses. Candidates must be willing to teach with distance learning technologies and at off-campus sites.

Position Details:
Educational Leadership, Associate/Full Professor, permanent, full time, tenure track, WSU Vancouver Campus.

The WSU Educational Leadership Program offers a statewide program featuring administrator certification and degree programs at the Master's and Doctoral levels through the four WSU campuses: Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver.

WSU Vancouver is an innovative, non-residential research university campus, located on a 351 acre site, across the Columbia River just north of Portland Oregon, dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences.

Position Details Continued:

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in educational leadership or closely related field; evidence of significant contribution to scholarship in the field of educational leadership; evidence of ability to contribute to advancing diversity consistent with the campus strategic plan --
(see; experience mentoring doctoral students; evidence of ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and K-12 educators; expertise to teach core educational leadership coursework.

Minimum/Required Qualifications continued:
Earned doctorate in educational leadership or closely related field

Evidence of significant contribution to scholarship in the field of educational leadership

Evidence of ability to contribute to advancing diversity consistent with the campus strategic plan (see

Experience mentoring doctoral students

Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and K-12 educators

Expertise to teach core educational leadership coursework

Preferred Qualifications
Research expertise in educational leadership related to diversity issues, culturally competent leadership and/or leadership for social justice

Expertise to teach qualitative and/or quantitative research methods

Special Notification to Applicant
The Search Committee will accept confidential applications until the position is
filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications should be provided by June 15, 2012. To apply, go to and then "search postings" by using the "location" (Vancouver) criteria. An application should include a letter of interest that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, interest in the position, a resume/CV, 1-2 publications, and the names of at least five (5) references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Five (5) letters of recommendation are required and will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider automatically through our online application system.

For information regarding this position, contact Gay Selby, Search Committee Chair at 360-430-5863;
Fax: 360-546-9040, email:

Screening Begin Date:

Posting Close date
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Reference Contact Info
Publication 1
Publication 2

Background Check
This position does not require a background check.

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