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University of Missouri-St. Louis Seeking Assistant or Associate Professor / Educational Leadership (2 positions)

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is a leader in partnerships with key institutions in the St. Louis community. This sharing of resources and knowledge has provided countless quality educational opportunities for thousands of individuals in the St. Louis region. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is one of four institutions in the University of Missouri System, and is located in St. Louis. With a population approaching 3 million people, the St. Louis region is one of the 20 most-populated metropolitan areas in the United States. Home to a wonderful array of cultural, scientific, educational, and sports venues, St. Louis was recently named one of the nicest places to live and work in the United States of America.

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis seeks applications for two full-time, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor positions. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in educational leadership, educational administration or a related field from an accredited university (ABD will be given consideration if dissertation completion and defense are expected within one year). The ability to teach a broad range of graduate level courses in educational leadership and school administration; demonstrated potential for scholarly research and publication; and strong potential for securing outside grants to provide funding for research are desired.

The positions require teaching, supervising practicum/internships, conducting research, publishing, writing grants, community and professional service, advising students, and commitment to cultural diversity and social justice. School experience and administrator certification/licensure eligibility in Missouri are also desired. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies offers the PhD and EdD and master's degrees in educational administration.

The State of Missouri is undergoing a re-examination of its preparation, licensing and evaluation of school leaders. As a leader in preparing principals and superintendents for the Greater St. Louis area, UMSL wants to be in the forefront of this redesign effort. The College of Education and the Department are beginning a new initiative to re-envision leadership preparation in a research university setting. We seek to bring together faculty and community partners to create more transformative learning experiences for aspiring school leaders.

Applications received by March 1, 2014 will receive priority; however, applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Send a vita, three letters of recommendation, copies of official transcripts, and a statement concerning your research interests to: Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Brown, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, College of Education, University of Missouri-St. Louis, One University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121-4400, USA.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committee to excellence through diversity.