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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Educational Leadership – Higher Education (3358)
Posting Number: req1134
Working 9 months per year

Tenure Track Faculty
College of Education Admin
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching, advising, and service responsibilities associated with the higher education doctoral program in Educational Leadership. Candidates from any methodological tradition are encouraged to apply. Regardless of research specialty, candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to social justice and equity in higher education. 

Key Responsibilities

The appointment involves teaching, research, and service to the university and profession. The successful candidate will also contribute to the needs of the Department, including but not limited to (a) teaching emphasis area courses in the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration (Ed.D.) and Master's of Education in Education Leadership programs (50%); (b) recruitment and advising of graduate students for master's and doctoral programs (10%); (c) maintaining a record of scholarly productivity through peer-reviewed publications and presentations (30%); and (d) providing service to the profession, community, department, college, and university (10%).

The successful candidate will have evidence of potential for establishing a record of publication and scholarship; evidence of promoting and supporting diversity and social justice; a willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning; flexible teaching methods and applied learning approaches; evidence of communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds; and ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and university professionals. Questions pertaining to the position or required qualifications may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Rick Wagoner at

Minimum Qualifications

-Doctorate degree in Higher Education or related field.
-Demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice in higher education.
Preferred Qualifications

-Teaching experience at the graduate level.
-Experience directing doctoral dissertations.
-Professional experience as a higher education administrator.
-Expertise in one or more of the following broad areas: (1) critical race theory; (2) community colleges; (3) equity in STEM fields; (4) college student development and student affairs.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; statement describing the candidate’s planned contributions to equity, diversity, and social justice; and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

The position will remain open until filled. However, applications received by December 1, 2020 will receive priority consideration. Salary has been approved from $52,000 to $56,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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