Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Tempe, AZ
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Associate Professor of
Educational Leadership
Division of Educational
Leadership & Innovation
The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University
is seeking an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership.
Candidates should have an established record of an
interdisciplinary research program with clear connections to social
justice and equity-related topics within or related to educational
leadership and organizational change. These areas may include, but
not be limited to, social justice leadership, leaders of color,
community-based organizations, school law, curriculum leadership,
youth voices in organizational governance, LGBTQIA+ issues in
education, social movements in education, abolitionist education,
and issues for students with disabilities and racial
disproportionality within special education. Candidates should also
have a track record of effective in-person and online teaching and
the ability to design courses connecting theory to practice in ways
that push disciplinary boundaries through transformative
perspectives. The program seeks applicants with research, teaching,
and service accomplishments that embody justice, equity, diversity,
and inclusion, and a commitment to preparing our growing diverse
student body for educational leadership, both in and outside of
school contexts. Candidates qualified for the rank of Associate
Professor must also be eligible for tenure at Arizona State
University as evidenced by scholarly accomplishment and impact.
The Master of Education in Educational Leadership Program is a
national and state standards-based leadership program that prepares
aspiring school leaders in PK-12 settings committed to providing
excellent and equitable educational opportunities for all PK-12
students. Students are expected to facilitate school-level,
systemic change; create and sustain a culture of innovation and
collaboration; successfully lead curriculum development; interpret
and use research to support student success; and provide effective
feedback, support, and evaluation for educators by building a
community network of support for diverse populations and school.
The program is currently undergoing a redesign and also creating a
non-certificated pathway to prepare educational leaders to
transform schools, communities, and society.
This is a benefits-eligible academic year (9-month) position
that begins August 16, 2022. The faculty members in the Division of
Educational Leadership & Innovation are dedicated to producing
educational leaders, community advocates, researchers, and
university faculty with the knowledge, dispositions, and skills
that will result in more equitable and inclusive educational
systems through transformative frameworks and social justice
Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will advance MFLTC's mission by
engaging in scholarly research, teaching courses, mentoring
graduate students, and providing service to the college,
university, and profession.
Required Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in educational leadership or a related field
from an accredited institution
Strong evidence of high scholarly productivity with a clear and
focused research program, connections to social justice, and
equity-related topics within or related to the field of educational
leadership and organizational change.
Demonstrated success in advancing justice, equity, diversity,
and/or inclusion in PK-12 schools and/or communities

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated expertise in diversifying the educational
leadership pipelines to serve in schools, districts, and other
educational systems
Demonstrated commitment and expertise in collaborating with
diverse populations through research, teaching, and service
Demonstrated ability to teach in-person and online courses
utilizing interdisciplinary and transformative perspectives
Proven understanding of the role of research in guiding course
development and program redesign
Prior PK-12 school administration and/or other out-of-school
leadership experiences
Demonstrated interest and ability to serve on college and
university committees
Demonstrated effort and potential for success in securing
external funding for research

About the college
ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge,
mobilizes people, and takes action to improve education. Nationally
recognized as a leader in teacher preparation, leadership
development and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers
College prepares over 7,600 educators annually. MLFTC faculty
create knowledge by drawing from a wide range of academic
disciplines to gain insight into important questions about the
process of learning, the practice of teaching and the effects of
education policy. MLFTC mobilizes people through bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, through non-degree
professional development programs and through socially embedded,
multilateral community engagement. MLFTC takes action by bringing
people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of
individual educators and the performance of education systems.
Aligned with ASU's commitment to justice, equity, diversity and
inclusion, MLFTC is committed to advancing systemic equity in our
curricula, programming and institutional relationships. The
college's core value of Principled Innovation connects individual
decision making to the pursuit of systemic equity.
Application Deadline and Procedures The
application deadline is December 31, 2021.
Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a
reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed
in the order in which they were received until the position is
Only electronic applications will be reviewed.
To apply, submit the following:

Letter of application/interest
Curriculum vitae
Contact information for 3 professional references
A statement with specific examples and indication of impact
that describes how your record of research, teaching, and service
commitments have intersected with and/or contributed to matters of
justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. (Maximum of 500

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