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Program Coordinator and Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor for Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership

Wenzhou-Kean University

Location: Wenzhou - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd March 2020
Expires: 23rd May 2020

About the Job: 
 
WKU is launching its first doctorate program: Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership starting from fall 2020. WKU is seeking a vibrant candidate to teach a full range of graduate courses including, but not limited to: Political Policy Analysis, Organization Theory and Change, Legal and Policy Issues in Education, School and Community Partnerships, Educational Leadership and Decision-making, School and Community Partnership, and Education Research. Candidate must have an on-going agenda for student engaging research and are expected to publish research outcomes in well-recognized journals. Candidate is expected to advise doctorate students to conduct research and assist in all aspects of the writing process to produce high quality dissertation. In addition to teaching and research, candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of the programs and to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities.   

In addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of a faculty member, the candidate will also serve as the program coordinator of the Ed.D. program. Under the direction of the Executive Director of Educational Leadership at Kean USA, the program coordinator of WKU will be responsible for co-administering the Ed.D. program at WKU.  As part of the responsibilities, the program coordinator will ensure that there is continuity and alignment  between the Ed.D. program between Kean USA and the WKU, work with the doctoral program coordinator of Kean USA to ensure that classes are being administered in a cohesive order and that students stay on track in terms of the dissertation process, assist in hiring faculty, answer all inquiries as it relates to the Ed.D. program and the corresponding processes, and host information events and serve as the individual responsible for all aspects pertaining to the Ed.D. program. 

This full-time, 12-month faculty position will start fall 2020. This position will be offered at Lecturer level or at the rank of tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor. Lecturer position is non-tenure track and may be renewed on an annual basis. Tenure-track appointment requires research and publications in internationally recognized and vigorously peer-reviewed journals in the field. The candidate will be expected to teach two 3-credit courses in each of the spring and fall semester and one 3-credit course in summer semester. In addition, the candidate will be expected to fulfill duties of program coordinator described above.  
 
Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable.  

Qualifications: 

  • The desired candidate will have an earned doctorate in Educational Leadership/Administration with experience as a principal and superintendent highly desirable.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have research experience and working with doctoral students at the dissertation process. 
  • Ideally a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level and English fluency. 

Application Information: 
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement describing research interest, past accomplishments in research and research plan (for tenure track positions only), unofficial transcripts and contact information of three professional references by email to Search Committee Chairperson at wku.el@wku.edu.cn. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. 

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