Open Rank Faculty Search
Center for International Higher Education
Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education
The Lynch School of Education and Human Development
The Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College seeks a full-time tenure-track or tenured (open rank) faculty member of international higher education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education and the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE). The scholar will join a vibrant and globally renowned academic community that integrates research, teaching, professional development and policy work to respond to the challenges of a diverse and rapidly changing world. The faculty member will join the internationally recognized Center for International Higher Education which, over 25 years has become one of the world’s leading research centers on international higher education.
Under the continuing academic directorship of Altbach and de Wit – and together with managing director Rebecca Schendel, a team of dedicated graduate assistants and international visiting scholars and professors –
the successful applicant will actively contribute to CIHE research, publications and professional development activities. In addition, she/he will maintain an active teaching profile in both the Masters in International
and Doctorate in Higher Education programs, teaching and advising doctoral and masters students.
The successful applicant will also serve the broader needs of the Center, the Department and the broader Boston College community.
International and US scholars are invited to apply for this position.
Qualifications: Internationally recognized scholar with a strong record of research, publication, teaching, and grants in international higher education. Doctoral degree in education or a relevant social science area
with a focus on international higher education. An interest in and ability to communicate work to broader publics as well as among scholarly peers. Disposition to contribute to innovative programs across the school and the institution. Proven potential to improve international higher education practice and policy – with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries and regions. Evidence of utilizing critical perspectives in research and teaching, and trained in both qualitative and quantitative methods.
Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly writing, evidence of
successful teaching, and three names of referees by uploading to
For further information, you may contact the search chair,
Dr. Karen Arnold, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process and
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.