Associate Professor, Full Professor

Tuscaloosa, AL

• Lead the Department of Educational Studies in strategic initiatives regarding programs housed within the department;
• Oversee all department functions regarding students, faculty, and staff;
• Work as part of the COE Leadership Council to facilitate policy formation, review, and implementation throughout the college;
• Teach graduate courses in one program within the department;
• Continue developing national research profile;
• Extend departmental research profile supported through external funding;
• Coordinate department finances, personnel, and instructional schedules.

Ad Text:
The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Program in Educational Psychology
Position: Associate/Full Professor & Depeartment Head, ESPRMC (Tenure Track)
The College of Education ( COE ) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Department Head for Educational Studies, leading graduate programs in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling. Having recently enjoyed significant growth among its faculty ranks, the department is poised to broaden its impact and prominence on national and international levels through engaged research, teaching, and service.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in one of the department's programmatic areas (Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Research Methodology, Counseling);
• Research profile in-line with expectations of Associate or Full Professor with tenure;
• Experience with personnel evaluation and projection of measures to maximize faculty research and teaching productivity;
• History of external funding with promise for continued research sponsorship;
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse groups of stakeholders;
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and excellence in higher education.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Leadership experience of graduate programs;
• Leadership experience within national or international disciplinary associations;
• Demonstrated ability to support and facilitate shared governance model.
Further information about the program and college is accessible at and through contacting Dr. Aaron Kuntz at, search committee chair.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Starting Date: August 16, 2020
Health and Life Insurance
TIAA - CREF Available
Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama
Summer employment available on an as needed basis
International Teaching Opportunities Possible
Application Process: Please apply online at . A letter of application, unofficial transcript of all graduate level coursework, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process
Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

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