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Job ID: 226004

Assistant Professor - Administration of Higher Education
Auburn University

Date Posted Nov. 20, 2023
Title Assistant Professor - Administration of Higher Education
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Educational Flt
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Organization and Leadership
    Higher Education Administration
About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, a positive work environment, student engagement, and a thriving community.
Chartered in 1856, Auburn University holds a Carnegie classification of Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity. The university also holds the Elective Classification for Community Engagement. Academic programs at Auburn enroll approximately 26,000 undergraduate students and 6,00 graduate students. Detailed information about the university can be found by visiting

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more.
POSITION: Assistant Professor. This is a nine-month tenure-track position in the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology beginning August 2024. This faculty member will be hired to support the Administration of Higher Education program, which offers MEd and PhD degrees designed to prepare academics, researchers, practitioners, and leaders in colleges and universities. The university’s commitment to excellence is outlined in the Auburn University Strategic Plan ( Review of applications will begin December 4th and continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology is housed in the College of Education. The department offers a range of master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees in higher education administration, educational psychology, educational leadership, and adult education.

Ø Engage in rigorous research resulting in scholarly publications, preferably peer-reviewed journal articles in prestigious outlets
Ø Teach master’s and doctoral level courses in support of the Administration of Higher Education program
Ø Advise and mentor graduate students
Ø Direct student research including projects, theses, and dissertations
Ø Participate in the planning and implementation of curricular changes for the program and department
Ø Provide institutional service as assigned by the department head and engage in professional service within the discipline
Ø Participate in professional activities as needed to ensure the well-being of the program, department, and college
Ø Secure extramural research funding as appropriate to disciplinary focus

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